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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Adding a Border or Shading to a Paragraph

A great way to separate a paragraph from the rest of the text in the document, or to highlight specific information, is to surround the paragraph with a border and/or add shading to the paragraph.

Add a Border

  1. On the Page Layout tab, with the insertion point in the paragraph that is to have the border, click the Page Borders button, and click the Borders tab of the Borders And Shading dialog box if it isn’t already displayed.

  2. Click the type of border you want.

  3. Specify a line style, color, and width.

  4. Click a ...

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