How to Edit a Picture in Excel

by Contributing Writer

Microsoft Excel 2007 is a spreadsheet and database program. A spreadsheet can contain many utilities to help a viewer decipher data. Charts, graphs, shapes, pictures can all be embedded in a worksheet. Modifying and editing a picture within a worksheet is one of the resources Microsoft Office offers Excel users to keep your data up to date.

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Right-click on the "Start" button in the bottom-left corner of the Windows desktop.

2

Select "All Programs" and then select "Microsoft Office."

3

Scroll down to the bottom of the Microsoft Office programs choices and select "Microsoft Office Tools."

4

Scroll down in the tool selection category and select "Microsoft Office Picture Manager."

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Click "Pictures" in the pane on the left side of Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

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Select the picture that is in the Excel spreadsheet.

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Click "Edit Pictures" in the tool bar of the picture manager and an "Edit Pictures" pane will open.

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Edit pictures by selecting "Color," "Crop," "Resize," "Compress" or "Auto Correct."

Tip

  • check You can also open the picture inside the Excel spreadsheet. Select the picture by clicking on it and the "Picture Tools" toolbar will open for editing.

Photo Credits

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