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list item quoter

world's simplest list tool

This is a super simple browser-based application that quotes list items. You can quote lists of any format with any items in them and also set a custom format for the output list. You can enter the characters for left and right quotes, remove empty items, and avoid double quoting items. Created by list geeks from team Browserling.

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Item Delimiter

This mode is used when the same
separator is between all items.
This mode is used when different
separators are between items.
Symbol or regular expression
for delimiting items.

Quoting Options

Left quote.
Right quote.
Remove items that contain
only whitespace symbols.
Quote list items again, even if
they have been already quoted.

Item Joiner

Separate output items using
this character.

What is a list item quoter?

With this online tool, you can wrap all list items in quotes. You can upload a list that uses any item delimiter symbol and specify it in the options. In the "Delimit Items using a Symbol" mode, you can set a specific symbol (or several symbols) that appear between all the items. In the "Delimit Items using a Regexp" mode, you can match as many different list delimiters of any length as you need by writing a smart regular expression. Once the list items have been defined, you can put quotation marks around them. As there are so many different variations of quotation marks, we provide two special options for the left and right quote marks. Often, quotation marks are mirrored and symmetric with respect to the item they're wrapping, so you can enter such marks in these options. Examples of such marks include symbols such as «, ‹, », ›, 〞, and 〟. As soon as you set the quotation marks in the options, they'll instantly appear around the list items. If you have empty items in your list and you get quoted empty elements, you can enable the "Remove Empty Items" option. Also, if some of the list items are already wrapped in the given quotes, you can turn quoting these items off and avoid double quoting via the "Quote Quoted Items" option. Finally, you can set any item separator character for the quoted list to create a new style for the output list. Listabulous!


List item quoter examples

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List of Tea Types

In this example, we wrap a list of teas in quotation marks. We separate the input tea names via a newline character "\n", wrap them in regular quotes, and output the names in a vertical column.

Green Oolong Matcha White Pu-erh Yellow Mulberry black Chai Ceylon
"Green" "Oolong" "Matcha" "White" "Pu-erh" "Yellow" "Mulberry black" "Chai" "Ceylon"
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
This mode is used when the same
separator is between all items.
Symbol or regular expression
for delimiting items.
Left quote.
Right quote.
Remove items that contain
only whitespace symbols.
Quote list items again, even if
they have been already quoted.
Separate output items using
this character.

Top 10 Most Famous Dinosaurs

In this example, we add decorative quotes to the top 10 list of the most famous dinosaurs. The comma, period, and space symbols are used as separator characters in the input list and to match all these symbols, we use a regular expression "/[,.]+\s+/". We then enter symmetric quotation marks in the options – the left quote character "«" and the right quote character "»". Because some dinosaurs in the input list already have quotes, we turn off the "Quote Quoted Items" option. This way dinosaurs don't get double-quoted.

Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Velociraptor. Stegosaurus, «Spinosaurus», Archaeopteryx. Brachiosaurus, «Allosaurus», Apatosaurus. Dilophosaurus
«Tyrannosaurus Rex» «Triceratops» «Velociraptor» «Stegosaurus» «Spinosaurus» «Archaeopteryx» «Brachiosaurus» «Allosaurus» «Apatosaurus» «Dilophosaurus»
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
This mode is used when different
separators are between items.
Symbol or regular expression
for delimiting items.
Left quote.
Right quote.
Remove items that contain
only whitespace symbols.
Quote list items again, even if
they have been already quoted.
Separate output items using
this character.

Quote a List of Hex Codes

In this example, we load a list of hex color codes and wrap them in nice quotes. We separate the items by the space character but as there are several repeated spaces in the list, empty items appear. To avoid these blank items, we use the "Remove Empty Items" option. We wrap the hex codes in stylized up/down quotes “ ” and output them as a comma-separated list.

#C0C0C0 #808080 #800000 #808000 #00FF00 #00FFFF #008080 #000080 #FF00FF #800080 #CD5C5C #F08080 #FA8072 #E9967A #FFA07A
“#C0C0C0”, “#808080”, “#800000”, “#808000”, “#00FF00”, “#00FFFF”, “#008080”, “#000080”, “#FF00FF”, “#800080”, “#CD5C5C”, “#F08080”, “#FA8072”, “#E9967A”, “#FFA07A”
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
This mode is used when the same
separator is between all items.
Symbol or regular expression
for delimiting items.
Left quote.
Right quote.
Remove items that contain
only whitespace symbols.
Quote list items again, even if
they have been already quoted.
Separate output items using
this character.

Pro tips Master online list tools

You can pass input to this tool via ?input query argument and it will automatically compute output. Here's how to type it in your browser's address bar. Click to try!

https://onlinetools.com/list/quote-list-items?input=Green%0AOolong%0AMatcha%0AWhite%0APu-erh%0AYellow%0AMulberry%20black%0AChai%0ACeylon&string-separator=true&input-separator=%255Cn&join-character=%255Cn&left-quote=%2522&right-quote=%2522&skip-empty-items=false&quote-quoted-items=false

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Delete Unique List Items

Quickly find and remove items that are unique in a list.

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Shift list items to the left or right (or up and down).

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Find items that are shared between two or more lists.

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Make List Items Italic

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Make List Items Cursive

Quickly rewrite all list items in cursive.

Change List Item Font

Quickly change the font of all list items.

Add an Underscore to List Items

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Add a Strikethrough to List Items

Quickly add a strikethrough to all list items.

Make List Items Title Case

Quickly change the letter case of all items to title case.

Make List Items Proper Case

Quickly change the letter case of all items to proper case.

Make List Items Random Case

Quickly randomly change the letter case of all items.

Make List Items Lowercase

Quickly change the letter case of all items to small letters.

Make List Items Uppercase

Quickly change the letter case of all items to capital letters.

Remove List Item Counter

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Create an Empty List

Generate a list with no items (just bullet points).

Visualize a List

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Create a List Cloud

Create an image with a cloud of list items.

Create a Spiral List

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Create a ZigZag List

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