Word - insert side by side images into document

Directions to insert side by side images into a Word documents. Images can be PNG, JPG, GIF, TIFF formats.


  1. Click on the first of the two images that you want to align.
  2. Click the "Format" tab, then click "Wrap Text" in the Arrange group. Choose "Square," "Tight," "Through" or "Top and Bottom" if you want the image and your text to be separate. Choose "Behind Text" or "In Front of Text" if you aren't concerned with images and text overlapping each other.
  3. Click the second image and repeat the process of changing the way text interacts with the image.
  4. Click and drag down the top-right corner of each image until both images will fit side by side on the page. Word will not allow them to align next to each other if they are too big for the page unless you chose either the "Behind Text" or "In Front of Text" option.
  5. Click "Align" in the Arrange group and choose "Grid Settings."
  6. Place a check mark next to "Snap Objects to Other Objects," then click "OK."
  7. Click and drag the first image to where you want it on the page. Release the mouse button.
  8. Click and drag the second image next to the first, where you want it to align. As the sides come close to each other, Word will automatically snap the second image into place next to the first. Release the mouse button when the images are aligned next to each other as you need them to be.


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