Adjust brightness and contrast

  1. On the Formatting toolbar, click Edit Pictures.

  2. In the Edit Pictures task pane, under Edit using these tools, do one of the following:

    • To automatically correct the brightness levels of the picture, under Correct brightness automatically, click Auto Brightness.

    • To manually adjust brightness, move the Brightness slider or enter a number in the box next to the slider.

    • To manually adjust contrast, move the Contrast slider or enter a number in the box next to the slider.

    • To manually adjust midtones, under Advanced settings move the Midtone slider or enter a number in the box next to the slider.

    • To manually adjust highlights, click More next to Advanced Settings, and then move the Highlight slider or enter a number in the box next to the slider.

    • To manually adjust shadows, click More next to Advanced Settings, and then move the Shadow slider or enter a number in the box next to the slider.

Note: To undo an edit, click the Undo command on the Edit menu. The edits to the pictures will not be saved until you save them.

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