Welcome to the next section of this Excel for Beginners book during this section, we are going to take-a-look at inserting additional elements such as images into your Excel documents. Now I do want to put another disclaimer on this section, I love images. They add a lot of visual content to your Excel documents. But I want to stress not to go overboard on this. It can be easy to do, you know placing an image or two grades, but you start adding a lot of clutter.
We are going to see how to insert images, You have got a couple of different ways to do this. Just try to take it too far as you are inserting images into your documents. So, I want to insert an image and you got multiple ways to do this.
I can insert images that are on my computer, Maybe it is a picture from the camera that I that I have, I snapped the picture of something, Maybe it is a scanned image that I put into my computer. Maybe, it is something I downloaded online onto my computer or we can go directly online and use Bing Microsoft search engine tool to search for clip art images free images that we can download and place into our Excel documents. This is I insert images into Excel document.
I am going to go up to Insert tab top of my screen, in the Insert tab I got a section called illustrations and there I got pitchers will allow you to grab something that is local on your machine or network drive online.
Now, I Click on Pictures Icon, I will get Insert Picture window, then I can select the picture in my folder or drive and hit Insert button.
Now will drop that image into my Excel document.
I can hit and drag my picture to place I want on sheet.
The spreadsheet here but inserting images.
Now for me it is a little bit too big. So, I am going to grab one of the corners there just shrink it up. Let us make it smaller and you know what I am going to make it small and just put it up there next to my title.
You know it just for fun, I copier Ctrl C, Ctrl V to paste and I will put two of them in there with but one over here as well kind of balance out the layout of this.
This one came from being search engine tool just insert online pictures search for something drop and into your Excel document.
You can do a little bit of formatting with it not a lot but you can shrink, you can change the size and so on.
So try it out, insert an image whether you do an online images member, this is coming from the Insert tab online pitchers Reagan used bean or grab something, that is local on your system and go browse your computer whatever you do but insert an image into your Excel documents spice it up give it something more visual that the users can look at.