Sets or returns an int that represents the space to maintain between the border and the text in twips. One twip = (1/20 pt) or (1/1440 in)

 public int Padding{ get; set; }
Public Property Padding() As Integer

The minimum width is 0 points and the maximum width is 32 points. Values beyond these will be automatically adjusted.

MS Word equivalent: Format menu > Borders and Shading... > Borders tab > Options button > From text

          //--- Get Padding
          int padding = brdr.Padding;

          //--- Set Padding to 4 points
          brdr.Padding = 80;

          '--- Get Padding
          Dim padding As Integer = brdr.Padding

          '--- Set Padding to 4 points
          brdr.Padding = 80