Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Word Document
Home tab is active tab — Picture Tools Format
tab disappears when graphic is not selected
Click to the right of the graphic to
deselect it (Figure 1–50).
What happened to the Picture Tools
When you click outside of a graphic
or press a key to scroll through
a document, Word deselects the
graphic and removes the Picture
Tools Format tab from the screen.
What if I want to return a graphic
to its original size and start again?
With the graphic selected, click the
Size Dialog Box Launcher (Picture
Tools Format tab | Size group), click
the Size tab (Layout dialog box),
click the Reset button, and then click
the OK button.
mouse pointer sometimes has
icon beside it, depending on
its screen location
1. Enter height and width of
graphic in Shape Height
and Shape Width boxes
(Picture Tools Format tab |
2. Click Size Dialog Box
Launcher (Picture Tools
Format tab | Size group),
click Size tab (Layout
dialog box), enter desired
height and width values
in boxes, click OK button
To Insert Another Picture
The next step is to insert the other digital picture of the dog immediately to the right
of the current picture. This second picture also is available on the Data Files for Students.
See the inside back cover of this topic for instructions on downloading the Data Files for
Students, or contact your instructor for information about accessing the required i les.
The following steps insert another picture immediately to the right of the current
At any time while using
Word, you can i nd answers
to questions and display
information about various
topics through Word Help.
Used properly, this form
of assistance can increase
your productivity and
reduce your frustrations
by minimizing the time
you spend learning how to
use Word. For instruction
about Word Help and
exercises that will help you
gain coni dence in using it,
read the Ofi ce 2010 and
Windows 7 chapter at the
beginning of this topic.
With the insertion point positioned as shown in Figure 1–50, click Insert on the Ribbon to
display the Insert tab.
With your USB l ash drive connected to one of the computer’s USB ports, click the Insert
Picture from File button (Insert tab | Illustrations group) to display the Insert Picture
If necessary, navigate to the picture location (in this case, the Word folder in the CIS 101
folder [or your class folder] on the USB l ash drive). For a detailed example of this proce-
dure, refer to Steps 3a – 3c in the To Save a File in a Folder section in the Ofi ce 2010 and
Windows 7 chapter at the beginning of this topic.
Click Dog Picture 2 to select the i le.
Click the Insert button (Insert Picture dialog box) to insert the picture at the location of
the insertion point in the document.