Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Word Document
To Apply a Picture Style
A style is a named group of formatting characteristics. Word provides more than 25 picture styles that enable
you easily to change a picture’s look to a more visually appealing style, including a variety of shapes, angles, borders,
and rel ections. The l yer in this chapter uses a style that applies soft edges to the picture. The following steps
apply a picture style to a picture.
1
Click the leftmost dog picture to
select it (Figure 1–52).
What is the green circle attached to
the selected graphic?
It is called a rotate handle. When
you drag a graphic’s rotate handle,
the graphic moves in either a
clockwise or counterclockwise
direction.
More
button
Picture Styles group
rotate handle
Picture Styles gallery
graphic
selected
four-headed
arrow attached
to mouse pointer
indicates graphic
is selected
zoom changed
to 100%
Figure 1–52
2
expanded gallery
shows more
options — your list
may be arranged
differently
Click the More button in the
Picture Styles gallery (Picture
Tools Format tab | Picture Styles
group) (shown in Figure 1–52) to
expand the gallery.
Picture Styles
gallery
Point to Soft Edge Rectangle in the
mouse pointer
on Soft Edge
Rectangle
picture style
Picture Styles gallery to display a live
preview of that style applied to the
picture in the document
(Figure 1–53).
I
Experiment
Point to various picture styles in the
Picture Styles gallery and watch the
style of the picture change in the
document window.
picture format
changes to Soft Edge
Rectangle, showing a
live preview of style
to which you are
pointing in expanded
gallery
3
Picture Styles gallery to apply the
style to the selected picture.
Click Soft Edge Rectangle in the
Figure 1–53
 
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