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 forWindows 95 version 7.0, a graphic that has an embossed shadow is displayedas a colored box.
CAUSE
The functionality of the embossed shadow format is different in the versions ofPowerPoint listed at the beginning of this article.
WORKAROUND
To work around this behavior, change or remove the embossed shadow from thepicture 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 functionalityand product design.
MORE INFORMATION
For additional information, please see the following article in the MicrosoftKnowledge Base:
178120 PPT: Cannot Change Color of Embossed Text in PowerPoint 4.0 File
convert ppt 4.0 7.0 95 pictures graphics images lost missing gone embossed shadow
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Article ID: 180740 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 19:25:38 - Revision: 1.2

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