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PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts

Key / Key Combo Key / Key Combo
B (or .) E H M N (or Enter, Page Down, Right arrow, Down arrow, Space, or mouse)

Command
Close the window Restore the edit window size Move to the next edit window (one or more presentations open) Move command for edit window Size command for edit Maximize the edit window Open Creates new guide Resize from center Rotate from corner Creates duplicate object Subscript formatting Creates straight line while using Curve tool Delete one word to the left Delete one word to the right Down one paragraph One word to the left One word to the right Up one paragraph Move cursor to the end of a text box Moves cursor to beginnning of next object (adds a new slide if cursor is on last object in last slide) To the beginning of a text box Remove manual character formatting

Command
Display a black screen, or return to the slide Erase on-screen annotations (in presentation Go to next hidden slide Use mouse-click to advance while rehearsing Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide Alt

Key / Key Combo
Delete End Enter Esc (or Ctrl + Break, or -) Esc (or Ctrl + Break, or -) Home

Command
Temporarily release grid/guide snap Delete one character to the right To the end of a line While a hyperlink is selected, acts like a mouse click Cancel an action End a slide show To the beginning of a line Creates copy of selected text Nudge object one grid unit One line down One character to the left One character to the right One line up Go to slide <number> Back / Previous folder Up one level Search WWW Delete selected folder or file Create a new folder Toggle between views Display Tools menu Quit PowerPoint Restore the program window size Find next misspelling Maximize the program window Display Visual Basic code Quit PowerPoint

Ctrl + F4 Ctrl + F5 Ctrl + F6 Ctrl + F7 Ctrl + F8 Ctrl + F10 Ctrl + F12 Ctrl + <drag guide> Ctrl + <resize> Ctrl + <rotate> Ctrl + <select and drag> Ctrl + = Ctrl + Alt + click Ctrl + Backspace Ctrl + Delete Ctrl + <down arrow> Ctrl + <left arrow> Ctrl + <right arrow> Ctrl + <up arrow> Ctrl + End Ctrl + Enter

O P (or Page Up, Left arrow, Up arrow, or Backspace) S (or +) T Tab Tab W (or ,) F1 F2 F4 F5 F6 F7 F10 F12

Use original timings while rehearsing Perform the previous animation or return to the previous slide

Select text, Ctrl + <drag> <arrow> <down arrow> <left arrow>

Stop or restart an automatic slide show Set new timings while rehearsing Go to the first or next hyperlink on a slide Move through objects on a slide Display a white screen, or return to the slide Display Help or the Office Assistant Toggle select text in a selected Text box / Repeat the last action Run a presentation Move to the next pane Check spelling Activate the menu bar Carry out Save As command (File menu)

<right arrow> <up arrow> <number> + Enter Alt + 1 Alt + 2 Alt + 3 Alt + 4 Alt + 5 Alt + 6 Alt + 7 Alt + F4 Alt + F5 Alt + F7 Alt + F10 Alt + F11 Alt + Shift + F4

Ctrl + Home Ctrl + Space

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Key / Key Combo
Ctrl + A Ctrl + A Ctrl + A Ctrl + A Ctrl + B Ctrl + C Ctrl + D Ctrl + D Ctrl + E Ctrl + F Ctrl + G Ctrl + H Ctrl + H Ctrl + I Ctrl + J Ctrl + K Ctrl + L Ctrl + M Ctrl + N Ctrl + O Ctrl + P Ctrl + P Ctrl + R Ctrl + S Ctrl + T Ctrl + U Ctrl + U Ctrl + V Ctrl + W Ctrl + X Ctrl + Y Ctrl + Z

Command
Selects all slides (in slide sorter view) Selects all text (in the outline pane) Selects all objects (in the slide pane) Displays mouse pointer and/or change the pointer to an arrow Bold Copy selected object Duplicate slide Duplicate object (move first object, then repeat to duplicate with same offset) Center a paragraph Find Toggle guides on/off Replace text in edit mode Hide the pointer and control button in presentation mode Italic Justify a paragraph Insert a hyperlink Left align a paragraph Insert a new slide Create a new presentation Open a presentation Print a presentation Display hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to a pen (in presentation mode) Right align a paragraph Save a presentation Change the formatting of characters (Font command, Format menu) Apply an underline Hide the pointer and control button in 15 seconds (in presentation mode) Paste cut or copied object Close a presentation Cut selected object Redo or repeat an action Undo the last action

Key / Key Combo
Ctrl + Shift + <resize> Ctrl + Shift + <rotate> Ctrl + Shift + + Ctrl + Shift + < Ctrl + Shift + > Ctrl + Shift + C Ctrl + Shift + F Ctrl + Shift + F6 Ctrl + Shift + F10 Ctrl + Shift + F12 Ctrl + Shift + G Ctrl + Shift + H Ctrl + Shift + J Ctrl + Shift + <left arrow> Ctrl + Shift + P Ctrl + Shift + <right arrow> Ctrl + Shift + V Ctrl + Shift + Z Shift + <resize> Shift + <rotate> Shift + <down arrow> Shift + Enter Shift + F1 Shift + F3 Shift + F4 Shift + F6 Shift + F10 (or rightclick) Shift + F12 Shift + <left arrow> Shift + <right arrow> Shift + Tab Shift + <arrow> Shift + <up arrow>

Command
Resize from center while maintaining proportion Rotate from corner in 15 degree increments Superscript formatting Decrease the font size Increase the font size Copy formats Change the font Move to the next edit window, reverse order (one or more presentations open) Activate the menu bar Open Print Dialog Group selected objects Ungroup selected object Regroup objects To the beginning of a word Change the font size To the end of a word Paste formats Change text to default Resize while maintaining proportion Rotate by 15 degree increments Select one line down When a hyperlink is selected, equivalent to mouse-over Start context-sensitive Help Toggle case of letters (lower, initial cap, all caps) Find next Move to the previous pane in reverse Display the shortcut menu Save Select one character to the left Select one character to the right Go to the last or previous hyperlink Nudge object one pixel Select one line up

PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts

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