ApplyBulletDefault Method

Adds bullets and formatting to the paragraphs in the range for the specified ListFormat object. If the paragraphs are already formatted with bullets, this method removes the bullets and formatting.


expression Required. An expression that returns a ListFormat object.

DefaultListBehavior    Optional Variant. Sets a value that specifies whether Microsoft Word uses new Web-oriented formatting for better list display. Can be either of the following constants: wdWord8ListBehavior (use formatting compatible with Microsoft Word 97) or wdWord9ListBehavior (use Web-oriented formatting). For compatibility reasons, the default constant is wdWord8ListBehavior, but in new procedures you should use wdWord9ListBehavior to take advantage of improved Web-oriented formatting with respect to indenting and multilevel lists.


This example adds bullets and formatting to the paragraphs in the selection. If there are already bullets in the selection, the example removes the bullets and formatting.


This example adds a bullet and formatting to, or removes them from, the second paragraph in MyDoc.doc.

Documents("MyDoc.doc").Paragraphs(2).Range.ListFormat _

This example sets the variable myRange to a range that includes paragraphs three through six of the active document, and then it checks to see whether the range contains list formatting. If there's no list formatting, default bullets are added.

Set myDoc = ActiveDocument
Set myRange = myDoc.Range( _
    Start:= myDoc.Paragraphs(3).Range.Start, _
If myRange.ListFormat.ListType = wdListNoNumbering Then
End If

Applies to | ListFormat Object

See Also | ApplyListTemplate Method | ApplyNumberDefault Method | ApplyOutlineNumberDefault Method | AutoFormatApplyBulletedLists Property | AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyBulletedLists Property