How to get rid of box around text in word

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Shape Outline lets you choose the color, thickness, or style of the exterior border of a text box, form, or SmartArt graphic. By setting the border to No Outline, you rerelocate the border altogether.

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Note: If you"re changing the border of a SmartArt graphic, pick the graphic, and also find Shape Outline on the Format tab.


Try the "sketched" outline

If you"re using classiccomputers.info 365, you have the right to offer a casual, hand-drawn look to shapes via the Sketched outline.

Select an existing shape in your document, or attract a brand-new one.

With the form schosen, on the Shape Format tab, choose Shape Outline > Sketched, and then choose a line width.

(The smaller the allude dimension ("pt"), the thinner the line is.)

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Set the line thickness

Select the message box or shape border.

If you desire to adjust multiple message boxes or forms, click the first text box or form, and also then press and organize Ctrl while you click the other message boxes or shapes.

Go to Format > Shape Outline, suggest to Weight, and then choose a thickness.

If you do not see the Format tab, make certain you"ve selected the text box or shape.


Note: If you do not watch the thickness you desire, select More Lines, and also collection the thickness you desire in the Width box.


Make a dashed-line border

Select the text box or shape.

If you want to readjust multiple message boxes or shapes, click the initially message box or form, and also then press and organize Ctrl while you click the other text boxes or forms.

Click the Format tab, click Shape Outline, suggest to Dashes, and also then click the style you want.

If you do not view Format tab, make certain you"ve selected the text box or shape.


Use a custom line style

Select the message box or shape.

On the Format tab, click Shape Outline, allude to Dashes, and then pick More Lines.

In the Layout Shape pane, under Line, pick the line style alternatives that you desire.


Rerelocate the border

Select the text box or shape.

If you want to change multiple message boxes or forms, click the first text box or form, and also then press and organize Ctrl while you click the other text boxes or shapes.

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On the Format tab, click Shape Outline, and also then click No Outline.


See also

Add, adjust, or delete borders from papers or pictures

Add a fill or effect to a form or text box

Apply or remove cell boundaries on a worksheet


Set the line thickness

Select the text box or form.

If you desire to readjust multiple text boxes or forms, click the initially message box or shape, and also then press and organize Ctrl while you click the various other text boxes or shapes.

Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click Shape Outline, point to Weight, and then click the line weight that you desire.

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If you don"t view the Drawing Tools or Format tabs, make sure that you have selected the message box or shape. You can have to double-click the message box or form to open the Format tab.


Note: If you don"t see the thickness you desire, select More Lines, and collection the thickness you want in the Width box.


Make a dashed-line border

Select the text box or form.

If you desire to adjust multiple message boxes or forms, click the first text box or form, and also then push and also host Ctrl while you click the other text boxes or forms.

Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles team, click Shape Outline, allude to Dashes, and then click the border style that you want.

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If you don"t watch the Drawing Tools or Format tabs, make certain that you have actually schosen the text box or shape. You could have to double-click the text box or shape to open the Format tab.


Use a practice line style

Select the text box or form.

Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, click Shape Outline, allude to Dashes, and then choose More Lines.

In the Format Shape dialog box, under Line Style, pick the line style alternatives that you desire.


Remove the border

Select the text box or shape border that you desire to remove.

If you desire to change multiple text boxes or shapes, click the first message box or shape, and then push and organize Ctrl while you click the other message boxes or forms.

Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click Shape Outline, and also then click No Outline.

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If you do not watch the Drawing Tools or Format tabs, make certain that you have selected the text box or form. You might have to double-click the message box or shape to open the Format tab.


See also

Add a fill or effect to a form or text box

Add, readjust, or delete boundaries from files or photos

Add, copy, or delete a text box

Apply or remove cell boundaries on a worksheet


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