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Create new multilevel list

  1. Click in Ribbon tab: Home in the Command group: Paragraph on the Button: Multilevel List.
  2. Choose Menu option: Define New List Style....
    Word_Menu_Multi-level_list_Define_new_list_style.png

  3. The dialogue box: Define New List Style opens. Enter a name in the text field: Name.
    Word_Dialogue_box_Define_New_List_Style_Name.png
  4. Click then on Button: Format.
    Word_Dialogue_box_Define_New_List_Style_Button_Format.png
  5. Click on menu option: Numbering....
    Word_Dialogue_box_Define_New_List_Style_Button_Format_Option_Numbering.png

  6. The dialogue box: Modify Multilevel List opens. Click on Button: More.
    Word_Dialogue_box_Modify_Multilevel_List_Button_More.png

  7. Make sure that level 1 is selected.
    Word_Dialogue_box_Modify_Multilevel_List_More_Level_1.png

  8. Open the dropdown Listbox: Number style for this level and choose a number style for a numbered list or choose a bullet character for a list with bullets.
    Word_Dialogue_box_Modify_Multilevel_List_More_Number_style.png

  9. Now you have to link a style with the first list level. Select in the dropdown Listbox: Link level to style the corresponding style (for example style "List" or "Heading 1").
    Word_Dialogue_box_Modify_Multilevel_List_More_Link_level_to_style.png

  10. To set the position of the bullets and the text position for all levels click on button: Set for All Levels....
    Word_Dialogue_box_Set_for_All_Levels.png

  11. Now select level 2, set the number style (or bullet character) and link a corresponding style. Repeat this procedure for all needed levels.
    See this example of a multilevel list with 4 levels:
    Word_Dialogue_box_Modify_Multilevel_List_More_4_levels_defined.png

  12. Finally confirm with Button: OK.
  13. Your multilevel list is now shown in the multilevel list menu in category: Current List and category: List Styles. Just move the mouse pointer over the list and the name of the list is shown.
    Word_Menu_Multi-level_list_Mouse_over_new_list.png

If you want to change the settings of your multilevel list right-click on the list and confirm menu option: Modify.
Word_Menu_Multi-level_list_Option_Modify.png

 

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