PPT: Embossed Graphics in PPT 4.0 Display as Solid Color

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SYMPTOMS

When you open a Microsoft PowerPoint 4.0 presentation in PowerPoint for Windows 95 version 7.0, a graphic that has an embossed shadow is displayed as a colored box.

CAUSE

The functionality of the embossed shadow format is different in the versions of PowerPoint listed at the beginning of this article.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, change or remove the embossed shadow from the picture by using one of the following methods.

Method 1: Remove the Embossed Shadow in the Destination File

  1. Open the PowerPoint 4.0 presentation.
  2. Select the picture that has the embossed shadow.
  3. On the Format menu, click Shadow.
  4. Select No Shadow to remove the embossed shadow.

Method 2: Remove the Embossed Shadow from the Source

  1. Open the PowerPoint 4.0 presentation.
  2. Click the picture that has the embossed shadow.
  3. On the Format menu, click Shadow.
  4. In the Color list, select an option other than Embossed, or click No Shadow to remove the embossed shadow.

STATUS

Microsoft welcomes suggestions or comments about changes in functionality and product design.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
178120 PPT: Cannot Change Color of Embossed Text in PowerPoint 4.0 File

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Article ID: 180740 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 95 Standard Edition
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