PowerPoint - Creating a Custom Shape

Copper Contributor

Hi all, here is the backdrop for my question: I have a slide in PowerPoint that I have put an image over the entirety of the slide to act as the background. On top of the image, I have placed a partially transparent oval that covers the bottom 2/3 of the background image. I want to fill in the upper 1/3 of the slide in a solid color that will cover up the background image without blocking out any of the image that is covered up below by the oval. Is it possible to create a custom shape that forms to the curvature of the top of the oval's line and the top boundary of the slide so that I can fill in that shape with a solid cover without having the new object infringe on the boundaries of the oval?


Thank you in advance if you can offer any help!

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Hello! You've posted your question in the Tech Community Discussion space, which is intended for discussion around the Tech Community website itself, not product questions. I'm moving your question to the PowerPoint space - please post PowerPoint questions here in the future.