Office 2016 on Windows now includes a handy way to include some standard icons in your documents, workbooks, emails and presentations. These icons are from a standard library of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) files that you can easily find on the Illustrations tab of the ribbon.
Insert an icon
To insert an icon go to the Insert tab of the ribbon and under the Illustrations tab choose Icons.
In that gallery you'll find icons organized by categories like "People" or "Business". You can scroll up and down through the categories using the scroll bar at the right or jump right to the category you want by clicking the name of that category in the navigation pane at the left.
Choose the icon that you want to insert by clicking on it, then choosing the Insert button at the lower right.
Tip: You can insert multiple icons at the same time by clicking each of them before clicking Insert.
If you'd like to watch Doug from Office demonstrate this feature, simply click on the helpful video to the right.
Edit an icon
For more information on editing an inserted icon, such as changing its color or outline, see Insert SVG images in Microsoft Office.
Don't see these features?
These features are only available to Office 365 subscribers on the latest version of Office 2016 for Windows. If you want to make sure you always have the latest and greatest features in Office, sign up for an Office 365 subscription.
If you already have an Office 365 subscription make sure you have the latest version installed. In your Office application click File > Account > Update Options > Update Now to make sure you have the latest version installed.
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