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Adding images that don’t move along with the text in Word 2016

Daniel Walter Scott || VIDEO: 23 of 52

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Hi there, in this tutorial we're going to look at putting in images that kind of fix to the page and don't move along. So this guy here, he's fixed, watch this, I can type in anything and it all stays there, he doesn't move around with the type. So let's go and look at how to do that.

First thing I need to do is place the image. So I'm going to put a 'return' in here between these two paragraphs, and I'm going to go to 'Insert', 'Pictures', and I'm going to bring in—these are the files that we're using under '02 Newsletter', you can download the exercise files as well for free if you want to play along. Go to 'Adobe Max', actually no, it's the 'UX Course' that we're using for this one. Goes in, matches the column width, you can resize it by using the corners; remember, don't use the sides because it stretches it, but the corners are great.

At the moment though, it kind of flows along with the text, so what I want to do is, get it so that the text kind of moves, and the image doesn't, stays where it is. So, there's a couple of ways. It's this way, so 'With Wrapping', I click this first option, and it kind of does what I want. It means that I can move this guy around, and you'll notice that, if I put a 'return' here, it doesn't move, well, kind of doesn't move. What happens is, with it selected, see that anchor point, that's where it's kind of anchored to the text. So it's position is relative to this, it's kind of this far across, and a little bit down. Problem is, down here, it's great, because it's after the anchor, but if I put a 'return' in up here, it flows along with the text though. What I want to do is, I want this option in here, and I want this, so with it selected-- I want this option down here that says 'Fix Position on Page', so, we're going to put 'Square', and then we're going to say, 'Fixed'. So we've got some text wrapping, but we're going to say 'Fix position on page'. What that will do is that it won’t move around. 

So, if I select this one here, and hit 'return', you can see, the anchor doesn't move, well the anchor does move, but the image doesn't, its position is kind of fixed there. So that would be great if you want like a pull quote in the middle, or there's a diagram that just can't move because it's specific for this page or all these titles. 

I'm going to 'undo' that because what I want in this particular case, I want this to 'In Line with Text', and-- where's the next image? So, 'Adobe Max', I'm going to put in-- I don't have my first paragraph, let's put him in, and then, maybe after here I'm going to put in my next image. You can just skip along now, I'm just kind of filling in the rest of this document, so we can move on. Adobe Max goes in.

Last thing I want to do before I move on is, there's this random space in here, can’t remember where he came from, I'll get rid of that guy, and I've got this heading that's at the bottom of this page, I want to push him to the next page. I could put 'return's in, but that's not the clever way of doing it, because, if you add different texts or delete text it's still not going to work, it might come up and down. So with the cursor flashing just in front of this heading here, go to 'Insert', there's one called 'Page Break'. 

For some reason I made this guy my first paragraph, I'm just setting it back to normal, and what I want to do is, with the page break, you might want to do a column break. Let's say this one here, we want to push to the next-- actually page break will work again. Let's say this one here is-- just happens to be—copy, paste, paste. It’s just kind of like all good down the bottom here. I don't want a page break, because I don't want to push it to the next page, I just want a column break, so it’s in the same sort of position. Cursor at the beginning here, go to 'Insert', instead of page break, go to 'Layout', and there's this one called 'Breaks', and you'll find 'Page Break' in there, but there's also someone called 'Column Break', and that just puts it to the next column. It's up to you how you want to work. I'm going to 'undo', mine was actually looking just fine, let's 'Save' it, and let's get on to our next tutorial video.