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Check List - Word
How to place a line in front of each number in a numbered list so that the items can be checked off. This process also works in Word 2013 & 2010.

Step 1:Create a list in Word.Step 2:Highlight the whole list. Right click on it and choose Numbering, then choose your number style.

Apply Numbers
Step 3:With the list still highlighted, right click on it again. Select Numbering, and then click Define New Number Format...

Define New Number Format...
Step 4:In the Number format text box, click in front of the number that appears. Type five underscore characters and one space. Click OK.

Custom Number Format
Step 5:The line will appear in front of the numbers in the document. When adding new items, Word will automatically include the lines in front of the numbers.

Lines Before Numbers

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