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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:

List item 1.

List item 2.

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.