Add Effects To Images Using MS Office Word 2010

by Rohit Khurana on August 26, 2010


Today we will be telling you a way to add some of the predefined artistic effects in your picture. As Microsoft is updating its product (Microsoft Office) every time, they have improved the tools which are pre-embedded in those products and they really help us to edit an image file before posting it in our document. This feature avoids the use of external tools for editing the image files.

This features might seem very much obvious to you, but these pre-defined artistic samples are very much useful for the images. One of the sample can be below in the snapshot, where the original and modified images has been differentiated. Just follow the steps mentioned below and from next time your images will look more stylish and beautiful.


#1.) Open Microsoft Office Word > New Document and then insert an Image, by copying and then pasting it on the file (or you can go for any other comfortable method). After inserting the image, you page will appear as shown in the snapshot below.


#2.) Now choose the tab named as ‘Fomat’ on which Picture tools will also be there. But before doing this make sure that you have clicked on you image or you have selected it, because that option will not appear until you select the inserted image. The area which is supposed to be clicked has been highlighted in the snapshot shown below.



#3.) On the left hand side you will an option named as ‘Artistic Effects’, by click on this option you will able to see all the sample of the designs which are already embedded in it. Just lay your mouse cursor on it and then you can see the preview. The small window of Artistic Effects has been shown below in the snapshot.


Pattern of Designs


#4.) Now, Still if you are not satisfied with the designs which are given below, then you can make the amendments by the Artistic Effects Options, which is enlisted in the window where the patterns are displayed. the exact has been highlighted in the snapshot.


#5.) After clicking this option a separate window will be opened in which you can change the settings as per your convenience, but i will recommend this step for the advanced users, as others may get confused while doing so.


I hope that this tutorial have been helpful to you. Still, if you want to add something then please do not hesitate in sharing with us and others. Please put it down in the comments.

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Rasheed December 9, 2010 at 3:04 pm

Does it available only in word 2010 ?? I tried this in Word 2007 , But there no toll like that.

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