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What are bullets and numbering in ms word?

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Bullets and numbering are some of the most useful and helpful features that are available in ms word.

If we want to write our document with points then we can use the bullets option .

And if we want to write our document by using numbers then we can use the numbering feature.

When we use bullets then that is called a bulleted list and when we use numbers that are called a numbered list.

Importance of bullets and numbering

bullets and numberings are the most useful feature in any document.

This feature helps us to decorate our document in a correct and proper way, which also increases the readability of the reader.

Bullets and numbering option id found under which menu:

In ms word 2007 bullets and numbering, an option is provided under the home menu.

Just click on the home tab>paragraph block > bullets and numbering option.


The bullets option is provided under the paragraph block.

There are many types of bullets are available such as >square, tick, circle, etc.

some examples of a bulleted list:

  • India
  • Australia
  • new Zealand
  • mango
  • banana
  • litchi
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan 
  • Bangladesh
  • Srilanka
  • Pakistan
  • Durgapur
  • Asansol
  • bat
  • ball
  • wicket
  • Canada
  • America

we can also define new bullets features and options by clicking on the define new bullets>font option.

From here we can change font size, font color, underline styles, underline color, effects.

Such as strikethrough, double strikethrough, shadow, outline, engrave these options.


The numbering option is also provided under the paragraph block.

Many types of numberings are available like>roman numbers, alphabetical list, etc.

Some examples of numbering list:

  1. banana 
  2. pineapple
  1. watermalon
  2. strobrerry
  1. litchi
  2. jackfruit

Multi-level list :

Besides the bullets and numbering list, there is another type of list available which is a multilevel list.

Example of multilevel list:

  1. Animals
  • dog
  • cat
  • cow 

How to remove bullets in word 2007:

To remove bullets from your text simply just select the text and goes to paragraph block and click on the bullet option.

In this same process, we can also remove numbers from our document


This article is all about how to use bullets and numbering in words and in various other versions of words.

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