Programs: Microsoft Word :  Lesson 1


Lesson 1: Lists and outlines are a fun and easy way to organize information. Let's get started!

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Lesson 1: Lists and Outlines
Objective # 1 Bulleted Lists

Creating Bulleted Lists

  1. In the Bullets and Numbering window, choose the tab labeled Bulleted

  2. Remember, the default choice is None

  3. Choose from the seven bulleted list options

  4. Use your desired option as is, or, once selected, click the Customize button

  5. Once you are satisfied with your selection, hit OK

  6. Type in your text. Every time you hit Enter on your keyboard, a new bullet will appear.

  7. Save your document

In a bulleted list, order DOES NOT matter. As you ca see in the picture to your right, bullets - or small pictures are used to list all the days of the week.

 

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Objective # 2 Numbered Lists

Creating Numbered Lists

  1. In the Bullets and Numbering window, choose the tab labeled Numbered

  2. Remember, the default choice is None

  3. Choose from the seven numbered list options

  4. Use your desired option as is, or, once selected, click the Customize button

  5. Once you are satisfied with your selection, hit OK

  6. Type in your text. Every time you hit Enter on your keyboard, a new number will appear.

  7. Save your document

In a Numbered List, order DOES MATTER. Here, those same days of the week are listed using numbers from 1 to 7.

 

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Objective # 3 Creating Outlines

Creating Outlines

  1. In the Bullets and Numbering window, choose the tab labeled Outline Numbered

  2. Remember, the default choice is None

  3. Choose from the seven outline list options

  4. Use your desired option as is, or, once selected, click the Customize button

  5. Once you are satisfied with your selection, hit OK

  6. Type in your text. Every time you hit Enter on your keyboard, a new bullet or number will appear. Use the Tab key on your keyboard to indent new levels of text.

  7. Save your document

 

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Lesson Review

In this lesson you have learned how to create bulleted and numbered lists, as well as outlines. Let's review

  • To create a list in a Word document, click Format in the menu bar, then select Bullets and Numbering.  Now, you can choose between a bulleted or numbered list by selecting the corresponding tab at the top of the window. The default setting under both bulleted and numbered lists is "none." To select a pre-designed bulleting or numbering scheme, simply click on you desired choice and click OK. To alter the font, color, size, or other variable of a set of bullets or numbers, click Customize.

 

  • To create an outline in a Word document, click Format in the menu bar, then select Bullets and Numbering.  Now, you can create an outline by selecting the corresponding tab at the top of the window, Outline Numbered. The default setting is "none." To select a pre-designed bulleting or numbering scheme, simply click on you desired choice and click OK. To alter the font, color, size, order of bullets/numbers or other variable in your outline, click Customize. 

    Bulleted                                                                

    Numbered

    Outline

 

  • Bulleted and Numbered lists clearly divide up multiple points that you are trying to convey. Lists can let your audience know how many points you are trying to address and, in some cases, their order of importance.

 

 

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Programs: Microsoft Word : Lesson 1