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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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Adding Borders to Cells and Ranges

One way to improve the appearance of a worksheet is to add borders to the data on the worksheet. You can add boxes around cells and ranges, add emphasis lines anywhere on the worksheet, and change the thickness and color of the border lines.

As you work with your worksheet onscreen, each cell is identified by a gridline that surrounds the cell. In print, these gridlines might appear washed out. To have better defined lines appear on the printout, you can add borders to selected cells or cell ranges.

You can frame selected cells with a border to make your data stand out. Highlight parts of a table to emphasize the content by placing a thick border around the specific cells you want to attract attention to. Select ...

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