By default, Word sets text wrapping to In line with text when you insert or paste a new picture into a document. In line with text may not be what you prefer, so here's how to change the default.

  1. Go to File > Options >Advanced.

  2. In the Cut, copy, and paste section, change the setting under Insert/paste pictures as: to the text wrapping style you want.

    Set the default text wrapping for images

  3. Select OK.

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