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Highlighting Paragraphs

You can quickly add catchy highlight to your MS Word documents by using text boxes and shadows. Here is how:



  1. Select the paragraph you want to highlight.

  2.  Click on “Format” in Word’s menu then click on “Borders and shading ...”

  3. Click on the “Borders” tab.

  4. Select the "Box" option.

  5. Select a color.

  6. Select "Text" from the Apply to: box

  1. Click on the “Shading” tab.

  2. Select one of the fill colors by clicking on it (e.g. Gray-15%).

  1. Click “OK”

Your highlighted text will look like this:



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