Here’s a quick trick for adding a little panache to your document. It’s a trick that works in Word, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice.  To add a straight line, type three or more dashes and press enter.

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Want a double line? Try three equal signs and hit the enter key.

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For a thicker double line hit three # signs.

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In Word, if you hit three asterisks, you’ll get a broken line like this.

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In LibreOffice and OpenOffice, it will just give you a medium thickness double-line

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