Working with pictures in Word documents can illustrate important information. Learn all about using this feature in this free lesson.
Sometimes you may need to not only adjust the sizing of your pictures, but you may notice that the picture is too dark or too bright for your liking. You can adjust your picture using the Picture toolbar.
Crop, Recolor Object, and Set Transparent Color buttons are used with areas of the picture. All other buttons affect the entire picture.
Name of button:
Use it to:
|Insert Picture from File||Insert another picture|
|Color||Automatic, grayscale, black and white, or watermark|
|More Contrast||Increase color intensity|
|Less Contrast||Decrease color intensity|
|More Brightness||Add white to lighten all colors|
|Less Brightness||Add black to darken the color|
|Crop||Cut the sides of an image|
|Rotate Left||Turns the image by 90 degrees to the left with each click|
|Line Style||Customize the border of an image|
|Compress Pictures||Change the resolution of your image|
|Text Wrap||Set how text wraps around the image|
|Format Picture||Display the Format Picture dialog box|
|Set Transparant Color||Use eyedropper to make areas of the picture transparent (mainly for web graphics)|
|Reset Picture||Return picture to its original format|