Formatting Bulleted and Numbered Lists

In PowerPoint 2003 formatting bulleted lists is simple. In PowerPoint 2003 formatting numbered lists is also easy. Learn how here.

Customizing a bulleted list

If you don't like the traditional bullets or the picture bullets PowerPoint offers, you can customize your own.

To customize a bulleted list:

  • Place your cursor in the section of the slide you want your bullet or bulleted list. Click Format Bullets and Numbering.

Click Format, choose Bullets and Numbering

  • A dialog box appears. Make sure the Bulleted tab is selected.

Bulleted and Numbering dialog box

  • Click Customize near the bottom-right corner of the dialog box.
  • A dialog box appears.

Bulleted and Numbering custom dialog box

  • Choose a symbol from the list that appears. Note that you can change the font by clicking Font in the top-left corner of the dialog box.
  • Click OK.