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ms powerpoint

MS PowerPoint is a presentation program presently evolved by Microsoft, to be used on each Microsoft windows and Apple Macintosh working systems. PowerPoint, to start with named “Presenter”, was created by using Forethought Inc.. Microsoft’s version of PowerPoint changed into formally launched on may additionally 22, 1990, as part of the Microsoft office suite. PowerPoint is useful for assisting broaden the slide-based totally presentation layout and is presently one of the maximum commonly used slide-based totally presentation programs to be had. Microsoft has additionally released the PowerPoint mobile application to be used on Apple and Android cell operating systems.


MS Powerpoint Shortcut Keys

Shortcut Description
+ENTER Go to slide ; works with slide show controls.
ALT+0(ZERO) Select the folder list in the Open and Save As dialog boxes (in File menu); use within a dialog box; use arrow keys to select a folder in the list.
CTRL SHFT RIGHT ARROW Go to the end of a word in which the cursor is positioned in Microsoft Powerpoint .
CTRL+SHFT+RIGHT ARROW Select or unselect one word to the right of the cursor.
CTRL+SHFT+TAB or CTRL+PAGE UP Go to the previous tab when working in a tabbed dialog box.
ALT+B Display the previous tip; use with Office Assistant.
ALT+DOWN ARROW Open a selected drop-down menu; works within a dialog box.
ALT+DOWN ARROW Display more Help topics; works when using Office Assistant.
ALT+F6 repeat until the balloon is active Activate Office Assistant while working in a document in Microsoft Powerpoint.
ALT+N Display the next tip when working with Office Assistant.
ALT+number (where hitting key for 1 selects the le Select a toolbar option in the Open and Save As dialog boxes (in File menu).
ALT+number (ALT+1 is the first topic, ALT+2 is the Select a Help topic while using Office Assistant.
ALT+SHFT+1 Display all headings with the Heading 1 style while working within a document outline.
ALT+SHFT+A Display all text or headings while working within a document with an outline.
ALT+SHFT+DOWN ARROW Move selected paragraphs down while working within a document outline.
ALT SHFT LEFT ARROW Move a paragraph up within a document’s outline in Microsoft Powerpoint.
ALT+SHFT+MINUS SIGN Collapse text below a heading while working in document outline.
ALT+SHFT+PLUS SIGN Expand text below a heading while working in a document outline.
ALT+SHFT+RIGHT ARROW Move a paragraph down in a document’s outline.
ALT+SHFT+TAB Move from active application window to previously active application window.
ALT+SHFT+UP ARROW Move selected paragraphs up within a document’s outline.
ALT SPACEBAR Display the Control menu while working from the Microsoft Powerpoint Help menu.
ALT+TAB Move from active application window to the previously used application window; to select an application from a list of the open applications hold

