Bullet point symbol
Bullet point • is a pretty popular typographical symbol used to introduce items in a list. And you can type bullet point • text symbols right from your keyboard. I'll show you how to do it by using different techniques depending on your Operating System and tastes.
What bullet point signs mean
Bullet point • is a typographical symbol or glyph used to introduce items in a list. The bullet symbol may take any of a variety of shapes, such as circular, square, diamond, arrow, etc., and typical word processor software offer a wide selection of shapes and colours. Several regular symbols are conventionally used in ASCII-only text or another environments where bullet characters are not available. Of course, when writing by hand, bullets may be drawn in any style. Historically, the index symbol was popular for similar uses.
I'll give you an example of use for clearence.
Bullets are most often used in:
• Technical writing
• Reference works
How to input bullet point symbols
Choose your system and find out.Windows
Shortcut technique that works on Desktops and most Laptops running MS Windows. You press Alt and, while holding it, type a code on Num Pad while it's turned on. Please, read a guide if you're running a laptop. You can type many frequently used symbols with this method.
Configure your keyboard layout in Windows so that you can type all additional symbols you want as easy as any other text. Takes about 5-10 minutes to set things up, but you'll be typing like a boss. You can assign bullet point symbols • and any other text characters to your keyboard using this technique.
CharMap allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. You can input bullet point symbols using it.
Emoji on iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)
Character Palette allows you to view and use all characters and symbols, including bullet point signs, available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer.
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Character map allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. It can also help you lookup Unicode codes for entering symbols with keyboard.
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