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Load Picture, Load Icon Dialog Boxes

Office 2007

Load Picture dialog box

Loads an existing picture file.

Dialog Box Options

Look in

Select the location of the picture you want to open.

Toolbar button   Up One Level

Shows a list of folders or drives one level above the current folder.

Toolbar button   Create New Folder

Creates a new folder.

Toolbar button   List

Shows the folders or files in a list format that includes the icon and its name.

Toolbar button   Details

Shows the folders or files in a list that includes the icon and name, its size, type, and the date and time it was last modified.

File name

Select or type the name of a picture file you want to open.

List files of type

Select a file type. Files of the selected type appear in the File Name box.

  • All Picture Files (*.bmp, *.dib, *.wmf, *.emf, *.ico, *.cur) — Lists all picture files.
  • Bitmaps (*.bmp, *.dib) — Lists bitmaps and DIBs.
  • Metafiles (*.wmf, *.wmf) — Lists Microsoft Windows Metafiles.
  • Icons (*.ico, *.cur) — Lists the icons.
  • All Files (*.*) — Lists files of all types.


Opens the selected file.


Closes the dialog box without loading a picture file.


Lists the folders and files on the desktop. The files and folders are displayed in the File Name box.