Microsoft Word Digital Photography Flyer Tutorial
Step 21: Drop Shadow
Select the Microsoft Word 2007 Shadow Effects Group
Image. Then go to the Ribbon > Format Tab > Shadow Effects Group > Shadow Effects.
Shadow Style 5 under the Drop Shadow section.
Microsoft Word 2007 Drop Shadow Menu
To set the
Shadow Color to "Black", go back to Shadow Effects > Shadow Color and select "Black". Also make sure that the Semitransparent Shadow option is checked.
This is what the
Star should look like on the flyer:
Digital Photography Flyer with Images
Next we can add Step 22: Royalty Free Images Images to the document. I downloaded photos from these 3 sites that have Royalty Free Photos to use without any hassel.
In Step 23: Add Images Adobe Illustrator, OpenOffice Draw, Inkscape, Corel Draw and Microsoft Publisher, you are able to freely move an Image anywhere on the canvas. This is also possible in Microsoft Word as long as you first place the Image within a Text Box.
Text Box, then go to the Insert Tab and click on the Picture Icon in the Illustrations Group.
Microsoft Word 2007 Illustrations Group
This allows you to insert a
Picture from File. It opens up the Insert Picture Window, where you can select your file
and then click Insert. Be certain that your Images are in a format that will be recognized by Microsoft Word. These Images are saved in PNG (Portable Network Graphics) format.
Step 24: The Size Window
After inserting each Microsoft Word 2007 Size Menu
Image in its own Text Box we will need to Scale them.
Select the first Image, right click and select Size from the menu that appears.
This opens up the
Microsoft Word 2007 Size Window
Step 25: Scale Images
Another way to open up the Microsoft Word 2007 Size Window Icon
Size Window is to go to the Ribbon > Format Tab > Size Group >.
In the Scale Section change the Height to a suitable percentage and make sure that "Lock Aspect Ratio" and "Relative to Original Picture Size" are checked.
Leave the Size Window open while you adjust each Image one by one, then click Close.
Next we will give each Step 26: Format Picture Window Image a Border. Select an Image, right click and select Format Picture from the menu that appears.
This opens the
Format Picture Window.
Microsoft Word 2007 Format Picture Window
Click on Step 27: Line Color - Short Menu Line Color and select Solid Line.
Microsoft Word 2007 Line Color Window
Once you have selected this option, the Step 28: Line Color - Full Menu Line Color Window changes to give Color and Transparency options.
Microsoft Word 2007 Line Color Options
Set Microsoft Word 2007 Line Color Icon
Color by clicking on the Color Icon and selecting "White" from the Color Menu that appears.
Microsoft Word 2007 Theme Colors
Then go to Step 29: Line Style - Width Line Style and set Width to "2pt" by clicking on the "Up Arrow" or by typing it in.
Microsoft Word 2007 Line Syle Window
Then select Step 30: Shadow Shadow.
Microsoft Word 2007 Shadow Window
Click on the
Presets Icon, which opens a menu with Preset Shadows.
Microsoft Word 2007 Shadow Presets Window
Outer Section select the "1st Shadow" which is Offset Diagonal Bottom Right.
Set Color to "Black", Transparency and Blur to "0".
Then without closing the Format Picture Window proceed to the next Image and repeat until you have made the
change to all the Images.
When finished click "Close".
While holding down the Step 31: Format Text Box "Ctrl" Key, select all of the Text Boxes behind each Image. Right click and select Format
Text Box from the menu that appears.
As in "Step 17", in the Fill Section, set Transparency to "100%" and in the Line
Section you can set Color to "No Color". Then click OK.
Select one of the Step 32: Arrange - Bring to Front Icon Text Boxes that holds an Image.
Go to the
Format Tab > Bring to Front Icon in the Arrange Group. It will bring the selected object in front of all the other objects.
Microsoft Word 2007 Bring to Front Icon
For more options you can click on the Step 33: Bring to Front Menu "Down Arrow" to the right of the Icon to reveal the Bring to Front Menu.
Microsoft Word 2007 Bring to Front Menu
You can also do the same thing for the
Send to Back Icon to reveal the Send to Back Menu.
Microsoft Word 2007 Send to Back Menu
Once you've finished arranging your Step 34: Save File Images, your document will be complete.
It should look like this:
Microsoft Word 2007 Digital Photography Flyer
All that's left to do is
Save the document.
Click on the Microsoft Word 2007 Office Button
Office Button which will open up a drop down menu.
Go to Save As > Word Document.
Save As Window name your document and click the Save button.
Microsoft Word 2007 Office Menu
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