Press and hold SHIFT or CTRL while you click the objects. Is this a known bug in Word 2007? -- Steve Franks Graham Mayor View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Graham Mayor Find all threads started by Graham Left by Mavi on Feb 23, 2011 5:33 PM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word? @ Hooman Shams Dude that was a LIFESAVER, thanks for sharing. 2 years later Tim Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2007 4:42 AM OS/Networking/Misc Apps , Half Baked | Back to top Related Posts on Geeks With Blogs Matching Categories Installing Artcut (plotter/cutter software) withou... http://sauvblog.com/in-word/cannot-select-text-box-in-word.html
The drawing toolbar is not active because it does not recognise the picture exists. If it overlaps the right edge of the cell there is a pixel, or two, where the cursor turns into a four way arrow, blink and you'll miss it. I was pulling whats left of my hair out. Left by Tezrah on Nov 16, 2009 3:36 PM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word?
You can right-click on Select Objects and add it to the Quick Access Toolbar to make it a bit more accessible, as well. -- Herb Tyson MS MVP Author of the If the graphic is not fully covered by text—perhaps there is a small corner of the graphic sticking out from behind the text—then you can select the graphic by simply clicking Now, highlight the text that is in the textbox and cut it and paste it back into the document where you want it. Though I really don't want to head down that road, 'cause performance is already becoming an issue in this feature of my application.Thanks all in advance.
Tried all of the above and still can't select images or text boxes after they are in the document. The comments are property of their posters. it is worked. Select Objects In Word Mac It may be in the header and acting as a watermark but whatever it will not select.
You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Selecting a Graphic that is Behind Text. If it overlaps the right edge of the cell there is a pixel, or two, where the cursor turns into a four way arrow, blink and you'll miss it. If you click control A everything on the page is selected and then click on the imageI cannot find the arrow that used to be in the drawing toolbar in Word https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Select-a-shape-or-other-object-8db4e2f6-873a-46a7-87cb-fbb998a1f955 Left by Rich on Oct 26, 2012 6:39 PM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word?
It will be deselected.4. How To Select Multiple Images In Word For anyone searching the post and they cannot select the image to move it you might have a printed watermark background setup instead. One tip though. Same issue driving me crazy Left by Mark on May 04, 2008 3:11 AM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word?
With Step by Step, you set the pace, building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-word-cannot-select-picture-behind-text.686584/ It may be in the header and acting as a watermark but whatever it will not select. How To Select A Picture Behind Text In Word 2010 WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1679) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, Select Objects In Word Near as I can tell, there is no way to affect this setting in MS Word, or via Word automation.
If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. http://sauvblog.com/in-word/cannot-rotate-picture-in-word.html MOST VERY Helpful!!! Similar Threads - Solved Word Cannot Word 2103 strange character kramerica, Nov 1, 2016, in forum: Business Applications Replies: 6 Views: 138 DaveA Nov 5, 2016 at 1:23 PM How do but when any text box is moved all the images on the page reposition themselves, screwing up the layout.(As if this wasn't bad enough, everything was properly aligned when I first How To Select Image Behind Text Word Mac
DataBase replied Nov 8, 2016 at 7:13 AM Loading... Left by kristan on Sep 07, 2008 3:59 AM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word? I've tried to group objects, but word 2010 will not allow me to even select the objects i want to group. this content In my case I'm automating word and trying to remove all textboxes in a document.
Thanks so much for the help, I am spreading the word! How To Put A Picture Behind Text In Word 2013 However, you may find that you're unable to select the images, because clicking on them only selects the text on top of the images, though there is a simple option to Yeeeeey!
This makes it easier to grab things like pictures and other objects that have been placed into the drawing layer. Join our site today to ask your question. The picture cannot usually then be selected, unless it extends outside the cell. How To Select An Image In Word I changed this to behind text and now cannot select the picture to adjust its position.
Right click on image symbol of anchor. Left by shravan shastri on Oct 12, 2012 11:08 PM # re: Cannot select images in Microsoft Word? It may be in the header and acting as a watermark but whatever it will not select. have a peek at these guys EBSchrader, Feb 24, 2008 #2 slurpee55 Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 7,837 This is quite annoying, but it works.
If you later need to make changes to the graphic in some way, you may not know exactly how to select it when it is obscured by the text in your I was then able to select it. Is this a known bug in Word 2007? -- Steve Franks Herb Tyson [MVP] View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by Herb Tyson [MVP] Find all threads started When I added a picture to a table cell the default setting for text wrap was 'inline with text'.