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Microsoft® Office Visio® 2007 Step by Step by Resources Online, Judy Lemke

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Inserting Pictures into Diagrams

Although Visio includes most of the shapes you need for your diagrams, sometimes you need an image that was created in a different program. You can insert a picture—a graphic file—into Visio whether or not the program that created the image is currently installed on your computer.

When you want to add a picture to your diagram, you can use the Picture command on the Insert menu or the Clip Art task pane. To display the Clip Art task pane, on the View menu, click Task Pane. Then click the down arrow on the task pane’s title bar, and click Clip Art. Adding clip art from the Clip Art task pane to your diagram is as simple as adding a Visio shape from a stencil—you simply drag it onto the drawing page.

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