Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003

Hamid:

Thanks so much for posting this.

It is extremely helpful.

Tom Behler in Michigan


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hamid Hamraz" <hhamraz@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2011 8:27 AM
Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003


Hi,

Here is a list of shortcut keys for MS word which I have saved from a web
page:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/14845282/MS%20word%20shortcut%20keys.txt

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Dicey" <adicey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:03 PM
Subject: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003


> Hello Dave and Friends,
> Okay, I got it!
>
> I saw This once, but it seem too simple as a short cut key command, so it
> did not get through this thick skull into my little brain!
> LOL!
>
> Thanks!
>
> With Best Regards,
> Alan
> Miami, Florida
> Alan Dicey, President
> United States Braille Chess Association - USBCA
> "Yes, Blind and Visually Impaired People, Can, and Do, Play Chess!"
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>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>
>
>> Alan,
>>
>> TO end, press the double enter key.
>>
>> Dave
>> Composed on a Dell Latitude 630 in the general vicinity of my Audio
>> Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area.
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Alan Dicey" <adicey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:49
>> Subject: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>
>>
>> Dear Hamid,
>> Thanks for this short cut key command,  fantastic!
>>
>> Now do you have a short cut key command to end the list of Bullets?
>>
>> And will these commands work in Word 2007?
>>
>> Thanks again!
>>
>> With Best Regards,
>> Alan
>> Miami, Florida
>> Alan Dicey, President
>> United States Braille Chess Association - USBCA
>> "Yes, Blind and Visually Impaired People, Can, and Do, Play Chess!"
>> United States Braille Chess Association Home Page:
>> http://AmericanBlindChess.org
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:39 AM
>> Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>
>>
>>> Wow, that was almost too easy!!!!
>>>
>>> Thanks so much!!!!
>>>
>>> Tom Behler in Michigan
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Hamid Hamraz" <hhamraz@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:58 AM
>>> Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> For starting a bulleted list, the shortcut key is control + shift + l.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 7:03 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>
>>>
>>>> Thanks for the additional information.
>>>>
>>>> Between what you have shared in your two reply posts, and what Thomas
>>>> just
>>>> shared, I think I should be able to make something work here.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks very much again!
>>>>
>>>> Tom in Michigan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 9:10 AM
>>>> Subject: RE: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> OK.
>>>> Very strange.  Mine adds a bullet after each use of the ENTER key.
>>>> I've noticed that, sometimes when using styles, Word thinks the next
>>>> style
>>>> after the carriage return should be Body Text (or something else).  It
>>>> never
>>>> fails, however, to start typing the next point, control left arrow back
>>>> to
>>>> the beginning of the word, and then hit ENTER.  Then, Word thinks that
>>>> both
>>>> the previous style and the next should be the same.  I've never tried
>>>> this
>>>> with bulleted lists, but I think it is worth a try.  So, you might type
>>>> out
>>>> your first two points and then go back and put in the carriage returns
>>>> afterward.  I guarantee that will work with styles.  I'm just not
>>>> certain
>>>> with bulleted lists.
>>>> As mentioned in my original post, the best way to do this is not
>>>> through
>>>> direct formatting, but rather, through styles.
>>>> You may already have a "List Bullet" style available, and I would try
>>>> that.
>>>> Type in the text you want as the first bullet point.  Then, press
>>>> control
>>>> plus shift plus S.  This will put you in the list of styles.  You can
>>>> use
>>>> first letter navigation to get to the style you want.  So, press "L"
>>>> and
>>>> arrow down.  If you have "List Bullet" as a style, you are in luck.
>>>> Apply
>>>> the style, and you are set.  OK.  You apply the style by pressing
>>>> enter.
>>>> "List Bullet" is a default Microsoft style.  So, you should have it;
>>>> however, if you work for a company that thinks it has to brain-damage
>>>> applications (and it seems like the IT departments in all large law
>>>> firms
>>>> do
>>>> this), you may not have List Bullet as a style.
>>>> So, here is a pretty easy way to create a style.
>>>> 1.  Go to Format with Alt plus O;
>>>> 2.  Arrow down to Styles and Formatting and hit ENTER;
>>>> 3.  Tab over to "Create new Style" and hit ENTER
>>>> 4.  You should probably base the style on "Normal" unless you know
>>>> there
>>>> is
>>>> another style with the indenting you want.  Name your style in the edit
>>>> box.
>>>> 5.  There are a number of options available, but I will just focus on
>>>> getting you bullets.  So, press shift plus tad until you come to the
>>>> "Format" button.  Then press ENTER;
>>>> 6.  Arrow down to bullets and numbering, press ENTER, and then press
>>>> Control
>>>> plus Tab until you come to Bulleted lists;
>>>> 7.  Pick the bulleting you want, and tab to OK a couple of times, and
>>>> you
>>>> are finished.
>>>> BTW:
>>>> A.  Be sure to name your new style something easy to remember and
>>>> something
>>>> easy to reach with first letter navigation;
>>>> B.  When you've finished above, be sure to go to View Menu (Alt plus V)
>>>> and
>>>> turn off the Task Pane;
>>>> C.  Save this file as a .dat file (That's an option in the save menu),
>>>> and
>>>> the next time you want something that has a bulleted list, use this
>>>> template
>>>> as a starting point.  Whenever you want a bulleted list, just press
>>>> control
>>>> plus shift plus S, navigate to your List Bullet Style, and hit ENTER.
>>>> You will have bullets until you change styles back to something else.
>>>> Probably more than you wanted, but the above is guaranteed to work.  I
>>>> truly
>>>> hope you have the default List Bullet style.  Makes things much easier.
>>>> Also, it is too bad many trainers on MS Word do not train people
>>>> properly,
>>>> insisting on using WordPerfect style direct formatting instead of the
>>>> native
>>>> style-based formatting, which was built into Word initially -- direct
>>>> formatting being a competition-based afterthought.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>> Behalf
>>>> Of tom behler
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:20 AM
>>>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: Re: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>>
>>>> I originally did this, which is what I thought I recalled, but MS word
>>>> only
>>>> puts the bullet at the first item, and doesn't continue it down through
>>>> the
>>>> rest of the list.
>>>>
>>>> That's why I thought I was missing a step somewhere.
>>>>
>>>> Any more thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> Tom Behler in Michigan
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2011 11:22 PM
>>>> Subject: RE: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> In MS Word, there are always at least three ways to do things.  The
>>>> best
>>>> way
>>>> is to use styles, but if you just want an on-the-fly bulleted list, go
>>>> to
>>>> format (Alt plus O).
>>>> Then, arrow down until you encounter "Bullets and Numbering."
>>>> Press Enter.  You can accept the default bulleting scheme, or you can
>>>> customize.  The dialog box lets you specify the distance to be
>>>> indented,
>>>> the
>>>> tab after the bullet, and the hanging indent distance.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>> Behalf
>>>> Of tom behler
>>>> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2011 10:12 PM
>>>> To: jaws users e-mail list
>>>> Subject: Creating lists of bulleted items in Microsoft Word 2003
>>>>
>>>> Hi, folks.
>>>>
>>>> I hope this isn't considered too "off topic", but I am preparing a
>>>> document
>>>> in which I'd like to include lists of bulleted items.
>>>>
>>>> Can someone refresh my memory as to how to create bulleted lists in
>>>> Microsoft Word 2003?
>>>>
>>>> I have done this previously, but simply can't recall how I did it.
>>>>
>>>> I am using Jaws 10.0 here.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks very much.
>>>>
>>>> Tom Behler in Michigan
>>>>
>>>>
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