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Are you looking to add a horizontal line to your Outlook document? This can be a great way to help separate text sections and add visual appeal to your email message. In this post, we’ll show you how to insert a Horizontal Line in Outlook across the entire page, cell or column.
What is the Horizontal Line feature in Outlook?
The Outlook Horizontal Line feature inserts a horizontal line across the entire page cell or column; it is used as a separator for long email messages.
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How to add Horizontal Line in Outlook email
To insert a Horizontal Line in Outlook email messages, follow these steps:
- On the New Email interface, click within the message section
- Click within the email message where you want the horizontal line to go.
- On the Insert tab.
- Click Horizontal Line in the Symbols group
- The line will appear in the email message.
On the New Email interface, click within the message section.
Click within the email message where you want the horizontal line to go.
On the Insert tab in the Symbols group, click the Horizontal Line button.
The line will appear in the message, separating the paragraph into sections. It is inserted for the full width of the page.
Using Auto Format
The other method you can insert a Horizontal Line into your message is to use the AutoFormat feature. Type three characters at the location of the paragraph you want to separate. This method is quick and easy.
Type the characters below in between the paragraph in the email message:
- Hyphen: *** then press Enter.
- Equal sign: === then press Enter.
- Underline: ___ then press Enter.
- Asterisk: *** then press Enter.
- Number sign: ### then press Enter.
- Tides: ~~~ then press Enter.
Each of the characters above can be used as a separator to create different styles of Horizontal Lines within your messages.
How do I put a horizontal line through text?
You need to use the Strikethrough feature. Select the text you want to line out, then on the top select the Format tab. Next, click on the strikethrough icon and a line will be put through the text.
Hope this tutorial helps understand inserting Horizontal Line emails in Outlook.