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Inserting a Picture

Office makes it possible for you to insert pictures, graphics, scanned photographs, art, photos, or artwork from a CD, DVD, online source, iPhoto library or other program into a document. You can insert pictures from files or insert photos from your iPhoto library. When you insert pictures from files on your hard disk drive, scanner, digital camera, or Web camera, Office allows you to select multiple pictures, view thumbnails of them, and insert them all at once, which speeds up the process. If you want to insert photos from an iPhoto library, you can access them using the Photos tab under the Object Palette tab on the Toolbox. After you select the picture or photo you want, you can insert it.

Insert a Picture from a File

  • yellow-circle-01.gif Do either of the following to start the Clip Gallery:

    • In Word and Excel, click the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click From File.
    • In PowerPoint, click the Insert menu, and then click Picture.
  • yellow-circle-02.gif Navigate to the location on the drive and folder that contain the file you want to insert.
  • yellow-circle-03.gif To display specific file types, click the Enable drop-down, and then select an option.
  • yellow-circle-04.gif Click the file you want to insert.
  • yellow-circle-05.gif Specify any of the following:

    • To link a picture file, select the Link to File check box.
    • To save the picture with the document, select the Save with Document check box.
    • If the picture contains layers and you want to keep them separate, select the Treat picture layers as separate objects check box.
  • yellow-circle-06.gif Click Insert.

Insert Photos from the Toolbox

  • yellow-circle-01.gif Click the Object Palette tab on the Toolbox.
  • yellow-circle-02.gif Click the Photos tab on the Object Palette.
  • yellow-circle-03.gif Click the Categories drop-down, and then select the iPhoto library category you want.
  • yellow-circle-04.gif To locate a specific photo, enter a keyword in the Search box, and then press Return.
  • yellow-circle-05.gif Drag the Zoom slider to change the view percentage for the photos.
  • yellow-circle-06.gif Drag the photo to the location where you want it.

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