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Visio - Adding Pictures

Add almost any type of picture or image file to your diagram to create visual appeal, enhance your information, or include company branding.

Tip: Video not in your language? Try selecting Closed Captioning Closed captioning button .

Add a picture from your computer or from SharePoint

  1. Select Insert. There are two options to choose from:

    • Select Pictures to add a picture from a local drive or a SharePoint site.

    • Select Online Pictures to add a picture from OneDrive or Bing.

      Note: When using pictures or clip art from Bing, you're responsible for respecting copyright.

  2. Find and insert the picture. Choose from multiple options:

    • Navigate to the folder where the picture is stored on your local drive or in SharePoint. Select it, and select Open.

    • Select a picture in Bing or OneDrive. Or type keywords in the search box, and press Enter. Select the picture you want, and select Insert.

      Note: Select Bing, or select OneDrive to switch to OneDrive.

Move a picture

  • Drag the picture to the location you want.

Resize a picture

  • Drag a resize handle until the picture is the size you want.

Adjust a picture

  • Select AutoBalance to automatically adjust the brightness and color.

  • Select Compress Picture to reduce the picture's file size.

  • Select Line to add an outline.

  • Select Crop Tool to trim away unwanted parts of the picture.

  • Select Bring to Front or Send to Back to change the order of your picture, in relation to other objects on the page.

Want more?

Insert pictures into a Visio diagram

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:visio add picture image diagram enhance information company office 365   Doc ID:79369
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-17 12:12 MDTUpdated:2018-05-23 13:42 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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