Lists in Word 2016
Numbered lists are similar to bulleted lists, except that instead of bullets, Word places sequential numbers in the front of the first line. This feature is handly because if you add a paragraph in the middle of a numbered list or rearrange the order of the paragraphs in a list, Word automatically renumbers the paragraphs so that they retain their sequence.
You can tell Word to start from any number you prefer, restart numbering from 1, or continue numbering.
Multilevel lists can contain numbered lists and bulleted lists. Automatic lists are a handy feature because if you add a paragraph in the middle of a numbered list or rearrange the order of the items in a list, Word automatically renumbers the paragraphs so that they retain their sequence.
Unfortunately, Word doesn't propose the option to change the pre-defined numeration AA, BB, CC... to the AA, AB, AC... as it required for different cases. This tip proposes step by step guide how to create the necessary numeration AA, AB, AC, etc.:
When you add formulas to your document, it may need to add captions - auto-numbered on the same line as equation right justified. It is easy to add captions for the equation:
By default, when you create a numbered or bulleted list in Word, you can press Tab and Shift+Tab to increase or decrease the numbering level:
When you type numbers or some special symbols (see examples below) in your document, Word automatically creates numbered or bulleted lists. Sometimes you spend a lot of time to remove automatic changes in your document. However, you can easily stop creation of bulleted or numbered lists in your document.
In some cases it is needed to create a multilevel list with different features, for example to show numbers from right to left.
You can create standard numbered and bulleted lists by typing in a way that triggers the AutoFormat feature to apply list formatting.