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Office 2007 Bible by Lisa A. Bucki, Gavin Powell, Michael R. Irwin, Peter G. Aitken, Michael R. Groh, Cary N. Prague, Faithe Wempen, Herb Tyson, John Walkenbach

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Working with Graphics

Graphics bring publication stories to life. If you’re a Realtor creating a flyer to describe a terrific house that you have for sale, anyone who sees your flyer will really know how fabulous the house is if you include pictures of the granite countertops in the kitchen, the luxurious bathroom, and the gorgeous patio and landscaping in the back yard. Publisher makes it easy to add pictures and other graphic elements to punch up a story and really sell your message.

Inserting a picture file

Digital cameras and scanners are virtually as cheap as film cameras once were. Even the typical home or small business generally has a digital camera and users who take and transfer dozens of digital pictures to the computer’s hard disk. Microsoft Publisher enables you to place pictures in formats commonly captured by digital cameras, such as JPEG and TIFF, as well as numerous other graphics formats created with drawing and painting programs, directly into a publication.

This process does not require a picture placeholder, so when you’re ready to insert a digital picture file into a publication, follow this process:

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Display the page in the publication on which you’d like to insert the picture. Clicking a page icon in the status bar takes you there.
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Select Insert Picture From File. The Insert Picture dialog box appears.
3.
Navigate to the folder holding the file to ...

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