Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Pictures and Visuals
Reposition Picture Fills with Crop
While making a visually strong PowerPoint presentation you can add shapes and pictures to it. You can also fill your shapes with pictures
- maybe sometimes you end up with not so desirable results. Primarily, you'll find that PowerPoint insists on filling the entire picture
within the shape - in the process, the picture itself may appear distorted. Fortunately, regaining this lost proportion is an easy
option, as you will learn in this tutorial.
The Picture Border option in PowerPoint adds a simple outline or even a beautiful frame to your pictures. Once you insert a picture on
your slide, you may want to apply various adjust picture options. Additionally, you can also apply the preset Picture Styles available.
In this tutorial we'll explore how to add Borders to the inserted pictures in PowerPoint 2013.
After inserting pictures within your PowerPoint slide, you may want to change the appearance of the picture.
Picture Styles are based on PowerPoint's Picture Effects capabilities and add some effects with a click. Most of the time,
this means that a single Picture Style adds a reflection, a glow, and a border to your picture. However, you can also apply
any of these effects individually to your pictures. In all, PowerPoint provides 6 effects: shadow, reflection, glow, soft edges,
bevel, and 3-D rotation.
Resize, Rotate, and Flip Pictures
PowerPoint provides various picture enhancement options such as: Picture Adjustments, Picture Styles, Picture Effects, and Picture
Borders. Beyond these options, there are some very significant yet basic picture editing options that you should consider -- these
include learning how you can Resize, Rotate, and Flip pictures. All of these options help you to enhance the look of your inserted
Align and Distribute Pictures
Whichever slide objects you place on your PowerPoint slide, their position and alignment matters a lot -- be it shapes or even the many
inserted pictures. In some cases, a haphazard arrangement of pictures may work -- but most of the time you will have to align objects in
a proper way on your slide. Even before you align pictures, you should explore whether all pictures are the same size or not.