How Do I Type a Bullet in Mac?
A bullet is a graphical figure that is used to itemize a list. You can also use bullets to highlight a point or series of points. While a round bullet is most commonly used, other bullet types include square bullets, diamond bullets and a pointing-finger bullets. The method of entering a bullet varies from operating system to operating system.
Open the application in which you want to type the bullet on your Mac OS. Place the blinking cursor at the point where you want to insert the bullet.
Press the keys "Option" and "8" to insert a black, round bullet.
Press the keys "Option," "Shift" and "8" to insert a black bullet, which is hollow from the middle.
Tips & Warnings
- To insert other types of bullets, go to "Edit" and select "Special Characters." This will open the Character Palette. Select a bullet item from the Character Palette to view all the available characters and symbols in this category. Double-click the character or symbol that you want to use.