Pictures added to documents increase the legibility and understanding quotient. It is a common misconception that you cannot add a bunch of pictures to Word. Especially as there is a fear of presenting them without overloading the page. Here is how to connect 3 pics into 1 in word online.
To connect 3 or more pictures into one seamless picture or collage in Word online start by adding those pictures using the Insert tab. From here you can choose pictures from your computer or over the internet. Once you have the pictures adjust the size and wrap them according to your requirements.
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How to connect 3 pics into 1 in word online?
when adding images on Word online especially if it is a collage of 3 or more images a few edits will need to be made. For this, you do not require special software you can do it using the online or desktop version of Word. Here is how to connect 3 pics into 1 in word online.
- Start by locating and opening the document to that you need to add the images to. If you are using Word online you will need to login to your account or access the document from one drive.
- Once the document is open click on the spot where you would like to insert the images.
- Now that you have your cursor in place click on Insert in the top ribbon
- Under Insert, you will have various options. Select ‘Picture‘.
- In word online you have an option to select pictures from your computer, those saved on the one drive folder, and from the internet. Select the source. We have used the ‘This device’ option to select images saved on the computer.
- You will now have a popup window. locate the images by scanning through the various folders.
- Once you have the images you can select them by clicking on them.
- If you need to select more than 1 image use the Ctrl + A keys on the keyboard. If they are scattered among other images keep the Ctrl key pressed while you click on the images you need to add.
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Steps to connect pictures in Word online
- When the images are inserted they will appear one below the other. To create a collage you will need to resize the images and format them. Here is how it is done
- Click on the image you would like to resize. This can be done by dragging the white dots. Simply click and drag.
- Do this with all the images so that you can place them as you like.
- After the images are resized you will need to wrap them.
- You can also resize the image using height and width specifications.
- There is also an option to lock or unlock the aspect ratio.
- Click on the image and use the wrap text option. The wrap text option is under the Picture tab.
- Click on the image that needs to be wrapped and select the wrap text type.
- In the image above the image at the bottom is sent behind the text using the ‘Behind text‘ option
- While the image on top uses the ‘In front of text‘ wrapping option.
- The text wrap option is also available by right-clicking on the image that needs to be formatted.
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How do I put 4 pictures together in Word?
While using the desktop version of word on both windows and mac devices you have more editing options. Here is how you can put 4 or more pictures together using Word.
- Start by opening the document you need to edit
- Go to the insert tab and click on Picture
- you can now choose if you would like to choose a picture from your computer or add one from over the internet.
- If you choose the first option you will have a pop-up window that will allow you to browse through all the files on your computer. You can choose the pictures you would like to add from here.
- Once you have selected the images click on insert and the pictures will appear in your document.
- Click on the pictures to edit them. Resize them by dragging the white dots on the corners of the image. you can also use the sizing section on the top ribbon to have a more precise resizing.
- Other tools like ones to remove the background or alter the color scheme are available only in the desktop version of Word. you can use these to edit the images.
- Use the text wrapping tool to move pictures over or under each other to create different presentation styles and patterns.
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Frequently asked questions
To insert multiple pictures in word start by clicking on the Insert tab. Under Insert click on Pictures and choose pictures saved on the computer or ones from over the internet. You will then need to resize the images and use the Text Wrap option to move the pictures around.
Start by inserting the images from your phone, camera, or the internet. you can then resize the image and use the text wrap tool to overlap or leave the images placed side by side.
To insert pictures from your iOS device you will first need to grant Word permission to access your pictures. This can be done from the settings. Once that is done simply go to the document tap on insert and add the pictures to the document. The pictures can then be edited using the editing and formatting options available. Use the Text wrap option to move the images around and/or overlap them.
Merging multiple images does not require sophisticated devices or software. You can easily do this on Word online or the desktop application. Hope the information in this article was helpful, to recap, it took you through topics like
- How to insert and combine images in Word online
- Using Microsoft Word to join 3 or more images
- Merging images in Word using your phone
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