Adding Borders to Slide Objects

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To add a border to an object, click on the object to select it.

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Click the Line Style button on the Drawing toolbar and select a line thickness for the border.

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PowerPoint adds a line around the entire slide object as a border.

INTRODUCTION

To make a slide object stand out on a slide, or to separate it from other slide objects, you can apply a border around the object. Borders are simply lines surrounding the outside of the slide object. You cannot add borders to a shape or WordArt object, but you can add borders to objects such as clip art, pictures, and text boxes.

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Changing the Border Color

To change the color of a border, select the object and click the Line Color button on the Drawing toolbar. Select another color, and PowerPoint immediately applies it to the border.