Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Word Document
To Apply Picture Effects
Word provides a variety of picture effects so that you can further customize a picture. Effects include shadows,
rel ections, glow, soft edges, bevel, and 3-D rotation. The difference between the effects and the styles is that each
effect has several options, providing you with more control over the exact look of the image.
In this l yer, the leftmost dog picture has a slight tan glow effect and is turned inward toward the center of the
page. The following steps apply picture effects to the selected picture.
Click the Picture
Effects button (Picture
Tools Format tab |
Picture Styles group)
to display the Picture
Point to Glow on the
mouse pointer on
Tan, 5 pt glow,
Accent color 6
Picture Effects menu
to display the Glow
Reset Picture button
Point to Tan, 5 pt
glow, Accent color 6
in the Glow Variations
area (rightmost glow
in i rst row) to display
a live preview of the
effect applied to
the picture in the
of glow effect
to which you
Point to various glow effects in the Glow gallery and watch the picture change in the document window.
Click Tan, 5 pt glow, Accent color 6 in the Glow gallery to apply the selected picture effect.
What if I wanted to discard formatting applied to a picture?
You would click the Reset Picture button (Picture Tools Format tab | Adjust group). To reset
formatting and size, you would click the Reset Picture button arrow (Picture Tools Format tab |
Adjust group) and then click Reset Picture & Size on the Reset Picture menu.