space between shaded paragraphs

Jun 9, 2014
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Hi, I want to make a simple list in word 2013, and I want items to have a background color, but i want a blank space between them, and I can't achieve that. I remember doing it in word 2007, or even 2010, not sure, but can't do now with 2013.

something like this:

when I shade the background, it's color touches the color below:

but I wanted blank spaces between them like this:

unfortunately I only managed to do so by breaking a list, and I want it to happen when i simply press enter to go to a new line. how to do so?



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