How to place text on pictures

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How to place text on pictures
How to place text on pictures
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This article will show you how to place text on a picture. This can be done using Paint on Windows, Preview on Mac OS X, and the Phonto app on iPhone and Android.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: On Windows

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Step 1. Open the Start Menu

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Windowsstart

Click on the Windows logo in the lower left corner of the screen.

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Step 2. Type paint in the start menu

The Paint program will be found, with which you can add text to the picture.

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Step 3. Click Paint

This palette-shaped icon is at the top of the menu. The Paint window will open.

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Step 4. Click File

It's an option in the upper left corner of the Paint window. A menu will open.

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Step 5. Click Open

It's an option at the top of the menu. The Explorer window will open.

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Step 6. Click on the folder with the desired picture

Do this in the left pane of the Explorer window.

For example, if the image is on your desktop, find and click on the Desktop folder

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Step 7. Select a picture

To do this, click on the desired image.

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Step 8. Click Open

It's a button in the lower right corner of the Explorer window. The picture will open in Paint.

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Step 9. Click A

This icon is in the Tools section of the toolbar at the top of the Paint window.

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Step 10. Create a text box

Hold down the mouse button and move the pointer over the area of the picture where you want to insert the text, and then release the button.

Alternatively, you can simply click on the photo to place a pre-sized text box on it

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Step 11. Enter the desired text

  • To select a font, size, and style, select the text, and then use the tools in the Font section of the toolbar.
  • To change the color of the text, click on the desired color in the "Color" section of the toolbar.
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Step 12. Resize the text box if necessary

To do this, drag one of the handles that are in the corners of the text box. This is useful if you have created a text box for specific text and then changed it.

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Step 13. Save the text in the picture

Click File> Save. The changes will be saved.

To save the photo with text as a new file, click File> Save As, enter a new name in the File Name box, and then click Save

Method 2 of 3: On Mac OS X

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Step 1. Open Finder

Click the blue face icon in the dock.

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Step 2. Click on the folder with the desired picture

Do this in the left pane of the Finder.

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Step 3. Open the picture in the "Preview" program

To do this, double-click on the image.

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Step 4. Click Tools

It's an option at the top of the screen. A menu will open.

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Step 5. Select Note

It's in the middle of the menu. A pop-up menu appears to the right of the Tools menu.

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Step 6. Click on Text

It's an option in the Note menu. The picture will display a text box with the word "Text".

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Step 7. Enter the desired text

Double-click the word “Text” in the photo, and then enter a word or phrase.

To change the size, style and color of the font, press A at the top of the window

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Step 8. Move the text box

Drag the text itself to move it, or drag the handle located to the left and right of the text to resize the text box.

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Step 9. Save the photo

Click File> Save. The changes will be saved.

Method 3 of 3: On a mobile device

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Step 1. Install Phonto

With this application, text can be added to a picture on iPhone and Android devices. To install Phonto:

  • iPhone - open the App Store

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    Iphoneappstoreicon

    , tap Search, tap the search bar, enter phonto, tap Find, tap Phonto, tap Download and enter your password, or tap the Touch ID sensor.

  • Android - open the Play Store

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    Androidgoogleplay

    , click on the search bar, enter phonto, click "Phonto - Text on Photos", tap "Install" and click "Accept".

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Step 2. Launch Phonto

Tap Open in the app store or tap the red Phonto app icon on the home screen (iPhone) or app drawer (Android).

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Step 3. Tap the middle of the screen

A menu will open.

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Step 4. Click Photo Albums

It's an option at the top of the menu. The device's photo album will open.

On Android, tap “Load new image from device”

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Step 5. Select a photo

Tap the album that contains the photo you want, tap the photo and tap Done to open the photo in the main Phonto window.

On Android, just tap on a photo to open it in Phonto

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Step 6. Create a text box

Click on the photo and then click on “Add Text”.

On Android, tap the pencil-shaped icon at the top of the screen

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Step 7. Enter the desired text and click "Done"

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Step 8. Edit the text

Drag the text to reposition it, or click an option above or below the text to change the font, style, size, position, and / or formatting of the text.

For example, tap the Font option to select a new font

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Step 9. Save the photo

Click the icon

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Iphoneshare

in the lower right corner of the screen, and then click Save Image.

On Android, tap "⋮" in the upper right corner of the screen and then select "Save" from the menu

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