Google Tricks and Tips: Editing Images in Docs and Slides
Add some pizazz to your images in Google Docs and Slides!
Did you know you can crop, add borders, and even reshape your images in Google Docs and Slides?
This feature has been around for a while, and it a great feature for students and teachers! Editing images give you the ability to add a professional touch to your presentations and documents.
Resizing Images (Google Docs and Slides)
You can easily resize images by selecting the image and clicking and dragging the blue “handles” until you have the desired size. To keep proportions, click and drag from the corners instead of top, bottom and sides.
Cropping Images (Google Docs and Slides)
Click and drag the black cropping bars on the corners and sides to crop your image.
Add a Border (Google Docs and Slides)
(Image with 4pt orange border)
Reshaping Images (Google Slides only)
Google Slides gives you an additional feature. You can reshape you images in Google Slides for added effect. Select the image, and then click on the drop-down arrow next to the crop button in the toolbar, then choose your shape. Voila! A new shape for your image! Below is an example. There are many different shapes to choose from that will add a little something extra to your presentations.
Reset Images Back to Original
Don’t like the changes? Just click on the reset image button to return the image back to the original size and shape!
This is just scratching the surface of the many ways you can enhance your Google Documents and Slides with images. Stay tuned for more Google Tricks and Tips!
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