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Microsoft Office 2007

Importing Clip Art from the Web

Importing images from the Web is one way to enhance your clip art collection. The following instructions explain how to import clip art from the Web into the Microsoft Clip Organizer. Once it is saved, this clip art can be accessed and used at any time from the Microsoft Clip Organizer. You may also insert clip art from the server, which is the network your computer is linked to, and which may contain additional clip art files that can only be accessed through the network. This is different from importing clip art from the Web.

  1. On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click CLIP ARTClip Art
    The Clip Art task pane appears.

  2. At the bottom of the Clip Art task pane, click CLIP ART ON OFFICE ONLINE
    The Microsoft Office Clip Art and Media Home Page appears in your default web browser.

  3. From the Search pull-down menu, select the desired type of search to be performed
    Search type

  4. In the text box, type keywords related to the desired type of clip art
    Search text box

  5. Click SEARCH
    The search results appear.

  6. Select the check box(es) below the clip art you want to download
    With each image selected, the toolbar is updated with the number of items selected.Download Toolbar

  7. To view the previous or next page of images, click the arrows on the top right

  8. In the toolbar, click DOWNLOAD ITEM(S)
    If the ActiveX control for Microsoft Office Online is not currently installed on your computer, the web application will automatically download and install it.
    1. Once the Active X control is successfully installed, click CONTINUE
      The Download page appears.

  9. To download the item(s), click DOWNLOAD NOW
    NOTE: When the clip art is downloaded, by default, the clip art is automatically saved in the
    My Pictures\Microsoft Clip Organizer
    folder on your computer.
    The File Download dialog box appears.
    Clip Art File Download

  10. To view the downloaded clip art, in the File Download dialog box, click OPEN
    The Microsoft Clip Organizer appears with the downloaded clip art displayed.
    The Microsoft Clip Organizer automatically catalogs downloaded clip art in the appropriate collection based on pre-determined keywords.
    For information on inserting clip art, refer to Using Clip Art.

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