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Cropping a picture with a shape

Who says that a picture needs to be rectangular? You can turn your pictures into any shape you want. Choosing an appropriate shape for an image can help strengthen your message and set the tone for your document. The technique is called crop to shape. So I am going to go ahead and insert a picture of some olives. I'll go up to the Insert tab and click on the Picture button. In our Exercise files, in Chapter 10, I have a picture of some olives. Once it's in place, I'll go ahead and make it a little bit smaller and change the Text Wrap to Square and I'll move it over to the right-hand side.

On the right-hand side of the Ribbon, there's a Crop button. You are probably used to using this to resize your rectangle, but it's got another trick up its sleeve. Click on the bottom-half and there is an option here for Crop to Shape which will bring up the Auto Shapes Gallery. Choose your relevant shape carefully. Some of these will cut out necessary parts of your i...

Cropping a picture with a shape
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Cropping a picture with a shape provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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