PDF export converts numbered lists to unordered lists

When I export pages with numbered lists to PDF, the numbered lists are converted to unordered bullets.

Confluence page:

PDFexport_numbered_list.png

Exported PDF:

PDFexport_unordered_list.png

Has anyone else run into this? Why is this happening?

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Davin Studer Community Champion Dec 02, 2014

This issue is the below section in your CSS. You are telling it to have all list items use a sqaure ... whether is comes from an ordered list or an unordered list.

li
{
 list-style-type: square;
 font-size: 11pt;
 margin-top: 6pt;
}

Thank you, David! I changed that section to ul and the problem was solved.

Here is the stylesheet I'm using: @page { margin: 1in; size: 10in 12in; } /*This div excludes the auto-generated Confluence TOC. It seems like it needs to come before any other TOC-related divs or classes.*/ div.toc {display: none;} /* Generate border between header/footer and page content */ @page:not(.fsTitlePage) :left { border-top: 1px solid black; } @page:not(.fsTitlePage) :right { border-top: 1px solid black; } table { table-layout: auto !important; width: auto !important; } .fsTitlePage { margin: auto; page-break-after:always; vertical-align:top; display: inline-block; } .fsDocTitle { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: bold; font-size: 20pt; } .fsDocSubTitle { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; margin-top: 10pt; font-size: 18pt; } .fsDocTitleCopyright { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; } .DocTitleCopyrightWrapper { display: inline-block; } .fsFrontMatterWrapper { margin: auto; page-break-before: always; page-break-after: always; height: 10px; vertical-align: top; font-size: 10pt; } .fsFrontMatterHeader { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-weight: bold; margin-bottom: 12pt; margin-top: 12pt; } .fsFrontMatterBody { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; } .HeaderDocTitle { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; } .FooterConfidential { font-family: Arial, sans-serif; } /* for page numbering */ #pageNum:before { content: counter(page); text-align:right; text-align: end; } span.toclead:before { content: leader(dotted); } .toclvl0 { font-size: 14pt; color: #0077c1; } .toclvl1 { font-size: 12pt; } .toclvl2 { font-size: 12pt; } .toclvl3 { font-size: 12pt; } .toclvl4 { font-size: 12pt; } div.toclvl0:before, div.toclvl1:before, div.toclvl2:before, div.toclvl3:before, div.toclvl4:before { content: none; color: #0077c1; } /*ensures images fit on page in appropriate size */ .confluence-embedded-image { -fs-fit-images-to-width: 100% !important; } .Row { display: table; border-spacing: 40px; } .Column { display: table-cell; } .wrapper { background: transparent; } /* Overrides for body text and tables, i.e., the majority of the content. */ body,p,td,table,tr,.bodytext,.stepfield { font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; } /* use square bullet instead of disc */ li { list-style-type: square; font-size: 11pt; margin-top: 6pt; } /* added margin-top property to try to add more white space to bullets */ /* commented color: black; from heading styles to see I can fix problem with inconsistent color */ h1 { top: 40px; /* color: black;*/ font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 24pt; padding-bottom: 0em; padding-top: 0em; page-break-before: always; page-break-after: avoid; } h2 { top: 40px; /* color: black;*/ font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 18pt; padding-bottom: 0em; padding-top: 0em; page-break-before: always; page-break-after: avoid; } h3 { /* color: black;*/ padding-top: 1em; padding-bottom: 1em; font-size: 14pt; page-break-after: avoid; } h4 { /* color: black;*/ font-size: 12pt; padding-bottom: 1em; padding-top: 1em; page-break-after: avoid; } p.note { -moz-border-radius: 6px; -webkit-border-radius: 6px; border-radius: 6px; background-repeat: no-repeat; text-indent: 0em; color: #000000; background-color: #dddded; background-position-x: 2%; background-position-y: 50%; margin-left: 10%; margin-right: 10%; auto-number-format: '{b}Note: {/b}'; auto-number-class: RMSBlue; background-image: url('../Images/note_blue_bulb.png'); margin-bottom: 1em; margin-top: 1em; padding-left: 5em; padding-right: 1em; padding-top: 2em; padding-bottom: 2em; border-left-style: solid; border-left-width: 1px; border-left-color: #0c43ad; border-right-style: solid; border-right-width: 1px; border-right-color: #0c43ad; border-top-style: solid; border-top-width: 1px; border-top-color: #0c43ad; border-bottom-style: solid; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-color: #0c43ad; }

I wonder whether the PDF converter I am testing these days can help with that? Any suggestion will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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