HOW TO CREATE A NUMBERED OR BULLETED LIST

 

Using numbered or bulleted lists can help if you want to make items stand out or show important steps in a document.

 

This guide explains how to insert bullet points or numbers in a document in Microsoft Word 2010. Some steps may be different in earlier versions, but similar in concept.

 

You’ll need:

 

  • A computer with Microsoft Word installed.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to created a numbered or bulleted list

 

Step 1: Open or start a new Microsoft Word document if you do not already have one open.

 

Step 2: To create a numbered list, click on the numbering icon at the top of the document.

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Step 3: The first number will now be inserted into your text.

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Step 4: Type the first item on your list.

 

Step 5: When you press the ‘Enter’ (or ‘Return’) key to go to the next line, the next number will be inserted and so on.

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Step 6: To stop the numbers being inserted and go back to standard text, click on the numbering icon again at the top of the document.

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Step 7: To create a bulleted list, click on the bullets icon at the top of the screen in the menu ribbon.

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Step 8: A bullet point will be inserted into your text.

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Step 9: Type your list. Every time you press the ‘Enter’ key to go to the next line, a new bullet will be inserted.

 

Step 10: To stop bullets being inserted, click on the bullets icon again.

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