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Formatting bullet points within numbered lists

When completing the Description box on a Jira Item, I would like to include a numbered list that has bullet points associated with some of the numbered items. I can do this (for the last numbered item only) but cannot indent the bullet points within the numbered item that it relates to.

Instead of:

  1. Numbered Item 01
  2. Numbered Item 02
  3. Numbered Item 03
  • bullet A
  • bullet B

I would like 

       1. Numbered Item 01

       2. Numbered Item 02

       3. Numbered Item 03

             - bullet A

             - bullet B

 

Do I need to enter special characters / escape codes to do this ? (If so which ones?)

Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks.

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Payne Community Leader Jan 22, 2020

If you switch from Visual to Text mode (bottom left of a text area) you'll see # in front of numbered items and * in front of bulleted items. You can add a second * to cause indentation.

Say you start with:

# Numbered Item 01
# Numbered Item 02
# Numbered Item 03
* bullet A
* bullet B
# Numbered Item 04

If you change it to:

# Numbered Item 01
# Numbered Item 02
# Numbered Item 03
** bullet A
** bullet B
# Numbered Item 04

You'll get what you desire.

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Thanks a lot Payne - much appreciated!! 

Annoying that you have to switch over to Text mode & can't get this in WYSIWYG mode.

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