How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

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How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

Postby bchandler on Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:02 am

I thought that people might appreciate this bit of knowledge since the List= button in the message editor doesn't really provide an example of how to use it. It also might be a good idea to go through this forum and sticky some of the "How To's" to the top of the page.

Creating an Ordered list

The second type of list, an ordered list, gives you control over what is output before each item. To create an ordered list you use [list=1][/list] to create a numbered list or alternatively [list=a][/list] for an alphabetical list. As with the unordered list, items are specified using [*]. For example:

[list=1]
[*]Go to the shops
[*]Buy a new computer
[*]Swear at computer when it crashes
[/list]

will generate the following:

1. Go to the shops
2. Buy a new computer
3. Swear at computer when it crashes

Whereas for an alphabetical list you would use:

[list=a]
[*]The first possible answer
[*]The second possible answer
[*]The third possible answer
[/list]

giving

a. The first possible answer
b. The second possible answer
c. The third possible answer
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Re: How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

Postby mark s on Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:58 pm

Cool! Thank you!
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Re: How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

Postby 4givenmuch on Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:35 pm

mark s wrote:Cool! Thank you!



Ditto!
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Re: How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

Postby bchandler on Sat Apr 30, 2011 8:30 am

The nice thing about this function is that the text gets aligned properly, wraping in a nice block paragraph that allows your sequencing to stand out correctly. It also allows you to modify the list without having to renumber or reletter the whole stinkin list... depending on how long it is... that can be a pain.
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Re: How to use the Ordered list (the [List=]) function

Postby burien1 on Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:14 am

Testing;

  1. Burien
  2. Bchandler
  3. Mark
  4. 4givenmuch

  1. Bchandler
  2. Mark
  3. 4givenmuch
  4. Burien


Cool. Thanks !
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