Use alternative text for images and objects

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In this module, you'll learn how to add alt text to images and objects.

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Alt text can be read by screen readers, and helps people who are blind or who have low vision understand what images and other objects are in a document. You can add alt text to objects, such as pictures, clip art, charts, tables, shapes, SmartArt, embedded objects, and audio or video objects.

Try it!

To add alt text to a picture
  1. Right-click on a picture and choose Format Picture.

  2. In the Format Picture panel, choose the Layout & Properties icon, and then choose Alt Text.

  3. Fill in both the Title and Description boxes.

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