Do you have a picture in your document that is facing the wrong direction, or is upside down? While other options for resolving this issue might involve using another image editing program to adjust the image, you can actually use a tool in Google Docs to rotate the picture.
Our guide below will show you how to perform a rotation on a picture that you have added to your Google Docs document and get that image to the correct orientation for your document’s needs.
How to Turn a Picture in Google Docs
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop browsers like Edge or Firefox. Note that rotating your picture in this manner could cause other document elements around the picture to become displaced.
Step 1: Sign into your Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and open the document containing the image that you want to rotate.
Step 2: Click on the image to select it.
Step 3: Click and drag the blue circle above the image until you have rotated the image to its desired orientation.
Want to make your picture transparent? Find out how to use the Image options menu in Google Docs and increase or decrease the transparency of an image in your document.