Powerpoint slides can contain a lot of different types of information. You might use text boxes to display information, or you may decide to add a picture or a video.
But beyond those several options are additional ways to present your information. One of these options is a bullet point list. This is can be an effective way to show important information. Our guide below will show you how to put a bullet point list in a Powerpoint slide.
Add Bullet Points to a Slide in Powerpoint for Office 365
The steps in this article were performed in the Powerpoint for Office 365 version of the program. By completing the steps in this guide you will be adding a bullet point list to one of the slides in your presentation.
Step 1: Open your slideshow in Powerpoint.
Step 2: Select the slide to which you wish to add the bullet points, then click on the slide where you want the list.
Step 3: Click the Home tab at the top of the window.
Step 4: Click the arrow to the right of Bullets in the Paragraph section of the ribbon, then choose the bullet point style.
You can then begin typing your first bullet point, then press Enter to go to the next one.
You can also turn existing text into bullet points by selecting the text on your slide, then selecting the Bullet point style using the method from step 4 above.
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