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How can I create multi-level list in Powerpoint 2007?

I can't find Multi-Level List button on the Home tab as mentioned here.

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What you referenced in the link was for MS Word 2007, not PowerPoint. Both answers below are correct - you may want to accept one of them. – Otaku Jul 5 '10 at 19:45

From Introduction To Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007:

To create multi-level bulleted lists, type in the text lines as usual. Click at the start of any lines that you wish to appear as a lower level list then press the Tab key from the keyboard. The selected lines will receive an additional indent and will get a different bullet symbol. Using the Backspace key produces the opposite effect.

To change the bullet symbols used, first click in one text line of the list level that you wish to change. Next, click the down arrow to the right of the bulleted list button in the Paragraph group on the Home tab. Choose a bullet design from the displayed collection.

To choose a different button, click the Bullets and Numbering option, then in the dialog box that appears, click the Customize button.

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"The selected lines will ... get a different bullet symbol". I just tried, this does not work. – sergtk Nov 12 '09 at 10:58
I tried it: It seems like the above never worked as it should. You therefore need to select/click the list line(s) and use Tab to demote or Shift-Tab to promote or use the corresponding icons in Home/Paragraph. Change the bullets via right-click/Bullets or the Bullets icon in Home/Paragraph. – harrymc Nov 12 '09 at 11:41
@harrymc: this can be used as workaround, but I use numbered lists and it would be good to have correct numbering. And in case of bullets I need to change it for every promoted item :( – sergtk Nov 12 '09 at 15:38
When demoting, numbering is done automatically: the demoted items start a new numbering and are taken out of the higher sequence. They can also inherit a new numbering/bulleting style from the Slide Master. If you want several preformatted styles, you'll need several Slide Masters. – harrymc Nov 12 '09 at 16:15

I see you asked this a while ago. Not sure if you found an answer, but I just found a way to do it that might be helpful. I'm sure more advanced users already thought of this, but I couldn't find it online...

What I did was I created a new slide master (you can find that on the view tab)... I copied the "title and content layout" slide master and changed it so instead of bullets each level had a different numbering scheme. I renamed that slide master to "numbered title and content layout". Then in the slide that I wanted the numbered list instead of the bullted list, I just applied my new slide master. Worked like a charm. This way you don't have to change the numbering format each time you indent, the slide master took care of that for you.

Hope this helps, J

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