Change bullets or numbers in a list

ShowChange the look of bullets

  1. Select the entire list.
  2. On the Format menu, click Bullets and Numbering, and then click the Bullets tab.
  3. Click Character.
  4. Click the character you want, and then click OK.

If you don't see the character you want, select a different font from the Font list, and then click a character.

ShowChange the look of numbers

  1. Select the entire list.
  2. On the Format menu, click Bullets and Numbering, and then click the Numbering tab.
  3. Click the arrow to the right of the Format box, and then click a format.
  4. In the Separator box, click a separator.
  5. In the Start at box, enter the number you want to begin the list.
  6. Click OK.

ShowChange the color of a number or a bullet

  1. If you cannot see the paragraph marker at the end of each line in the list, on the View menu, click Special Characters.
  2. Select the paragraph marker Paragraph marker at the end of the line for which you want to change the bullet or number.
  3. On the Format menu, click Font.
  4. Under General, click the arrow next to Color.
  5. Click the color you want.

To see more choices, click More Colors, and then click the color you want.

  1. Click OK.

ShowChange the color of all the numbers or bullets

It may be faster to retype your list using this procedure rather than changing the color for each number or bullet, as above.

  1. In the text box, type a space at the beginning of a new line, and then press ENTER.
  2. If you cannot see the paragraph marker Paragraph marker you just created by pressing ENTER, on the View menu, click Special Characters.
  3. Select the paragraph marker.
  4. On the Format menu, click Font.
  5. Under General, click the arrow next to Color.
  6. Click the color you want for all the bullets or numbers in the list.

To see more choices, click More Colors, and then click the color you want.

  1. Click OK.
  2. Click at the beginning of the line, just to the left of the space you typed, so that no character is selected.
  3. On the Formatting toolbar, click Bullets Button image or Numbering Button image.
  4. Type your list, pressing ENTER at the end of each bulleted or numbered item.

The bullets and numbers will be the color you chose, while the other text retains its original color.

ShowChange list indents

  1. Select the list.
  2. On the Format menu, click Bullets and Numbering, and then click the Bullets or Numbering tab.
  3. In the Indent list by box, type or select the amount of indentation you want.
  4. Click OK.
 
 
Applies to:
Publisher 2003