When you click in the area of a shape in Microsoft Office
PowerPoint 2003 Viewer, the action that is assigned to the shape may not occur
and the PowerPoint 2003 presentation may end or advance to the next
This behavior may occur if the shape does not contain a fill
To work around this behavior, use one of the following
Method 1: View the Presentation in PowerPoint 2003
Open the presentation in PowerPoint 2003 and view the presentation
in Slide Show view.
Method 2: Add a Fill Color
Edit the shape to include a fill color. To do this, follow these
- Start PowerPoint 2003, and then open your
- Right-click the shape that contains no fill color, and then
click Format AutoShape.
- On the Colors and Lines tab, change the
Color box in the Fill area to a color or fill
- Click OK to close the Format
AutoShape dialog box.
For more information about PowerPoint 2003 Viewer, visit the
following Microsoft Web site: