How to Remove a Solid Background Color in an Image in PowerPoint 2007

When making a PowerPoint, images have the possibility to enhance the overall appearance of your presentation. However, if you plan on using a background for your PowerPoint other than white or black, you may commonly find images with a background that do not match. This article will show you how to remove a solid background color in an image using PowerPoint 2007.

Steps

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    Paste or import your desired image.
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    Right click the image. Then, select the "Format" tab.
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    Click the "Recolor" dropdown menu, and select "Set Transparent Color."
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    Right click the color you wish to remove.
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    Done.

Tips

  • In some cases you may see "fuzz" or stray pixels around the border(s) of the image. You can re-size the image smaller, to make it less visible.

Article Info

Categories: PowerPoint Presentations