Change the bullet style in Word 2016 for Mac

If you want a bullet style other than round black circles, do this:

  1. Select the entire bulleted list. The bullets won’t appear selected.

    Bulleted list example with round black circles as bullets.

  2. On the Home tab, click the arrow next to Bullets.

    The Bullets icon is highlighted on the Home tab.

  3. Choose another bullet style from the Recently Used Bullets list or the Bullet Library.

    The Home tab with the Bullets gallery is shown.

Note:  If the bullet you want isn’t in the library, click Define New Bullet, and then click Font, Bullet, or Picture to add a new bullet style to the library.

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