2 Ways to Fix the Location of Your Picture and Prevent it from Moving with Other Contents

In today’s article, there are 2 ways to fix the location of your picture and prevent it from moving with texts.

Nowadays it’s quite common for you to insert some pictures into your Word document so s to make it vivid and attractive. Chances are that when you go back to modify the text around a picture next time, the picture is very likely to move and leave its original position, resulting in frequent changes of page layout.

Then how about finding ways to lock the pictures in Word document? Read on to view the 2 methods we provide.

Method 1: Set the Picture Layout Position

Detailed steps are as below:

  1. First and foremost, select a picture in your Word document.
  2. Right click the picture.
  3. Then choose “Size and Position” on the menu.Select the Picture ->Right Click -> Choose "Size and Position"
  4. Next in the “Layout” dialog box, click “Text wrapping” option first.
  5. And go to choose “Square” for the “Wrapping style”.
  6. Click “OK”.Click "Text Wrapping" ->Choose "Square" for "Wrapping style" ->Click "OK"
  7. Now right click the picture again.
  8. Still choose “Size and Position” on the menu.
  9. Only this time, you should click “Position” option.
  10. In “Options” group, remove the check marks in both “Move object with text” and “Lock anchor” boxes.
  11. Click “OK”.Click "Position" ->Remove Check Marks in "Move object with text" and "Lock anchor" Boxes ->Click "OK"

Now you are able to edit the text as you like without changing the picture position. However, sometimes it’s not enough to fix only the picture position since you can notice the caption of picture can still change its place from time to time.

The following method 2 is designed to solve this problem.

Method 2: Insert a Table

  1. Click “Insert” on the “Menu Bar”.
  2. Then click “Table” icon on the ribbon.
  3. Next choose “Insert Table” option on the list-menu.Click"Insert" ->Click "Table" ->Choose "Insert Table"
  4. Now in the “Insert Table” dialog box, type 1 for both the column and row number since you only insert one picture a time.type 1 for Both Column and Row number ->Click "OK"
  5. Next start inserting picture in the table. Click “Insert”.
  6. Choose “Picture” in “Illustrations” group.
  7. And choose a picture you need in “Insert Picture” window.
  8. Click “Insert”. Now you can see the picture has been inserted in the table.Choose a Picture ->Click "Insert"
  9. Repeat above steps from step 2 to step 6 in method 1.
  10. Next click the little cross sign on the upper-left corner of the table in order to select the table.
  11. Right click.
  12. Choose “Table Properties”.Select the Table ->Right Click ->Choose "Table Properties"
  13. In “Table Properties” dialog box, choose “Around” for “Text wrapping”.
  14. Then click “Positioning” button on the right side.Choose "Around" for "Text wrapping" ->Click "Positioning"
  15. Now in “Table Positioning” dialog box, remove the check marks in “Move with text” in “options” group.
  16. Click “OK”.Remove the Check Mark in "Move with text" Box ->Click "OK"
  17. Now you are back to the “Table Properties” dialog box, and remember to click “OK” to save the modification.
  18. Input a caption of the picture in table, such as below:An Example of Picture with caption in a Table
  19. In case you may want to remove the table borders, repeat from step 10 to step 12.
  20. Click “Borders and Shading” button.Choose "Borders and Shading"
  21. In “Borders and Shading” dialog box, choose “Borders” option first.
  22. Then choose “None” for “Setting”.
  23. Click “OK”.Click "Borders" ->Choose "None" for Setting ->Click "OK"
  24. Finally, back to the “table Properties” dialog box, remember to click “OK” again.A Picture with Caption in a Table without Borders

Taking the aforementioned instruction step by step and you shall achieve the below effect:

Solutions to Word File Corruption

Word can be susceptible to corruption. The risk is increasing even more when you use it to process a lot of pictures. Thus it’s highly recommended to get familiar with the built-in function in Word at the first place, so you can repair word with it at the time you need. Sure thing, you can always resort to a specialized third-party tool to recover Word files.

Author Introduction:

Vera Chen is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including excel recovery and pdf repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

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