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Default bulleted lists

I have a list of places and activities at each of those places to type into a
list. I put a bullet at the beginning of the first place in the list,
followed by sub-bullets for the activities at that place. When I try to put a
bullet at the next place, Word wants to retain the format for the sub-bullet.
I've failed to come up with a work-around other than to type a line without a
bullet in between the next "place" and I've tried to format the next line by
formatting the bullet - doesn't work ... Help!!!
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"trailman" wrote:

I have a list of places and activities at each of those places to type into a
list. I put a bullet at the beginning of the first place in the list,
followed by sub-bullets for the activities at that place. When I try to put a
bullet at the next place, Word wants to retain the format for the sub-bullet.
I've failed to come up with a work-around other than to type a line without a
bullet in between the next "place" and I've tried to format the next line by
formatting the bullet - doesn't work ... Help!!!


The easiest in your case is to create two styles.
Select the first paragraph (Main bullet) including the ¶ at the end. (You
may need to click on "Show All" on the main toolbar, the button with the ¶ on
it.)
Then, Format Styles and Formatting... Click on New Style.
Give your style a name.
Repeat the procedure with a paragraph that is part of the sub-bullet list.

Now all you need is apply the proper style to change the bullet style.

Alternatively, you could use Outline numbering with bullets instead of
numbers. Then you could use Tab or SHIFT-Tab to promote-demote paragraphs to
the proper bullet level.

It seems you might need to brush up on styles and bullet/numbering, which
would be very useful if you need to use Word regularly.

See
http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/ (Especially the Formatting section)
or
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/numbering/...gExplained.htm

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