If you ever have inserted pictures into an Excel spreadsheet then this is one tips you will want to know. A picture can go a long way to enhance your Workbook, maybe it is a logo or informational visual. We will need to balance the value of the visual, with the increase in size of the file that will result from using a picture. Fortunately within Excel 2010 onwards and other Office products you can compress the size of your images to reduce the size of your workbook.
- Select the picture you want to compress
- With the picture selected the contextual ribbon for picture tools will become active
- Hit Compress Picture
The Compress Picture Dialog Box will appear- with a couple of compression options
- Click OK.
Compressing these pictures have the advantage of reducing the size for storage on servers or your computer as well as for sending via email.
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