Type of List
Specifies what prefix character should precede each list item. For example, the style may suggest the character type (“simple” or “ordered”), or the style may name the character explicitly (“lower-alpha” for a list numbered “a.”, “b.”, “c.”).
Used on Elements: <def-list>, <list>
|Text, numbers, or special characters||A word that either (1) specifies the character to be used for the list-item prefix (for example, the word “bullet” for a list with bulleted items) or (2) describes the appearance or format of the list items (for example, the word “simple” for a list that has no prefix character before each list item or the word “ordered” for a numbered list whose prefix style is set at display time).|
|Restriction||@list-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.|
Although designed to accept any text as its value, the following are suggested list types, which name the prefix character for each item in the list:
Ordered list. Prefix character is a number or a letter, depending on style.
Unordered or bulleted list. Prefix character is a bullet, dash, or other symbol.
Ordered list. Prefix character is a lowercase alphabetical character.
Ordered list. Prefix character is an uppercase alphabetical character.
Ordered list. Prefix character is a lowercase roman numeral.
Ordered list. Prefix character is an uppercase roman numeral.
Simple or plain list (No prefix character before each item)
... <list list-type="bullet"> <list-item> <p>The benefits of geriatric day hospital care have been controversial for many years.</p> </list-item> ...</list> ...