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Hi Nancy

I am using Word 2010 edition.

May I ask how to insert those 4 corner markers (one on each corner, shape like L, inverse L etc.) into the page?

Thank you



hello -

I included the directions for using a Page Border and then realized this may not be what you are asking.  I think you mean for formatting corners.

From the File menu > Options > Advanced >

Scroll Down until you see Show document content and then Check > Show crop marks > OK

PAGE Borders
From the HOME Tab > Paragraph Group > Borders Icon drop down icon arrow > Borders and Shading (at the bottom of the list)

The Borders and Shading window opens Click on the Page Border TAB

Bottom middle look for the Word - Art:
From here you click on the down arrow and scroll to see the page border options.

Once you have made a selection you can click on the "Options" button to determine if you want the border from the edge of the page, or text, around the header and footer - or not.  The margin.

You can also determine if you want to apply to the Whole document or a section or the first page.

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