Insert Picture from Bing in PowerPoint 2013
Learn how to insert pictures using Bing in PowerPoint 2013.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
OS: Windows 7 and 8
pictures from Office.com Clip Art, you can also opt for the Bing option -- which provides
Common pictures. The Bing option shows picture search result directly from the Bing site.
Follow these steps to learn how to use the Bing option to insert a picture within PowerPoint 2013:
- Access the Insert tab of the
Ribbon, and click the
Online Pictures button (highlighted in red within
Figure 1: Online Pictures button within the Insert tab
- This will bring up the Insert Pictures dialog box, as shown in
Figure 2: Insert Pictures dialog box
- Type in the keyword(s) within the box placed next to the Bing Image Search option and
press Enter key. In Figure 2, above you can see that we
choose "apple" as our keyword, shown highlighted in red within
Figure 2, above.
- Based on the keyword(s) entered, you'll get the results in the next window, as shown in
Figure 3: Insert Pictures dialog box with search results from Bing
Options within the search result window are explained below, as marked in Figure 3 above.
- Back to sites: Click this option to get back to the Insert Pictures
dialog box (refer to Figure 2, shown earlier in this page).
- Pictures result: Here you can see the number of search results for the keyword you have
- Search bar: This search bar allows you to change or enter more search keywords.
- Search result: Here you can see all the pictures that Bing provides for the keyword(s) you have used.
- Message: As soon as you see the picture results, you may see a message area. The message
says that the pictures shown in the result are licensed under Creative Commons. You can choose the Show all web result button (highlighted in blue within
Figure 3, shown earlier in this page) to see all pictures, including non Creative Commons content.
If you click the Show all web result button, you can see more results in the resultant window, as shown in Figure 4. Within this window, you will see a warning message stating that the pictures may be subject to copyright. It is advisable to use Creative Commons pictures.
Figure 4: Window showing all the pictures
- Picture source: Here you can see the source, resolution, and name of the picture you
- Selected items: Here you can see the number of pictures you have selected.
Hover your cursor over the picture to see a magnifying glass icon, as shown highlighted in red within Figure 5.
Figure 5: Magnifying glass icon appears over on the picture
Click the icon to see a larger preview, as shown in Figure 6.
Figure 6: Larger preview of the picture
- Back to sites: Click this option to get back to the Insert Pictures dialog box (refer to Figure 2, shown earlier in this page).
- Select one or more pictures. Then click the Insert button highlighted in
red within Figure 6, above.
- The selected picture(s) will be downloaded and inserted within your slide, as shown in
Figure 7: Pictures inserted on the slide
- Make sure to save your presentation.
Figure 8 shows results of a search for the keywords, Apple photo, whereas Figure 9 shows results of a search for the keywords, Apple drawing.
Figure 8: Search result of keywords Apple photo
Figure 9: Search result of keywords Apple drawing
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