Use bulleted lists for visual appeal

Image, Person writing a bulleted bucket list.

Use bullets to present large lists or a set of instructions. Image by Glenn Carstens-Peters / Unsplash license

How you format a document is just as important as the words you put on your page. Documents that are visually appealing are compelling and easier to read than poorly formatted ones. One of the things you can do to add visual appeal to your documents is to use bullets.

If you have a list that contains more than three items or a brief set of instructions to follow, use bullets for readability. Bullets allow you to create white space and chunk out key points.

When using bullets, here are general guidelines to help you format your list.

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