How to Make Borders in Google Docs: Easy & Beautiful (How To Guide)

Last Updated on June 11, 2020 by Admin

How to make borders in google docs
You will certainly agree that there are  numerous benefits of using Google Doc but If you are one of the users who wants to know how to make borders in Google Docs then in this post you will find all the way of creating borders in Google Docs.Google doc is very convenient in creating and editing documents online. It is a free web based application that is part of google office suit. You can easily create, edit and store files online and access it from anywhere.
Files can be created & edited by multiple users simultaneously.There are several ways of making borders in Google Doc but before proceeding further we need to understand what type of border we want to create like border on whole page, border on certain area or around certain text or object.We start with a page border as most of the Google Doc users want to know and it gives a beautiful look to our document.
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Ways to add page borders in Google Docs

 

Ways to add page borders in Google Docs

Method-1

Adding border through table tool

To make the border you need to follow the steps below.

  1. Start a new document (Blank)
  2. In the menu click on insert and select table (1X1).
    In the menu click on insert and select table 1x1
  3. A table will be inserted on your page, now you can alter the size of the table as per your need. You just need to Click and drag the edge of the table to alter the size.
    alter the size of border on google doc
  4. As you insert the table on the page and select it, On the top right you will see a border editor as well to edit the border.
  5. Through the border editor you can change Background color of border, Color of border, Border width and dash.
  6. You can format the table as well, Click on Format and hover on the table you will find table Properties. You will find many settings under table properties.

 

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Method-2

Adding border through drawing tool

You can also make borders using a drawing tool in Google Doc. To make the borders through the drawing tool, Follow the step below.

  1. Start a new document (Blank)
  2. In the menu, Click on insert and select Drawing (New).
    In the menu, Click on insert and select Drawing (New)
  3. A new drawing window will open
  4. To create Border, click on shape in the menu and then shapes
  5. Select shape as per your need, Rectangle would be best suited for border customization.
  6. As you select the shape and create one, A border menu will appear.
  7. You can customize your border through the border menu as per you need.
  8. After customizing your border style, Click on Save and Close.
    customizing your border style on google doc & Click on Save and Close
  9. Designed border will be inserted on the page.
  10. If you want to edit after inserting the border, Select the border, a menu will appear, click on edit.

Now you have learned how to create page borders on Google Doc.

 

Making a border around text in google docs

Method-1

Adding border around text using Paragraph styles

To make the border around text follow the steps below.

  1. Click on the line or paragraph where you want to put a border.
  2. Click on Format and hover on paragraph styles and select borders and shadings.
    Click on Format and hover on paragraph styles and select borders and shadings
  3. A borders and shadings option will appear, select Position of border lines. You can select  as per your need. To make the border around text or paragraph select all four option from the left.
    A borders and shadings option will appear
  4. You can customize the border for border width, dash, color, background color and paragraph padding.
  5. After customization select Apply.

Now you will see a border around text.

 

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Method-2

Adding border around text using drawing tool

  1. In the menu, Click on insert and select Drawing (New).
  2. A new drawing window will open.
  3. Click on Text box in the menu.
    Click on Text box in the menu
  4. Create a Text box and add your text in it.
  5. As you create a text box a border menu will appear.
  6. You can customize your text box with a border menu.
    You can customize your text box with border menu.
  7. Now save and close, Text box will be inserted on the page.

 

Making a border around image in Google Docs

To make the border around an image, follow the steps below.

  1. In the menu, Click on insert and select Drawing (New)
  2. A new drawing window will open.
  3. Click on Image in the menu.
  4. A window will appear to upload the image.
  5. Click on choose an image to upload and click on select.
  6. Image will be inserted in the drawing section.
  7. As image will be inserted, a border menu will appear.
  8. You can customize your Image with a border menu.
    You can customize your Image with a border menu
  9. Now save and close, Image with border will be inserted on the page.

 

Final Words: Conclusion

We have explained all the ways to make borders in Google Docs. Hope this post will be helpful and now you will be able to make borders in Google Doc easily.

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