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Adding borders and shading To add a page border Click on Format, select Borders and Shading The Borders and Shading window will appear on screen. Click on the "Page Border" tab near the top of the window. The Page Border menu will be opened. Choose a box, a line width and colour or some border art and that will be presented in the preview window. The following example has a flower page border; it may just be a coloured line. The option button gives the opportunity to select how far from the text the border will appear. Point 4 will give a suitable space for a line, border art will need more. Add borders to a section of a page Highlight the text that you want to add a border to. Select Format, Borders and Shading, choose which type border you want and choose a suitable border line style and colour. Towards the bottom right-hand side of the dialogue box you can choose to apply to border to either the selected text or paragraph. See the following examples: Choosing Text literally means that the border stops at the end of the text. Whereas choosing Paragraph colours the whole paragraph to the ends of the lines. Add Shading Highlight the text to which you want to add shading. Select Format, Borders and Shading, click on the shading tab and choose the colour that you want added to the background of the highlighted text. On the right of the menu it asks what you want it to apply the shading to, choose either text or paragraph. See the following examples: Choosing Text literally means that the shading stops at the end of the text, whereas choosing Paragraph colours the whole paragraph to the ends of the lines. Paragraphs combined with shading and a border makes a very neat paragraph presentation which stands out well in a page of text.
"Adding borders and shading"