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Powerpoint: unlocking a picture on the master

julieasmith asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I've inherited a ppt file with 2 masters.

The backgrounds for both were created in AI and exported as PNGs and imported into Powerpoint. I need to change something on one of the  AI file sand put it back itno the ppt file.  

I can't grab the png in the ppt to delete it and replace it with the new one.  How is it being locked?

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if you are already in the slide master
make sure that there are no front text or other objects which can restrict you to send the background file
it can be sent to background with objects over it, and hence you cannot select it.
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thank you.... i didn't realize there was a pull down in the background popup that had fill effects in there..  but that's where it was. AND it even tells me the file name so I can go search thru the folders and folders of files to find the right one to modify, instead of having to recreate it. THANK YOU!!!

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