CCC Study Material in English Elements of Word Processing

 

Bullets and Numbering

working in a document, sometimes need to highlight some areas of text in
form of lists for summarizing key points.

To  achieve this purpose, we can use bullets. bullet could be an asterisk, black dot, or any other mark that is found before text and identifies key items or other extant text. A bulleted list or bullet list is … of items preceded with bullets instead F-numbers or other objects. You can create
within a list in your document.

Numbering or number list or order list is a listing order that is done with numbers, often used with a checklist or a set of steps that are to be performed in a particular order. Bullets and Numbering lists can be used in your documents to arrange and format text to emphasise and to draw the attention of the viewer.

Insert Bullets or Numbering on the List

Steps to insert bullets or numbering on a list:\

Step 1 Select the text that you want to format as a list,

Step 2 Click the Bullets or Numbering option on the paragraph group from the Home tab.

Step 3 Select the Bullets or Numbering style you would like to use. It will appear in the document.

MS Word Pop up Window of Bullets

MS Word Pop up Window of Bullets

Step 4 Place your cursor at the end of a list item and press the Enter key to add Bullet or Numbering to the list.

To remove numbers or bullets from a List, select the number or bullet and press Delete key.

Editing in Bullets

You can perform various functions in a bulleted list, e.g. define new bullets, using picture, font, etc., in place of bullets. Some of the methods are mentioned below

Define New Bullets

Steps to define new bullets on list:

Step 1 Select an existing list.

Step 2 Click the Bullets.

Step 3 Select Define New Bullet from the list. The Define New Bullet dialog box appears as shown below:

MS Word Define New Bullets dialog Box

MS Word Define New Bullets dialog Box

Now, there are three formats to insert bullets:

Using Symbol

Steps to insert a symbol as a bullet:

Step 1 Click the Symbol … button. The Symbol dialog box appears.

Step 2 Click the Font drop down box and select a font category.

Step 3 Click a symbol to selection.

Step 4 Clicks OK.

The symbol now appears in the Preview section of the Define New Bullet dialog box.

Step 5 Click OK to apply the symbol to the list in the document.

Using Picture

Steps to insert a picture as a bullet:

Step 1 Click the Picture button. The Picture Bullet dialog box appears.

Step 2 Click a picture to select it.

Step 3 Clicks OK.

  • The picture now appears in the Preview section of the Define New Bullet dialog box.

Step 4 Click OK to apply the picture to the list in the document.

You can also insert the user defamed image as a bullet by just clicking on Import button of Picture Bullet dialog box.

Using Font

Steps to change the bullet format:\

Step 1 Click the Font button. The Font dialog box appears as shown below:

MS Word Font Dialog Box

MS Word Font Dialog Box

Step 2 Select the Font, Font style, Size, Font color, etc., from drop down menu.

Step 3 Click OK. The bullet format now appears in the Preview section of the Define New Bullet dialog box.

Step 4 Click OK to apply the bullet format to the list in the document.

Same as define new bullet, the numbering list also have define new bullet, format, for changing the format of numbering in the list.

Apart from making numbering lists, you convert a paragraph to a numbered list. Select the paragraph and go to the numbering list option. From drop down list, Select any one of the given options to choose one style.

Changing Case

While formatting an article, sometimes ii need to change the font case in order to hasise the texts sentences. Word has developed a change case option. ich can be used to change the case of text s to change the text case i.e.  lowercase, uppercase, etc.

Step 1 Select the text you want to modify.

Step 2 Click the change case option from the Font group on the Home tab.

Step 3 Select one of the case options from the list.

Table Manipulation

Table allow large amount of text and numbers to be presented in a way which is organised and easy to read. Student roll sport statistics, address, math formulas and many other documents often incorporate tables to share information. A table is an object consisting of rows and columns. The intersection of row and columns form cells. You can enter text, numbers, or graphics in a cell.

Insert a Table

Steps to insert a blank table in a document:

Step 1 Place your insertion point in the document where you want the table.


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