Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Removing the background from a picture
4 On the Background Removal contextual tab, in the Refine group, do
one or both of the following:
• If some parts of the subject were incorrectly removed, click Mark
Areas To Keep and then click one or more areas that you want to
remain in the picture.
• If some parts of the background were incorrectly kept, click
Mark Areas To Remove and then click one or more areas that
you want to remove.
If you mark an area and then change your mind, click Delete Mark
and then click that area.
5 When you have included the entire subject and excluded all of the
background, on the Background Removal contextual tab, in the
Close group, click Keep Changes.
TIP Background removal works best with pictures or clip art in
which the background is a single color that doesn’t appear
anywhere else in the picture. Sometimes you’ll click an area to keep,
and that will cause some other area to be removed, or other problems
might occur. If you find that you have trouble getting the effect you
want, in the Close group, you can click Discard All Changes and start
TRY ThIs After you remove a picture’s background, click the
Layout Options button next to the picture and select the Tight
text wrapping. Then, drag the picture into the middle of some
paragraphs of text and observe how the text repositions as the picture