There are two sides to the coin when we talk about borders. One side enhances the presentation quality of the picture. The other ruins the overall effect of the picture in the document. In both the print and digital media, most follow technical standards as to when a border should be added to a picture.
Borders are considered to be a complementary element of a picture and should not compromise the picture’s meaning.
Either way, learning how to add a border to a picture is a must be a useful skill. Luckily for us, MS Word paved the way to easily add borders to pictures without a sweat.
Now, there are about two ways to add a border to a picture in MS Word.
2 Ways to Add Border to a Picture in Word
- Add a picture border using the Picture Styles group
- Add a picture border using the Context Menu
You can never go wrong with how comprehensive Microsoft Word borders are. In this tutorial, we’ll cover two methods to add borders to your pictures in MS Word. Both are equally helpful with the first being the more elaborate and the second being the quicker method. MS Word provides a number of options to customize your picture borders, so we’ve included a section just for that.
We hope you’ll find the steps outlined here relatively easy to follow, as we have created this guide with beginners in mind. Moreover, we’ll expound on each of the methods little by little to help you follow us at every step of the way.
Without any delay, let’s dive right in!