Figure 48. ClipArt Task Pane
Chances are good that you’ve heard of ClipArt. And, if you haven’t heard of it, you’ve probably seen it in one form or another.
Inserting ClipArt or other pictures into your e-mail messages is called Embedding. Embedding simply means that you’re taking a copy of the original image and placing it in your e-mail. With embedding, there is no link to the source image. So, if you change the image once it’s on your e-mail, the original image will remain unchanged.
Figure 47. ClipArt Sample
You can insert images from several places. In addition to having access to the Microsoft ClipArt Gallery with images stored locally on your computer and a wealth of images you can search for on the Microsoft website, you can insert any number of image files including .gif, .jpg, .tif and .bmp – just to name a few.
When inserting ClipArt into your e-mail messages, just remember that “less is more.”
Position your cursor where you want the new ClipArt image to go
Choose the ClipArt command in the Illustrations group on the Insert tab
(the ClipArt Task Pane will open)
Enter a search term and click Go
Click the drop-down arrow next to your chosen image
Position your cursor where you want the selected Picture to go
Choose the Picture command in the Illustrations group on the Insert tab
Figure 49. Insert Picture Dialog Box
3. Select your image
4. Click Insert