Creating Enhanced Borders

A simple one-line border may do the trick when you are interested only in a box that sets items off from surrounding text. If you want to use a border as a design element on your page, you can use the Borders And Shading dialog box, shown in Figure 10-9, to tailor the selections to create a more sophisticated effect. The Borders And Shading dialog box gives you the option of choosing from a variety of looks for your border (including 3-D and shadow effects). You can also change the style, color, and width of a border’s lines, or create a partial border—a border along the top and bottom, for example—by selecting the line segments you want to include.

Figure 10-9. The Borders And Shading dialog box enables you to specify ...

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