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Numbered list

How do I create a numbered list within a campaign/newsletter? I thought I was doing one bit then the numbers started over again at 1, then no numbers. And how do I make extra blank lines between the numbered items? Please advise or direct me to any tutorials! Thanks

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Re: Numbered list

Hi @RichS44

 

I'm sorry to hear this is happening with your numbered list! At this time our editor does not offer the ability to insert a line break into a list without creating a new bullet, or in your case number. I can completely understand how helpful it would be to format your list like this and have submitted your feedback to our engineers. I apologize for any inconvenience not having this feature may cause.


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Re: Numbered list

Would be very helpful to be able to add line breaks to numbered lists please! Currently, it forces you to start over at 1 after a line break. 

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Re: Numbered list

Hi @DIRTT 

 

Thank you for sharing your feedback on this here in the Community! This is helpful feedback we have I have submitted to our Product Team through your account.


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Re: Numbered list

It would be ideal if we could create numbered lists with line breaks. It's frustrating that we cannot do this on the new editor. Is there a timeline for adding in this functionality with the product team? 

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Re: Numbered list

Hello @AnneF267 thanks for coming to the community to share your feedback! We're sorry for any difficulties and inconveniences that the lack of this feature may have caused you, and I will be sure to track your feedback with our team. We base our product timeline around the top tracked requests, and at this time we are still tracking this feature to see how many users want this implemented.

 

We appreciate you sharing your feedback with us!


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Re: Numbered list

Since it is dependent on how many users request it, I would like to add to the request for spaces between numbered lists in Constant Contact.  It is very frustrating to not be able to create a space between numbered bullet points.  It looks much cleaner and currently it's what my boss requires of me.  It seems silly that this isn't an option.  Please add this feature!

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Re: Numbered list

Hey @walsh82 

 

Thank you for sharing this feedback with us! Even though it isn't a feature that is fully available we have found a workaround that'll allow you to place that line break between bulleted numbers:

By holding down your 'shift key' and pressing 'enter' a bullet will appear, if you backspace with your keyboard the bullet/number will be removed and the space will remain in there. 

I will however track this request under your account so the right team can get a hold of this feedback.


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Re: Numbered list

That workaround no longer works for numbered lists. If you backspace to delete #2 and give you the space, instead of turning #3 into #2, it makes it another #1. It is absolutely asinine that this is not a feature, and there are at least two posts with comments/votes in the agreement that it needs done (because in addition to this one, I made a post a year ago that is apparently still in the voting stage). Instead of adding new features like websites and ecommerce, can you please fix your original product?! More isn't better if it doesn't work. 

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Re: Numbered list

Thank you for the feedback and update regarding the workaround, @WVPresbytery .

 

I got your information and feedback submitted to our engineers. If and when they have an update regarding this issue, they'll make sure to notify you. At this time, the only other thing I can recommend as a workaround is either copying the text from Word. Or as a last resort you can take a screenshot of the setup as you want it to look, then use that screenshot in an image block, instead of a regular text block.


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