Border options

The border drop down offers choices of position and number of borders, horizontal lines, tables, and border and shading options.

  • For selected text or paragraphs, select how you want borders to display:

    • Bottom Border    Puts a border on the bottom of a selection.

    • Top Border    Puts a border on the top of a selection.

    • Left Border    Puts a border on the left side of a selection.

    • Right Border    Puts a border on the right side of a selection.

    • No Border    Removes all borders.

    • All Borders    Puts both outside and inside borders around the selection.

    • Outside Borders    Puts borders around the outside of the selection.

    • Inside Borders    Puts borders on the inside of the selection.

    • Inside Horizontal Borders    Puts only the horizontal border on the inside of the selection.

    • Inside Vertical Borders    Puts only the vertical borders on the inside of the selection.

  • Horizontal Line    Creates a horizontal line at the cursor location. If you have a selection made, it will be replaced by the line.

  • Draw Table    Draw a table in your document. Select the table and use the Layout options to add columns, rows, and do other table elements.

  • View Gridlines    Show or hide gridlines on a table.

  • Borders and Shading    Customize borders and shading attributes on paragraphs and text with these options.

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