Shadows in earlier versions of Office

Earlier versions of Office use a different style for shadows. If you open a document in an earlier version of Office, shadows look different.

Shadows are solid in earlier versions of Office.

Object that has solid shadow

Objects have dark, solid shadows in the following versions of Office.


Operating system

Microsoft Office v. X or earlier

Mac OS

Microsoft Office 2003 or earlier


See also

Turn off Compatibility Report

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