This is a talk page for improving ListStyles.

Note that the value=x option is set numerically even if you are using, for instance, the %alpha% style. So if you wanted to start a second level numbered list at D you would use this:

## %ALPHA%%item value=4%this is a fourth
## and a fifth (should be numbered E)
  1. this is a fourth
  2. and a fifth (should be numbered E)
Peter Bowers March 31, 2008, at 03:22 AM

This is nice if you know what number you want your item to have, but it defeats the purpose of having automatically numbered lists (e.g. what if you arbitrarily insert a new numbered item somewhere, now you'd have to go through all your explicit entries and reset those numbers!) it would be really nice if we could put %item value=resume% to tell the engine to pick up where it left off... shi December 31, 2007, at 03:18 PM

I strongly second this thought. The ONLY reason I ever use the renumbering is to resume when the numbers have been reset by an intervening markup. It's very awkward to have to do manual renumbering on a potentially long list with potentially many interruptions. Peter Bowers March 31, 2008, at 03:22 AM
I strongly support this, in fact some time back I added PITS.01105 - [lease vote for it, simon March 12, 2018, at 01:47 AM

See, test, comment Cookbook:ListResume. --Petko March 12, 2018, at 03:16 PM

PmWiki needs a List page, for list formatting (cf Tables), perhaps this page should be renamed to become that?

A; simon June 30, 2009, at 08:55 PMSimon

This is a talk page for improving PmWiki.ListStyles.