How to Add a Page Border in Word 2007

Jazz up the appearance of a document by adding a fun or professional border to the page. Drab plain text may disinterest the viewer, whereas a border may draw his attention. It takes only a few quick steps using Microsoft Word 2007 to add a border.

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A page border may make an otherwise boring document more visually appealing.

Adding a page border

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Start Microsoft Word and open a blank or existing document. Look for the "Page Background" group on the "Page Layout" tab and click "Page Borders."

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In the dialog box labeled "Borders and Shading," click the "Page Border" tab.

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Choose a border type under the heading labeled "Setting."

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You can customize the style, color and width of the border in the center section or add a design by clicking "Art."

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Click "OK" to apply the border to the entire document.