In PowerPoint lists make it easy for an audience to read what you're presenting. Learn about PowerPoint list level and other functions.

Modifying the list's appearance

Whether you're using a bulleted or numbered list, you may want to change its appearance by adjusting the size and color of the bullets or numbers. This can make your list stand out and match the appearance of your presentation.

To modify the size and color:

  1. Select an existing bulleted list.
  2. On the Home tab, click the Bullets drop-down arrow.

    Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013Clicking the Bullets drop-down arrow
  3. Select Bullets and Numbering from the menu that appears.

    Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013Selecting Bullets and Numbering
  4. A dialog box will appear. In the Size field, set the bullet size.

    Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013Changing the bullet size
  5. Click the Color drop-down box and select a color.

    Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013Changing the bullet color
  6. Click OK. The list will update to show the new bullet size and color.

    Screenshot of PowerPoint 2013The updated bullets