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How to insert your signature in Microsoft word documents

As paperless workflows become increasingly popular, knowing how to eSign is a must. No matter if you’re signing an agreement, NDA, or other important paperwork, SignEasy can help.

Electronic signatures are recognized legally, you can add signature graphics to any document with the program’s image insert tool. Your handwritten signature gives your document a personal touch.

You can scan your signature and store it as a picture to insert in the document. You can also insert a signature line to indicate where a signature should be written.

If you need to make a document that requires a signature. Check here the step-by-step guide to insert your signature into a Word document.

Create and insert a handwritten signature:

You need a scanner to do this.
Write your signature on a piece of paper.
Scan the page and save it on your computer in a common file format: .bmp, .gif, .jpg, or .png.
For information on how to use your scanner, use the manufacturer’s manual or Web site.
Open the image file.
To crop the image, click it to open the Picture Tools Format tab, click Crop, and then crop the image.
Crop command on the Picture Tools Format tab.
Right-click the image, and then click Save as Picture to save the picture as a separate file.
To add the signature to a document, click Insert and then Pictures.
The Pictures command on the Insert tab.
Include typewritten text with your reusable signature:

If you want information like your job title, phone number, or email address to be part of your signature, save it along with the picture as AutoText.
Type the text you want under the inserted picture.
Select the picture and the typed text.
Click on Insert and then click on Quick Parts.
Quick Parts command on the Insert tab
Then click on Save Selection to Quick Part Gallery. The Create New Building Block box opens.
Now create on New Building Block dialog box
In the Name box, type a name for your signature block.
In the Gallery box, select AutoText. And Click on OK.
When you want to use this signature, place the insertion point where you want to insert the signature block.
Click on Insert and then Quick Parts then AutoText, and then click the name of your signature block.
How to Insert a signature line:

Use the Signature Line command to insert a signature line with an X by it to show where to sign a document.
Click where you want the line.
Click on Insert and then click on Signature Line.
The Signature Line command on the Insert tab.
Click on Microsoft Office Signature Line.
In the Signature Setup box, you can type a name in the Suggested signer box. You can also add a title in the Suggested signer’s title box.
Click on OK. The signature line appears in your document.

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