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Word allows you to quickly and easily add borders to selected text in your documents. Normally, you would add borders to entire paragraphs to make them stand out from surrounding text. (You learned how to do this in other WordTips.) However, if you are using Word 97 or later, you can also add borders to specific text within a paragraph. Simply follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Borders and Shading dialog box
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