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Adding text to images

I would like to save an image to a file, let's say a jpg. file, and then be able to open it in MS Word so I can add text and/or add lines, arrows, etc. Any Suggestions? Thanks.

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More info would be helpful

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What is the source of the image; digital camera, scanner, Web, file, etc.? What format is the original image in; raw, jpg, tif, gif, bmp, etc.? What hardware and software is involved, and what version of Word are you using?


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Sandwedge, Can't You Just "Insert" The File In Word?

In reply to: Adding text to images

In addition to answering Frank's questions above, if you want to actually add things to the picture itself, then open the picture in "MSPaint" and add your choice of options to the picture, (there are other picture editing programs but MSPaint is natively installed on Windows.), then save it as a .jpg file..Once the picture file is finished, then simply open Microsoft Word, place the cursor at the top of the page, then click on "Insert", choose "Picture", choose "From File", then navigate to the location of the picture file. Double click on the picture file and it will be placed in Word.

If you want to add arrows, etc. in Word, you'll need to do it "above" or below the in a "caption".

Hope this helps.


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