How can I add cell padding (term related to HTML) to a paragraph in Word 2008 (for Mac).
Here is a screenshot of how my paragraph looks:
How can I add space between the border and the characters?
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"Cell padding" as such does not exist in Word, but you can try these:
(I have Word
2007 2010 for Windows right now, but the commands should be similar)
For the left and right "padding" the "Left Indent", "Right Indent" and "Hanging Indent" handles in the ruler may help (View Tab - > Show/Hide -> Ruler if the ruler is not visible)
(Unable to upload images from my workplace. Will upload from home later today)
Edit: Added images (realized after 3 years, screenshots from Word 2010, instructions pretty much the same)
In word 2013 I tried the options... dialog box approach but didn't see any change in the resulting padding. I was able to add a border to the style declaration, using the same color, and it gave the effect I was hoping for, with more padding around the text. I had to adjust the left and right margins of the style a bit, too, to get the edges to line up where I wanted them.