I am looking to create a numbered list such that the numbers of the list items be incremented by fractional amounts as in 1.1, 1.2, 1.3... etc.
Can this be done by manipulating the
Depending on the usage,
If you're interested in labelling lists via some other counter (like
Here's another possible solution, which may appeal to people who like to use LaTeX's built-in functionality as much as possible.
I'm actually not perfectly sure if I've understood your question fully. Here's my interpretation of what you're looking for: you want to have separate first-level and second-level numbering systems, and the numbering of the second-level items should include the first level's counter as a "prefix". That way, if you have lots of second-level items, they'll get numbered as:
rather than as:
Here's the MWE: