Add and format pictures

Crop a picture

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Crop a picture in your Office file to focus on what matters the most.

Crop a photo

  1. Select a photo.

  2. Select the Picture Tools > Format tab and select Crop.

  3. There are different ways to crop your photo:

    • Drag a cropping handle to crop it from the side, top, or bottom.

    • Press Shift to crop the entire photo down to the size you want.

    • To position your crop, move the editing area by dragging the edges of the cropping handles or move the picture.

  4. Press Esc to finish.

Add a border to your photo

  1. Select a photo.

  2. Select the Picture Tools > Format tab and select an option, or select Picture Border to choose a color instead.

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Crop a picture in your Office file to help focus on what matters the most.

In your file, select the photo you want to crop.

Select the Picture Tools > Format tab, and select Crop.

There are several ways to crop your photo.

Drag a cropping handle to crop it from the side, from the top, or bottom, from the corner, or press Shift to crop the entire photo down to the size you want.

If you'd like to position the crop, move the editing area by dragging the edges of the cropping handles or move the picture.

Press Esc to finish.

You can also add a border.

From the Picture Tools > Format tab, you can select a style, such as a Metal Frame, Drop Shadow Rectangle, or a Simple Frame.

Or select Picture Border and choose a color to customize your border and get your photo to stand out just the way you want.

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