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    New Lounger
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    Bulleted/numbered list style applied (Word 2002 SP2)

    How do I control which particular style of bulleted/numbered list is applied when I select some paras and hit the Bulleted List/Numbered List icon? I can see neither rhyme nor reason, and it seems to change from time to time.

    Thanks in advance...Neil

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    Re: Bulleted/numbered list style applied (Word 2002 SP2)

    The standard recommendation is to avoid the Bulleted List and Numbered list toolbar buttons and the Format | Bullets and Numbering menu item, for precisely the reason you mention: the results are unpredictable. Instead, use the built-in List Bullet and List Number styles or create your own bulleted or numbered styles.

    See Shauna Kelly's How to control bullets in Microsoft Word.

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