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Bullets and Numbering Dialog

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The Bullets and Numbering dialog enables end-users to work with lists: create lists of different types (bulleted, numbered, multi-level numbered) and customize styles for these list types.


Right-click the list and select the Bullets and Numbering… item from the context menu to invoke this dialog. Refer to the Create a Simple Rich Text Editor for details on how to provide a ribbon UI for the RichEditControl. Executing the ShowNumberingListFormCommand command invokes this dialog as well.


The Customize… button invokes one of the following dialogs to create a custom style for the selected list type:

  • Customize Bulleted List

    Using this dialog, end-users can select the bullet symbol, specify the indent (distance between the page margin and the text of the list item) and alignment (distance between the bullet symbol and the page margin).


  • Customize Numbered List

    Allows end-users to specify the number style, number indentation, and position.


  • Customize Outline Numbered List

    Use this dialog to specify the number style for different levels, number indentation and position, and several settings specific to the multi-level list.



Call the NumberingListCollection.Add to add the AbstractNumberingList or NumberingList instance to the document lists collection and create bulleted or numbered list in code. Refer to the Lists topic for examples.

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