How to add dots up to the end of the line in Word 2003?

Here is a short explanation on how to automatically add dots up to the end of the line with Word 2003. This feature is very useful if you want to create custom table of contents or if you like to create a menus or a check-lists.

This feature converts tabs into desired symbol up to a specified position in the document.

Step 1:

Select the text in the document where you want to convert tabs in dots.

Step 2:

Go to Format menu and choose “Tabs”.


Step 3:

– Enter the position in “pt” up to which you would like to fill the space with dots. In this example I have chosen 305 pt.

– Choose alignment.

– Choose the leader.

– Click Set.

– Click OK.


And this is the result that you should see: