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Bullet Lists

Synopsis

A (possible nested) list of bullet points.

Syntax

Here is used to mark a space character:

  • * MarkedText
  • ␠␠␠* MarkedText
  • ␠␠␠␠␠␠* MarkedText
  • ...

Description

Bullet lists create, possibly nested, lists of points. The number of * characters determines the nesting level of a (sub)list.

A list item ends with:

  • the start of a new list item.
  • an empty line.

Examples

The input

* First item.
* Second item.

will produce:

  • First item.
  • Second item.

The input

* First item.
* First subitem.
* Second subitem.
* Second item.

will produce:

  • First item.
    • First subitem.
    • Second subitem.
  • Second item.

Benefits

Pitfalls