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Lists (clause 5.4 of the EDRs)

Lists may be introduced by a sentence, a complete grammatical proposition or by the first part of a proposition, completed by the items in the list.

Each item in a list shall be preceded by a bullet, a dash, an Arabic numeral followed by a parenthesis, or a lower case letter followed by a parenthesis.

EXAMPLE 1:

  • list item 1
  • list item 2
  • list item 3

EXAMPLE 2:

-  list item 1;

-  list item 2;

-  list item 3.

EXAMPLE 3:

  • list item 1;
  • list item 2;
  • list item 3.

EXAMPLE 4:

1)  List item 1.

2)  List item 2.

3)  List item 3.

EXAMPLE 5:

a)  List item a.

b)  List item b.

c)  List item c.

EXAMPLE 6:

  • list item 1

-  list item 2

  • list item 3

"And" or "or" shall be used at the end of the penultimate element of a list to indicate unambiguously whether all the elements apply ("and") or whether they are mutually exclusive ("or").

  • Use the appropriate bullet styles, i.e. styles B1 to B5 or B1+ to B3+, BN, BL (see listing of all the styles).
  • Separate the list item identifier (e.g. bullet) and the text with a tab (if using styles B1 to B5, the others are automatic bullet styles containing the space).
  • Ensure that the formatting of the lists is consistent throughout the deliverable.