Chapter 18

Lines and Shading

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding lines, borders, and colors

arrow Using the Border command button

arrow Working with the Borders and Shading dialog box

arrow Drawing a horizontal line

arrow Drawing lines around your text

arrow Putting a border around a page

arrow Removing borders and lines

arrow Coloring the background

The days of whacking the hyphen, equal sign, or underline key to decorate your text are long over. It’s sad, too, because I knew quite a few people who were adept at using the computer keyboard’s more interesting symbol keys to draw boxes and lines and even graphics within their text. I can understand the need, but what I don’t understand is why people don’t simply use the borders, lines, ...

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