Borders are lines that people can use to put around the text, paragraphs, and even around your page. In Microsoft Word, you can customize the borders’ style, width, and colors and apply borders to a paragraph or a text. There is a section in the borders settings where you can create the custom border that you can put around your Word document.
How to make a custom border in Word
You can create and add a custom border in Word around a picture, document, text box or any other object. Follow the steps below to create a custom border in Microsoft Word:
- On the Home tab, click the Border button.
- Click Borders and Shadings.
- Click the Page Border tab.
- On the left, click Box.
- In the Art section, choose an art style from the list.
- Change the width and color.
- Choose an option from the Apply to list box, then click OK.
On the Home tab in the Paragraph group, click the Borders button and select the Borders and Shadings option from the menu.
A Border and Shading dialog box will open.
Click the Page Border tab.
On the left, click Box.
In the Art section, choose an art style from the list.
You can change the art style, color, and width.
Click the Color list box and choose a color.
Click the Width list box and choose a width.
On the right, you will see a preview of your custom border.
In the Apply to list box, you can select where you want to place the border. You can choose options such as Whole Document, This Section, This Section: Frist Page Only, and This Section: All Except First Page.
Choose any of the options above and click OK.
The border is around the page.
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What is the difference between border and shading?
The difference between Border and shading is that the border goes around an object, while the shading feature in Word is to color the object. The Shading feature allows you to add shading Pattern styles to the object and change the pattern color.
What is a bottom border in Word?
The bottom border is a single border when selected will be below a paragraph or bottom of the page. In Microsoft Word, you can insert Top Borders, Right Borders, Left Borders, All Border, Outside Border, Inside Border, Inside Horizontal Border, Inside Vertical Border, Diagonal Down Border, and Diagonal Up Border.
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