Illustrating Documents in Word 2016 for Windows

Word 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Sometimes images and illustrations say it better than text. With Word 2016 for Windows, you can insert images and videos from online and local locations, build custom equations, and create hyperlinks to other sources of information.


  • Inserting images
    Taking a screenshot
    Inserting icons
    Adjusting your text wrapping options
    Editing an inserted image
    Inserting hyperlinks
  • Inserting a video into a document
    Inserting an equation
    Creating an equation
    Re-using parts from other documents
    Inserting a watermark


  • 6m 28s
    A very good way of illustrating your Word 2016 document is to insert images. There are a number of ways of doing this. You can, for example, paste the image from its original location (such as a website) straight into your document. You can also import images from your hard-drive. Word 2016 even features an integrated, fully-searchable clip-art library that you can use. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 44s
    It can occasionally be useful to illustrate your text with a screenshot, especially if you are creating a step-by-step guide to using a particular program. In Word 2016, you can use the screenshot tool to import captures of your open windows and even create an image of your desktop. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting icons in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 13s
    If you want to illustrate your document with simple graphics, you can use the icons library in Word 2016. These visually impactful icons, which are inserted in SVG (scalable vector graphic) format, can be resized and edited just like shapes. The icons library is only available to Office 365 users with a qualifying installation. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adjusting your text wrapping options in Word 2016 for Windows
    5m 23s
    If you want to ensure that the items in your document (such as your tables and images) are properly positioned and arranged, you are going to need to know how to use the text wrap options. An image, for example, can be positioned next to, behind or in front of any text in your document. You can also change how your text elements react to a nearby image, and even customize exactly how the wrap options are applied to the selected image. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Editing an inserted image in Word 2016 for Windows
    4m 27s
    Word 2016 comes complete with a number of basic editing tools that can be used to change the appearance of the image that you have inserted. You can, for example, change the image's brightness and apply various artistic filters. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting hyperlinks in Word 2016 for Windows
    6m 5s
    Hyperlinks allow the user to very quickly access websites, create a new, pre-addressed email, or open another document. Word 2016 automatically recognizes website addresses and email addresses, but you can also manually insert and modify your own hyperlinks. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Inserting a video into a document in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 9s
    To illustrate your texts, you can insert videos into your Word 2016 documents. If the video you want to insert can be found online, you can then share your document and the video will still be visible. Here you will learn to use the Word 2016 video viewer. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting an equation in Word 2016 for Windows
    2m 33s
    Inserting equations can be a complex procedure. Word 2016 offers a tool that features a variety of different options aimed at simplifying the creation of equations. The tool includes a variety of different calculations, including fractions, scripts and integrals. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating an equation in Word 2016 for Windows
    6m 18s
    Word 2016 offers tools to simply and efficiently enter predefined equations, or to formulate equations of your own using the symbols provided. You will also be able to enter hand-written equations, which will then be converted and displayed in your document. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Re-using parts from other documents in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 6s
    The "Tap" tool in Word 2016 allows you to "tap into" existing documents shared online via your organization's Office 365 portal and re-use tables, images, and other elements. It's a quick and seamless way of copying and repurposing existing content into new documents. To use this tool, which is only available to Office 365 users with a qualifying installation, you will need to be signed in with your Office 365 credentials. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Inserting a watermark in Word 2016 for Windows
    3m 43s
    In Word 2016, you can add an image or graphic to the background of your document. This is known as a watermark. This tool is particularly useful if you want to indicate that a document is official or confidential. You can apply a watermark to multiple pages in your document. FREE ACCESS


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