Create a bulleted or numbered list

You can create a bulleted or numbered list in Publisher inside a text box.

Create a text box

  • On the ribbon, select the Insert tab, then click Draw Text Box.

  • In the document, click where you want to create your text, draw the text box to the size you want, and then release.

Create a bulleted list

  1. On the Home tab, select Bullets to create a bulleted list.

  2. Select the bullet style that you want.

  3. Type the first item in your list, and then do one of the following:

    To start a new line with a bullet, press ENTER.

    To start a new line without a bullet, press SHIFT+ENTER.

    To end a bulleted list, press ENTER twice.

    To create sub-bullets, select the bulleted text and then press TAB.

Create a numbered list

  1. On the Home tab, select Numbering to create a numbered list.

  2. Select the numbering format that you want.

  3. Type the first item in your list, and then do one of the following:

    To start a new line with a number, press ENTER.

    Note: Publisher will automatically number the paragraphs in your list. If you add or delete paragraphs, Publisher will update the numbers.

    To start a new line without a number, press SHIFT+ENTER.

    To end a numbered list, press ENTER twice.

    To create a multilevel numbered list, start a new numbered list, select the numbering style, and then indent the new list.

Note: Office 2007 has reached the end of its support lifecycle, meaning there are no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates. Customers who are using Office 2007 products and services should move to Office 365 or upgrade to supported versions of Office products and services, such as Office 2016.

Create a text box

On the Objects toolbar, click the Text Box tool Button image , and then click inside your publication.

Create a bulleted list

  1. On the Format menu, click Bullets and Numbering, and then click the Bullets tab.

  2. Select the options you want, and then click OK.

  3. Type the first item in your list, and then do one of the following:

    To start a new line with a bullet, press ENTER.

    To start a new line without a bullet, press SHIFT+ENTER.

    To create a sub-bullet, select the bulleted text and press TAB.

  4. To end a bulleted list, press ENTER twice.

Create a numbered list

  1. On the Format menu, click Bullets and Numbering, and then click the Numbering tab.

  2. Select the formatting options you want, and then click OK.

    Note: Publisher will automatically number the paragraphs in your list. If you add or delete paragraphs, Publisher will update the numbers.

  3. Type the first item in your list, and then do one of the following:

    To start a new line with a number, press ENTER.

    To start a new line without a number, press SHIFT+ENTER.

    To end a numbered list, press ENTER twice.

    To create a

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