How to Shade Borders and Pages in Word for Mac 2011


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Applying shading

Shading works hand-in-hand with borders. Wherever borders can be placed, shading can fill in the enclosed space. But you don't need borders to use shading. You can shade selected text, paragraphs, or cell tables without placing the single border. Now I want to use shading on the first body paragraph of this document just as an example. I'll start by selecting the paragraph. Then I'll go into the Tables ribbon-- and yes I know isn't a table. I'll choose a color from the Shading menu.

That's this menu over here. Just pull the menu dow, and choose a color. In most cases, you're going to want to pick a light color. I'll pick this light purple color. Now deselect the paragraphs so you can really see it. You'll see that the shading is applied to the background. To remove that shading, I can select the paragraph again, pull down that menu, and choose No Fill. Now the shading is gone. That's simple shading. But I can also get more complex. I'm going to select t...

Applying shading
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Applying shading provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Maria Langer as part of the Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Word for Mac
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