Change or remove borders from pictures

Which Office program are you using?

Word

PowerPoint

Excel

Word

Do any of the following:

Change the border of a picture

  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

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

  2. On the Format Picture tab, under Picture Styles, click the arrow next to Border, and then click No Line.

    Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

See also

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

Add, change, or delete the background of a document

Add, change, or remove page borders

PowerPoint

Do any of the following:

Change the border of a picture

  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

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

  2. On the Format Picture tab, under Picture Styles, click the arrow next to Border, and then click No Line.

    Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

See also

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

Add a border to a slide

Excel

Do any of the following:

Change the border of a picture

  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

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

  2. On the Format Picture tab, under Picture Styles, click the arrow next to Border, and then click No Line.

    Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

See also

Change or remove borders from text boxes or shapes

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