Supported List Formats

Last modified on January 31st, 2017.


Below is more detailed information for each of the types of lists supported by the 'Plain Text (.pdf, .txt, etc...)' tab of Innoslate's 'Import Analyzer' feature.

Supported Simple List Formats

A simple list is an ordered collection of elements. There is no hierarchical data associated with this list, and all elements will be at the same level. Common uses for these lists include: a list of parts, a list of tasks/actions, or a list of locations.

Name Icon Description Example Input
Number with Period Number with Period A list of numbers with end periods. 1. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 2. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. 3. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Number with End Parentheses Number with End Parentheses A list of numbers with end parentheses. 1) Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 2) Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. 3) Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Uppercase Roman Numeral with Period Uppercase Roman Numeral with Period A list of roman numerals with end periods. I. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. II. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. III. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Uppercase Alpha with Period Uppercase Alpha with Period A list of uppercase alphas with end periods. A. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. B. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. C. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Alpha with End Parentheses Lowercase Alpha with End Parentheses A list of lowercase alphas with end parentheses. a) Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. b) Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. c) Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Alpha with Period Lowercase Alpha with Period A list of lowercase alphas with end periods. a. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. b. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. c. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Roman Numeral with Period Lowercase Roman Numeral with Period A list of lowercase roman numerals with end periods. i. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. ii. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. iii. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Number without Period Number without Period A list of numbers. 1 Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 2 Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. 3 Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.

Supported Multi-Level List Formats

A multi-level list is a hierarchically ordered collection of elements. Hierarchical data is driven by the number, such that level 2 numbers are a child of level 1 numbers. Common uses for these lists include: a requirements document, organization’s hierarchy, or system components.

Name Icon Description Example Input
Multi-Level List with Periods Multi-Level List with Periods The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Number with an end period. 2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period. 3rd Level: Lowercase roman numeral with an end period. 4th Level: Number with an end period. 5th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period. 6th Level: Lower case roman numeral with an end period. 1. System Requirements a. Performance Requirements i. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. ii. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. b. Cost Requirements i. Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. ii. Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. c. Schedule Requirements i. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. ii. Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Multi-Level List with Parentheses Multi-Level List with Parentheses The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Number with an end parentheses. 2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end parentheses. 3rd Level: Lowercase roman numeral with an end parentheses. 4th Level: Number in parentheses. 5th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses. 6th Level: Lower case roman numeral in parentheses. 1) System Requirements a) Performance Requirements i) Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. ii) Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. b) Cost Requirements i) Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. ii) Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. c) Schedule Requirements i) Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. ii) Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Repeating Number with End Period Repeating Number with End Period The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Number with an end period. 2nd Level: Level 1's number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period. 3rd Level: Level 2's number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period. 4th Level: Level 3's number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period. 5th Level: Level 4's number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period. 6th Level: Level 5's number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period. 1. System Requirements 1.1. Performance Requirements 1.1.1. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 1.1.2. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. 1.2. Cost Requirements 1.2.1. Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. 1.2.2. Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. 1.3. Schedule Requirements 1.3.1. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. 1.3.2. Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Repeating Number without End Period Repeating Number without End Period The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Number without an end period. 2nd Level: Level 1's number, followed by a period, followed by a number. 3rd Level: Level 2's number, followed by a period, followed by a number. 4th Level: Level 3's number, followed by a period, followed by a number. 5th Level: Level 4's number, followed by a period, followed by a number. 6th Level: Level 5's number, followed by a period, followed by a number. 1 System Requirements 1.1 Performance Requirements 1.1.1 Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 1.1.2 Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. 1.2 Cost Requirements 1.2.1 Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. 1.2.2 Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. 1.3 Schedule Requirements 1.3.1 Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. 1.3.2 Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Multi-Level List with Mix Multi-Level List with Mix The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Uppercase roman numeral with an end period. 2nd Level: Uppercase alpha with an end period. 3rd Level: Number with an end period. 4th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end parentheses. 5th Level: Number in parentheses. 6th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses. I. System Requirements A. Performance Requirements 1. Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. 2. Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. B. Cost Requirements 1. Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. 2. Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. C. Schedule Requirements 1. Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. 2. Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
DoD Memo Style DoD Memo Style The outline for this multi-level list is: 1st Level: Number with an end period. 2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period. 3rd Level: Number in parentheses. 4th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses. 5th Level: Number with an end period. 6th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period. 1. System Requirements a. Performance Requirements (1) Maximum Speed The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph. (2) Acceleration The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds. b. Cost Requirements (1) Manufacturing Costs Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40. (2) Lifecycle Costs The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000. c. Schedule Requirements (1) Development Time The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years. (2) Manufacturing Time The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.

Supported List Formats

Last modified on January 31st, 2017. 


