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From a new interface to timesaving content galleries, the latest version of Word brings a lot to the table. Instructor David Rivers explains each of its new features and attributes, from understanding and navigating its new interface, to using new formatting controls and extensive page layout techniques. Whether new to Word or wanting to learn about the new version, Rivers gives insight for increased productivity and professional documents with Word 2007. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.
Numbered lists work much the same as bulleted lists, but Word uses numbers instead of bullets and keeps track of those numbers so you don't have to. So let's apply some numbering to an existing list. We'll go to our Open button on the Quick Access toolbar or if you skipped that lesson where we added buttons to our Quick Access toolbar, you can click the Office button and then Open. Now we need to navigate to the Lesson 9 folder, and that's where you're going to open up job posting 16. So give it a click and click Open, and here's our document.
OK, so the next thing that we're going to do is select the text that we want numbered. So what we're going to do is come down here to our second list, and it's already bulleted, but we're going to click and drag over it. So it's selected and I'm in the left- hand margin as I click and drag to get a full line of text each time I move down. And now we're going to go up to the Numbering button and here it is. Right up here, we give it a click, look at that. How easy was that? Now maybe it's not the style we're looking for, you can see the numbers look a little bit big and maybe we don't even want numbers, no problem because the Numbering button has its own drop down next to it.
So we come up here, make sure your list is still selected like mine, click the drop-down and here's our numbering library and notice again as we hover over these, we get to see a live preview of what it's going to look like if we were to select one of these. So I'm to go over here, I like this one here, ABC with the brackets and I'll give it a click. Again, very easy. Now a multilevel list is very similar but gives you control over different levels you might want a use in your list. So make sure that this list is still selected.
This time we're going to go over to our Paragraph group and click on the Multilevel List. Notice it is a drop-down button. So when we click it, we now need to choose from the library the exact multilevel list style that we want to use. OK. I'm just going to move over to- I kind of like this one, 1A... well, maybe not. You can see, as I hover over these they expand so I can see little bit more about each one. So let's go up to this second one here, give it a click so here we have our list now.
This is actually a multilevel list, but we don't have multi-levels in our list yet. So let's get some of those in there. I'm going to click right here in front of the second point. Notice if I come over here in front of the 2, I select the line and that's not what I'm after. So I have to actually click in front of the text of line 2. And to move down the level, I hit the Tab key. So you can see I automatically move down and the rest of my list is renumbered for me so I don't have to. So if I come over in front of this new number 2 here, in front of the word "good" and hit the Tab key, same thing.
Now I've got a 1a and 1b and you can see I've got 2, 3, 4 through 8 as well. So Tab is what moves you down a level. I'm in a move down to this one here, " Experience interacting with clients" and hit Tab. And then you realize, so I didn't really want to move that went down a level. So what I've done is I demoted it. To promote it, you hold down the Shift key on your keyboard as you hit the Tab key. And that just brings it back. So that works for any level. If I hit the Tab key three times, I can hold down my Shift key and hit the Tab key three times to bring it back. What a breeze.
That is until you want to add or remove or edit your list right? Well no, not really. We'll explore editing your lists next.
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