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7. Formatted Lists > Nesting Lists

Nesting Lists

Except inside directories or menus, lists nested inside other lists are fine. Menu and directory lists can be embedded within other lists. Indents for each nested list are cumulative, so do not nest lists too deeply; the list contents could quickly turn into a thin ribbon of text flush against the right edge of the browser document window.

Nested Unordered Lists

The items in each nested unordered list may be preceded by a different bullet character at the discretion of the browser. For example, Internet Explorer Version 2 for Macintosh used an alternating series of hollow, solid circular, and square bullets for the various nests in the following source fragment, as shown in Figure 7-6 (other browsers to date haven’t been as inventive):


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