Re: Extended lists

Subject: Re: Extended lists
From: Beth Mazur <mazur -at- MAYA -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 12:26:27 -0500

At 11:10 AM 12/2/96 -0600, Stephen Victor wrote:
>Beth Mazur wrote:
>>
>> Here is a paragraph.
>>
>> o Here is an outdented bullet item.
>>
>> o Here is a flush left bullet.
>>
>> o Here is an indented bullet item.
>>
>> Here is a paragraph.

>> I'm wondering if there is any rationale for the outdented bullet item.

...
> I'm also bothered by the use of bulleted lists within
>bulleted lists within bulleted lists.

I'm very sorry that I'm unable to make myself more clear! I did not mean
to suggest that there would be lists within lists. Rather, I wanted to
show three types of list items in as short a space as possible.

Needless to say, I'm in agreement with those who have responded previously
that suggest that outdented/extended lists a) interfere with the natural
preference to move back to the "virtual" left margin and b) make it unclear
where the list items belong in the hierarchy of the document.

Beth Mazur
MAYA Design
mazur -at- maya -dot- com


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