I tried this
1. Bullet one. 1.1. Bullet one. one. 1.2. Bullet one. two. 2. Bullet two
And that doesn't work.
How to format a sub list with Markdown on Tumblr?
I don't use Tumblr myself, but on all other markdown-using sites that I'm familiar with (StackExchance included), the syntax
gives the result you're looking for as far as generating correct HTML is concerned:
The appearance of the list once you've defined it as being one is outside the scope of Markdown. That's controlled by editing your CSS. (Assuming you CAN edit your Tumblr theme. Again, I've never used it.)
If you want the
For unordered lists: