Add a border or another style to a picture

To give your picture a more polished look, add a border to frame it. PowerPoint for the web has a gallery of picture styles, including a black or white border, a 3D frame, one with faded edges, and several more.

Apply a style to a picture

  1. Select the picture.

  2. On the Picture tab, pick a style from the gallery that best suits the image.

    Click the More Styles button (as shown below) to open the entire gallery of styles.

    The Picture tab on the Ribbon is available when a picture is selected on the slide.

Make a custom border for a picture

You can apply a border of your own choosing to a picture.

  1. Select the picture on the slide.

  2. On the Picture tab, select Picture Border.

    The menu gives you options for Color, Weight (line thickness), and line style—including solid and dashed lines.

    The Picture Borders menu has options for color, thickness, and line style.

    To remove a custom border, you can select No Outline.

See Also

Crop your pictures

Use a picture as a slide background

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