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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...
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...
Change the brightness, contrast, or blurriness of a picture
Article You can adjust the relative lightness of a picture (brightness), the difference between the darkest and lightest areas of a picture (contrast), and the blurrine...
Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010...
Change the color or transparency, or recolor a picture
Article You can adjust the color intensity (saturation) and color tone (temperature) of a picture, recolor it, or change the transparency of one of its colors. You ca...
Excel 2010, Outlook 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...
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...
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...
Save the original version of an edited picture
Article When you change a Graphics Interchange Format (.gif) , JPEG File Interchange Format (.jpg) , or Portable Network Graphics (.png) image, you can save the ori...
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...
Using Contextual Tabs (Video by BrainStorm)
Link Understanding contextual tabs and locating certain commands and tools.
PowerPoint 2010
Video: Modify object styles
Link Change the styles that you can apply to objects such as pictures and drawings in email messages.
Outlook 2010