Creating Numbered or Bulleted Lists as You Type

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LibreOffice can automatically apply numbering or bullets as you type.

To Enable Automatic Numbering and Bulleting

  1. Choose Tools - AutoCorrect - AutoCorrect Options, click the Options tab, and then select “Bulleted and numbered lists”.
  2. Choose Format - AutoCorrect, and ensure that While Typing is selected.
Tip.png The automatic numbering option is only applied to paragraphs that are formatted with the "Default", "Text body", or "Text body indent" paragraph style.

To Create a Numbered or Bulleted List While You Type

  1. Type 1., i., or I. to start a numbered list. Type * or - to start a bulleted list. You can also type a right parenthesis after the number instead of a period , for example, 1) or i).
  2. Enter a space, type your text, and then press Enter. The new paragraph automatically receives the next number or bullet.
  3. Press Enter again to finish the list.
Note.png You can start a numbered list with any number.

Related Topics

Numbering and Numbering Styles

Format - Bullets and Numbering