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Forget Those Boring Dot Points! Easy Steps to Customize Bullet Points into Creative Shapes

Forget Those Boring Dot Points! Easy Steps to Customize Bullet Points into Creative Shapes

Hanisha Kapoor

Hanisha Kapoor

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December 8 2016

Want it or not, bullet points often show their presence in the presentations. To avoid long paragraphs and to keep the text minimal and meaningful, bullet points are often needed and added.

 

However, let’s escape the old way of putting bullet points to the presentation.

 

Move on to some creative ideas to add the bullet points and enhance your PowerPoint Presentation.

 

Let us show you some amazing ways to add bullet points to your text on your ppt templates.

Idea 1) Change the Size and Color of the Bullet Point

 

  • Add text on the slide. Create the text in the form of bullet points.
  • Go to the Paragraph group section.

Go to paragraph section

 

  • Choose Bullets drop down. You will get various options of bullet points to choose from.

Choose Bullets and Numbering

 

  • A Bullet and Numbering window appears onscreen. You can select any of the styles.
  • After selecting the style, go to the Size and Color option and make changes according to the requirement.

Change the size and color

 

See the result.

 

Size and color of bullet points are changed

 

 

Idea 2) Make Picture a Bullet Point

 

  • Add text on the slide. Create the text in the form of bullet points.
  • Go to the Paragraph group section. Choose Bullets drop down.

Go to paragraph section

 

  • Choose Bullets and Numbering. A Bullet and Numbering window appears.

Choose Bullets and Numbering

 

  • Select option Picture.

Select picture option

 

  • Add picture you want to.

Browse your favorite picture

 

  • Insert a picture of your choice.  Alternatively simply insert the picture icon using the Insert Picture feature (Insert tab).

Insert a picture

 

  • Emphasize on the points by putting a picture as bullet points in the presentation.

Make picture the bullet point

 

Idea 3) Customize the Bullet Points

 

  • Add text on the slide. Create the text in the form of bullet points.
  • Go to the Paragraph group section. Choose Bullets drop down.

Go to paragraph section

 

  • Choose Bullets and Numbering. A Bullet and Numbering window appears.

Choose Bullet and Numberings

 

  • Go to the option Customize.

Choose option customize

 

  • Select any Font at the top. Various different innovative icons will appear on screen.

Select any font type

 

  • Select the one that goes with your text.

Use apt icon for the text

 

Talking about Customizing the Bullet points, there is one more way to use this step.

 

  • Open a slide, type any letter.
  • Go to the option Font. Select Wingdings and Wingdings 3.

Pick the wingdings

 

  • You will get different types of awesome icons which can be used as the bullet points.

You might not have much time to write each letter and see which icon comes up and suits the best for you. We are giving the complete chart of every letter turned into a different icon. Go through them and handpick yourself.

 

  • Bullet points from Capital Letters:

Capital letters used as bullet points

 

  • Bullet points from Small Letters:

Small letters used as bullet points

 

You can also download innovative icons online. Make sure you don’t save them as PNG because then you will not be able to make the changes in the icon.

 

Classic Disney trivia facts

 

Go ahead and try out adding fun bullet points to your text and make your presentation look attractive.

 

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3 thoughts on “Forget Those Boring Dot Points! Easy Steps to Customize Bullet Points into Creative Shapes”
  1. Jennifer Preston
    Jennifer Preston
    Great Read & Useful Information! Thank You!
    1. slideteam
      Most welcome Jennifer! :)
    2. Hanisha Kapoor
      Hanisha Kapoor
      Thank You Jennifer. Glad you liked the post.
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