Defining Borders for Pages

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Warning.png In Writer, you define borders for page styles, not individual pages. All changes made to borders apply to all pages that use the same page style. Note that page style changes cannot be undone by the Undo function in LibreOffice.

To Set a Predefined Border Style

  1. Choose Format - Page - Borders.
  2. Select one of the default border styles in the Default area.
  3. Select a line style, width and color for the selected border style in the Line area. These settings apply to all border lines that are included in the selected border style.
  4. Select the distance between the border lines and the page contents in the Spacing to contents area. You can only change distances to edges that have a border line defined.
  5. Click OK to apply the changes.

To Set a Customized Border Style

  1. Choose Format - Page - Borders.
  2. In the User-defined area select the edge(s) that you want to appear in a common layout. Click on an edge in the preview to toggle the selection of an edge.
  3. Select a line style, width and color for the selected border style in the Line area. These settings apply to all border lines that are included in the selected border style.
  4. Repeat the last two steps for every border edge.
  5. Select the distance between the border lines and the page contents in the Spacing to contents area. You can only change distances to edges that have a border line defined.
  6. Click OK to apply the changes.

Related Topics

Defining Borders for Paragraphs

Defining Borders for Characters

Defining Borders for Tables and Table Cells

Defining Borders for Objects

Creating and Applying Page Styles