How To Insert and Delete Screenshots In Powerpoint Presentations

Embedding screen captures

Screen captures are fundamentally previews of your PC screen. You can take a screen capture of any program, site, or open window. PowerPoint makes it simple to Insert Screenshots of a whole window or a screen section of part of a window in your introduction.

To embed screen captures of a window:

  1. Select the Insert tab, then click the Screenshot command in the Images group.
  2. The Available Windows from your desktop will appear. Select the window you want to capture as a screenshot.
    Selecting a window to capture
  3. The screenshot will appear on the currently selected slide.
    The inserted screenshot

To embed a screen cutting:

  • Select the Insert tab, Insert Screenshots, at that point select Screen Clipping.

Clicking Screen Clipping

  • A perspective of other open windows will show up. Snap and drag to choose the territory you need to catch as a screen cutting.

Taking a screen clipping

  • The screen cut-out will show up on the as of now chose slide.

The inserted screen clipping

Moving and resizing pictures

Once you’ve inserted a picture, you may want to move it to a different location on the slide or change its size. PowerPoint makes it easy to arrange pictures in your presentation.

To select a picture:

Before you can modify a picture, you’ll need to select it.

  • Simply click to select a picture. A solid line will appear around a selected picture.
    Selecting a picture

To resize a picture:

  • Click and drag the corner sizing handles until the picture is the desired size.
    Resizing a picture

The corner sizing handles will resize a picture while preserving its original aspect ratio. If you use the side sizing handles, the image will become distorted.

To rotate a picture:

  • Click and drag the arrow above an image to rotate it right or left.
    Rotating an image

Hold the Shift key on your keyboard when rotating an image to snap it to angles in 15-degree increments.

To move a picture:

  • Click and drag to move a picture to a new location on a slide.
    Moving a picture

To delete a picture:

  • Select the picture you want to delete, then press the Backspace or Deletekey on your keyboard.

You can access even more picture formatting options from the Format tab. We’ll talk more about these options in our lesson on Formatting Pictures.

The Format tab
How To Insert and Delete Screenshots In Powerpoint Presentations

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