Apply or change a style or effect for a picture

You can apply a style or effect to a picture to visually enhance the way it appears. For example, you can distort a picture, blur a picture, or change the style of a picture's edges.

Do any of the following:

ShowApply or change a style

  1. Click the picture, and then click the Format Picture tab.
  2. Under Picture Styles, click the style that you want.

Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

To see more styles, point to a style, and then click More Down Arrow.

ShowAdd or change a shadow, reflection, glow, bevel, or 3-D rotation

  1. Click the picture, and then click the Format Picture tab.
  2. Under Picture Styles, click Effects, point to a type of effect, and then click the effect that you want.

Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

  1. To fine tune the effect, under Picture Styles, click Effects, point to a type of effect, and then click [effect name] Options.

Format Picture tab, Picture Styles group

See also

Apply or remove an artistic effect from a picture

Change the brightness, contrast, or blurriness of a picture

Change the color, transparency, or recolor a picture

Remove the background of a picture

 
 
Applies to:
Excel for Mac 2011, PowerPoint for Mac 2011, Word for Mac 2011