Comprehensive notes Working with picture in word 2013

In this article, you will learn about how to Working with picture in word. So here we go!

Working with picture in word

Pictures are an important part of documents. It allows inserting different types of images and graphics in a document which makes our document attractive.

Why do we need to insert graphics in a document?

It is very important Working with picture in word. Have you read books? In the books you have seen there is not only paragraphs, but the figures, diagrams, pictures and drawing you may have observed. Can you imagine why this images or graphics inserted in books? The following reasons describe why do we need to insert graphics in a document :
  1. It can add an impact to the user.
  2. User will enjoy reading with graphics.
  3. User will understand the document with graphics visualization.
  4. Graphics make the document more presentable.
  5. Graphics make your document live.
  6. Images also help to make a document creative.

Now in the next section of Working with picture in word, we will discuss how to insert pictures in word.

How to insert pictures in Word?

So now you understand the importance of graphics or pictures or images in a word document. Now learn how to insert images in a word document. Ms word provides three ways to insert pictures:

  1. Insert picture from computer: Sometimes you have saved your pictures in your computer. You may have created a painting in MS Paint or any other tool for diagrams, figure or any other purpose. Now you want to insert the same. You need to use this option.
  2. Insert picture online: Sometimes we do no have pictures in our computer. That time we need search picture on the internet and insert in the document. So you need to download the picture and then insert pictures, but MS Word provides a direct option to fulfil your need of insert picture online.
  3. Create your own shapes and convert into graphics: You can use different autoshapes and create a new picture.

1. Insert picture from computer (Steps 1 to 5)

2. Insert picture online

Step 1: Click on the Insert tab.
Step 2: Choose Online Pictures option from the Illustration group. Click on image to enlarge the image.
Insert Pictures online in MS Word
Insert Picture Online
Step 3: The browser window will appear. Type the picture name you want to insert in the search box.
Step 4: The browser will search for pictures and give you a list of pictures.
Step 5: Select desired pictures from the list and click on the insert button.
Now in the next section of Working with picture in word you will learn to create own shapes and convert into graphics.

3. Create your own shapes and convert into graphics (Steps 1 to 3).

In the next section of Working with picture in word you will learn how to formatting picture in MS word.

Formatting picture in MS Word

How to crop a picture in word

The crop means removing the unwanted part from images or pictures. To crop images in MS word follow these steps:
Step 1: Select on the picture you want to crop. An additional tab Picture Tools will appear on the ribbon with Format tab.
Step 2: Click on the Format tab.
Step 3: Select crop option from size group. Select appropriate crop option out of the following:
  1. Crop: It will crop the image as you drag the mouse from the drag handle.
  2. Crop to shape:  You can crop an image in a specific shape.
  3. Aspect Ratio: You can crop an image in a specific ratio like square, portrait, landscape etc.
  4. Fill: Fill the cropped image in the selected area.
  5. Fit: Fit the cropped image in the selected area.

Now see how to move picture freely in MS Word for Working with picture in word.

How to move a picture freely in MS Word?

When you insert a picture in MS Word it won’t move freely in the document. Have you tried that? If not then try picture moves but not freely. So be ready here we go for how to move the image freely and adjust with your text. If you have read an option wrap text from formatting picture in MS word then you can get the idea, how to that. So here we go to do so:
Step 1: Select the picture.
Step 2: Click on Format →Wrap Text → Square option displayed in the following screenshot.

How to move picture freely in MS word
Move picture freely in MS Word

Step 3:Now move your image accordingly it will move freely. Try and enjoy it!!!!

The next section of Working with picture in word demonstrates the position command in MS word.

Position command in MS word

 The position command is used to set the picture’s position on the page. You can set the picture horizontally and vertically. So horizontally it can be:
  1. Left
  2. Center
  3. Right

Vertically it can be:

  1. Top
  2. Middle
  3. Bottom

The next section of Working with picture in word explains the steps.

Steps

Step 1: Select the image.
Step 2: Click on Format → Position → Select your desired position on the page. See in the screenshot.
Position command word
Set the position of image
So this way you can insert your images and work with images in your documents. I hope you enjoyed reading this post.
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