PowerPoint slides often can look more professional when a border floats within the slide. Adding a colourful border to a graphic in the presentation can also add interest and bring attention to a word or graphic on the slide. Borders can be placed around specific words within a slide that users can click for another effect. Custom slide borders can be created from simple lines or chosen from one of the pre-designed borders in the program..
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Open a new presentation by clicking on the PowerPoint icon. Select the slide on which you wish to insert a border. Click on the "Drawing" toolbar, then select the "Rectangle" button.
Click and drag the mouse to draw the rectangle to your preferred size on the slide. Click the arrow next to "Fill Color Button" and select "No Fill" to create a border around the perimeter of your slide.
Change the colour of the border by selecting the "Line Color" button in the "Drawing" toolbar, then choose "More Line Colors" to see the spectrum of colours available.
Edit the border's style by clicking on the "Drawing" toolbar and then selecting the "Line Style" button. Choose the style from the options displayed.
Open a new presentation by clicking on the PowerPoint icon. Select the slide on which you wish to insert a border. Click on the "Insert" menu, "Picture" and then "Clip Art."
When the "Clip Art" window opens, locate the border you would like to use then double-click the border style you wish to insert.
Select the border, then edit it to your liking by resizing, rotating or flipping it.
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