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Creating Numbered or Bulleted Lists as You Type

LibreOffice can automatically apply numbering or bullets as you type.

To Enable Automatic Numbering and Bulleting

  1. Choose \<emph\>Tools - AutoCorrect\</emph\>, click the \<emph\>Options\</emph\> tab, and then select \<emph\>Apply Numbering - Symbol\</emph\>.

  2. Choose Tools - AutoCorrect, and ensure that While Typing is selected.

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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.

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You can start a numbered list with any number.


Changing the Chapter Level of Numbered and Bulleted Lists

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