Blocks

Blocks »List Block

Use the List block to create a bulleted or numbered list.

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Add a List Block

List Block Overview

To add a list, click on the Add Block button and select the List block. Alternatively, you can use the slash command /list to select the List block.

Use the slash command /list to add a list block.
Use the slash command /list to add a list block.

Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be found here.


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Block Toolbar

Each block has its own block-specific controls that allow you to manipulate the block right in the editor. 

There are two types of lists, ordered and unordered.
There are two types of lists, unordered and ordered.

The options are:

  • Change block type
  • Bullet (unordered) list
  • Numbered (ordered) list
  • Outdent
  • Indent
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Hyperlink
  • Strikethrough
  • More Options

Lists come in two styles, Unordered (bulleted) and Ordered (numbered).

You can use the indent icons in the toolbar to indent your lists:

Intend lists with the indent icons.
Indent lists with the indent icons.

Lists can also have mixed orderings, such as numbers followed by bullets and vice versa.

You can even mix lists.
You can even mix lists.

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List Shorthand

You can add lists by typing a hyphen followed by your list item and then a single press of the Enter/Return key:

You can write lists with hyphenated shorthand.
You can write lists with hyphenated shorthand.

The same can be done for numbered lists:

You can write lists with numbered shorthand, too.
You can write lists with numbered shorthand, too.

You can turn a set of paragraphs into a list by highlighting the paragraphs and using the Transform icon.

Convert multiple paragraphs into a list.
Convert multiple paragraphs into a list.

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Block Settings

Every block has specific options in the editor sidebar in addition to the options found in the block toolbar. If you do not see the sidebar, simply click the ‘cog’ icon next to the Publish button.

The block settings can be found in the sidebar.
The block settings can be found in the sidebar.

You can select the text color and the background of the List block.

If you choose a numbered list, you can select the number your list starts at. This is useful if you want your list to start at a number other than 1.

You can also reverse the numbers of the list to start at the highest number first.


Advanced

The advanced tab lets you add a CSS class to your block, allowing you to write custom CSS and style the block. Learn more.

The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.
The advanced section lets you add a CSS class to your block.

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