Align a picture with text

Do any of the following:

Align a picture in relation to page, text, or other anchor

You can align a picture in relation to an anchor, such as the margin, page, and paragraph. You can also enter a precise numeric position for the object in relation to the anchor.

  1. Click the picture to select it.

  2. Click the Format Picture tab.

  3. Under Arrange, click Wrap Text, and then click a style other than In Line with Text (for example, Tight  Tight button ).

    Word Arrange group

  4. In the document, drag the picture where you want it.

  5. To fine-tune the picture's position, click the Format Picture tab, and then under Arrange, click Position, and then click More Layout Options.

    Word Arrange group

  6. On the Position tab, select the options that you want for your horizontal and vertical anchors (for example, margin, page, or paragraph).

    Note: To make sure that the selected object moves up or down with the paragraph that it's anchored to, select the Move object with text check box.

Wrap text around a picture

  1. Click the picture to select it.

  2. Click the Format Picture tab.

  3. Under Arrange, click Wrap Text, and then click a style other than In Line with Text (for example, Tight  Tight button ).

    Word Arrange group

  4. In the document, drag the picture where you want it.

See also

Graphic file types you can insert and save

Insert pictures in Office for Mac

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