How do you make a list in a sentence?
In-sentence lists.Use a colon to introduce the list items only if a complete sentence precedes the list. Use both opening and closing parentheses on the list item numbers or letters: (a) item, (b) item, etc.Use either regular Arabic numbers or lowercase letters within the parentheses, but use them consistently.
Should you capitalize items in a list?
The items are not capitalized (except for proper nouns). The items are not capitalized (except for proper nouns). See example 2b below. If the items in the list are complete sentences, put a period or a question mark at the end of each of them-and capitalize the first word-just as you would do with any sentence.
Do you start a list with a colon or semicolon?
The semi-colonTo separate items in a list. Use the semi-colon to separate items in a list when one or more items contain a comma. To link sentences which are closely related. For use with otherwise, however, therefore… To introduce a list. To introduce an explanation, conclusion or amplification.