When you want to quickly insert a horizontal line into your Word document instead of using the Borders and Shading dialog box in the Ribbon there is a keyboard shortcut to save you time. All you need to do is to enable this function in Word and you’re good to go.


Let’s apply this function in your Word document

Below are examples of applying various horizontal line breaks using six symbols:

Examples of horizontal lines

In the example below, the horizontal line between the two paragraphs was added by simply typing 3 dashes (---) and then pressing the Enter key immediately after.

orizontal lines