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Adding & cropping images – Word 2016 Tutorial [12/52]


Hi there, my name is Dan. This is a free clip from my larger
Microsoft Word training course. Check out the link in the
description, or go to… bringyourownlaptop.com for more. Hi there, in this tutorial… we’re going to look at cropping
an image in Microsoft Word. We’re going to be doing something like
this, we’ll bring in a large image… then crop it down to look
something like this. All right, let’s go do it. First up, we’re going to put a ‘return’
just above our text at the top here. I want my image to
sit just above this. Inserting an image is easy,
go to the ‘Insert’ panel. Along here there’s one
called ‘Pictures’. And what we need to do is, we
need to find on our ‘Desktop’… there’s ‘Word Exercise Files’,
under ’02 Newsletter’… there’s one in there called ‘Newsletter
– Cover Image’, bring him in. When you bring in an image it will try
and expand to fit the space provided… and in our case it’s the edge of
this column here, or the page width. You can make it bigger by
grabbing the corners, easy. I’m making it smaller
as well, and I ‘undo’. When you are resizing, make sure
you use any of the corners. Corners are fine, doesn’t matter which
corner you use, it expands nicely. If you start using these edges here,
any of these edges, these are bad. Why? Watch this. If I drag him in… Ooh! Squished image. You could fix it up by
trying to do this… but I see so many images and logos,
all distorted, and it drives me mad. So, I’m going to ‘undo’ that. Just make sure you’re
using these corners here. Next thing we’re going to do is we’re
going to look at cropping this image. Cropping is easy. You might be on ‘Insert’ still. You got to drop to this
one that says ‘Format’. So with the image selected… you’ll see this little option,
which says ‘Format’… and there’s a bunch of stuff in here. The one I want is way
down the end here. Yours might look slightly different. Yours might be bunched
up in different icons… but keep an eye out for
the one called ‘Crop’. These little things
appear in the side. All we need to do now is– Before I said, you could not use the
side, now you can use the sides. It’s going to do all you want.
It’s going to trim that in there. So I’m going to crop it in that one… you might be just trimming
off, like little bits, or– It’s up to you how
you want to work it. You can also move the
center of it, this side… where this is going to be cropped. So I’m going to have mine,
kind of somewhere like that. When you’re finished, click ‘return’ on
your keyboard, and that confirms it. So I’m going to click’
it now, and drag it… so it’s kind of full
width of this column. I’m just trying to
line it up with this. Nice big graphic at the top. There’s a ‘return’ up
here I want to delete… just so it looks all nice
in the corners there. All right, that’s how
to crop an image. How did you find that video? Was it good, was it bad? If you liked it, go check
out more of my courses on… bringyourownlaptop.com

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