Reversing background colour and text colouring?

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A friend sent me a couple of slides to use in my notes. Unfortunately, the slides have white lettering on a black background. I would like to know if there is a way, in PowerPoint, to reverse the colours - white background with black lettering. This would make it easier on my printer, should I have to print them out. Any insight that anyone has will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Select all the text, and change the font color from white to black.

Then Click on Design tab-> on the top right corner select the Format background option-> apply the white color.


If you still cannot change the color then use this method-
Just copy the text from the presentation, make a new presentation with a white background, and paste the text. If text still appears white, then select all the text go to font color options and choose black color.
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zee_001, thanks for the insight. When I try to bring his "slides" into my PowerPoint document, it turns out they are jpegs and I only seem to be able to bring them in as "pictures". I didn't realize at the time that this is what they were and that was how PowerPoint would treat them. Unless you have a solution that will allow these pictures to be broken down, then I suspect I will have to retype their content. Not a problem as this isn't a lot of work, just that if there was a way to incorporate them into a slide as "original text", then it would save me a bit of work.

WesternGuy

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