Learn how to create ordered, unordered, and definition lists in Adobe Dreamweaver.
This feature works the same in all recent versions of Adobe Dreamweaver: CS5, CS6, and Creative Cloud (CC).
To create an unordered list from existing items:
Your page will appear as follows:
You create ordered (or numbered) lists in the same way. In the first step above, you would simply click the Ordered List icon instead of the Unordered List icon.
To create an ordered or unordered list from scratch, simply start a new paragraph and press the appropriate list icon in Properties.
Unordered and ordered lists may be nested any number of levels deep. To illustrate, we will create a grocery list.
To convert an unordered list to an ordered list (or vice versa), click somewhere within the list (or sublist) and then click the appropriate list icon in Properties.
Definition lists, which are used less frequently than unordered and ordered lists, are used to create lists containing terms and definitions. Dreamweaver does not provide a way to create them using the Properties Inspector. To create a definition list in Dreamweaver, follow these steps:
To add a definition list to a page, follow these steps. We will create a list of abbreviations.
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