Bullet (typography)

Bullet (typography), Typographical symbol or glyph.

In typography, a bullet or bullet point, •, is a typographical symbol or glyph used to introduce items in a list. For example: Point 1 Point 2 Point 3The bullet symbol may take any of a variety of shapes, such as circular, square, diamond or arrow. Typical word processor software offers a wide selection of shapes and colors. Several regular symbols, such as * (asterisk), - (hyphen), . (period), and even o (lowercase Latin letter O), are conventionally used in ASCII-only text or other environments where bullet characters are not available.
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