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PowerPoint Pearls: Inserting an Image
When adding graphics to your PowerPoint presentation the most difficult step is the first, finding quality images. Once you have the images, placing them in the presentation is literally as easy as 1,2,3:
To insert an image
Keep in mind that you can insert a graphic into any slide, regardless of the slide layout. PowerPoint will insert the image in the center of the slide. You can move the image to the desired location on the screen using the move cursor.
Actually, moving and resizing images is essentially the same as moving and resizing textboxes (see the previous PPP article below), however, resizing an image can ruin quality:
This effect can be avoided if you constrain the proportions of your image by using only the corner handles to resize the image.