The two most common types of lists in Word are numbered lists and bulleted lists. They can be handy for organizing your text, but you may not always like exactly how they behave. Fortunately, you have total control over the formatting of lists in Word. Use the following articles to learn about working with lists in your document.

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   Applying Formatting in Lists
If you want to change the formatting applied to numbers or bullets in your lists, you'll appreciate the information in this tip. All you need to do is format the end-of-paragraph marker for each item in the list.

   Converting List Types
There are two types of common lists you can create in Word: bulleted lists and numbered lists. You can switch between the type types by using the techniques described in this tip.

   Counting Lists
Word makes it easy to add both numbered lists and bulleted lists to your document. If you are working with longer documents, you may need a way to count the number of lists that the document contains. Getting such a figure remains elusive, however, as explained in this tip.

   Creating a List
You can format both numbered and bulleted lists very easily in Word. The tools available on the Home tab of the ribbon make it a snap.

   Removing a Bulleted or Numbered List
If you want to convert bulleted or numbered lists back to regular text (so they appear just like the rest of your document), you can do so using the same tools you use to create the lists. This tip shows just how easy this conversion process is.

   Removing a List
If you have lists in your document, either bulleted or numbered, you may want to change them back to regular text at some point. This is easy to do using the same tools you used to create the lists in the first place.

   Understanding and Creating Lists
There are two types of common lists you can use in a document: bulleted lists and numbered lists. This tip explains the differences between the two and shows how you can easily create them both.

   Understanding Lists
When designing documents there are two types of lists commonly used: numbered lists and bulleted lists. This tip introduces you to the types of lists available.

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