Add finishing touches to your office documents with Microsoft® Office 2010
It comes as a known fact that images add beauty to your content. To give more depth to your work, most of the time you may feel like dressing up your presentations, worksheets, and other documents with eye-catching images. However, in many cases you may lack the options for doing so.
Keeping your concern in mind, Microsoft Office 2010 offers you useful tools and tips that would add flavor to your office work. These are:
• Insert Images into different shapes:
Microsoft helps you to create an image and embed it into any shape of your choice. All you need to do is
ïƒ˜ Choose ‘Insert’, ‘Shapes’ and then select any shape like Circle, Heart, Ellipse, etc.
ïƒ˜ Hold the ‘Shift’ key to draw the shape.
ïƒ˜ After selecting the shape, click on the ‘Drawing Tools’ tab.
ïƒ˜ From the ‘Format’ tab, select ‘Shape Fill’ and ‘Picture’ you want to use.
ïƒ˜ Finally click on ‘Insert’.
Your selected picture gets perfectly embedded in your selected shape. It’s so easy.
• Use Signatures and Logos as Clip Art:
If you are the one who faces difficulties in adding an image of your company logo or your signature as a Clip Art image, follow these steps and feel relieved
ïƒ˜ Choose ‘Start’, ‘Programs’ and then ‘Microsoft Clip Organizer’.
ïƒ˜ Click on ‘File’ and select ‘Add Clips to Organizer, On My Own’.
ïƒ˜ Browse the file which contains your signature or logo and click on ‘Add’.
ïƒ˜ Right-click on the image and from the drop-down list, select ‘Edit keywords’.
ïƒ˜ Add keywords to the image to locate that image in the future.
ïƒ˜ Click ‘Apply’ to apply the changes, ‘OK’ to finish and finally close the Clip Organizer.
Your company’s logo or your scanned signature is easily added as a Clip Art image.
• Save a Worksheet as a Picture:
In case you need a picture of a worksheet or a chart, you can use Microsoft Excel.
ïƒ˜ For a picture of a worksheet, select the data range in the cells you want to convert into a picture.
ïƒ˜ For chart, select the chart. Click on the ‘Home’ tab of the ‘Ribbon’ toolbar, and select ‘Copy as Picture’ from the ‘Copy’ drop-down list.
ïƒ˜ You are given the option to capture the image as it appears or as it will appear after printing.
ïƒ˜ Select ‘Picture’ or ‘Bitmap’ in case above options are available and click ‘OK’.
ïƒ˜ Now paste the picture into the application of your choice.
With these tools and tips, you can easily incorporate and use images in your documents and make your office work more noticeable.