Inserting a Picture Into the Header in Word 2010 The steps in this article will show you how to add an image to the header section of your document. The Position tab gives you many options for specifying the horizontal and vertical alignment, and allows you to modify options related to the anchor point. To create this article, 9 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. This comes in handy when you want to place a picture a certain distance from something else, like a page margin. Today we show you how to center pictures, images, and other objects perfectly in Word and PowerPoint.
Images are placed inline with your text, which means that they appear wherever the insertion pointer is blinking. The book layout options are very handy because they can be used to ensure that images stay on the outside or inside margins on facing pages. Now you can do all of this and more — if you have Word 2010 or higher. Cropping an image in Word 2010 In graphics lingo, cropping works like taking a pair of scissors to the image: You make the image smaller, but by doing so, you eliminate some content, just as an angry, sullen teen would use shears to remove his cheating-scumbag former girlfriend from a prom picture. It will move to the next page if an edit causes the anchor point to move to the next page.
There doesn't actually need to be any text currently on the page for the image to be repositioned. If your picture pushes down the body of your document, then you can click a corner of the image and drag it to adjust the size of the picture, Or you can drag the bottom margin of the header section up by placing your cursor on the bottom margin in the ruler at the left side of the screen, then clicking the margin and dragging it up. The image below, for example is positioned in the middle left with square text wrapping. Or is there some way i can convert all bitmap images in the document to png? Any tipos would be most welcome. Even if you want your image on the right-hand side, place your cursor at the level you would like the image. An object anchor indicates where a picture or object is located in relation to the text in your document.
In this lesson, you will learn how to search for and insert clip art, how to insert an image from a file, and how to change the text wrapping settings for your images. Position the mouse over the image so that the cursor shape turns into a 4-way arrow, then click and drag the image. I am making handouts for my students. These instructions work for Word 2007 — 2013. When inserted, the picture's bottom left corner will be at this point. Does an image you inserted into your Microsoft Word document keep moving around? It should be next to the paragraph in which you want the clip art anchored. For example, grab the top handle and drag up or down to make the image taller or shorter.
The key to getting the results you want is usually to click the Layout Options icon. As you increase or decrease the distance, you will note that the header position moves automatically. Drag the handle toward the center of the picture to make it smaller and away from the center to make it larger. Move your cursor over 1 of the dots, so that it changes to a 2-headed arrow. It lists any other program windows that are open and not minimized.
The image will change size while keeping the same proportions. Of course, selecting the Tight option does pretty much the same thing. Look for all the different types of graphics on the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group. You can even opt to show all images or hide all images, depending on what you are trying to accomplish during the editing of your document. Accessing the Selection Pane To access the Selection Pane, you need to have a shape or image on your document already.
If you want to stretch it horizontally or vertically, you can use the side sizing handles. Please note that this feature works best when you have several images on your document. If the image is too large or too small, then you might need to resize it. However, you cannot move a picture that was inserted while using the desktop version of Word if the picture has text wrapping or a fixed position on the page. With these settings, the image will stay in the upper right corner even if edits cause the anchor point to move. The mouse pointer changes to a plus sign.
Although adding pictures to text is often thought of more with desktop publishing programs such as Microsoft Publisher, you can also insert photos into your Microsoft Word documents. Now, in the align tools, you can center the whole group on your page for a heading, or whatever you want to use the pictures for. How to lock anchored images If you delete text and an image somewhere else in the document gets deleted too, then the image anchor is misplaced. To be able to change the Alignment, we need to first change the text wrap settings. If you have a more specific image in mind, you can insert a picture from a file.
This only works with shapes in PowerPoint 2010 beta, but will work with pictures, textboxes, and media in the final release this summer. This is particularly irritating if you later want to change the image path because the field code is only accessible if you reset the wrapping to inline. The cropping handles change shape, and your cursor changes shape to a cropping tool. Word Online will retain the layout settings that you applied in the desktop version of Word. Notice the tools were grayed out in the menu by default.
Selecting a Clip Art image You can also click the drop-down arrow next to the image in the Clip Art pane to view more options. For example, when you move the picture, the text around it might get messed up. This can increase the length of your document, and might also create some problems if you have manually inserted page breaks near the bottom of a page. Other images are being copied and rendered. But the ease with which you can copy and paste pictures directly from other programs like Excel or a Web browser could leave you in a situation where you need to edit a picture, or share a picture with someone through email, but the only copy of the image that you have is in the Word document. By using the options on the Word 2010 header menu, you can easily change the header position in Word 2010. Or you could create a macro that sizes the image not 100% so you can click the image then run the macro.