Adding pictures in Word documents can illustrate important information, and in Word text wrapping helps separate words from pictures.
Adding pictures to your document can be a great way to illustrate important information or add decorative accents to existing text. Used in moderation, pictures can improve the overall appearance of your document.
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If you have a specific image in mind, you can insert a picture from a file. In our example, we'll insert a picture saved locally on our computer.
To resize an image, click and drag one of the corner sizing handles . The image will change size while keeping the same proportions. If you want to stretch it horizontally or vertically, you can use the side sizing handles .