How to Add Picture Borders in Microsoft Word

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In Brief...

Make the pictures in your Word documents stand out by adding picture borders. To add a border, just follow these four simple steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Word: 2010, 2013, and 2016.

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Instructions

  1. Select the image by clicking on it.
  2. On the Picture Tools Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Border.
    Click Picture Border

  3. Select a color by clicking on it.
    Select Color

  4. Click Picture Border again and hover over Weight or Dashes to set the width and line style of the border.

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