So, you know how to get an image into your Word document and you even know how to create cool effects on AutoShapes. Now, we’re going to continue to build on that knowledge by working with Text Wrapping options. With Text Wrapping, you can seamlessly merge text and graphics in your document.
Figure 25. Format Picture Dialog Box – Layout Tab
Apply Text Wrapping to an Image
Right-click the image
Choose Format Picture… from the Shortcut menu
Click the Layout tab
Select the text wrapping option
Move the image to the desired location
When working with many images, it may save you time to work directly from the Picture toolbar.
Figure 26. Picture Toolbar
Displaying the Picture Toolbar
- Right-click any displayed toolbar
- From the Shortcut menu, choose Picture
From the Picture toolbar, you can work with advanced picture editing options such as Brightness and Contrast. This is also where you’ll find commands related to cropping and rotating your images as well as a quick link to setting your text wrapping options.