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How to insert bullet points in text box or specify cells in Excel?

This tutorial is talking about how to insert bullet points in a text box or multiple cells in Excel.


Only several clicks to insert bullet points in selected cells at once:

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Insert bullet points in text box in Excel

This section will show you how to insert bullet points in a text box in Excel. Please do as follows.

1. Select and right click the texts in the text box, click Bullets in the context menu, and then choose the bullet as you need.

Now bullet points are added before each row text in the text box.


Insert bullet points in cells in Excel

Supposing you need to insert bullet points in a list of cells, here provides several methods for you to achieve it.

Method A: Insert bullet points in cells with the Format Cells feature

1. Select all cells you will insert bullet points in, right click and select Format Cells from the context menu.

2. In the Format Cells and under the Number tab, click Custom in the Category box, copy the below content into the Type field, and click the OK button.

• @

Then bullet points are added in selected cells as below screenshot shown.


Method B: Insert bullet points in cells with Shortcut

The shortcut Alt + 7 can also help to insert bullet point in cell. Please do as follows.

1. Put the cursor in the cell (double click on the cell) in which you will insert the bullet.

2. Hold the Alt key, press the 7 key, and then leave the Alt key to show the bullet.

Note: You need to repeat the shortcut until bullet points are inserted in all cells.


Method C: Insert bullet points in cells with the Insert Symbol feature

Besides, the Insert Symbol option can help to insert bullet points in Excel.

1. Put the cursor in the cell (double click on the cell) in which you will insert the bullet.

2. Click the Symbol button under the Insert tab.

3. In the Symbol window, select General Punctuation in the Subset drop-down list, find and select the • symbol, and then click the Insert button to insert the symbol in cell.

Note: You need to repeat the steps until bullet points are inserted in all cells.


Method D: Insert bullet points in cells with formula

Use the CHAR function can help to add bullet points in a list of cells.

1. Select a blank cell, copy the below formula into it and press the Enter key. Select the result cell and drag the Fill Handle down to apply the formula to other cells.

=CHAR(149)&" "&B4

If you want to know more about the CHAR function, please visit here…


Quickly insert bullet points in cells with an awesome feature

May be the above methods are not convenient in most of the time. Here introduce an awesome feature for you. With the Insert Bullet utility of Kutools for Excel, inserting bullet points in cells is as easy as creating bullet list in Word.

Before applying the feature, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the list of cells in which you want to insert bullet points, click Kutools > Insert > Insert Bullet. Then choose a bullet type from the submenu.

Then bullet points are added in selected cells.

  If you want to have a free trial (60-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.


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