Add, change, or remove borders to text, tables, shapes, and pictures

To add interest and emphasis to your email messages, add or change borders to text boxes, tables, shapes, and pictures.

Text box borders

  1. Select the text box that you want to change.

  2. On the Format tab, in the Paragraph group, click the arrow next to the Border button, and then select Borders and Shading.

  3. Select the Borders tab, and then select the border options you want.

    To remove the border, click None.

    Outlook 2010 Borders and Shading dialog box

Table borders

  1. Select the table or table cells that you want to change.

  2. On the Design tab, in the Table Styles group, click the arrow next to Borders, and then select Borders and Shading.

  3. Select the Borders tab, and then select the border options you want.

    To remove the border, click None.

    Outlook 2010 Borders and Shading dialog box for tables

Shape borders

  1. Select the shape that you want to change.

  2. On the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click the arrow next to Shape Outline. Select the border options you want.

    To remove a border, select No Outline.

    PowerPoint 2010 Shape border options

Picture borders

  1. Select the picture that you want to change.

  2. On the Format tab, in the Pictures Styles group, click the arrow next to Picture Border, and then select the border options you want.

    To remove a border, select No Outline.

    Outlook 2010 picture borders menu

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