Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Enhancing the Page
4
Click the OK button to add the
default spacing above
(before) and below (after)
paragraph containing
pictures
border to the page (Figure 1– 61).
What if I wanted to remove the
border?
You would click None in the Setting
list in the Borders and Shading
dialog box.
not enough
space above
pictures
border
added to
l yer
not enough
space below
pictures
Figure 1–61
To Change Spacing before and after a Paragraph
The default spacing above (before) a paragraph in Word is 0 points and below (after) is 10 points. In the l yer,
you want to increase the spacing above and below the paragraph containing the pictures. The following steps change
the spacing above and below a paragraph.
1
Page Layout tab
Position the insertion point in the
changed to
24 pt
paragraph to be adjusted, in this
case, the paragraph containing the
pictures.
Spacing
Before box
up arrow
Spacing
After box up
arrow
arrow (Page Layout tab | Paragraph
group) as many times as necessary
until 24 pt is displayed in the Spacing
Before box to increase the space
above the current paragraph.
Click the Spacing Before box up
changed to
12 pt
Paragraph
group
2
space
increased
Click the Spacing After box up
arrow (Page Layout tab | Paragraph
group) so that 12 pt is displayed in
the Spacing After box to increase
the space below the current
paragraph (Figure 1– 62).
insertion
point
space
increased
reduce the spacing above and
below paragraphs as necessary.
If the text l ows to two pages,
Figure 1–62
Other Ways
1. Right-click paragraph, click
Paragraph on shortcut
menu, click Indents and
Spacing tab (Paragraph
dialog box), enter spacing
before and after values,
click OK button
2. Click Paragraph Dialog Box
Launcher (Home tab or
Page Layout tab | Paragraph
group), click Indents and
Spacing tab (Paragraph
dialog box), enter spacing
before and after values,
click OK button
 
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