How to scan and insert a picture or image in Publisher 2010

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Not sure how to scan and insert a picture into Publisher 2010? No worries, we'll walk you through it. First, use the scanner software or the Fax and Scan feature in Windows to scan and save your picture to your computer. Now, open Publisher 2010, and:
  1. Click Insert > Picture
  2. Go to the folder where you saved the picture.
  3. Select the picture, and then click Insert.
If this didn't work, there are more ways to scan and insert a picture:

You can also use the Microsoft Clip Organizer to scan and insert your picture to a Clip Art collection. You can then search and insert the picture from the collection in Publisher. To do this:
  1. Click Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office > Microsoft Office 2010 Tools and open Microsoft Clip Organizer.
  2. Click File > Add Clips to Organizer > From Scanner or Camera.Scan and insert picture in Publisher 2010
  3. In the Insert Picture from Scanner or Camera dialog box, under Device, select the scanner and then click Insert.Scan and insert picture in Publisher 2010
  4. Close the Clip Organizer and open Publisher 2010.
  5. Click Insert > Clip Art.Scan and insert picture in Publisher 2010
  6. Type "scan" in the Search For box and click Go. You can also type the name of the image.Scan and insert picture in Publisher 2010
  7. Double-click the image to insert it.


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Article ID: 2685672 - Last Review: 10/03/2012 17:26:00 - Revision: 13.0

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