There are lots of ways to format list items in Microsoft Word incorrectly – this post will cover the right ways to do it!
The type of list that you choose is important! A bulleted list or unordered list is used for items that have no particular order. These could be things like items to get at a grocery store, for example:
Whereas, numbered list items should be used when the order is important. For example:
- Get into your car
- Turn it on
- Drive to the store
If a list is not structured appropriately then there is a high chance that anyone using a screen reader will have difficulty engaging with the content.
Video overview of how to apply list items in Microsoft Word
This video will walk users through how to apply list items, edit list items, and change the way list items look.
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Text overview for how to apply a list item in Microsoft Word
- Select the text that you want to make into a list.
- On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, select the Number or Bullets list icon.