I created a document around a year ago, with a horizontal line across the page under each chapter heading. margin-right: 30px; This trick is explained in detail on page 78 of my Word Tips and Tricks book available here: http://royalwise.com/rw/product-category/royalwise-training/books-dvds/. Alicia, thanks for the helpful post. flex-wrap: wrap; position: relative; You sure can! Horizontal line is a cute feature to make the message content look clear and neat. If it doesn’t extend across the page, use any of the RESIZE HANDLES to make it larger — but keep in mind that these are images, so if your line image is extended longer than its original dimension, it may become fuzzy. You will also learn how to use just CSS to add underlines to text and content. Any ideas? To insert a horizontal line (also called a “horizontal rule”), here are four creative ways to do it. oh dear! -webkit-box-pack: center; margin: 0 auto; Instead of pressing the spacebar after typing —, hit Enter/Return instead. How do you add the shortcut back? Excellent! .bio-badge { Intuit, QuickBooks, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor are registered trademarks of Intuit Inc. Used with permission under the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Agreement. Horizontal lines are a way to separate content and can be done using the HTML HR element or CSS border rules. This places a line across the page, underlining not just the text but the rest of the row, too. With a Masters in Teaching from Tufts University, a QuickBooks®️ Online Advanced Certification and more than 30 years’ experience in the tech industry, Alicia is passionate about finding creative, practical solutions to complex and everyday tech problems. display: block; @media only screen and (max-width: 479px) { Shapes are under the Insert Menu, but they don’t have the fancy artistic ones that the 2013 version used to have. So when typing three hyphens, I get – —. You could also increase the Spacing above or below the text! I cannot figure out how to do it though. .author-bio-badges { 2. Get all straight, vertical and horizontal line symbols ─ ═ |┃⌇╏┊┇║〣≡ ☱☲ and … Thank you very much Alicia! No worries, I’ve got it worked out. Please give me some way to draw it. Click on BORDERS AND SHADING, the last option on the drop-down list, to refine the weight and color of this line. Buy the book in convenient formats including eBook, iBooks, Multi-touch, and paperback versions. I had not thought to use a shape. Today I will show you how to use the HTML U element to add semantic meaning to your underlines and CSS to dress them up. Any ideas? My complete collection of time-saving tips and tricks is called…wait for it…Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks. It works and was just what I needed today. If you still have a copy of the “ruined” document, we can do a screenshare and I can teach you how. There is! I’m trying to but can’t figure out. We can use the options made available to us by Microsoft itself to insert a horizontal line in Word. margin-left: 0px !important; For Mac, the only normal option for horizontal line which you want to design and still have it running with the text is to use shapes-line, if you insert it in a paragraph it stays anchored to the line unless you move it by hand. .bio-badge:nth-child(1) { ~Alicia. } Any suggestions? } Love it! In computer text, horizontal, the prolonged sound mark is repeated instead of just being long line. margin-right: 0px !important; At the moment I can’t remember exactly which one is responsible for the magic, since I discovered this trick more than 5 years ago. The third method you gave (Add Bottom Borders) resulted in a line that didn’t have anywhere near so much extra padding. /* ----------------------------------------- */ .bio-title { What if I want a solid line that is broken up by text? This is how you insert a horizontal line in Microsoft Word manually. Here you can read the description of the Unicode character and get the line alt codes. } padding-left: 0 !important; But I can not get the line equal distant from the paragraph above and below. I could add this kind of line using shapes and using tables, however I would like to have it directly in my style formatting. Highlight the rows where you want the line to go. So in 9-point type, an em dash is nine points wide, while in 24-point type the em dash is 24 points wide. Click in the paragraph of text you want a line under. Look for “AutoFormat as You Type.” If you can’t find it, give me a call at 971-235-7119 and I can walk you through. Then click on the top ruler at the location where you want the Bar Tab to go. This, too, is purely stylistic, and often represents deliberate prolonging of the sound by the character who speaks it or just a trembly, shaky voice. } -webkit-box-flex: 1; @media only screen and (min-width: 981px) { Just like any HTML element, you can style horizontal line using CSS.