PowerPoint SmartArt can change font color


A PowerPoint with black SmartArt Text gets changed into white text when converted to a PDF.

To reproduce:

  • Create a PowerPoint that contains the SmartArt Text feature with black font.
  • Convert the PowerPoint to a PDF using the Java GroupDocs SDK.
  • The black SmartArt text is now white in the PDF version.


  • GroupDocs Conversion SDK: Java (1.8.0_181)
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS
  • GroupDocs version: 18.7

sample-powerpoint.zip (43.9 KB)



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