- organize a list
- draw attention to information
Some symbol fonts are designed with nothing but bullets — in various shapes and sizes including squares, triangles, or check boxes — also called ballot boxes. Other symbol or dingbat fonts contain more elaborate bullets and mini-clip art images.
Bullet lists are especially useful in multimedia presentations (such as PowerPoint slides) to present nuggets of information without a lot of reading.
As discussed at About.com Presentation Software, one of the most common PowerPoiint slide types is The Bulleted List Slide but sometimes you might need to Create New Lines Without a Bullet.
Next: Create the Basic Bullet