Border and shading
Border and shading:
The Border and shading is use to make parts of documents more attractive and visible. Borders and shading are apply to entire paragraphs.
Borders and shading using Dialog Box:
The borders and shading dialog box is another option to add borders and shading. The following procedure is used to add border and shading using dialog box:
- Select paragraph to add a border and shading.
- Select Format > borders and shading. The borders and shading dialog box appears.
- Select Borders tab.
- Choose required border from setting area.
- Set the style, Color and width.
- Click the boredre to set and check preview on the right. Select Text or paragraph in Apply to Box
- Select The text or paragraph in apply to box.
- Click Shading Tab.
- select the required color for shading.
- Select Text or paragraph in apply to box and click OK.
Removing Borders and shading using Dialog Box:
The following procedure is used to remove borders and shading using dialog box:
- Select the Paragraph want to remove borders and shading.
- Select Format > Borders and Shading. The Borders and Shading dialog box appears.
- Select Borders tab
- Click None in setting section. OR click each border to remove in preview section.
- Click shading tab.
- Select no fill for shading.
- Click OK.
Columns are a good way to separate sections of a document on one page. They are very effective format for certain types of documents. Ms word can arrange text in two or more columns like newspaper or magazine. The text from bottom of one column move to the top of next column automatically. The length of a line of text inside columns is decreased to make it easier to read. Columns give a more professional look in a newsletter or bulletin.
Creating columns using Dialog Box.
The columns dialog box gives more options to modify columns than toolbar. It can be use to adjust the width and spring of columns. It also allows the user to create up to 45 columns deepening on the size of paper.
- Select the text to be formatted into columns. OR place insertion point in the text.
- Select Format > Columns …. The columns dialog box appears.
- Then you can adjust you desire setting
Creating columns using Toolbar:
The following procedure is use to create columns using toolbar:
- Place the insertion point in the document where the columns are to be inserted.
- Or select the text to be placed in columns.
- Click columns from standard toolbar. A sub menu appears.
- Drag across the number desired to select the number of columns.
- Click on desired number of columns. The columns will be inserted.
Drop caps is use to insert a large letter at the beginning of the paragraph. Text flows round the dropped capital letter. Drop caps are sue to bring attention to the article or paragraph. Word provides two different position of Dropped or in margin.
The following procedure is use to add a drop cap:
- Place the cursor in the paragraph whose first letter is to be droppe.
- Select Format > Drop Caps. The Drop cap dialog box appears.
- Select the position of Drop cap e.g. Dropped or in Margin.
- change the font and any other option if required and click OK.
Removing Drop Cap:
The following procedure is use to remove a drop cap:
- Click the paragraph that contains a drop cap.
- Select Format > Drop caps. The drop cap dialog box appears.
- Click None and click OK.