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How to Create a Bulleted or Numbered List in Word?

This post will explain you how to create a Bulleted or Numbered list to the text in Microsoft Word.

To make a list in your document, Microsoft provides two types of lists:

  1. Bulleted List
  2. Numbered List

Insert Bulleted and Numbered List to existing text in Word

  • To create a bulleted list to an existing text, select the text.
  • Now, click the Bullet List Button on the Home Tab in the ribbon.
  • Now, you can see that the Bullet list is created.
How to Create a Bulleted or Numbered List in Word?
Inserting bulleted list to an existing text
  • Let’s see how to create a numbered list to an existing text.
  • Select the text that needs to be numbered.
  • Now, on the Home Tab, click the Number List Button in the ribbon.
  • Now, the Numbered list is created as shown below.
How to Create a Bulleted or Numbered List in Word?
Inserting Numbered list to an existing text

To select your desired type of Bullets or Numbers, click the down arrows in the Bullet List Button/Number List Button.


Creating Numbered and Bulleted List while typing:

It is very simple to add a number or bullet while type a text in your Word document,

  • Type ‘ 1. ‘ and click the Space Button to create a Numbered List.
  • Type ‘ * ‘ and click the Space Button to create a Bulleted List.

Keyboard Shortcuts:

Use Ctrl+Shift+L commands to add a bullet list.