Change or remove picture borders

  1. Select the picture whose border you want to change.

  2. On the Picture Format tab, click the arrow next to Picture Border.

    The Picture Border button and menu

  3. Do any of the following:

    To

    Do this

    Change the color of the border

    Either click the color that you want, or mix your own color by clicking More Outline Colors.

    Change the thickness of the border

    Point to Weight, and then click the line weight that you want.

    Change the style of the border

    Point to Dashes, and then click the line style that you want.

    Remove the border from a picture

    Click No Outline.

See also

Add, change, or remove a page border

  1. Select the picture whose border you want to change.

  2. On the Format Picture tab, under Picture Styles, click the arrow next to Border.

    Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

  3. Do any of the following:

    To

    Do this

    Change the color of the border

    Either click the color that you want, or mix your own color by clicking More Colors.

    Change the thickness of the border

    Point to Weights, and then click the line weight that you want.

    Change the style of the border

    Point to Dashed, and then click the line style that you want.

    Remove the border from a picture

    Click No Line.

See also

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

Add, change, or delete the background of a document

Add, change, or remove a page border

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