How to add a caption to a picture in word

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The Insert Caption feature in Word makes it easy to systematically add captions to images in a document.

In other Office applications, such as PowerPoint, you manually add a text box near the image, then group the text box and the image. See instructions below. If you have multiple images in a series, you must number them manually.

Word

  1. Click on the image to which you want to add a caption.

  2. Click References > Insert Title .

    Insert title button in the References tab

  3. To use the default label (Figure), enter its title in the Title box .

    Insert Title Dialog

Tip:  You can also create your own default caption tag by clicking New Tag and then adding your caption in the Tag box . Word automatically numbers new labels for you.

All other Office apps

  1. Use Insert > Text Box to draw a frame near the image. (See Adding a text box for details.)

    Text Box button in the Text group

  2. Click inside the text box and type the text you want to use for a caption.

  3. Select the text. On the Home tab, use the Font options to style the title as desired. 

  4. Use Ctrl+click to select the image and text box, then on the Image Format tab, in the Arrange group , select  Group > Group

    In the Image Format tab, grouping options are in the Arrange section.

See also

Group or ungroup objects

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A few lines of text used to explain and elaborate on the published photos.

Captions , also called cut lines , are a few lines of text used to explain and elaborate on published photographs. [1] In some cases, captions and cutlines are distinguished, where the caption is a short (usually one-line) title/explanation for the photo, while the cutline is a longer block of prose below the caption, which usually describes the photograph, giving context or linking it to the article. [of them]

Subtitles longer than a few sentences are often referred to as “block copy”. They are a type of display copy. Display copy also includes headlines and contrasts to “body copy” such as newspaper and magazine articles. [ citation needed ] Captions can also be generated by automatic image captioning software.

References[edit]

  1. For captions known as cut lines, see Evans, Michael Robert. The Publishing Layers of Journals Columbia University Press, 2004, p. 285.
  2. ^ “Write captions and cut lines”. web.ku.edu .

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