Format text

Create a bulleted or numbered list

Create a bulleted or numbered list

When you type 1, a period, a space, and some text, then press Enter, Word automatically starts a numbered list for you. Type * and a space before your text, and Word makes a bulleted list.

When you’re done with the list, press Enter until the bullets or numbering switches off.

Create a list from existing text

  1. Select the text you want to change into a list.

  2. Go to Home> Bullets or Numbering.

    Create a list

Note: You can find different bullet styles and numbering formats by clicking the down arrow next to Bullets or Numbering.

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