Find and insert a clip

  1. On the Insert menu, point to Picture, and then click Clip Art.
  2. In the Clip Art task pane (task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allow you to use these commands while still working on your files.), in the Search for box, type a word that describes the clip (clip: A single media file, including art, sound, animation, or movies.) you want or type in all or some of the file name of the clip.
  3. To narrow your search, do one or both of the following:
    • To limit search results to a specific collection of clips, in the Search in box, click the arrow and select the collections you want to search.
    • To limit search results to a specific type of media file, in the Results should be box, click the arrow and select the check box next to the types of clips you want to find.
  4. Click Go.
  5. In the results box, click the clip to insert it.


If you don't know the exact file name, you can substitute wildcard characters for one or more real characters. Use the asterisk (*) as a substitute for zero or more characters in a file name. Use the question mark (?) as a substitute for a single character in a file name.

Applies to:
Excel 2003, FrontPage 2003, InfoPath 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Word 2003