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Using Standard Text Formatting For Lists

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STATUS

  • entered by PeterKorn

Applicability

Plain text documents. Not applicable to technologies that contain markup.

Description

The current Technique T2 doesn't show in the examples how list items spanning multiple lines in a fixed width document might be rendered. This proposed update to Example 1: Unordered lists shows this, which follows a convention commonly used in UNIX man pages.

Examples

Example 1: Unordered list

						
- unordered list item
 
- unordered list item that may be quite long and go across multiple
  lines of text in a fixed width display, and so appears on 
  multiple additional lines, each indented the same amount as the
  indentation of the first line, after the dash
 
- unordered list item