How to scan and insert an image into a Word 2010 document

 

Summary

This article describes how you can scan an image and insert it into a Microsoft Word 2010 document.

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Word 2007: How to scan and insert an image in a Word 2007 document
Word 2003: How to insert scanned images in Office 2007 and Office 2003 programs


Resolution

To insert a scanned image in a Word 2010 document, follow these steps:
  1. Use the software that was included with your scanner to scan and save the image to your computer.
  2. Note the location of the saved image.
  3. Open Word 2010.
  4. Click Insert, and then select Picture.
    Word 2010 insert picture

  5. In the Insert Picture box, browse to the folder that contains the saved image.
  6. Select the image and then click Insert.
    Word 2010 select image

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Article ID: 924462 - Last Review: Jun 4, 2013 - Revision: 1

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