Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
When you’re using a document theme, theme effects are automatically applied to
any graphic that’s inserted into your document. Refer to Chapter 16 for more information on
Resizing an image
To change an image’s size on the page, heed these steps:
1. Click to select the image.
2. Use the mouse to drag one of the image’s four corner handles inward or outward to make
the image smaller or larger.
If you press and hold the Shift key as you drag the mouse, the image is proportionally
You can use the buttons in the Format tab’s Size area to nudge the image size vertically or
horizontally or to type specific values for the image’s size.
Cropping an image
In graphics lingo, cropping works like taking a pair of scissors to the image: You make the image
smaller, but by doing so, you eliminate some content, just as an angry, sullen teen would use shears
to remove his cheating scumbag former girlfriend from a prom picture. Figure 22-2 shows an
To crop, click the image once to select it, and then click the Crop button in the Format
tab’s Size group. You’re now in Cropping mode, which works much like resizing an image: Drag a
cropping handle inward, which slices off a side or two from the image.