Using bulleted and numbered lists
When you want to organize lists in Word, you can format them as either bulleted or numbered lists. Word offers a variety of bullet options that allow you to customize your lists to suit your needs.
Optional: You can download this example for extra practice.
To create a list:
- Select the text you want to format as a list.
- Click the Bullets or Numbering drop-down arrow on the Home tab.
The Bullets and Numbering commands and drop-down arrows
- Select the bullet or numbering style you want to use, and it will appear in the document.
- To remove numbers or bullets from a list, select the list, then click the Bullets or Numbering commands.
When you're editing a list, you can press Enter to start a new line, and the new line will automatically have a bullet or number. When you've reached the end of your list, press Enter twice to return to normal formatting.