Answered By: Arnetta Henderson
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2015     Views: 21

In Word, outlines are also called multilevel lists. The following steps show how to write a new outline from scratch.

  1. Click Home and, in the Paragraph group, click the arrow next to Multilevel List.

    Word 2010 multi-level list styles

  2. Choose an outline style from the List Library. Point to each outline style in the library to view all the levels for the style.

  3. Start typing to begin the list. Press Enter when you finish the line to start a new line.

  4. To start a new list level, press the Tab key and begin typing.

  5. Press Enter to return to the previous list level.

That's it! 

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