How to blur images in powerpoint


Blur Text on a PowerPoint Slide to lớn Create Interesting Effects

by Avantix Learning Team | Updated May 31, 2021

Blur is an artistic effect that you can apply lớn a picture in PowerPoint. However, artistic effects cannot be applied lớn text boxes or text placeholders. If you want to lớn blur text in PowerPoint, you"ll need to lớn cut the text object và then paste it back into PowerPoint as a picture. You will then be able khổng lồ blur the text.

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You can create some interesting effects if you combine animation with blur such as making clear text changing to lớn blurred text and vice versa.

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Note: Some Ribbon tabs may appear with slightly different names if you are working on Office 365 and have a smaller screen or different display settings.

Applying a blur effect to text

To apply a blur effect lớn a text object:

In Normal View, select the text object by clicking its edge.Press Ctrl + X khổng lồ cut it. You can also press Ctrl + C to copy it.Click on the slide và then click Paste on the trang chủ tab in the Ribbon. A drop-down thực đơn appears.Select Paste Special. A dialog box appears.Select PNG & click OK or press Enter. PNG has a transparent background so it"s usually the best choice. You cannot apply blur lớn some of these image formats.Click the picture.Click the Picture Tools Format or Picture Format tab in the Ribbon & select Artistic Effects in the Adjust group. A drop-down menu appears.Select Blur (the last option in the second row).

You may still need to delete the original placeholder.

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Select PNG in the Paste Special dialog box (although you can use other formats, PNG has a transparent background):


Blur appears in the Artistic Effects drop-down menu:


Increasing the blur

You can increase the blur applied khổng lồ a picture using the Format Picture task pane in PowerPoint 2013 và later versions:

Right-click the blurred image & select Format Picture. A task pane appears.Click the Effects button at the top of the task pane.Click the arrow beside Artistic Effects to expand it.Drag the slider line beside Radius to increase the blur.

Below is the Format Picture task pane:


You can increase the blur applied to an image using the Format Picture dialog box in 2010:

Right-click the blurred image & select Format Picture. A dialog box appears.Click Artistic Effects in the categories on the left.Drag the slider line beside Radius lớn increase the blur.

The Format Picture dialog box displays as follows when Artistic Effects is selected:


You can achieve some interesting effects with blur with different types of images.

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