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How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word?

Bulleted lists are the most common list formats for Word users, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. What if you want to add a bullet in the middle of a sentence or end of a paragraph? Well, we’ve got the answer for you.

You can either use the shortcut key to insert a bullet in your Word document or go the entire way to do it by yourself using the Symbol tool.

The shortcut key to insert a bullet point in Word is Alt + 0149. Press the digits preferably on the Numpad of your keyboard with the Alt key pressed alongside. You can also change the Shortcut key for inserting a bullet in Word using our guide at the end.

However, if the shortcut key doesn’t work for you, follow our guide below to insert a bullet in Word.

Also read: How to add a Strikethrough shortcut key in Word?

Inserting a Bullet in Word

Put your cursor wherever you want to insert the non-breaking space in Word and follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Click on the Insert option from the toolbar menu at the top. Then click on Symbol (located at the extreme right of the options that appear in the toolbar) and select More Symbols from the dropdown menu.

How to insert a Non-Breaking Space in Microsoft Word?

Step 2: In the Symbols tab, click on the dropdown arrow button in the box to the right of Subset and select General Punctuation from the options that appear in the list.

How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Then select the Bullet icon from the options that appear and click on the Insert button at the bottom of the dialog box.

How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word? | Candid.Technology

You can also copy the character code 2022 and enter that in the box below the tiled list of symbols.

Also read: How to change the Text Orientation in Microsoft Word?

How to change the shortcut key for Bullet in Word?

Step 1: Click on the Insert option from the toolbar menu at the top. Then click on Symbol (located at the extreme right of the options that appear in the toolbar) and select More Symbols from the dropdown menu.

How to insert a Non-Breaking Space in Microsoft Word?

Step 2: In the Symbols tab, click on the dropdown arrow button in the box to the right of Subset and select General Punctuation from the options that appear in the list.

How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Then select the Bullet icon from the options that appear and click on the Shortcut Key button at the bottom of the dialog box.

How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: On the Customize Keyboard window, enter the new keyboard shortcut that you want to assign for Bullets in Word and press the Assign button at the bottom-left of the dialog box.

How to insert a Bullet in Microsoft Word? | Candid.Technology

Also read: How to insert a Non-Breaking Space in Microsoft Word?

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