Adjust the color of a picture in Office

  1. Select the picture whose color you want to change.

  2. Click the Format tab, and then click Color.

    Click the Format tab, and then click Color

    If the Format tab is not visible, make sure you selected a picture.

  3. Do one of the following:

    1. Choose from one of the many Color Saturation, Color Tone, or Recolor options in the Color gallery.

    2. Click Picture Color Options at the bottom of the Color gallery.

      In the Format Picture pane manually adjust Color Saturation, Color Tone, and Recolor for the picture you selected.

  1. Select the pictures you want to work with.

  2. On the Formatting toolbar, click Edit Pictures.

  3. In the Edit Pictures task pane, under Edit using these tools, click Color.

  4. Do one of the following:

    1. To automatically adjust the color balance, click Enhance Color, then click an area of the picture that should be white.

    2. To manually adjust the hue intensity, move the Amount slider or type a number in the box next to the slider.

    3. To manually adjust the hue color, move the Hue slider or type a number in the box next to the slider.

    4. To manually adjust the saturation, move the Saturation slider or type a number in the box next to the slider.

    5. To make a color picture black and white, type -100 in the Saturation settings text box or move the slider all the way to the left.

Note: You can undo an edit by clicking the corresponding Undo command on the Edit menu. The edits to the pictures will not be saved until you explicitly save them.

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