Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Add Transparency to a Picture
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
Select the picture you want to add transparency to.
You can add transparency to bitmap images and
some clip art.
In the Ribbon, click the Format/Picture Tools tab. In the
Adjust group, click Recolor.
Select Set Transparent Color from the drop-down
Within your picture, click the color you want to make
transparent. That area becomes transparent, as shown in
To undo any image adjustments (cropping, brightness and contrast,
transparency, and so on), click the Format/Picture Tools tab in the
Ribbon. In the Adjust group, click Reset Picture.