Alternatively called an ordered list, number format, or number list, numbering is a list order done with numbers for checklists or a set of steps. Below is an example of a numbering list between one and three.
- Item One
- Item Two
- Item Three
In Google Docs, use the shortcut key Ctrl+Shift+7 to toggle on and off a numbered list.
How to create a numbered list in HTML
<ol> <li>Item One</li> <li>Item Two</li> <li>Item Three</li> </ol>
Why use a number list?
A number list is used when creating a list of steps or directions that need to be followed in the order they're listed. If the order is not important, a bullet list could be used instead.