Convert Word Documents Into Images (jpg, png, gif, tiff)

Convert Word Documents Into Images (jpg, png, gif, tiff)

Do you want to convert a Word document (or a portion of one) to an image? Microsoft Word has a feature that enables you to do so. You can convert documents to photos using “paste special” in versions 2007 and higher, and you’ll have the option of converting them to jpeg, jpg, png, and other formats.

This method is very easy to use and produces a good high-resolution image, which is far superior to the other online doc-to-image converters. You can also convert any document to a graphic format such as jpg, tiff, png, or gif.

Stop wasting time and money searching for scam converters when you can create an image without one by following these easy instructions:

Choose what you want to save as an image.
Copy the selection.
Open a new document, please.
A special paste.
Select the “Picture” button.
Right-click on the resulting image and select “Save as photo”
Select the format you want from the drop-down menu.

The instructions below will guide you through each step.
1: Choose what you would like to save as an image

Select all (shown here on Word 2016 for Mac)

If you want to transform your entire document into a picture, pick it all. You can do it by:

Pressing Ctrl+A on your PC.
Press command+A on the Mac.
Press Shift+Ctrl+End to pick from the cursor location until the end of the text.
Or select “Edit” > “Select Everything” from the menu.

If you just want to convert parts of your document into images, use your cursor to pick them.

Please keep in mind that only the material on a single page will be converted to an image. To convert multiple pages, select each one’s contents and proceed through the steps one at a time.

2: Copy Your Selection

Copy your selection

Copy the selection. You can do it by:

Typing Ctrl+C on your PC.
Typing command+C on a Mac.
Right-click the list and choose “copy.”
Or press the copy icon in the standard toolbar.

  1. Open a new document

Open a new blank document for Word. (This is where your selection is to be pasted as an image.)
4: Special paste

Accessing paste special from the home ribbon (shown here on Word 2010 for PC)

Accessing paste special from the home ribbon (shown here on Word 2010 for PC)

Accessing past special from the edit menu (shown here on Word 2016 for Mac)

In the Home tab, go to paste options by clicking the down arrow at the bottom of the button, and then press “paste special” as seen in the picture above. Alternatively, you can choose “edit”>”paste special.”
5: Choose “Picture”

You will want to paste what's saved in your clipboard as a picture.

Select “Image (Enhanced Metafile)” from the paste-special window, as seen in the picture above, and press “OK.”

The picture of what you copied will be added to the folder.
6: Right-click and choose “Save as photo”

how-to-convert-word-document-into-image-jpeg-png-gif-tiff

Right-click on your new image and choose “Save as Photo.” Keep the control key as you click to the right-click on the Mac.
7: Choose the desired format

Select what type of file you would like your picture to be. Here is what the menu will look like on a PC.

Select what type of file you would like your picture to be. Here is what the menu will look like on a PC.

Here is what the menu will look like on a Mac.

Here is what the menu will look like on a Mac.

Choose your preferred format from the drop-down menu and save it. You’ve completed your mission, man!

I recommend saving it as a png file if you want to upload it to the Internet. It will provide you with the highest quality in a small file.
If you’re going to end up with a black background?

If the final converted image has a black background after running until the last stage, try saving it as a png or tiff again. Otherwise, use MS Paint to open the transformed image file.

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