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Word 2013 Bible by Lisa A. Bucki

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CHAPTER 14

Adding Pictures and WordArt to Highlight Information

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Inserting pictures from files
  • Finding pictures online
  • Controlling how pictures and other graphics wrap
  • Using live layout and alignment guides
  • Creating WordArt from existing text
  • Creating WordArt from scratch
  • Editing and formatting WordArt
  • Using Live Preview to change WordArt gallery style and shape

Pictures for their own sake might simply clutter up a document, and make it more time-consuming to send to somebody, and more expensive to print. On the other hand, used carefully, pictures enable you to show the reader what you mean. And in many cases, pictures can be a necessary addition to a document. For example, adding a company logo identifies the source of information, and customers want to see product photos in a catalog. In addition to pictures, you can include special decorative text called WordArt to highlight information in a document.

This chapter shows you where to find pictures if you don't have any, how to insert pictures and WordArt, and how to work with pictures and WordArt once they're in your document. Many of the techniques you learn in this chapter—such as how to move, size, and rotate a picture—apply to other types of graphics such as shapes, too.

Inserting a Pictures from a File

You can insert pictures in Word in several ways, using pictures from a variety of graphics formats. If you have pictures on removable media—such as SD (Secure Digital), CF (Compact Flash), CD, DVD, or USB ...

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