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Adding pictures

From: OneNote 2010 Essential Training

Video: Adding pictures

Aside from copying and pasting, or using a screen clipping to grab content to be inserted into our OneNote notebook, you can also insert files directly, such as picture files. That's what we're going to do right now. First, let's move to the appropriate section. We'll go to the Revenues tap. Make sure the Cash Flow Statement page is selected. Here we've already got some content. We've got a piece of what looks to be an Excel spreadsheet. We've got a link to the actual file here. What we don't see is a graphical representation. Let's say we do have an image that shows our Cash Flows from Financing.

Adding pictures

Aside from copying and pasting, or using a screen clipping to grab content to be inserted into our OneNote notebook, you can also insert files directly, such as picture files. That's what we're going to do right now. First, let's move to the appropriate section. We'll go to the Revenues tap. Make sure the Cash Flow Statement page is selected. Here we've already got some content. We've got a piece of what looks to be an Excel spreadsheet. We've got a link to the actual file here. What we don't see is a graphical representation. Let's say we do have an image that shows our Cash Flows from Financing.

We want to insert it here next to our spreadsheet. Well, in that case, we make sure the Insert tab is selected on the ribbon and in the Images group we'll click Picture. Now we can navigate to the location of our picture. In this case, in the Exercise Files if you've got them, in the Chap02 folder, in the 02_04 sub-folder. We've got one here, which is a JPEG called CFChart. This is our cash flow chart. But you'll notice down in the bottom right corner where it says All Pictures. That's what we're seeing here, a listing of all of the picture type files.

As we hover over this button, you'll see there is quite an extensive list. You can also click this button to narrow it down. If you only wanted to see, for example, the JPEG files, you'd come down to JPEG File Interchange Format, select it, and that's what you're going to see. Click the drop-down if you want to see all of the GIF files, Graphics Interchange Format. Well, there aren't any in this case. Let's click this one more time, and look at the extensive list. There are a lot of different picture files that can be inserted directly into your notebook, even WordPerfect and CorelDraw graphics.

So we're going to go back here, and make sure All Pictures are selected. There is our JPEG. We will click once to select it. The name appears in the File name field. Now it's time to click the Insert button to insert it. It's going to go to where the flashing cursor was. So if you hadn't click anywhere specifically in your notebook page, you might see part of it or you might see all of the image. That's okay. We can make adjustments. Click the image anywhere to select it. Now you'll see handles in the corners, and at the midway points on the sides.

As you move your mouse pointer over the edge where you are not on a handle, you'll see the four-sided arrow. So you can click-and-drag to move it. Now you might want to size it as well. So you can go to those handles. I like to go to a diagonal handle, because then I can adjust the height and the width simultaneously, while keeping its proportions. If you need to, you can move it again from the center. You don't have to be right on the border to see that four-sided arrow. If you need to, use the scroll bars to get the big picture. Once you've got it sized and placed as needed, just click anywhere outside the selected graphic to deselect it.

You get a good shot of what that's going to look like. So keep in mind, if you've got images and you want to add them to your pages in a notebook, just go to the Insert tab on the ribbon. You have a wide range of picture types to choose from.

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OneNote 2010 Essential Training

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  1. 2m 26s
    1. Welcome
      1m 21s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 5s
  2. 30m 27s
    1. What is OneNote?
      6m 20s
    2. Launching OneNote and touring the interface
      6m 55s
    3. Opening, closing, and saving notebooks
      4m 29s
    4. Creating new notebooks
      2m 4s
    5. Creating, moving, and deleting sections and pages
      4m 47s
    6. Working with sub-pages
      3m 51s
    7. Creating a note on a page
      2m 1s
  3. 34m 10s
    1. Working with unfiled notes
      4m 12s
    2. Copying and pasting content
      4m 14s
    3. Adding screen clippings
      2m 34s
    4. Adding audio and video files
      5m 24s
    5. Adding pictures
      3m 1s
    6. Recording audio and video
      4m 25s
    7. Adding files
      1m 45s
    8. Adding math equations to notes
      4m 14s
    9. Sending to OneNote
      4m 21s
  4. 17m 17s
    1. Formatting text
      3m 49s
    2. Using styles from the quick gallery
      2m 14s
    3. Using bullets and numbering
      4m 8s
    4. Checking spelling
      7m 6s
  5. 29m 51s
    1. Organizing the user interface
      5m 20s
    2. Creating new windows
      2m 33s
    3. Searching a notebook
      3m 39s
    4. Creating links to pages with wiki linking
      2m 42s
    5. Tagging notes
      7m 40s
    6. Working with sections
      4m 26s
    7. Using section groups
      3m 31s
  6. 8m 14s
    1. Inserting Outlook meetings
      2m 38s
    2. Sending page information by email
      1m 39s
    3. Working with Outlook tasks
      3m 57s
  7. 15m 19s
    1. Creating a table
      3m 47s
    2. Working with rows and columns
      3m 21s
    3. Formatting tables and data
      5m 45s
    4. Moving tables and data
      2m 26s
  8. 11m 53s
    1. Working in Pen mode
      5m 29s
    2. Manipulating written notes and drawings
      4m 39s
    3. Converting handwriting to type
      1m 45s
  9. 12m 18s
    1. Using templates
      5m 44s
    2. Saving as a template
      2m 52s
    3. Choosing a default template
      3m 42s
  10. 10m 47s
    1. Setting paper size and margins
      4m 46s
    2. Changing page background options
      2m 53s
    3. Adding a background graphic
      3m 8s
  11. 8m 15s
    1. Printing notes and selections
      4m 57s
    2. Modifying print options
      3m 18s
  12. 27m 48s
    1. Saving to other formats
      4m 20s
    2. Saving OneNote content to PDF or XPS
      4m 19s
    3. Creating a shared notebook
      4m 24s
    4. Inviting others and syncing notebooks
      4m 18s
    5. Sending pages in various formats
      3m 1s
    6. Sharing notebooks on the web
      7m 26s
  13. 10m 5s
    1. Knowing who wrote what with author indicators
      3m 27s
    2. Locating newly added content with highlighting
      3m 2s
    3. Seeing past versions quickly with versioning
      3m 36s
  14. 13m 8s
    1. Automatically linking your notes to what you're viewing
      6m 22s
    2. Using the Research pane
      3m 54s
    3. Translating text with the Mini Translator
      2m 52s
  15. 18m 2s
    1. Setting display options
      6m 27s
    2. Changing email options
      4m 37s
    3. Protecting passwords
      4m 1s
    4. Setting backup options
      2m 57s
  16. 18s
    1. Goodbye
      18s

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