How to invert colours on Microsoft Office Picture Manager

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How to invert colours on Microsoft Office Picture Manager
Adjust colours of digital files in Microsoft Office Picture Manager. (Getty Premium images)

Microsoft Office Picture Manager manages and edits digital pictures. This program includes "Hue and saturation" settings that allow you to adjust the colour on a scale. Click and drag the slider on the "Amount" or "Hue" scale for a custom look. Saving this edited file as a separate copy from the original keeps the original file intact for reference.

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Things you need

  • Microsoft Office 2010

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  1. 1

    Open the saved picture file in "Microsoft Office Picture Manager."

  2. 2

    Click on "Edit Pictures" on the Formatting toolbar.

  3. 3

    Click on "Colour" in the "Edit Pictures" pane to the right of the picture. This pane includes "Hue and saturation settings."

  4. 4

    Click on the "Hue and saturation settings," such as "Amount" or "Hue." Click on the slider to achieve the desired effect. You can also enter a value in the settings text box.

  5. 5

    Save this file as a copy with a file name different from the original file. Click on the "File" menu.

  6. 6

    Click on "Save As."

  7. 7

    Enter the file name in the "File name" box.

  8. 8

    Click on the "Save" button. This saved file is different from the original file.

Tips and warnings

  • To change a colour image to black and white, enter "-100" in the "Saturation:" settings text box.

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