Add and format pictures

Crop a picture to fit a shape

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Enhance a picture in the Office apps by giving it a different shape.

Crop your photo to fit a shape

  1. Select a photo.

  2. Select the Picture Tools > Format tab, and then select Crop > Crop to Shape.

  3. From the shapes gallery, select the shape you want to crop to.

Add a border to your photo

  1. Select the Picture Tools > Format tab and select Picture Border.

  2. Select a color for your border or select a Weight to make your border more visible.

Apply a Picture Style to your photo

  1. Select your photo and then select More to open the Picture Styles gallery.

  2. Select the Picture Style you want.

  3. If you'd like to add a shape, select Crop > Crop to Shape and then select a shape.

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Enhance a picture in the Office apps by giving it a different shape.

First, select the image.

Then, select the Picture Tools > Format tab,

and select Crop > Crop to Shape.

This opens a gallery where you choose a shape for your image.

Select the shape you want to crop to — we’ll select Oval — and your Office app automatically crops to it.

You can also apply a border to your picture.

From the Picture Tools > Format tab, select Picture Border.

Select a color for your border,

or select a Weight to make your border more visible.

If you'd like more formatting options, add one of the Picture Styles.

Make sure your photo is selected and then select More to open the Picture Styles gallery.

Here you have different styles, colors, and effects.

We’ll select a simple white frame.

Now select Crop > Crop to Shape, and then select a shape to get a quick, elaborate style for your picture.

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