Saving graphical elements in office products just got easier

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  • Microsoft added the possibility to save graphical objects like shapes, chartsand text boxes as pictures in Office apps.
  • You will be able to do the same for SmartArt, 3d models, diagrams, screenshots,  and SVG’s.
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How to save graphical elements in Microsoft Office as pictures

After they added the Comments pane in Word, Microsoft is rolling out new features that will change the way you will use the Office apps.

Not long ago, they added the feature to automate the tasks in Excel, a feature that will save you hours in executing repetitive tasks.

The new feature available for Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is to save different elements as pictures.

How can I save graphical objects as pictures in Microsoft Office?

Microsoft added the possibility to save graphical objects like shapes, charts, and text boxes as pictures in Office apps.

Moreover, in the release document, Microsoft also mentions that you will be able to do the same for SmartArt, 3d models, diagrams, screenshots,  and SVG’s.

Save as Picture in Excel.

How can I use the new Save as Picture feature?

Using the new feature is as easy as right-clicking on the graphical element and selecting the Save as Picture option from the drop-down menu.

After that, you will only have to select the destination where you want to save it and the format. You can choose between PNG, JPEG, GIF, TIF, or BMP.

The Save as Picture feature is available now in Word, Excel and Outlook to users running the Beta Channel Version 2007 Build 12901.10000 or later on Windows.

Microsoft increases Microsoft 365 adoption with a new website

In the same line with the latest productivity features, Microsoft introduced a new site to bring together all the content and tools from the Microsoft 365 services to increase enterprise office apps adoption. 

The first in line is Microsoft 365 but you can find all the other Microsoft enterprise software like Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, and Yammer.

You can even find all the information about Security and Compliance for your organization.

This is a breath of fresh air for decision-makers as they can now find all the important information in one place.

What do you think about the latest additions from Microsoft? Drop us a line in the Comments section below.