Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007 and 2010. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Converting List Types.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 2, 2013)
In other issues of WordTips you learn how to insert lists into your documents. After you have created your lists, there may be times when you want to convert from one type of list to the other. To do so, follow these steps:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (11569) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Converting List Types.
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