Powerpoint Slide - how to prevent spurious upside down text appearing below text boxes?

Trouble-with-Course-Outline-Slide.pptxHi Experts,

I am using Powerpoint 2010.

I've got one slide (see attachment) that is giving me grief.

There is spurious upside down text appearing below my 3 text boxes.  I've put a Cloud shape over each region.

The spurious text gets hidden if I increase the height of the text boxes by dragging the bottom down, but that looks ugly.

Regards,
Leigh
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
this is due to the selected Shape Effect that mirrorly reflect the text of the content. Hence, perhaps 2 options for you...

1. Try to fill the cloud shapes with solid white color?

2. Change the Shape Style of your tables.
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
3. Change the Shape Effect of your tables.
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
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LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Hi Ryan,

Thanks for your sample.

Sorry, I did not make it clear - the cloud shapes were only included to show where the problem text was.

I deleted the 3 clouds in your sample.  2 areas are now OK, but the one in the top right hand corner (below Mechanistic Design) still has the problem text.

Regards,
Leigh
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
ok, so you need to select the "inner box", and then go to Format tab, select Shape Effect, under Reflection, remove the style there...

select box
remove Shape Effect

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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
LeighWardleAuthor Commented:
Many thanks, Ryan, for showing me the editing steps required to remove the Reflection.
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
coool glad could help cheers
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