Border dialog box

Use the border dialog to customize your text or paragraph borders.

  • Setting    Preset borders that can be customized by other settings.

    • None    Select this when you want to remove any paragraph or text borders.

    • Box    Creates a border using style, color, width, or art settings you choose.

    • Shadow    Gives a drop shadow effect. The shadow changes based on line style and width.

    • 3-D   Creates a 3-D border effect when you use certain line types.

    • Custom    Use the style, color, width and art settings without a preset.

  • Style    A selection of line types. Can be used with Box, Shadow, 3-D, or Custom and produces different effects based on your choice.

  • Color    Choose a the color of the line. This doesn't affect the shadow color.

  • Width    Sets the weight or width of the line style you chose. Affects other settings based on what you choose.

  • Preview    Shows a conceptual view of what your document looks like based on the settings.

  • Apply to    Shows what the border is being applied to. Choice of text or paragraph depends on whether text is selected or not.

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