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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Word 2000 by Bill Camarda

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Using Borders and Shading

Borders and shading add visual interest to your document. In Word 2000 you can place a border around a page or add a shaded background to a page. Word 2000's Borders and Shading features are covered in detail in the "Adding Table Borders and Shading" section of Chapter 9, "Tables: Organizing Your Pages." Bordering a page is covered here.

Note

Word's Borders and Shading features can be used with any text you select, including words, paragraphs, table cells, and tables.

Creating Page Borders

Page borders have a variety of uses: For example, they are effective for report title pages. An example is shown in Figure 3.40.

Figure 3.40. Using a page border on a report title page.

To add a border around a page, work in the

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