Create a numbered list

  1. On the Formatting toolbar, click Numbering Button image .

  2. Type the text you want for the first item in the list, and then press ENTER.

    A new number for the next list item is created automatically.

  3. To end the numbered list and continue typing a regular paragraph, press ENTER twice, or press BACKSPACE to delete the last number in the list.

Tip: To automatically begin a numbered list, type 1. and then press SPACEBAR or TAB.

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