Knowledge base KB0120

Charts have different color in printout or pdf

Problem

  • The colors of my charts change when converting my presentation to a PDF document.
  • Charts have different color in printout than they have on screen.

Solution

Disable the Print inserted objects at printer resolution option in PowerPoint:

  • Open the PowerPoint options:
    PowerPoint 2007: Office Button Office ButtonPowerPoint Options
    PowerPoint 2010, 2013, 2016: FileOptions
  • AdvancedPrint → uncheck Print inserted objects at printer resolution