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How to add page borders?

Postby paintertr » Mon May 19, 2008 3:24 am

I am looking to add a border around the entire page in Open Office Writer.

How do I go about doing that?

I want it to be around the whole page.
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Re: How to add page borders?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon May 19, 2008 6:32 am

Format, Page, Borders.
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Re: How to add page borders?

Postby foxcole » Tue May 20, 2008 5:28 pm

Note that this will put a line border on the text margins (I think because they're known to be in the printable area of a page... some printers require a half-inch minimum margin, for example, for the sheet-feed rollers so they can't print in that area). You will want to modify the "spacing to content" values; otherwise the text will hug the margins as it's supposed to do, but with a border there isn't automatically space padded into the margins.

If you mean a decorative graphical border, you'll need to create that in Draw on a page the same size as your document page, save it as .png or whatever, then set it as the page background in Writer (Format> Page> Background, change "As" from Color to Graphic).
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Re: How to add page borders?

Postby Hagar Delest » Tue May 20, 2008 5:34 pm

In the latter case, you should subscribe and vote for it (up to 2 votes per issue) : Issue 24923 - Borders as graphics.

Thanks to be more precise next time, it will improve both the time to get an answer and its relevance.

Thanks to add '[Solved]' at beginning of your first post title (edit button) if your issue has been fixed.
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Re: How to add page borders?

Postby foxcole » Tue May 20, 2008 5:40 pm

Hagar de l'Est wrote:Thanks to be more precise next time, it will improve both the time to get an answer and its relevance.

Very true! That's why we have these guides to help:
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