Ideas for Arc XP

Drag and drop or copy and paste images directly into Composer

I would like the ability to move an image from another application directly into Composer without having to stop and upload it to Photo Center. This could be via a drag and drop mechansim or copy and paste or even an upload button. But I don't want to see several screens of Photo Center while doing it -- or really, any screens of Photo Center at all.


Sometimes, the image I want to use is sitting on a folder on my desktop, or is something I just whipped up in a Photoshop window. For images like these, going through the Photo Center workflow is overkill.


Photo Center is great. I would love for any image added to a Composer document in this way to be available in Photo Center for others to search on and reuse. And I would like to continue to be able to select photos from Photo Center into my document if I so choose.

  • Gregory Engel
  • Sep 23 2021
  • Future consideration
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    Jenny Czaja commented
    29 Sep, 2021 10:31pm

    Thank you for submitting this idea, Greg, I agree this would certainly simplify the workflow of adding an image. I've added it for future consideration.