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Insert and adjust images

Insert an image

In the Presentation Editor, you can insert images in the most popular formats into your presentation. The following image formats are supported: BMP, GIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG.

To add an image on a slide,

  1. in the slide list on the left, select the slide you want to add the image to,
  2. click the
    Image icon on the Home or Insert tab of the top toolbar,
  3. select one of the following options to load the image:
    • the Image from File option will open the standard dialog window so that you can choose a file. Browse the hard disk drive your computer to select the necessary file and click the Open button

      In the online editor, you can select several images at once.

    • the Image from URL option will open the window where you can enter the web address of the necessary image and click the OK button
    • the Image from Storage option will open the Select data source window. Select an image stored on your portal and click the OK button
  4. once the image is added, you can change its size and position. You can save the image as picture on your hard drive using the Save as picture option in the right-click menu.

You can also add an image into a text placeholder pressing the Image from file in it and selecting the necessary image stored on your PC, or use the Image from URL button and specify the image URL address:

Add image to placeholder

It's also possible to add an image to a slide layout. To learn more, please refer to this article.

Adjust image settings

The right sidebar is activated when you left-click an image and choose the Image settings icon on the right. It contains the following sections:

Image Settings tab

Size - is used to view the Width and Height of the current image or restore its Actual Size if necessary.

The Crop button is used to crop the image. Click the Crop button to activate cropping handles which appear on the image corners and in the center of its each side. Manually drag the handles to set the cropping area. You can move the mouse cursor over the cropping area border so that it turns into the icon and drag the area.

  • To crop a single side, drag the handle located in the center of this side.
  • To simultaneously crop two adjacent sides, drag one of the corner handles.
  • To equally crop two opposite sides of the image, hold down the Ctrl key when dragging the handle in the center of one of these sides.
  • To equally crop all sides of the image, hold down the Ctrl key when dragging any of the corner handles.

When the cropping area is specified, click the Crop button once again, or press the Esc key, or click anywhere outside of the cropping area to apply the changes.

After the cropping area is selected, it's also possible to use the Crop to shape, Fill and Fit options available from the Crop drop-down menu. Click the Crop button once again and select the option you need:

  • If you select the Crop to shape option, the picture will fill a certain shape. You can select a shape from the gallery, which opens when you hover your mouse pointer over the Crop to Shape option. You can still use the Fill and Fit options to choose the way your picture matches the shape.
  • If you select the Fill option, the central part of the original image will be preserved and used to fill the selected cropping area, while other parts of the image will be removed.
  • If you select the Fit option, the image will be resized so that it fits the cropping area height or width. No parts of the original image will be removed, but empty spaces may appear within the selected cropping area.

Replace Image - is used to load another image instead of the current one from the desired source. You can select one of the options: From File, From Storage, or From URL. The Replace image option is also available in the right-click menu.

Rotation is used to rotate the image by 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise as well as to flip the image horizontally or vertically. Click one of the buttons:

  • to rotate the image by 90 degrees counterclockwise
  • to rotate the image by 90 degrees clockwise
  • to flip the image horizontally (left to right)
  • to flip the image vertically (upside down)

When the image is selected, the Shape settings icon is also available on the right. You can click this icon to open the Shape settings tab on the right sidebar and adjust the Line type, size, color, and opacity, as well as change its type by selecting another shape from the Change Autoshape menu. The shape of the image will change correspondingly.

On the Shape Settings tab, you can also use the Show shadow option to add a shadow to the image.

Shape Settings tab

To change the advanced settings of the image, right-click the image and select the Image Advanced Settings option from the contextual menu or left-click the image and press the Show advanced settings link on the right sidebar. The image properties window will be opened:

Image Properties

The Placement tab allows you to set the following image properties:

  • Size - use this option to change the image width and/or height. If the Constant proportions
    button is clicked (in this case it looks like this
    ), the width and height will be changed together preserving the original image aspect ratio. To restore the actual size of the added image, click the Actual Size button.
  • Position - set the exact position using the Horizontal and Vertical fields, as well as the From field where you can access such settings as Top Left Corner and Center.

Image Properties: Rotation

The Rotation tab contains the following parameters:

  • Angle - use this option to rotate the image by an exactly specified angle. Enter the necessary value measured in degrees into the field or adjust it using the arrows on the right.
  • Flipped - check the Horizontally box to flip the image horizontally (left to right) or check the Vertically box to flip the image vertically (upside down).

Image Properties

The Alternative Text tab allows specifying the Title and Description which will be read to people with vision or cognitive impairments to help them better understand the contents of the image.

To delete the inserted image, left-click it and press the Delete key.

To learn how to align an image on the slide or arrange several images, refer to the Align and arrange objects on a slide section.

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