Formatting Lines and Backgrounds

In Publisher 2003 formatting backgrounds is essential. Also in Publisher 2003 formatting lines is useful. Learn how to use both here.


By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Formating lines and background colors

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Lines and background colors are a great way to add impact to your document. Lines may be used for visual emphasis, to divide parts of a document, or to suggest things like perforations. A good background color can help your design stand out from the page.

To format a line:

format line

To change the background color of a publication:

change background color


If you have not already done so in a previous challenge, download and save the sample flyer publication to complete this challenge.