The following article is a transcript from a our video product, "Intro to Powerpoint XP."
Now that you’ve collected some pictures, let’s insert them onto a slide. There are two ways to do this:
Way (most obvious way)
Hopefully, you saved all your pictures into the same directory as your PowerPoint file, as this is the best way to keep things organized.
After you've found your picture, click [Insert] and
the picture will appear on your slide.
Inserting with the
Start by creating a new slide. When choosing a Slide-Layout, scroll down
through the slide layout styles and find one with a “content”
in it. Apply this layout to your current slide, and your slide will now
contain a special "content box." Click on the little picture
icon inside the content box, and you’ll be able to add the photo
inside this area.
Once you’ve got a picture on your slide, you can move the picture around the slide by dragging it with your mouse. You can also resize your photo by dragging the corner handles (the little circles located at each corner).
In fact, you can do a lot more things to your photo. We'll talk about these in the next lesson ...