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How to scan and insert an image into a Word 2007 document

This article describes how you can scan an image and insert it into a Microsoft Word 2007 document.

Are you trying to scan and insert and image in another version of Microsoft Word?

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Word 2010: How to scan and insert an image into a Word 2010 document
Word 2003: How to insert scanned images in Office 2007 and Office 2003 programs

To insert a scanned image in a Word 2007 document, follow these steps:
  1. Open Word 2007.
  2. Click Insert, and then select Clip Art.
    Word 2007 insert clip art

  3. In the Clip Art pane, click Organize Clips.
    Word 2007 Organize clips

  4. On the File menu, click Add Clips to Organizer, and then click From Scanner or Camera.
    Word 2007 Add clips to organizer

  5. Select the scanner device and resolution quality, and then click Insert.
    Word 2007 Insert picture from scanner

  6. Wait until the scan is done and then click the folder with your scanner name under My Collections. You should now see the scanned image.
  7. Close Microsoft Clip Organizer.
  8. In the Clip Art pane, click Go. The scanned image should now appear. Click the image to insert it into your document.
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Article ID: 2655059 - Last Review: 10/02/2012 19:59:00 - Revision: 4.0

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