ALT down & press TAB more than once to move through the list.
ALT+letter key, where the key is the underlined le Select a menu, or select or clear the check box by the letter underlined in the menu name.
ALT+UP ARROW Display previously viewed Help topics while using Office Assistant.
CTRL+SHFT+F6 Go to the previous presentation window in Microsoft Powerpoint.
CTRL+SHFT+LEFT ARROW Go to the beginning of the word in which the cursor is positioned.
CTRL+SHFT+LEFT ARROW Select or unselect one word to the left of the cursor.
CTRL+TAB or CTRL+PAGE DOWN Move to the next tab on a tabbed dialog box.
CTRL+TAB or CTRL+SHFT+TAB Select the next or previous toolbar.
CTRL UP ARROW Go up one paragraph in Microsoft Powerpoint.
CTRL+V Paste a copied item(s) from the Clipboard into a selected location (You also can choose Paste from the Edit menu.).
CTRL+W Close the active presentation window.
CTRL+X Copy and remove the selected item(s) from their original location to the Clipboard. (You also can choose the Cut command from the Edit menu.).
CTRL+Z Undo the last action; note: some actions, like Shutdown, cannot be undone (You also can choose Undo from the Edit menu.).
DELETE Delete the selected item(s), or to delete the character to the right of the cursor; if items are files they will be moved to the Recycle Bin.
DOWN ARROW Move one line down.
DOWN ARROW or UP ARROW Select the next or previous command on the menu or submenu in Microsoft Powerpoint.
E Delete on-screen annotations when working with a slide show presentation.
END Go to the end of a line.
END Go to the end of the entry.
ENTER Perform the action assigned to a default button in a dialog box.
ENTER Open the selected menu in Microsoft Powerpoint.
ENTER Perform the action assigned to the selected button.
ENTER Enter text in the selected text box.
ESC Close a selected drop-down list from a dialog box.
ESC Cancel a command and close a dialog box.
ESC End a Microsoft Powerpoint slide show.
ESC Close an Office Assistant message or tip.
F1 Display Help or Office Assistant.
F10 Activate, or select, the main toolbar beginning with the first toolbar option on the left, usually File; after the first option is activated you can navigate through toolbar and menu options using the appropriate ARROW keys; press F10 or ALT again
F5 Update the files visible in the Open or Save As dialog box (File menu).
H Go to next hidden slide in a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation.
HOME Go to the beginning of the current line.
HOME Go to the beginning of the current entry.
LEFT ARROW Go one character to the left of the cursor’s current position.
LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW With a menu open, select the menu to the left or right of the original, or, with a submenu visible, switch between the main menu and the submenu.
MOUSE CLICK Advance through Microsoft Powerpoint slide show while rehearsing.
N, ENTER, or the SPACEBAR or click the mouse Advance to the next slide in a slide show presentation.
O Choose original timings while rehearsing a slide show presentation.
P or BACKSPACE Return to the previous Microsoft Powerpoint slide.
RIGHT ARROW Move one character to the right.
S Stop or restart an automatic Microsoft Powerpoint slide show.
SHFT+DOWN ARROW Select one line down of current line.
SHFT+END Select from the insertion point to the end of the text box entry.
SHFT F10 Display a shortcut menu that shows a list of commands relevant to the selected object when working in Microsoft Powerpoint.
SHFT+F10 (or right-click) Display a shortcut menu that shows a list of commands relevant to the selected object.
SHFT+F4 Find the previous occurrence of the text specified in the Find or Replace dialog box when the dialog box is closed.
SHFT+HOME Select from the insertion point in the text box to the beginning of the text box entry.
SHFT+LEFT ARROW Select or unselect one character to the left of the cursor’s position.
SHFT+RIGHT ARROW Select or unselect by one character to the right of the cursor’s current position.
SHFT+TAB Move to the previous option or option group in a dialog box.
SHFT+UP ARROW Extend selection one line up.
SLASH (/) on the numeric keypad Turn character formatting on or off.
T Set new timings while rehearsing a slide show.
TAB or SHFT+TAB until the object you want is sele Select an object.
TAB to select the Office Assistant button; SPACEBA Display the Microsoft Powerpoint Office Assistant in a wizard, or turn off Help with the wizard.
ARROW KEYS Move between options in a selected drop-down list dialog box or menu, or use to move between options in a group of options; add ENTER to open the selected option.
LETTER KEY where the key corresponds with the und Move to an option in a selected drop-down list dialog box or menu.
LEFT ARROW or RIGHT ARROW KEY Move one character to the left or right when working in text boxes in Microsoft Powerpoint.
SPACEBAR Perform the action assigned to the selected button; or to select or clear the check box.
TAB key Move to the next option or option group in a dialog box.
The TAB key or SHFT+TAB Select the next or previous button or menu on the active toolbar.
UP ARROW Move one line up when working with text.
W Display a white screen, or return to the slide show from a white screen in MS Powerpoint.
B Display a black screen, or return to the slide show from a black screen.
BACKSPACE Delete selected text or to delete the character to the left of where the cursor is positioned within a document while editing.
Both mouse buttons for 2 seconds Return to the first slide when using slide show controls.
CTRL+A Select all objects when working in Slide view.
CTRL A Select all slides when in Microsoft Powerpoint Slide Sorter view.
CTRL+A Select all text when in outline view.
CTRL+A Change the pen to a pointer when working with a slide presentation.
CTRL+BACKSPACE Delete one word to the left of cursor’s current position.
CTRL C Copy a selected object to Windows Clipboard in Microsoft Powerpoint.
CTRL+DELETE Delete one word to the right of the cursor’s position in a document.
CTRL+DOWN ARROW Move cursor down one paragraph within a PowerPoint slide or document.
CTRL+END Move to the end of the active text box within a PowerPoint document.
CTRL+ENTER Go to the next title or body text placeholder while working in PowerPoint.
CTRL+ESC Display Windows Start menu.
CTRL F10 Maximize the active presentation window while working in Microsoft PowerPoint.
CTRL+F5 Restore the active presentation window.
CTRL+F6 Go to the next presentation window while working in PowerPoint.
CTRL+F7 Carry out the Move command (under Presentation icon menu, menu bar).
CTRL+F8 Carry out the Size command (under Presentation icon menu, menu bar).
CTRL F9 Minimize the active presentation window while working in Microsoft Powerpoint.
CTRL+H Hide the presentation pointer and button temporarily.
CTRL+HOME Go to the beginning of a text box.
CTRL+L Permanently hide the slide show pointer and button.
CTRL+LEFT ARROW Move cursor’s position one word to the left.
CTRL+LEFT ARROW or CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Move cursor’s position one word to the left or right.
CTRL P Change the pointer to a pen within a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation.
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW Move cursor one word to the right within a presentation.

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