It is important to know how Word 2019 works and where to adjustoptions within the environment. The
- Create a new document, or open an existing document in Word2019.
- Click on File | Options.
- Choose the
Proofing category on the leftof the screen, as illustrated in the following screenshot:
- Click on the AutoCorrectOptions… button to change how Word corrects and formats text asyou type.
- There are numerous tabs displayed in the
AutoCorrect dialog box. These contain lotsof options that allow you to customize the environment efficiently.Select the AutoFormat As You Type tab,shown in the following screenshot:
- The options that enable automatic bulleted and numbered lists arelocated under the Apply as you typesection. These are enabled, as they contain a checkmark. If you disablethese two options, automatic lists will not be created as you type inWord 2019.
If any changes are made to these options, you will need to commit thechanges by clicking on the OK buttonat the very bottom of the dialog box.