How to Insert an EPS in a Word Document

EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. An EPS file can contain vector graphics, images and text. The file type is a standard way to transfer graphics and images between different programs. You can create an EPS file in various graphics programs, such as Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW. Microsoft Word allows you to insert many types of images to enhance your Word document, including EPS vector images. The EPS format is ideal for inserting a logo or other graphic.

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Logos and graphics can be inserted as an EPS file.

Word 2007 or 2010

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Open a Microsoft Word document.

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Place your cursor where you want to place a graphic.

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Click the “Insert” tab. Click “Picture” in the “Illustrations” group.

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Click the drop-down menu to the right of the “File name” box. Select “Encapsulated PostScript” as the file format. Browse your computer’s files and select the EPS file you want to insert. Click “Insert.”

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Drag one of the resize handles to change the size of the image. Click and drag the graphic to move it to a new location.

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Click the “Microsoft Office Button” or “File” tab. Click “Save” to save the document.

Word 2003

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Open a Microsoft Word document.

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Place your cursor where you want to place a graphic.

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Click the “Insert” menu. Select “Picture” then “From File.”

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Select “Encapsulated PostScript” from the file format menu. Browse your computer’s files to select the EPS file you want to insert. Click “Insert.”

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Click the “File” menu, then “Save.”