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Insert a bullet in the middle of a sentence in Word

There may be times when you want to insert a bullet in the middle of a sentence or a line of text. For example, you may want to insert bullet points between parts of an address, as shown below.

The bullets above were inserted by holding down the button alt and typing 0183 . You can also insert graphically or other symbols graphically. You can also insert larger bullets, if you wish, as shown below.

Enter the bullet symbol in Word

To graphically insert a bullet in Word, position the insertion point where you want to insert the bullet and click on the tab insert on the tape.

Click on the button Symbol in the group Symbols . A palette of various symbols displays. If the bullet you want to insert appears in the palette, click the bullet character to insert it. If the bullet symbol you want to insert is not available on the palette, click Other symbols .

NOTE: If you are using Word 2003, select Symbol from the menu insert to access the palette Symbols .

It is the dialog box appears Symbol . Find the bullet character you want to insert. You can use the dropdown list Subset to view specific types of symbols.

We found a bullet that we wanted to use in the subset of general punctuation . Click the bullet character in the symbol grid in the dialog Symbol . Click on the button insert to insert the character. DO NOT close the dialog yet Symbol .

There are two types of dialog boxes, modal and non-modal. A modal dialog that requires you to interact with it and close it before you can interact again with the main program. The dialog Symbol a modeless dialog, so you can interact with the Word document while the dialog is still open, then click on the dialog Symbol to return to it. This is useful if you want to insert multiple symbols within a block of text.

Once you have entered another text and want to insert another bullet, click on the Symbol dialog box to activate it and click the button again insert . The bullet still selected in the symbol grid in the dialog.

Once you are done inserting all the bullets, or other characters, you want to insert, click the button Close to close the dialog Symbol .

The shortcut key for the selected bullet listed at the bottom of the dialog Symbol ( Alt + 0149 for the selected bullet). You can use this shortcut key to insert the bullet in the text line, as mentioned at the beginning of this post. To enjoy!