Alternatively referred to as a bullet point, a bullet is an asterisk, black dot, circle, or another mark found before the text. They are utilized to identify key items or denote significance. Bullet points are often used in documents and presentations to help organize information and make it easier to read or understand.
- Example of a bulleted item
Bulleted list example
A bulleted list or bullet list is a series of items preceded with symbols instead of numbers. Below is an example of such a list.
- Item one
- Item two
- Item three
- Item four
- Item five
Which programs use bulleted lists?
The following image shows the Bullets and Numbering window in Microsoft Word.
The Microsoft Word keyboard shortcut key to create a bullet is Ctrl+Shift+L.
The Google Docs keyboard shortcut key to create a bullet is Ctrl+Shift+8.