Microsoft PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts- A complete list of hot keys

Microsoft PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

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Delete one character to the leftDELETE
Delete one character to the rightDelete
Cut selected text or objectCOMMAND+ X or F2
Copy selected text or objectCOMMAND+ C or F3
Paste cut or copied text or objectCOMMAND+ V or F4
Paste specialCOMMAND+ CONTROL + V
Duplicate selected objectCOMMAND+ D
Increase the font sizeCOMMAND+ SHIFT + >
Decrease the font sizeCOMMAND+ SHIFT + <
Change the case of lettersSHIFT + F3
Apply bold formattingCOMMAND+ B
Apply an underlineCOMMAND+ U
Apply italic formattingCOMMAND+ I
Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing)COMMAND+ SHIFT + MINUS SIGN
Apply superscript formatting (automatic spacing)COMMAND+ SHIFT + PLUS SIGN
Center a paragraphCOMMAND+ E
Justify a paragraphCOMMAND+ J
Left align a paragraphCOMMAND+ L
Right align a paragraphCOMMAND+ R
Undo the last actionCOMMAND+ Z or F1
Open the Format Text dialog box, Font optionsCOMMAND+ T
Open the Format Text dialog box, Paragraph optionsCOMMAND+ OPTION + M


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To movePress
One character to the leftLEFT ARROW
One character to the rightRIGHT ARROW
One line upUP ARROW
One line downDOWN ARROW
To the beginning of a word or one word to the leftOPTION + LEFT ARROW
One word to the rightOPTION + RIGHT ARROW
To the end of a lineCOMMAND+ RIGHT ARROW or END
To the beginning of a lineCOMMAND+ LEFT ARROW or HOME
To the beginning of a paragraph or up one paragraphOPTION + UP ARROW
Down one paragraphOPTION + DOWN ARROW
To the end of a text boxOPTION + END
To the beginning of a text boxOPTION + HOME


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Duplicate selected objectCOMMAND+ D
Select the next objectTAB
Select the previous objectSHIFT + TAB
Select all objects and all textCOMMAND+ A
Move the selected object in the direction of the arrowArrow keys
Nudge the selected object slightly in the direction of the arrowCOMMAND+ arrow key
Group the selected objectsCOMMAND+ OPTION + G
Ungroup the selected objectsCOMMAND+ OPTION + SHIFT + G


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Create a new presentationCOMMAND+ N
Create a new presentation with a template from the PowerPoint Presentation galleryCOMMAND+ SHIFT + P
Insert a new slideCONTROL + M orCOMMAND+ SHIFT + N
Make a copy of the selected slide in outline view, slide sorter view, or in the outline pane in normal viewCOMMAND+ D
Make a copy of the selected slide in notes page view, or in the slides pane or notes pane in normal viewCOMMAND+ SHIFT + D
Open a presentationCOMMAND+ O
Close a presentationCOMMAND+ W
Print a presentationCOMMAND+ P
Save a presentationCOMMAND+ S
Save a presentation with a different name, location, or file format.COMMAND+ SHIFT + S
Quit PowerPointCOMMAND+ Q
Find text and formattingCOMMAND+ F
Find and replace text and specific formattingCOMMAND + SHIFT + H
Open the Reference ToolsSHIFT + OPTION + F7
Check spellingF7
Insert a hyperlinkCOMMAND+ K
Cancel a command, such as Save AsESC
Undo an actionCOMMAND+ Z
Redo or repeat an actionCOMMAND+ Y
Move through multiple open presentations.This keyboard shortcut conflicts with a default Mac OS X key assignment. To use this Office keyboard shortcut, you must first turn off the Mac OS X keyboard shortcut for this key. On theApple menu, click System Preferences. Under Hardware, click Keyboard. Click the Keyboard Shortcuts tab, and then clear the On check box for the key assignment that you want to turn off.COMMAND+ ~ orCOMMAND+ F6
Duplicate the selected slideCOMMAND+ SHIFT + D


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Switch to normal viewCOMMAND+ 1
Switch to slide sorter viewCOMMAND+ 2
Switch to notes page viewCOMMAND+ 3
Switch to full screen slide showCOMMAND+ SHIFT + ENTER
Switch to presenter viewOPTION + ENTER
Show or hide guidesCOMMAND+ OPTION + CONTROL + G
Switch to handout master viewCOMMAND+ OPTION + 2 or SHIFT + click Slide Sorter View Slide Sorter View button
Switch to slide master viewCOMMAND+ OPTION + 1 or SHIFT + click Normal View Normal view button
Switch to notes master viewCOMMAND+ OPTION + 3
Expand the navigation pane in normal view, and switch to the outline tabCONTROL + SHIFT + X
Close the navigation paneCONTROL + SHIFT + C


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To selectPress
One character to the rightSHIFT + RIGHT ARROW
One character to the leftSHIFT + LEFT ARROW
From the insertion point to the same point one line upSHIFT + UP ARROW
From the insertion point to the same point one line downSHIFT + DOWN ARROW
All text to the start of the lineSHIFT + HOME
All text to the end of the lineSHIFT + END
From the insertion point to the end of the paragraphSHIFT + OPTION + DOWN ARROW
From the insertion point to the beginning of the paragraphSHIFT + OPTION + UP ARROW
From the insertion point to the beginning of the text boxSHIFT + OPTION + HOME
From the insertion point to the end of the text boxSHIFT + OPTION + END


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You can use the following keyboard shortcuts while running your slide show in full-screen mode, with or without the presenter tools.

Perform the next animation or advance to the next slideN , RETURN , PAGE DOWN , RIGHT ARROW , DOWN ARROW , ENTER , or the SPACEBAR (or click the mouse button)
Return to the previous animation or return to the previous slideP , PAGE UP , LEFT ARROW , UP ARROW , or DELETE
Go to slide numberThe number of the slide that you want to view, and then press RETURN .
Display a black screen, or return to the slide show from a black screenB or PERIOD
Display a white screen, or return to the slide show from a white screenW or COMMA
Stop or restart an automatic slide showS or PLUS SIGN
Play slide show from the first slideCOMMAND+ RETURN
Play slide show from the current slideCOMMAND+ SHIFT + RETURN
End a slide showESC ,COMMAND+ PERIOD , or HYPHEN
Erase on-screen annotationsE
Go to next hidden slide if the next slide is hiddenH
Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to a penCOMMAND+ P
Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to an arrowCOMMAND+ A
Hide the pointer and button immediatelyCOMMAND+ I CONTROL + H
Hide the pointer and button in 10 secondsCOMMAND+ U
Show or hide the arrow pointerA or EQUAL SIGN
Display the contextual menuHold down CONTROL and click the mouse button


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Move to the next cellTAB
Move to the preceding cellSHIFT + TAB
Move to the next line or rowDOWN ARROW
Move to the preceding line or rowUP ARROW
Start a new paragraph in a cellRETURN
Add a new row at the bottom of the tableTAB at the end of the last row


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Close the active windowCOMMAND+ W
Perform the action assigned to a default button in a dialog boxRETURN
Cancel a command and close the dialog boxESC
Hide the current windowCOMMAND+ H
Minimize the current windowCOMMAND+ M


So this is Microsoft PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts a complete list.


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