Pictures: we love to use them, but they tend to make file sizes huge.
You can mitigate this—saving room on your hard disk and reducing download time—by using Compress Pictures, a feature on the Picture toolbar. It gives you options for reducing image resolution; applying compression with no loss to quality; and discarding unwanted information, such as the cropped parts of an image.
To get the fine points, click Next and read on.
Note Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel also have this feature.