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How to flip cliparts and digital stamps in mircrosft word

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Some times you  do want to flip digital elements of designs , can  be a digital stamp or a clipart which needs a mirrored image.I recently received an email from a customer who purchased the wings digital stamps / cliparts pack and was wondering how she can flip them to create a pair of wings.

There are many ways to customize your graphics here are few

here is how to customize your clipart / digital stamps in microsoft word in a later tutorial i will show you how this

To see the Clip Art task pane, on the Insert
menu,
point to
Picture and then click Clip art. or browse to place the newly downloaded clipart.


Display clip-related toolbars


The Picture and Drawing toolbars make adjusting images simple by providing all of the tools you need in one location.


To locate these toolbars and display them on your screen, on the View menu, select Picture. This will display the toolbar on screen. Repeat to display the Drawing toolbar.


Customizing your clip art


Now that you have imported your image into the word there are a few ways to make it more customized according to your needs.


Cropping


When you crop an image, you are removing any areas of it that you
don't want to be shown.

To crop a clip


  1. Select the clip in your document.
  2. On the Picture toolbar, click the Crop button.
  3. Place the mouse pointer over one of the black squares around the
    edge of the clip. Then click and drag until you have cropped the clip
    to the desired area.

To resize a clip


  1. Select the clip.
  2. Move your mouse pointer over one of the open circles around the edge of the image.
  3. Click and drag the image to your desired size.

     Note   To
    resize an image proportionally, select one of the open circles located
    at a corner. Resizing by clicking one of the side points causes the
    image to grow or shrink disproportionately.



To rotate a clip


  1. Select the clip.
  2. On the Picture toolbar, click Rotate Left.
  3. Click once to rotate the clip 90 degrees to the left. Continue to click until the clip is in the position you want.

     Note   This task can also be done through the Drawing toolbar.


To flip a clip


  1. Select the clip.
  2. On the Drawing toolbar, click the Draw button, point to Rotate or Flip, and then click the option you want.

To add a drop shadow


  1. Select the clip.
  2. On the Drawing toolbar, click the Shadow Style button and select the style that you want.

     Note   To remove a drop shadow, click Shadow Style and then select No Shadow.




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