Inserting Media Objects

When inserting media objects Office 2003 lets you do several things. Learn what they are in this free lesson.

Browsing clips

To learn more about clips, you may find it helpful to browse Microsoft's clip collections. You can use the Microsoft Clip Organizer to browse through media clips.

To browse clip collections using the Clip Organizer:

  • Choose InsertPictureClip Art.
  • The Clip Art task pane opens.
  • Click the Organize clips link.
  • The Clip Organizer opens.
  • Three collections will be visible in the Collection List: My Collections, Office Collections, and Web Collections.
  • Click on a collection title to display the contents of the folder.
  • The folder's contents display in the right pane.

Clip Organizer

Note: The first time you open the Organize Clips link, the following dialog box appears:

Add clips to Organizer dialog box

If you choose Now, the Clip Organizer organizes your current clips and places them in a folder called My Collections. Microsoft also features clips on its website. To view the clips, you must have an Internet connection.

To browse the clip collections online:

  • Choose InsertPictureClip Art.
  • The Clip Art task pane opens.
  • Click the Clip art on Office Online link.
  • The Microsoft Office Online Clip Art and Media opens.

OR

  • With the Clip Organizer open, click the Clips Online button to open the Microsoft Office Online Clip Art and Media.