Add a Page Border in Microsoft Word 2010

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. Today I'm going to show you how to add page borders to a Microsoft 2010 Word document using Hotkey Commands.

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Steps

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    The first thing we're going to do is press Alt
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    This brings up a selection of letters related to each section.
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    I need the Page Layout section which is represented by the P key, so if I press P it takes me to the page layout section
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    Now I want to access the Page Borders subsection which is represented by the letters P and B
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    When we press P and B at the same time, it brings me to this box.
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    Here we have a selection of borders and we can select the one we like using the directional arrows
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    Once we select the one we like we can press Tab. Now we can select the style of line, thicker or thinner. Press tab when you've chosen.
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    Now we can choose the color
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    Press enter when you are done.
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    We can also choose the width
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    We can apply it to the whole document or just a section, such as the first page only or just the highlighted section
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    You can have a different color for each section if you'd like.
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    If we hit enter on Options, it will bring up another box
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    We can change the size of the margins here.
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    There are also other options in the tabs, such as shading
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    If we want to shade this we can by pressing tab, select a color.
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    Once you press enter, you've created a very nice section with blue shading
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    If you go back into the Page Border section, you can create a border by going to the Page Border tab
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    Hit OK and it will create a border. Now we have a orange border. Now we have created shading and a page border.
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    If we go back to the Page Border section we can see the other tabs
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    Borders represents the text inside, and the page border represents the border around the page. I'm going to remove the shading.
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    Now I'm going to make a new border to go around the page from the Page Border tab
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    Once I press enter it will insert. Now you see we have created a nice border around the page.
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    This is how to insert a page border or a text border into a Microsoft 2010 Word document using Hotkey Commands
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    If you have any questions or suggestions please leave them in the section below.
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