By Allen Wyatt for Word.Tips.Net
Getting Pictures Out of Microsoft Word
When working with other people’s documents, you may wonder if there is a way to move graphic images out of the document and into their own files. There are actually several different ways you can accomplish this.
First, if you have a graphics program on your computer, you can simply copy the files from Word to the graphics program. Follow these steps:
1. Load the document that contains the graphics images.
2. Start your graphics program.
3. In Word, click once on the graphic you want saved in a file. Small squares (handles) should appear around the graphic, and the Picture toolbar may also appear.
4. Press Ctrl+C. This copies the graphic to the Clipboard.
5. In the graphics program, press Ctrl+V. This pastes the graphic into the graphics program.
6. Use the controls in the graphics program to save the graphic as you desire.
If you don’t remember installing a graphics program on your computer, you should check to see if Microsoft Photo Editor is on your system. It has been available with several versions of Office, although it is not installed by default. If you would like to install it, you can run the Office setup program to do so, and then use the steps above.
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