Numbered lists

Zulip supports Markdown formatting for numbered lists. You can create numbered lists by putting a number followed by a . at the start of each line. Lists are numbered automatically, so you can reorder list items while editing your message without having to update the numbers. Add two spaces before the number to create a nested list.

Create a numbered list

  1. Open the compose box.

  2. Type a number followed by a . and some text to start a numbered list.

  3. Press Enter to automatically add a new number to the list.

Pressing Enter on a blank list item will remove the list formatting on the current line.

  1. Open the compose box.

  2. (optional) Select the text you want to format.

  3. Click the Numbered list () icon at the bottom of the compose box to insert list formatting.

You can also use the Numbered list () icon to remove existing list formatting from the current line or selected text.


What you type

1. numbered lists
1. increment automatically
   1. use nested lists if you like
   3. delete or reorder lines without fixing the numbering
1. one more
   17. lists can start at any number
   18. so you can continue a list after some other text

What it looks like

Markdown numbered lists