Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Inserting a Border Around a Page
Note that you can also adjust the length of a column by inserting a column break
using the Breaks button in the Page Setup group on the Page Layout tab. A column break
moves all the text and graphics following it to the next column. Column breaks are
useful when you have a multi-page document formatted in three or more columns, with
only enough text on the last page to fi ll some of the columns. In that case, balancing
columns on the last page won’t work. Instead, you can use a section break to distribute
an equal amount of text over all the columns on the page.
Inserting a Border Around a Page
You already know how to add defi nition to a paragraph by adding a border. You can do
the same thing to a page by adding a page border. Joel asks you to add a border around
the entire page of the newsletter.
To insert a border around the newsletter:
1. In the Page Background group, click the Page Borders button. The Borders and
Shading dialog box opens, with the Page Border tab displayed. You can use the
Setting options on the left side of this tab to specify the type of border you want.
In this case, you want a simple box.
Use the Art box on the
Page Border tab to select
a border consisting of
graphical elements like
apples and stars, or to
select specially designed
borders.
2. In the Setting section, click the Box option. Now you can choose the style of line
that will be used to create the border.
3. In the Style box, scroll down and select the ninth style down from the top (the
thick line with the thin line underneath), and then verify that the Apply to option
is set to Whole document . See Figure 4-33.
Figure 4-33
Adding a border to the newsletter
you can use options on the
Shading tab to add shading
to the whole document
select this b order setting
select this line style
applies
border to
the entire
document
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