Insert pictures in Office 2010

You can insert pictures from different places, such as your computer, clip art, or a webpage, into an Office 2010 document in Word, Excel, Outlook, or Publisher.

Insert a picture from your computer

  1. Click where you want to insert a picture in your document.

  2. Click Insert > Picture.

    Office 2010 Insert Picture

  3. In the Insert Picture box, browse to the location of the picture on your computer, select the picture, and then click Insert.

    Note: To add multiple pictures, press and hold CTRL while you selecting the pictures, and then click Insert.

    The original picture is embedded in your document. If your picture has a large file size and makes your document too large, you can reduce the size of your document by linking to the picture instead of embedding it. In the Insert Picture dialog box, click the arrow next to Insert, and then click Link to File.

Insert clip art

  1. Click Insert > Clip Art.

    Office 2010 Insert Clip Art

  2. In the Clip Art pane, in the Search for box, type a word or phrase that describes the picture you're looking for, and then click Go.

  3. When you search for clip art and pictures online, you'll be directed to Bing. You're responsible for respecting copyright, and the license filter in Bing can help you choose which images to use.

  4. In the list of results, double-click an item to insert it.

Insert a picture from a webpage

  1. Open your document.

  2. From a webpage, right-click the picture you want, and then click Copy or Copy image.

  3. In your document, right-click where you want to insert the picture, and then click Paste.

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