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How to Crop Pictures to Fit Shapes in PowerPoint for Mac

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Shapes are a great way to make a PowerPoint presentation as visual as possible, giving you clear areas that draw the eye and make information easy to understand. To add even more visual flair, you can also crop an image to make it automatically fit inside your shape. Here’s how to do it.

  1. In Microsoft PowerPoint, add a shape by going to Insert > Shape. Make sure you’re on the shape format tab.
  2. Click on the Format pane icon. Select Shape options > Paint can > Fill > select Picture or texture fill. 
  3. Insert an image, either from your computer or clipboard. Your image will automatically be cropped to fit the size of your shape.

Note: The instructions and video tutorial are for Macs. For PC instructions, click here

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