Microsoft Word/MS word crop tool


spectrallypure wrote at 2007-10-31 09:23:15
Great advise! I followed the procedure above to find (in Word 2007) the name of the command for activating the crop tool: "DrawToggleCropMode". With this I and was able to define a keyboard shortcut for it (in the dialog windows for assigning keyboard shortcuts I chose to display all commands, and then just searched for the infamous "DrawToggleCropMode", and voila!).  

Jargraj wrote at 2012-02-03 21:05:00
I can't find a shortcut - it's highly annoying. However, you may find it marginally quicker, rather than clicking your way to the tool, to (double) click the picture to select it and display the picture toolbar, Then use the respective Alt+Keyboard shortcuts for your version of Word. For 2010 it's "Alt, J, P, V"          Failing that there's always the option of writing/recording a macro or copying one from the interweb which selects the next picture in the document after the cursor and activates the crop tool, then assigning this to a keyboard shortcut. I haven't attempted this and I'm not sure how hard it would be to make Word select the right picture.          HTH

Tony Wilson wrote at 2012-06-24 02:07:40
I have to do a lot of cropping preparing notes for a computer class, the easiest solution I found is to add the crop option (icon) to the quick tool bar at the top of the screen

Cath wrote at 2015-12-09 18:37:41
Thank you, thank you!!! I have spent so much time looking for that command in the list of commands to assign a shortcut key. I can't believe I didn't think of "drawtogglecropmode"--so intuitive!  ;)

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