How to Replace Picture in PowerPoint 2010 with All Original Formating and Effects

You’ve just finished your Christmas PowerPoint presentation with one picture on each slide. When you click on the slide, the picture will fade in. And then, the text appears line by line. After you click again, the picture fades out and jumps to the next slide. Everything seems perfect for now, right?

Suddenly, you find that some pictures are wrong. What would you do? Delete the picture and insert again? It would be a headache if you make it this way, for you have to resize the picture, reconstruct all the animations and effects for each picture.

Why not just replace the picture but retain all the effects like size, position and animations, etc. of the previous picture?

1. Open the PowerPoint file and select the picture you would like to change.

2. A “Picture Tool Format” tab will appear on the Ribbon, in the “Adjust” group choose “Change Picture”.

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Note: You can also right-click on the picture directly and choose “Change Picture”.

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3. From the pop-up “Insert Picture” dialog box, you will be able to select a new picture.

After you have inserted the new picture, you will find out that all the formatting, animations and effects of the original picture have been applied to the new picture. Easy and save you a lot of time, Huh!

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