How to Create a Custom Bullet in Microsoft Word

Microsoft offers some specific bullets for Word, which you can use to list some features in a document. Now, if you are getting bore with Word’s built-in bullet styles then here is a guide which will provide you an opportunity to learn that how can you create custom bullets in Word.

Create a Custom Bullet in Microsoft Word


Launch Microsoft Word 2007/2012, open a new document, right click in blank space on document and navigate through “Bullets” > “Define New Bullet…”


Click on “Picture…” button


Click “Import” button and select your required picture from your computer and then click “Add” button there


Click “OK” on Picture Bullet screen and that’s it

Your newly added bullet symbol is added to Microsoft Word bullet library for use.

3 comments… add one
Anayea July 17, 2012, 7:53 pm

Amazing Word tips thanks.

Vergera July 23, 2012, 10:12 am

I don’t know this before that we can add bullets of our choice to Word bullet library.

Neji October 8, 2012, 11:15 am

Nice to have this tutorial of adding customize bullets in Microsoft Word.

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