I think you can do it with a <FONT> tag. Off-hand it'd be something like: <OL> <LI <FONT FACE= BOLD>>Item one</FONT> <LI><FONT FACE=BLOD>Item two</FONT/ </LI> I think. That'd be OK for your site, aadvark? It's not like you're not fussy about your HTML or anything.... :) g - irony filter in place At 1:25 pm -0400 17/10/02, Clive R Sweeney wrote: >At 17:40 2002.10.17, aardvark wrote: > >>i have a list... >> >>i want the numbers to be bold, but not the text... >> >>i feel like an idiot because i can't figure out the CSS necessary to do > >>it... although i thought i had done it before, i was wrong... > >Apparently this is easy to do in NN4, where "Styling an <li> directly >only styles the marker." ("Cascading Style Sheets: Separating Content >from Presentation"). > >But as pandion has suggested the only way I can see to accomplish this >for all browsers is to style the list with a font-weight of bold and >then apply the normal font-weight to the content of each list item. >However - and please correct me if I'm wrong - I think it's better to >use a <span> within a list item than a <p>. > >... clive > > >-- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !