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Questions tagged [bullets]

Bullets (or bullet points) are small dots, squares, dashes or graphics that begin a short descriptive phrase.

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How to solve strange behavior of self-created styles with bullets

Everyone who uses bullets in Word knows, when you hit enter after an empty bullet (so no text after the bullet), when using List Paragraph style, the bullet disappears and the active style will become ...
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Insert Bullet Points in Excel

Is it possible to create a list within in a Cell using bullet points ? I currently use ALT + Enter for a line break, but it would look better if I could too add bullet points.
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How do I create a header on only one page in Microsoft Word? [duplicate]

I'm writing a multi-page resume and I have a long bulleted list that breaks in between page one and two. Since I have a lot of details about my time at one company I want to have the company's name ...
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Combining several Word documents and sorting by header/subheader

Each month, I put together a monthly report for my supervisor. The report has achievements from the past month of 6 departments. Under each department are several subheaders for different projects and ...
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Why is my bullet formatting reset after changing a single bullet in Microsoft Word?

I have a custom multilevel list style in Microsoft Word 2010 which uses a mix of bullets and numbers. Whenever I try to change the bullet for single level, it ends up changing list items from every ...
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Word 2007-How to remove all bullets but keep numbering

When I copy a web page into word, often word adds bullet points where there were none in the original web page, which need to be removed. Sometimes there ARE numbered parts in the web page which need ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 on Mac: How do I prevent bullet points from becoming highlighted?

I am working on a very large bullet-pointed outline in which I frequently add highlighted text. If I highlight all the text on a bullet point, word automatically highlights the bullet point as well. I ...
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Word 2013: Bullets don't appear when creating bullet list

In one particular word document (.docx in Word 2013) I keep encountering an issue where I'm unable to create bulleted lists, and I've tried everything I can think of to make the bullets appear. ...
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How can I link a numbered bullet point to a sentence that references that bullet point and changes whenever the bullet point does?

I have a list of procedures such as Do this Do that Do the same thing as done in step 2, but differently Do some more of this Wave that over there In this example I have one bullet point referenced ...
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Making numeric bullets indent properly in Word

When I type "1." or "10." in Word, it auto generates bullet properly as follows: But when I change its value to three digits it gets extra indent which definitely looks bad : I have to manually ...
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OneNote 2013 Bullet Indents

OneNote 2013: I would like to stop my bullets from indenting. I would like them to be aligned the same as my to do check boxes. Is this possible? I have tried formatting them in MS Word and copying ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Hotkey - Indent Nested List

I am using the Microsoft Office 2010 version of Powerpoint. How do I shift the indentation of a nested list to the left or to the right, while typing?
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How do I prevent Microsoft Word from pasting a picture as a bullet?

I'm trying to make a printable list of keyboard shortcuts using images to take the place of the Win key, Ctrl key, etc. The problem is, every time I paste one of these images at the start of a line, ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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Windows 7, PowerPoint 2003

I'm including a custom-made bullet point in a PowerPoint 2003 presentation. Will a user on another machine be able to see it and use it?
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How can I paste newline-separated text into a bulleted list without creating new bullets?

I have a bulleted list in an Outlook 2010 email and I am trying to paste a newline-separated list of text items into one of the bullets. When I do this, it's bulleting each line and I don't want it ...
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How do I turn off bullet list formatting all of the lines to bullet lists in Word 2013?

I having the issue of bullet listing all of the lines when I just wanted to make 1 line be bullet listed. Here is a GIF showing what happens when I want to make "3 units" bullet-listed. How do I ...
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How to change bullet color in OSX Notes

I'm trying to change the theme of my Notes app (to ultimate get green text on a black background). I changed the background by changing the paper.tiff file in Notes.app/Resources to black, and ...
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How can I use the contextual menu key to insert a bullet or number list?

I moved from using Word 2003 to 2013 with a brief spell using 2007 and 2010. The more Word becomes intuitive, the less it enables users to do what they used to be able to do with keyboard shortcuts. ...
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LibreOffice: using a dash as bullet automatically

With OpenOffice, I could use a dash as a bullet. I started a new line with a dash, space, then some text, then enter. Magically, the dash would convert to a bullet list, indent, etc. When LibreOffice ...