Below is more detailed information for each of the types of lists supported by the ‘Plain Text (.pdf, .txt, etc…)’ tab of Innoslate’s ‘Import Analyzer’ feature.

Supported Simple List Formats

A simple list is an ordered collection of elements. There is no hierarchical data associated with this list, and all elements will be at the same level. Common uses for these lists include: a list of parts, a list of tasks/actions, or a list of locations.

Name Icon Description Example Input
Number with Period Number with Period A list of numbers with end periods. 1. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
2. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
3. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Number with End Parentheses Number with End Parentheses A list of numbers with end parentheses. 1) Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
2) Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
3) Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Uppercase Roman Numeral with Period Uppercase Roman Numeral with Period A list of roman numerals with end periods. I. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
II. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
III. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Uppercase Alpha with Period Uppercase Alpha with Period A list of uppercase alphas with end periods. A. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
B. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
C. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Alpha with End Parentheses Lowercase Alpha with End Parentheses A list of lowercase alphas with end parentheses. a) Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
b) Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
c) Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Alpha with Period Lowercase Alpha with Period A list of lowercase alphas with end periods. a. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
b. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
c. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Lowercase Roman Numeral with Period Lowercase Roman Numeral with Period A list of lowercase roman numerals with end periods. i. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
ii. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
iii. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
Number without Period Number without Period A list of numbers. 1 Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
2 Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
3 Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.

Supported Multi-Level List Formats

A multi-level list is a hierarchically ordered collection of elements. Hierarchical data is driven by the number, such that level 2 numbers are a child of level 1 numbers. Common uses for these lists include: a requirements document, organization’s hierarchy, or system components.

Name Icon Description Example Input
Multi-Level List with Periods Multi-Level List with Periods The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Number with an end period.
2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period.
3rd Level: Lowercase roman numeral with an end period.
4th Level: Number with an end period.
5th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period.
6th Level: Lower case roman numeral with an end period.
1. System Requirements
a. Performance Requirements
i. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
ii. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
b. Cost Requirements
i. Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
ii. Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
c. Schedule Requirements
i. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
ii. Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Multi-Level List with Parentheses Multi-Level List with Parentheses The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Number with an end parentheses.
2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end parentheses.
3rd Level: Lowercase roman numeral with an end parentheses.
4th Level: Number in parentheses.
5th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses.
6th Level: Lower case roman numeral in parentheses.
1) System Requirements
a) Performance Requirements
i) Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
ii) Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
b) Cost Requirements
i) Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
ii) Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
c) Schedule Requirements
i) Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
ii) Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Repeating Number with End Period Repeating Number with End Period The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Number with an end period.
2nd Level: Level 1’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period.
3rd Level: Level 2’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period.
4th Level: Level 3’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period.
5th Level: Level 4’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period.
6th Level: Level 5’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number with an end period.
1. System Requirements
1.1. Performance Requirements
1.1.1. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
1.1.2. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
1.2. Cost Requirements
1.2.1. Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
1.2.2. Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
1.3. Schedule Requirements
1.3.1. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
1.3.2. Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Repeating Number without End Period Repeating Number without End Period The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Number without an end period.
2nd Level: Level 1’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number.
3rd Level: Level 2’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number.
4th Level: Level 3’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number.
5th Level: Level 4’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number.
6th Level: Level 5’s number, followed by a period, followed by a number.
1 System Requirements
1.1 Performance Requirements
1.1.1 Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
1.1.2 Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
1.2 Cost Requirements
1.2.1 Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
1.2.2 Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
1.3 Schedule Requirements
1.3.1 Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
1.3.2 Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
Multi-Level List with Mix Multi-Level List with Mix The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Uppercase roman numeral with an end period.
2nd Level: Uppercase alpha with an end period.
3rd Level: Number with an end period.
4th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end parentheses.
5th Level: Number in parentheses.
6th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses.
I. System Requirements
A. Performance Requirements
1. Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
2. Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
B. Cost Requirements
1. Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
2. Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
C. Schedule Requirements
1. Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
2. Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.
DoD Memo Style DoD Memo Style The outline for this multi-level list is:
1st Level: Number with an end period.
2nd Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period.
3rd Level: Number in parentheses.
4th Level: Lowercase alpha in parentheses.
5th Level: Number with an end period.
6th Level: Lowercase alpha with an end period.
1. System Requirements
a. Performance Requirements
(1) Maximum Speed
The system shall be able to achieve a speed of 120 mph.
(2) Acceleration
The system shall be able to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph in 8 seconds.
b. Cost Requirements
(1) Manufacturing Costs
Total manufacturing costs shall be less than $40.
(2) Lifecycle Costs
The average yearly lifecycle cost shall be less than or equal to $1,000.
c. Schedule Requirements
(1) Development Time
The total development time shall be less than or equal to 3 years.
(2) Manufacturing Time
The total manufacturing time shall be less than or equal to 10 days.