Insert a picture on a notes page

In Microsoft OneNote 2010, you can insert pictures, graphics, and clipart into your notes. Pictures can add visual flair, contain visual information that relates to your notes, or function as a decorative background much like stationery.

Insert a picture from a file

If the picture you want to insert into your notes is located on your computer or local network, do the following:

  1. On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture.

  2. In the Insert Picture dialog box, navigate to the location where the image file is located, click to select the file, and then click Insert.

When the picture appears in your notes, you can click to select it and then use the selection handles that appear around the image to scale or resize the picture. If you want to be able to type notes over the picture, right-click the picture and then click Select Picture as Background.

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Insert a picture from the Web

If the picture you want to insert into your notes is located on the Internet, do the following:

  1. On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture.

  2. In the Insert Picture dialog box, type or paste the full image URL (for example, http://www.microsoft.com/picture.jpg) into the File name box, and then click Open.

When the picture appears in your notes, you can click to select it and then use the selection handles that appear around the image to scale or resize the picture. If you want to be able to type notes over the picture, right-click the picture and then click Select Picture as Background.

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Applies To: OneNote 2010



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