Rotate or flip a picture

  1. Select the pictures you want to work with.

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  1. Make sure the folders that contain the pictures you want to work with are displayed in the Picture Shortcuts pane. If the folders aren't listed, add them to the pane.

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  1. In the Picture Shortcuts pane, under Picture Shortcuts, click Add Picture Shortcut.
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the pictures you want to work with.
  3. Click Add.
  1. Select the folders containing the pictures you want to work with.

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Do one of the following in the Picture Shortcuts list:

  • To work with pictures in one folder, select the folder.
  • To work with pictures in multiple folders that are next to each other, select the first folder in the group, hold down SHIFT, and then select the last folder in the group.
  • To work with pictures in multiple folders that are not next to each other, select one folder, hold down CTRL, and then select each additional folder you want to work with.

When multiple folders are selected, all the pictures from the selected folders are displayed in their current sort order in the preview pane.

  1. Select the pictures you want to work with.

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Do one of the following in the preview pane:

  • To select one picture, click the picture. In Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, click Next Button image or Previous Button image to change the picture selected. If you are working in Single Picture view, the current picture is selected by default.
  • To select multiple pictures that are next to each other, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, select the first picture in the group, hold down SHIFT, and then select the last picture in the group.
  • To select multiple pictures that are not next to each other, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, select one picture, hold down CTRL, and then select each additional picture you want to work with.
  • To select all the pictures, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, click Select All on the Edit menu.
  1. On the Formatting toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), click Edit Pictures.
  2. In the Edit Pictures task pane, under Edit using these tools, click Rotate and Flip.
  3. Do one of the following:
  • Click Rotate left or Rotate right. If you click the option more than once, the picture will continue to rotate in the same direction.
  • Click the up arrow in the By degree box to rotate the picture to the right, or click the down arrow in the By degree box to rotate the picture to the left. You can also type a value in the By degree box to rotate the picture a specific number of degrees.
  • Click Flip horizontal or Flip vertical.

 Note   You can undo an edit by clicking the corresponding Undo command on the Edit menu. Edits will not be saved until you save them. You can save your changes either immediately after editing the picture or at any time before closing Microsoft Office Picture Manager.