Inserting Media Objects

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

Adding clips to the Clip Organizer

You can also add frequently used clips, such as a company logo, to the Clip Organizer.

To add a clip that's located on your hard disk:
  • Choose InsertPictureClip Art.
  • The Insert Clip Art task pane opens.
  • Click the Clip Organizer link.
  • The Clip Organizer opens.
  • On the Clip Organizer's File menu, choose Add Clips to GalleryOn My Own.
  • Locate the folder containing the clip, and select the clip you want to add.
  • Click Add to and select the collection you want to add the clip to, or click New to create a new folder.
  • Click Add.

Adding a clip

To add an object (such as an Excel chart) you created in another Office XP program:
  • Select the object(s) you want to save as a clip.
  • Click the Copy button on the Standard toolbar (Ctrl+C).
  • Choose InsertPictureClip Art.
  • The Insert Clip Art task pane opens.
  • Click the Clip Organizer link.
  • The Clip Organizer opens.
  • Select the collection folder you want to add the clip to.
  • In the Clip Organizer, click the Paste button (Ctrl+V).