Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Presentation
Slides 2 and 3
Figure 2– 17
To Apply Picture Effects
PowerPoint 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 presentation, the photos on Slides 2 and 3 have an orange glow effect and have a bevel applied to their
edges. The following steps apply picture effects to the selected picture.
With the Slide 2
picture selected, click
the Picture Effects
button (Picture Tools
Format tab | Picture
Styles group) to
display the Picture
What if the Picture
Tools Format tab no
longer is displayed
on my Ribbon?
picture to display
the Picture Tools and
Point to Glow on the
Picture Effects menu
to display the Glow gallery.
Figure 2– 18
Point to Orange, 11 pt glow, Accent color 1 in the Glow Variations area (leftmost glow in
third row) to display a live preview of the selected glow effect applied to the picture in the
document window (Figure 2– 18).
Point to various glow effects in the Glow gallery and watch the picture change in the