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How to create border around text in Word document?

As below screenshot shown, how to add borders around selected texts for each line in a Word document? The method in this article can do you a favor.

Create border around text in Word

Create border around text in Word

You can easily add borders around selected texts with the Borders feature in Word. Please do as follows.

1. Select the texts you will add borders, click Home > Borders > Borders and Shading. See screenshot:

2. In the Borders and Shading dialog box, select the Up, Down, Left and Right border boxes in the Preview section, select Text from the Apply to drop-down, and then click the OK button.

Then borders are added to every row of selected texts.

Note: If you just want to add a big border around all selected texts as below screenshot shown, please keep Paragraph selected in the Apply to drop-down list.

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    D · 6 months ago
    Putting the text box around the "paragraph" puts the box around the entire page.
    Selecting the text option puts a mini box around every sentence. Neither one puts it around the text.
    Still looking for the real solution