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How to add vertical lines to a Word document

When working with Microsoft Word there are many tools and features that let you design and format your file and the text therein. One of these include adding vertical lines to a Microsoft Word document.

Vertical lines in Microsoft Word are design elements that guide the flow of text, as well as dividing the document into different sections.

Adding vertical lines to the Microsoft Word document improves the readability and convenience for your readers and helps your work appear more clear and professional for both personal and company use.

You can also add vertical lines creatively to help make your Microsoft Word document appear more eye-catching or unique.

In this article, we will show you a few easy to follow steps to add vertical lines to a Microsoft Word Document.

How to add vertical lines to a Microsoft Word document

Here is a quick tutorial on how to add vertical lines to a Microsoft Word document:

Step 1. Open a Microsoft Word document.

Step 2. Click Insert.

Step 3. Then click Shapes.

Step 4. Select a line from the options that pop up.

Step 5. Click the space on the page where you like the line to start, and without releasing the cursor, drag the cursor to where you would like the line to end.

Step 6. Release the cursor. 

Having succeeded at adding a vertical line to a Microsoft Word document, you can repeat the steps above to add as many vertical lines as you need to.

You can increase the length of the line by re-clicking the top or bottom of your vertical line and dragging it as far as desired.

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It becomes easy to make comparisons of different versions of a Microsoft word document, whether or not the tracked changes were turned on. This is an efficient way to monitor what changes were made, who made them and when.

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