Microsoft KB Archive/43878

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Word: Border b/w Boxed Paragraphs Shadowed When Indents Change PSS ID Number: Q43878 Article last modified on 03-04-1993 PSS database name: M_WorD

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In Microsoft Word, when you are creating a series of two or more consecutive boxed paragraphs when either indent is different between the two paragraphs, the lines between the indented paragraph and the one above/below it line up just slightly apart. This gives the appearance of a shadowed border between the two boxes.

To have the paragraphs separately boxed, apply a small amount of spacing before and after the paragraphs, by using the Spacing Before/Spacing After feature in the Paragraph dialog box on the Format menu. This procedure will give the paragraphs a uniform appearance.

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