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Inserting online pictures into a publication

From: Office 2013 New Features

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Here in Publisher 2013, you won't notice a whole slew of new features and functions, but there are a few worth mentioning, such as the ability to insert online pictures. That is if you want to insert an image into one of your publications and that image exists online, could be at Office.com as clipart, could be just a simple Bing Search, it could be from your Flickr account. Yes, we can connect to our Flickr accounts and that's what we're going to talk about right now using our No Obstacles Publication here.

Inserting online pictures into a publication

Here in Publisher 2013, you won't notice a whole slew of new features and functions, but there are a few worth mentioning, such as the ability to insert online pictures. That is if you want to insert an image into one of your publications and that image exists online, could be at Office.com as clipart, could be just a simple Bing Search, it could be from your Flickr account. Yes, we can connect to our Flickr accounts and that's what we're going to talk about right now using our No Obstacles Publication here.

Well, we're on Page 1, but let's scroll all the way down on the left-hand side here to Page 7, the last page. Let's say we want to insert an image at the very end, passed our Color palette, so we'll just click down there. Next, we'll go to the Insert Tab and it's from here where you'll see the new option, which is to Insert Pictures, that is Online Pictures. We'll give that a click to see our default options. The first one is Office.com Clip Art. Yes, you can type in keywords here and search for clipart that is available to you royalty-free.

Also, we could run a Bing Search, instead of going to a browser and doing our search from there, we can stay right inside Publisher here, searching the web for images we might want to insert. You're also connected to your SkyDrive account by default if you're signed in already. I am signed in to my Windows Live account, and that's why my SkyDrive appears here. It's a great to have access to images that I might have stored on SkyDrive from any location on any computer, but it's down here in the bottom left-hand corner where we see the Flickr logo.

We can also insert from our Flickr account if we have one. So if you do and you want to be connected, you have to come down here and click this logo. Now it's just a matter of connecting your current Windows Live account to your Flickr account, by clicking Connect. Now you'll be prompted to sign in, so all you need is your Yahoo! ID and Password to do that, I'm going to sign in now. And once you are signed in, you'll actually be connected to Flickr, clicking Done will show you that connection now on your list of options.

So instead of the icon in the bottom left-hand corner, it now becomes one of four options for inserting pictures from online sources. You'll even see a quick preview of some of your images, click See more and you'll have access to those images, you can scroll through them. Find the one you want, I'm going to go with my Sport logo here and click Insert. So if you have your Flickr account, you can use one of your own images if you like, click the Insert button and just like any other object that might be on your computer or on a removable device like USB drive you have access to that image to move it around, resize it, and of course, all of the formatting options that appear on the ribbon are also available to you here with your online picture.

That's brand new here in Publisher 2013, the ability to insert pictures that exist online. You don't have to leave Publisher to get access to them; it's all accessible from the ribbon on the Insert tab.

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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 16m 49s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 57s
    2. Integrating with the cloud
      3m 42s
    3. Exploring Touch mode
      2m 53s
    4. Using the bookmark feature
      2m 18s
    5. Customizing the Ribbon with display options
      2m 59s
  3. 27m 44s
    1. Inserting online video
      4m 4s
    2. Editing PDF documents
      4m 58s
    3. Inserting and reading comments
      2m 55s
    4. Tracking changes and conversations
      2m 19s
    5. Using Read mode for longer documents
      4m 14s
    6. Using object zoom in Read mode
      1m 53s
    7. Exploring new templates in Word
      2m 47s
    8. Inserting objects with onscreen alignment guides
      4m 34s
  4. 28m 25s
    1. Filling empty cells using Flash Fill
      3m 38s
    2. Filtering records using a Timeline
      3m 11s
    3. Previewing with Quick Analysis
      4m 34s
    4. Using Chart Advisor recommendations
      2m 43s
    5. Finding errors and issues with Power view
      6m 16s
    6. Converting roman numerals into arabic numbers
      2m 42s
    7. Protecting data in a shared spreadsheet
      5m 21s
  5. 33m 36s
    1. Working with new templates
      3m 29s
    2. Exploring the new Presenter view
      3m 45s
    3. Using color adjustments
      2m 59s
    4. Inserting new charts
      8m 37s
    5. Positioning objects with various guides
      2m 50s
    6. Exploring new transition effects
      2m 55s
    7. Creating a custom shape
      4m 31s
    8. Playing an audio track across multiple slides
      4m 30s
  6. 7m 2s
    1. Exploring changes to the user interface
      3m 23s
    2. Exploring the new Access templates
      3m 39s
  7. 8m 48s
    1. Inserting online pictures into a publication
      3m 10s
    2. Using the scratch area for inserting images
      3m 30s
    3. Creating JPEGs with the Save for Photo Printing option
      2m 8s
  8. 18m 27s
    1. Exploring the new user interface
      4m 30s
    2. Changing views
      4m 8s
    3. Embedding files in a notebook
      3m 31s
    4. Linking notes to your Outlook calendar
      3m 57s
    5. Inserting a screenshot
      2m 21s
  9. 8m 8s
    1. Exploring the user interface and some sneak peeks
      3m 35s
    2. Using the Weather bar
      1m 42s
    3. Connecting to social networks
      2m 51s
  10. 29s
    1. Next steps
      29s

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