How to Put Labels on Pictures

Use the Paint utility on any Microsoft Windows-based computer to label a picture. Labeling pictures is especially useful when you want to mark different parts of a picture to highlight their importance. Putting a label on the picture does not have to block the part of the picture below the label.

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Click “Start,” type “Paint” in the Search box, and then press “Enter.”

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Press “Ctrl-O” on your keyboard when the Paint window opens.

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Navigate to the location on your computer where the picture on which you want to put a label is stored on the dialog box that opens, and then double-click the filename to open it.

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Click “Text” button, marked with an "A," on the Paint toolbar.

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Point the mouse cursor at the place on the picture where you want to put the label, and then click and drag the cursor to form a text box.

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Type the text that you want in the label. When you are done, click somewhere outside the text box.