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How to Re-size Pictures in Writer 2013

After you insert picture in Writer 2013 document, you can resize it to meet your needs. You can either change picture size manually, or change it in the picture format dialog box. Please refer to the following steps.

Re-size picture manually

Step 1 Click the picture that you want to re-size and 8 little squares will appear surrounding the picture.

Step 2 To re-size the picture horizontally or vertically, move the cursor to any of the four little squares in the middle of each border line of the picture. To re-size the picture along the diagonal direction, move the cursor to any of the four little squares at the four corners of the picture and the cursor will transform into a double-sided arrow.

Step 3 Hold the left mouse button and drag the mouse along the re-sizing direction. A shadow will appear indicating the potential change in the size of the picture.

Step 4 Release the left mouse button when you are satisfied with the change.

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Figure 1 Before and after magnifying a picture

Re-size picture by the dialog box

You can set the size of a picture using the dialog box:

Step 1 Click the picture that you want to re-size and open the Picture Tools tab.

Step 2 Click the Settings option in the end of the tab, choose the Format Object option and open the Format AutoShape dialog box.

Step 3 Select the Size tab. In the Size and Rotate section, enter the exact height, width, and rotation. If you select the Lock aspect ratio check box, you can set the height and width not in proportion with the original picture size.

Step 4 Click the OK button when finished.

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Figure 2 The Size tab