How to insert picture in Word

Almost all users of MS Word have come across the task of inserting images into a text document. Course papers, essays, graduation projects, various texts with illustrations – this is just a short list of documents for which you need to use images. Unfortunately, very often inserting a picture into an already finished text completely violates the formatting of the entire document. In order to avoid this, you should know the basic rules for working with images in Word.
How to insert a picture in the Word in any place
How to insert a picture into the Word from the Internet
How to insert a picture in the Word next to the text
Free movement of the image in Word
How to write text on a photo in Word
How to make a picture background in Word

How to insert a picture in the Word in any place

You can add an image to Word anywhere in the document. To insert a picture into the text, click the mouse in the place where the picture should be, in the main menu of MS Word go to the “Insert” tab and click on the “Picture” icon. How to insert a picture in the Word
After this, a folder will open where images are stored by default. Go to the place where the desired image is located, and select it. As a result of these actions, the picture will be inserted in the specified place of the text, and in the upper part of MS Word a menu will open that allows you to change the parameters of the picture. How to insert an image into a Word
Using the “Format” tab, you can change not only the image parameters, such as brightness, contrast and others, but also change the size of the image, its position relative to the text and much more.

How to insert a picture into the Word from the Internet

The latest versions of MS Word allow you to find images on the Internet and paste them into a document directly in the application itself. In earlier versions there is no such function, therefore, in order to place the desired image from any website into a Word document, you need to perform several simple steps.

  1. Open the site with the desired image and right-click on the image that you want to insert into the document. In the menu that appears, select the “Copy image” section. After that, the selected image will be placed on the clipboard of your computer. Insert a picture from the Internet into the Word
  2. Open a Word document and right-click in the place where the copied image will be placed. In the menu that appears, select “Paste.” In this case, the picture will be inserted into the document in the place where the mouse cursor was.

If the image size does not suit you, you can change it. To do this, left-click on the image and drag one of the corners. So that the proportions of the picture do not change in the process of resizing, press and hold the Shift button. Picture from Internet to Word

How to insert a picture in the Word next to the text

Often there is a need to place the image in the document inside the text, that is, the text should wrap around the image from one side or the other. In order to place the picture in this way, insert the image in the desired part of the text, then right-click on it and select the “Format Picture” item in the appeared menu. Insert a picture into Word text
In the “Format Picture” window, go to the “Layout” tab and select the desired text wrap option. Insert image into text Word
To ensure that the text is located to the right of the picture, select the “Square” wrapping and the horizontal alignment “Left”. Insert photo into Word text
To keep the text to the left of the picture, select the “Square” wrap and the “Right” horizontal alignment.
To make the drawing be in the center of the text, select the “Square” wrap and the “Center” horizontal alignment.
You can also fine-tune the position of the picture. To do this, on the “Layout” tab in the “Format Picture” window, use the “Advanced…” button. Picture inside the text Word
After clicking on this button, the “Advanced Layout” window will appear. Image inside the text of the Word
It contains many advanced settings and, in particular, you can specify the distance of the pattern from the test to the right, left, top and bottom.

Free movement of the image in Word

There are cases when the picture must be placed in the text so that when moving the picture does not violate the formatting of the test. This can be done by wrapping text around the image.

Insert the picture in the right place text. Right-click on the image and in the menu that appears, select “Format Picture”. In the “Format Picture” window on the “Layout” tab in the “Wrapping style” block, select the “Behind text” or “In front of text” option. Move picture to Word
If you select the option “Behind text”, the text will be placed over the image, as if against the background of it. Option “In front of text” provides for the placement of the image on top of the text.
In both cases, the image can be moved around the text of the entire document without disturbing its formatting.

How to write text on a photo in Word

In Word, there are several ways to make an inscription in the figure located inside the document. In the simplest case, an inscription made in the form of plain text is superimposed over a picture or photo. This is done as follows.

  1. On the “Insert” tab, click “Text Box” and select the “Simple Text Box” template. Make an inscription on the photo in Word
  2. In the text box that appears, enter an inscription that will be superimposed over the image. Here you can also format the text according to your wishes. Make an inscription on the image in Word
  3. Exit the text field and in the right place of the document, insert the picture on which the inscription should be located. Make the inscription on the picture in Word
  4. Right-click on the image, in the menu that opens, go to the “Format Picture” section. In the “Format Picture” window, go to the “Layout” tab and select the flow wrap “Behind text”.
  5. Click on the text that should be placed on top of the photo, and drag it with the mouse to the desired part of the picture. Sign a picture on Word

White background in the label can be removed. To do this, right-click on its border and in the menu that appears, select the “Format Text Box” section. In the “Format Text Box” window that opens, go to the “Colors and Lines” tab and in the “Fill” section in the “Color” field set the “No color” option.Subscribe a photo to Word

How to make a picture background in Word

Background in MS Word can be done in several ways.

  • Add page color. At the same time in the proposed color palette, you can select the desired background color. If desired, add a gradient, texture or pattern. In order to use this feature, in the main menu of MS Word, select the “Page Layout” tab and click the “Page Color” button.Make a background in the Word
  • Adding a background image. You can add a background image using the same “Page Color” tab.
    1. In the Word main menu, select the “Page Layout” tab and click the “Page Color” button, as described above.
    2. Go to the section “Fill Effects…”.Make a picture background in the Word
    3. In the “Fill Effects…” window, go to the “Picture” tab and select a wallpaper that should be saved in one of the folders on your computer. Click “OK”. Make a photo background in the Word
    4. In order to print the page along with the background, go to the Word settings, click on the item “Display” and check the “Print background colors and images” option.Make the image a background in the Word
    5. In order to remove the background image, click on the “Page Color” button and select the “No Color” option. Remove the background in the Word