Working with Images

Working with Images

Compelling documents require more than just words. In Writer, you can insert non-text elements to better illustrate your point or catch your reader's eye. Let's see how you can enhance your work by inserting images to your document.

Insert images

You can insert images from your desktop, images library, web URL, Google Photos or directly from the web search.

Upload from desktop

If you think you have an image in your gallery that fits the context of your content, you can use this option.

To insert images from your desktop,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables, click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Drag and drop the image you want to upload or click Choose an image to upload to insert images from your desktop. The image will be inserted.

From image library

Once you upload images in Writer, they will be stored in the image library.

To insert images from library,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables, click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Click My Library in the left panel. The image library will be displayed.
  4. Select the image you want to use and click Insert. The image will be uploaded.

From URL

If your colleague has shared the URL of a picture and you want to upload it, you can use this option.

To insert using URLs,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables, click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Click From URL in the left panel.
  4. Enter the URL of the image and click Insert. The picture will be inserted.

Directly from the web

You can browse directly from within Writer and insert images in your documents.

To insert images directly from the web,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables, click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Click Web Search in the left panel and a web search tab will appear. Search for images using the search tab.
  4. Select the image you want to insert and click Insert. The image will be uploaded.

From Google Photos

If you have images stored in Google Photos, you can easily upload them in Writer.

To insert images from Google Photos,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables , click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Click Google Photos in the left panel.
  4. Click Authenticate Google and log in with your credentials. Zoho Corp will request permission for accessing your images. Click Allow to proceed.
  5. The images in your Google Photos account will be displayed. Select any image and click Open. Your image will be inserted.

From Flickr

If you have images stored in Flickr account, you can easily upload them in Writer.

To insert images from Flickr,

  1. Click More > Insert tab.
  2. Under Pictures & Tables, click Image. A window will appear.
  3. Click Flickr in the left panel.
  4. Click Authenticate Yahoo and log in with your credentials. Zoho Corp will request permission for accessing your images. Click Allow to proceed.
  5. The images in your Flickr account will be displayed. Select any image and click Open. Your image will be inserted.

Crop Images

You don't have to download or open a separate app to crop your images to down size before inserting in to your documents.You can modify or crop as soon as you click on the image.

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