Have you ever added a picture to a document and found that it’s in the landscape or portrait orientation, but you need it to be in the other one? Fortunately there are tools in Microsoft Word that let you change the layout of your image in a couple of different ways.
One of the options that lets you do this will make it possible for you to flip an image in Word. You can flip it along either the horizontal or vertical axis if you need it to be in that position relative to its current positioning.
How to Flip a Picture in Word
The steps in this article were performed in Word for Office 365, but will also work in other versions of Word. The menu that we will be going to in the final step of this guide is going to give you the option of rotating your image in a handful of ways, including the flipping options that we will be using for this article.
Step 1: Open your file in Word.
Step 2: Select the image that you want to flip.
Step 3: Click the Picture Tools Format tab at the top of the window.
Step 4: Click the Rotate button in the Arrange section of the ribbon.
Step 5: Select the Flip Horizontal or Flip Vertical option.
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