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In the following list, the colour of the bullet will be fixed:

\item Good point 1
\item Good point 2
\item Poor statement 1 
\item Poor Statement 2

Is there anyway to modify the above environment to have different colours for the bullets depending on the entry? Something like

Green Bullet Good point 1
Green Bullet Good point 2
Red Bullet Poor statement 1
Red Bullet Poor statement 2
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Doing this in a printed document seems a bad idea to me but it could be useful for a computer presentation. Can you say a bit more about the context, provide a MWE, ...? – Marc van Dongen Mar 7 '13 at 12:54
One way to do this in beamer: beamer: change individual bullet color for pros and cons list. – Alan Munn Mar 7 '13 at 13:02
I am looking at the performance of a client at a given standard, which consists of sub standards. Obviously the performance may be satisfactory or poor for different sub standards. I would like to change the colour of the bullet depending on what the performance is. – Reza Mar 7 '13 at 13:04
Alan I am using report document class. – Reza Mar 7 '13 at 13:05
up vote 9 down vote accepted

You can do this with the enumitem package quite easily:

\gooditem A good item
\baditem A bad item

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with latex beamer, you can use this MWE

\newcommand{\gooditem}[1]{\setbeamercolor{item}{fg=green}\item #1} 
\newcommand{\pooritem}[1]{\setbeamercolor{item}{fg=red}\item #1} 
    \gooditem good
    \pooritem bad
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Thanks Micha. As I mentioned earlier I am using report document class. – Reza Mar 7 '13 at 13:07

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