Colour changes

Greetings from Downunder
One of my colleagues sent me this, something of a puzzle.
She is using XP and Office 2003:-

In My Documents I have a folder of PPTs of hymns and songs that we use in 
church. I file any new songs here making sure that they are a golden yellow 
text on a very dark blue background.  This is the way it has been for about 
4-5 years.

This morning I went to use some of them in the presentation for this coming 
Sunday - and would you believe they are now ALL pale yellow on a black 
background.  Every last one of them - and each song is is a separate PPT 
file.

Any idea how this could have happened? and what do I do about it?  There are 
nearly 700 files in this folder.

All help always appreciated
/carl
 

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Carl
4/17/2010 10:28:50 PM
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This isn't something PPT can do -- change colors globally, as you've 
described (although a lot of people sure wish it could at times!). I would 
suspect your display driver or hardware. Make sure that nothing's changed in 
the color settings on the video driver control panel or even just in Windows 
Display Settings; if it's an external monitor, check that all the cables are 
plugged in tightly, etc.

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"Carl" <acj1@itconnect.net.au> wrote in message 
news:6008C602-66D8-44CD-9535-D9E0B11D1FEC@microsoft.com...
> Greetings from Downunder
> One of my colleagues sent me this, something of a puzzle.
> She is using XP and Office 2003:-
>
> In My Documents I have a folder of PPTs of hymns and songs that we use in 
> church. I file any new songs here making sure that they are a golden 
> yellow text on a very dark blue background.  This is the way it has been 
> for about 4-5 years.
>
> This morning I went to use some of them in the presentation for this 
> coming Sunday - and would you believe they are now ALL pale yellow on a 
> black background.  Every last one of them - and each song is is a separate 
> PPT file.
>
> Any idea how this could have happened? and what do I do about it?  There 
> are nearly 700 files in this folder.
>
> All help always appreciated
> /carl
>
> 
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Echo
4/18/2010 1:25:44 PM
I've passed that info on. Thank you Echo
/carl

"Carl" <acj1@itconnect.net.au> wrote in message 
news:6008C602-66D8-44CD-9535-D9E0B11D1FEC@microsoft.com...
> Greetings from Downunder
> One of my colleagues sent me this, something of a puzzle.
> She is using XP and Office 2003:-
>
> In My Documents I have a folder of PPTs of hymns and songs that we use in 
> church. I file any new songs here making sure that they are a golden 
> yellow text on a very dark blue background.  This is the way it has been 
> for about 4-5 years.
>
> This morning I went to use some of them in the presentation for this 
> coming Sunday - and would you believe they are now ALL pale yellow on a 
> black background.  Every last one of them - and each song is is a separate 
> PPT file.
>
> Any idea how this could have happened? and what do I do about it?  There 
> are nearly 700 files in this folder.
>
> All help always appreciated
> /carl
>
> 
0
Carl
4/18/2010 9:10:01 PM
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