Using the Writing Assistant Palette...

Open the Writing Assistant Palette

Choose Palettes Writing Assistant to open the Writing Assistant Palette:

Select a cell

Click the cell bracket of the cell to which you want to add a frame:

Add a frame to the cell

Click the Frame popup and choose a frame style from the list:

Programmatically...

Use the Framed function to add a frame around any output:

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Or use the CellFrame option to generate cells with frames:

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With a Custom Button...

Make a styling button

Make a button that adds a frame to the current selection:

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Use the button

Use the button to add a frame to a cell:

  • Custom buttons are useful for making styling toolbars. See Set Up a Docked Cell for more information.

Select a cell

Click the cell bracket of the cell to which you want to add a frame:

Open the Formatting sidebar

Click Format to open the Formatting sidebar:

Choose a frame style

Click the Frame Style menu and choose a frame style from the list:

Programmatically...

Use the Framed function to add a frame around any output:

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Or use the CellFrame option to generate cells with frames:

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