Importing and Using Images

To ensure keeping the best quality of an image, you will want to be sure to download images and import or insert these images into your program.  Here are the basic steps for inserting an image.

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Be sure to check your programs Help section for more troubleshooting help if none of these methods below are working.

Insert pictures in Word

Step 1:
  • Select Insert > Pictures for a picture on your PC.
  • Navigate to the folder where you've saved the photo (it will typically default to Pictures)

Step 2:

  • Select the picture you want, and then select Insert.
Resize or move pictures
  • To resize a picture, select the picture and drag a corner handle.
  • To wrap text around a picture, select the picture, and then select a wrapping option.
EPS files can no longer be inserted into Office documents. For details, see Support for EPS images has been turned off in Office.

Insert pictures in Publisher

Step 1:
  • Select the Insert tab > Pictures for a picture on your PC.
  • Navigate to the folder where you've saved the photo (it will typically default to Pictures)

Step 2:

  • Select the picture you want, and then select Insert.
You can also insert images by:
  • Select Home Tab >> Pictures >> From File 
  • Select Insert Tab >> Picture Holder >> Size picture holder to size >> Double click to insert image

Insert pictures in PowerPoint

Step 1:
  • Click where you want to insert the picture on the slide.
Step 2:
  • Click on the Insert tab >> in the Images group, click Pictures.

Step 3:

  • In the dialog box that opens, browse to the picture that you want to insert, click that picture, and then click Insert.
Tip: If you want to insert multiple pictures at the same time, press and hold the Ctrl key while you select all the pictures you want to insert.

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