Learning how to add a border to a picture in Word 2013 will allow you to format a picture so that it can be more easily distinguished from the rest of the information in your document. This is especially helpful when you are working with a picture that has a white background, as those have a tendency to blend into the background.
The tutorial on this page will show you where the picture border formatting option is located in Word 2013, and will also show you how to adjust the color, size, and style of the border that you will be adding to your picture.
How to Put a Border on a Picture in Microsoft Word
The steps below are going to change the formatting of a picture that you have inserted into a document in Microsoft Word 2013. You will have the ability to select the color, weight, and style of the border that you want to place around your picture.
Step 1: Open the document containing the picture to which you want to add a border.
Step 2: Click the picture to select it.
Step 3: Click the Format tab at the top of the window.
Step 4: Click the Picture border button in the Picture Styles section of the ribbon.
Step 5: Select the desired color for your picture border.
Step 6: Click the Weight option, then choose the size of the border for your picture.
Step 7: Click the Dashes option, then select the desired style for the border.
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