Microsoft now allows you to use images as replies form, According to the Redmond company, the release of the feature has already started, but its global rollout is expected to begin next month.

Image support for Forms has always been a big request within the Microsoft community. With this, many teachers, students and others who rely on the form will be pleased to have this new support.

According to Microsoft, support for images will be accessible for both forms and quizzes, and there are three available ways to insert them: via bulk import, drag and drop, or copy and paste. The first option can handle up to five images at once, whether from a local source or from OneDrive and Bing searches. Size limit is up to 5MP per picture and supports forms on desktop and mobile. For quick insertion of images, the latter two methods are ideal. They are more straightforward and only require easy grabbing of files or screenshots.

“When users create and preview surveys at design time, when respondents fill out surveys or when owners want to check details in individual results pages, images will be displayed.” blog post, “In other cases (such as Analysis View in the Feedback tab or data in an Excel worksheet), only text is showing as a representation of these options.”

Microsoft has also added some options to allow simple customization of images inserted in forms. In particular, it will allow resizing the image, making it convenient to quickly edit pictures without having to open another program.

Image resizing on Microsoft Forms

“Last but not least, image resizing is enabled for further customization if needed. On default, uploaded images will be auto center-cropped to fit a predefined range,” says Hu . “If it’s not yet the best you expect, you can zoom in/out to resize the image or drag the images through the image editor to change focus.”

Prior to the announcement of this image support, Microsoft revealed Last week it also added a “tremendous amount of new themes” for the form. Options include a variety of designs that also feature themes for Thanksgiving, the Christmas season, New Years, and more. According to Microsoft, they are all “copyright-free”, and Forms users can access them by going to Theme pane > Theme ideas > View more theme ideas.

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