How to make a Picture transparent in Word

Microsoft Word is software that people worldwide uses to edit their documents, write essays and even create bookmarks or flyers; it comes with a lot of editing features that can make your flyers or cards look cool and attractive. Microsoft Word consists of features to color your text, add shapes or pictures and make images within your Word document transparent.

How to make a Picture transparent in Word

Follow the steps to make an image transparent in Microsoft Word:

  1. Launch Word.
  2. Insert a Picture into your document.
  3. Click the Format Picture tab.
  4. Locate the Adjust group
  5. Click Transparency there
  6. Select a transparency percentage.

### Launch Word.

Insert a picture into your document.

Click the picture and click the Format Picture tab and click the Transparency button in the Adjust group.

In the Transparency menu, choose a percentage of how you want the image to be transparent.

If you have text in the document and you want the image to be behind it, right-click the transparent image, hover the cursor over Wrap text, and select Behind Text.

The transparent photo will go behind the text.

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Make a picture transparent

Basic steps to picture transparency In short, the steps for making a picture transparent are:

Draw a shape first, fill it with a picture, and then adjust the picture’s transparency.

This process is demonstrated in the video. For more details on this procedure and other methods, click a procedure heading below to expand it and see the details.