How to add Horizontal Lines to a Microsoft Word Document
You’re looking for a way to create a break in your page, maybe you are starting a new topic, or you’re adding a new section. Adding a horizontal line to your document clearly shows a reader that a new section within your document has begun without having to create a page break leaving a whole heap of empty space.
There are two different types of horizontal lines you can add:
- Quick Autoformat Lines
- Microsoft Horizontal Lines
The autoformat option is most commonly used and many of us discovered it by mistake.
——————————————————————————————————————– That’s one there ^ by holding down the hyphen key you can create a quick and easy horizontal line in Word.
There are a few variations of the auto format line to choose from, just type 3 or more of any of these symbols and press Enter to create a horizontal line.
Adding a Microsoft horizontal line is just as easy, but does take a few more steps. In this post, we will show you how to insert a horizontal line into your Microsoft Word Document.
Adding Horizontal Lines to your Microsoft Word Document
- Open Word
- Place your cursor where you would like to insert a horizontal line
- Click the Design tab
- Click Page Borders
- In the Page Border pop-out window, click Horizontal Line
- Select the Style of Horizontal Line you would like to insert
- Press Insert
You have now successfully inserted a Horizontal line into your Microsoft Word Document.
If you would like to add multiple lines, simply follow the steps above.
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