Presentation on theme: "Inserting Images and Text Boxes Week 3 – Intro to Desktop Publishing."— Presentation transcript:
Inserting Images and Text Boxes Week 3 – Intro to Desktop Publishing
Today, you will learn: How to insert an image How to wrap text How to resize an image How to insert a text box How to edit a text box How to change the text direction of a text box
Things to consider when placing an image into a document: Does the image enhance the message of the text? Is the image attractive or visually interesting? Where should the image be placed in the document? How large should the image be.
Wrong Image or Wrong Placement Makes the document look – Uninteresting – Confusing – unprofessional
Inserting an image… A number of ways to do It – Insert>Picture to find a specific clip art or photo – Copy and paste an image – Right-clicking
Wrapping Text When you wrap text, you flow text around a graphic. There are many different options to wrap text. Experiment with them. Right-click on the picture and select “Wrap Text” from the menu. You can also double click on the picture and choose the “Wrap Text” icon.
Sizing an image Inserting a picture into a document may disrupt the layout but it can be fixed by resizing the image. Select the sizing handle and drag the picture to the correct size Right click on the picture and click “Size and Position” to type specific dimensions.
Text Box A graphic element that holds text and graphics. Text box can be resized Text can be wrapped around the text box Text boxes can be filled with different colors and have a border. You can also change the direction of the text.