Windows 10: How Do I Get Rid of This Dotted Border Around a Table in Word 2016? Solved


  1. Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home x64
       02 Nov 2016 #1

    How Do I Get Rid of This Dotted Border Around a Table in Word 2016?


    Hi All. I've tried all of the border/shading tweaks, table tweaks, playing with some advanced options, etc., but the dreaded dotted border persists. Easiest thing to do is show you an image of what I mean. This is a resume, and I don't want anyone opening up to find the ugly dotted border around the header information. Please see attached.

    Note that it does print without a border, and I convert it to a PDF without the border appearing??

    I appreciate any help. Again this is Microsoft Word 2016 on Windows 10 64-bit.

    ARNK
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  2. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       02 Nov 2016 #2

    Hi:

    Those are "gridlines". They are there (e.g. in document templates) to assist with creating the document.
    You can toggle them off or on from "View Gridlines" tab under "Table Tools" in the ribbon.
    (Unless you configure Word to do so, they will not normally appear when you print the document.)

    See the attached screen shots for illustrations.

    Let us know if this resolves your issue.

    Cheers,
    MM
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails GridlinesON-2016-11-02_18-15-34.png   GridlinesOFF-2016-11-02_18-15-34.png  
    Last edited by MoxieMomma; 02 Nov 2016 at 18:50.
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  3. Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Home x64
    Thread Starter
       03 Nov 2016 #3

    Awesome, thank you. It's always the little things
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  4. Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       03 Nov 2016 #4

    You're most welcome.

    I'm glad I could help.

    Cheers,

    MM
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