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Remove Border from Text Box

When you insert a text box in a document, Word automatically places a border around it. If you want to remove the border or frame click anywhere within the textbox.


You should see a series of handles (black square boxes) appear around the frame or border of the text box.

Go to Format tab

Text Box Tools / Format bar will display



Click Shape Outline box

Click No Outline box

The border or frame will be removed

Save the document

Updated:  July 05, 2012                   

Sr. Arlene Callahan
Training Manager
Rivier University
Nashua, NH 03060

E-mail: acallahan@rivier.edu