Although Microsoft Word is not known for its photo editing capabilities, it has some basic features you can use, such as image mirroring. If you want to browse an image in Microsoft Word, this is what you need to do.
These steps should work for all the latest versions of Microsoft Word that you have, including Office Online and Microsoft 365.
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To flip an image in Word, you must first open the document that contains the image you want to manipulate. This can be any image contained in your document. You can also do this for shapes or other drawings you insert into Word.
To flip the image, make sure the image is selected by clicking on it. From the menu bar, select the “Format”; tab under the “Image Tools” section (or “Draw Tools” for other types of images or objects).
From there, click the “Rotate Objects” icon in the “Arrange” section. This icon may appear larger or smaller, depending on your available screen resolution and the size of the Microsoft Word window itself.
The image effect you selected will be automatically applied to your image.
You can then move your image or make further changes to it using the “Image Tools” menu (or “Drawing Tools”). For example, you can remove the background from an image with the built-in removal tool provided in Microsoft Word.
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To flip a flip image, select the “Undo” icon located at the top left of the window immediately after applying the effect, or press Ctrl + Z (Cmd + Z on Mac) on the keyboard.
Alternatively, you can repeat the steps above to cancel the effect. For example, if you use the “Flip Vertical” effect twice, this will restore your image to its previous state.