In Word 2007, when making a bullet list, how do I increase the spacing between the bullets and the text?When you create a bullet or numbered list in Word, the bullet or number is separated from the list text by a quarter of an inch. There are several ways to change that distance. The method I've outlined below works in Word 2007 as well as Word 2003.
- Click and drag to select the entire list. If you've only got one list item, you can simply put the cursor somewhere in that item.
- Right-click the selection and click Paragraph on the context menu. The Paragraph dialog appears.
- On the right side of the Indentation section, change the value of the "By" field to the amount of space you want to have between the bullet and the text.
- Click OK.
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