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Change the colors in a text box or shape
Article In your Office files, you can change the color, weight, or style of the outside border of a text box or change the fill or background color.
Excel 2013, Outlook 2013...
Rotate or flip a picture, shape, text box, or WordArt
Article Rotate pictures, shapes, text boxes, or WordArt in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint 2010. Learn about the rotation handle and other options on the Picture Tools tab.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Insert WordArt
Article WordArt is decorative text that you can add to a document. You can make changes to WordArt, such as the font size and the text color, by using the drawing tools...
Word 2010
Move a WordArt, shape, or text box
Article In Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010, or Excel 2010, move or position a WordArt, shape, or text box.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Remove the background of a picture
Article Use the Picture toolbar in Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and Excel 2010 to crop out and remove backgrounds from your pictures.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Turn off picture compression
Article To keep the maximum picture quality, you can turn off compression for all pictures in a file. However, turning off compression can cause very large file sizes w...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Insert a screenshot or screen clipping
Article Capture and print screen images in your Office 2010 file without leaving the program that you are working in.
Excel 2010, Outlook 2010...
Find WordArt Tools
Article In Office 2010, create and change WordArt and shapes using the Ribbon, which replaces the Drawing Toolbar found in Office 2003.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Turn the snap to grid and snap to object options on or off
Article When you move or resize an object, that object will align or “snap to” the nearest intersection of lines in a grid. Learn how to turn this feature on or off.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Select a shape or other object
Article Describes the options for selecting shapes or other objects in Office 2010, individually or by using the Selection Pane.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Apply an artistic effect to a picture
Article You can apply artistic effects to a picture or a picture fill to make the picture look more like a sketch, drawing, or painting. A picture fill is a shape or ot...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Insert a picture or clip art
Article Pictures and clip art can be inserted or copied into a document from many different sources, including downloaded from a clip art Web site provider, copied from...
Word 2010
Add a gradient fill to a shape
Article You can apply a gradient fill to shapes, text boxes, and SmartArt graphics in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. A gradient fill is a shape fill that gradually change...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Tips for finding clips
Article Getting started With most Microsoft Office programs, you can find clip art, pictures, and other media files. Office 2010 Open an Office 2010 program. On the Ins...
Access 2010, Excel 2010...
Crop a picture or a shape with a picture fill
Article Use the crop tools in Office 2010 to trim and remove unwanted portions of pictures, or to crop a picture to fit a shape in word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
Excel 2010, Outlook 2010...
Change the color, style, or weight of a line
Article You can change the look of a line shape by changing its color, line style, or weight. If you are using Excel, Outlook, Word, or PowerPoint, you can apply a Quic...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Add a drawing to a document
Article Show All Hide All What do you want to do? Learn about graphics in Word Add a drawing to a document Delete all or part of a drawing Learn about graphics in Word ...
Word 2010
Use ink on a Tablet PC
Article With a tablet PC and Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, or Microsoft Word 2010, you can draw ink shapes or highlight areas of text.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Add, copy, or delete a text box
Article Instructions and videos to add, copy, or delete text boxes in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint or Word 2010.
Excel 2010, Outlook 2010...
Add or change an effect for a picture
Article Learn how to add effects, such as shadows, glows, reflections, soft edges, bevels, 3-D rotations, and artistic effects to your Office 2010 documents.
Excel 2010, Outlook 2010...
Draw or delete a line, connector, or freeform shape
Article Draw lines, connectors, and arrows, or draw your own freeform shapes. You can delete those lines and other objects as well.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Reduce the file size of a picture
Article Pictures can dramatically increase the file size of your Office document. You can control this file size by making choices about the resolution of an image and ...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Set text direction and position in a shape or text box
Article Working with text boxes including positioning, alignment, changing margins, and resizing them in Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Add or delete a fill, outline, or effect for text or WordArt
Article Change the look of your WordArt or text by changing its interior, its outline, or adding effects like shadows, reflections, glows in Office 2010.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Add a picture fill to a shape
Article Describes how you can add an image or picture to a shape or shapes.
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
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