Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding Extra Touches
Add a Page Border
1 Click the Design tab.
2 Click the Page Borders button.
The Borders and Shading
dialog box appears, and
displays the Page Border tab.
3 Click the type of border that
you want to add.
B You can use these settings to
select a different border line
style, color, and width.
C You can click to specify
whether to apply the border
to each page of your entire
document, a section, the first
page of a section, or all pages
of a section except the first.
D The Preview area displays a
sample of the selections.
4 Click OK.
E Word applies the page border.
How do I add shading to my text?
To add shading behind a block of
text, select the text, click the Home
tab on the Ribbon, click the Shading
button ( ) in the Paragraph group,
and click a color to apply.
How do I create a custom border?
Select the text you want to add a border to, open the Borders and
Shading dialog box, click the Borders tab, and click Custom .
Choose the settings you want to apply to the first line of the
border; then click in the Preview area where you want the line to
appear. Repeat for each line you want to add, and then click OK.