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Picture Tools: Format

This toolbar is context sensitive, and becomes active after selecting a picture in a document.

The commands available in the Format toolbar of the Picture Tools category are divided into the following sections.

Expanded Shape Styles


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Shape Fill

Fills the selected shape with a specified color.

Shape Outline

Applies the specified color to the outline of the selected shape.

Shape Outline Weight



Specifies a width for the outline of the selected shape.

Expanded Arrange


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Wrap Text

Specifies the way in which text wraps around a selected object.

The text wrap modes are as follows:

  • In Line with Text;

  • Square;

  • Tight;

  • Through;

  • Top and Bottom;

  • Behind Text;

  • In Front of Text.


Specifies the position of the selected object on a page.

Bring to Front

Moves the selected object forward.

This command invokes a drop-down menu that contains the following actions:

  • Bring Forward (moves the selected object one layer forward);

  • Bring to Front (moves the selected object to the front of all other objects in a document);

  • Bring in Front of Text (places the selected object in front of the text).

Send to Back

Moves the selected object backward.

This command invokes a drop-down menu that contains the following actions:

  • Send Backward (moves the selected object one layer backward);

  • Send to Back (moves the selected object behind all other objects in a document);

  • Send Behind Text (moves the selected object behind the text).

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