How to Change the Aspect Ratio of a Picture in Word

Change the Aspect Ratio of a Picture: Cropping a picture in different proportions like square, portrait and landscape is called picture aspect ratio.

Steps to be followed in changing the Picture Aspect Ratio: ​

Go to the Insert tab

Click on the Picture in the Illustrations Group

Go to the disc location where you saved the Pictures.

Click to select the picture you want, and then click on the Insert to insert it.

Now automatically a Picture Tools Format tab appears (Make sure the Picture selection)

In the “Size” group, click on the “Crop“, or click on the drop-down arrow of the “Crop” and select the “Crop” to crop a picture in any aspect ratio you want.

Lastly, go to the Aspect Ratio, and then select any ratio size from Square, Portrait, and Landscape.

How to Change the Aspect Ratio of a Picture in a Word Document
How to Change the Aspect Ratio of a Picture in a Word Document

Fast track method to be followed:

Go to the Insert tab → Picture → Search for Picture in your computer → Select Picture → Click Insert to insert it → Make sure you are on the Picture Tools Format tab → Click on the “Crop” → Then go to the Aspect Ratio → Select any ratio size from Square, Portrait, and Landscape.

Proportions to Change the Aspect Ratio of a Picture:

Picture aspect ratios include square, portrait, and landscape . The proportions are as follows in a Word:

  1. Square: 1:1
  2. Portrait: 2:3, 3:4, 3:5, and 4:5.
  3. Landscape: 3:2, 4:3, 5:3, 5:4, 16:9, and 16:10.

FAQ:

What is Aspect Ratio of a Picture?

Cropping a picture in different proportions like square, portrait and landscape is called picture aspect ratio.

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