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Lists
Lists are an important feature for organizing information on a web page. For a web page to be accessible, any content that is visually presented as a list must also be marked up as a list in the source code.
In the Drupal text editor, content creators have the choice between ordered (numbered) and unordered (bulleted) lists. When creating a list, either select one of two list buttons and begin typing the list items, or highlight existing text and then select the list button to turn it into a list. Press the Enter key to go to the next list item, and press Tab to start a sub-list or nested list.
Drupal text editor example list
/! Strong Recomendation: The AODA Team strongly suggests that items that appear to be in a list on the page are also placed in a list in the code. Example: A list of links under a heading can be placed in a list. Avoid just making dots that look like a list (such as asterisk, dash etc.).

Nesting Lists

If you have a main list that requires a nested sub-list, you can use the same list formatting commands you would use in MS Word. To start a nested list, press Enter from the main list item, then press Tab. Once the nested sub-list is complete and you need to return to the main list, press Enter twice.
Nested lists example
To create a list that uses both numbered points and bullet points, start with a nested list like the one pictured above. Then, highlight the list items you would like to convert to numbered points or bullet points, and then select the appropriate list button.
Mixed nested list example
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