Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Replacing Text with a Graphic.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated July 18, 2015)
There may be times when you have a need to replace text in your document with a graphic. For instance, you might be working on a marketing document and need to replace all instances of your company name with the company logo. This is simple enough to do in Word by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Replace tab of the Find and Replace dialog box.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (10557) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Replacing Text with a Graphic.
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