Select text and objects. Delete and copy text and objects. Move around in text. Find and replace text. Move around and work in tables. Format text. Change or resize a font. Apply character formatting. Copy text formatting. Align paragraphs. Work with shapes, pictures, boxes, objects, and WordArt. Insert and reply to comments. Change order of slides or sections in a slide deck. Use the Selection pane.
Access and use task panes. Other useful shortcut keys. Custom keyboard shortcuts. Top of Page. The ribbon groups related options on tabs.
For example, on the Home tab, the Paragraph group includes the Bullets option. Press the Alt key to display the ribbon shortcuts, called Key Tips, as letters in small images next to the tabs and options as shown in the image below.
You can combine the Key Tips letters with the Alt key to make shortcuts called Access Keys for the ribbon options. Press Alt again to see KeyTips for the options for the selected tab. In Office , most of the old Alt key menu shortcuts still work, too. However, you need to know the full shortcut. A notification pops up saying you're using an access key from an earlier version of Microsoft Office. If you know the entire key sequence, go ahead and use it. If you don't know the sequence, press Esc and use Key Tips instead.
To go directly to a tab on the ribbon, press one of the following access keys. Arrow Down Move one line down. End Move to the end of a line. Home Move to the beginning of a line. If it is the last placeholder on a slide, this will insert a new slide with the same slide layout as the original slide.
Tab Move to the next cell in table. Arrow Down Move to the next row in table. Arrow Up Move to the preceding row in table. Enter Start a new paragraph in table. Tab Move between options or areas in the dialog box. F5 Refresh the file list. PowerPoint Taks Panes F6 Move a task pane from another pane in the program window clockwise direction. Toggles backwards between all your open applications. Toggles between the Outline tab and the Slides tab in Normal view.
Remove manual character formatting returning the text back to its default. Cancels the action or closes the dialog box. Moves the selected paragraphs up Outline view. Moves the selected paragraphs down Outline view. Expands the text below a heading Outline view.
Collapses the text below a heading Outline view. Save working hours per year …. Have a look at all our PPT shortcuts:. See all PowerPoint Shortcuts …. Of all the places to lose time when working under a tight deadline, the last thing you want to stumble on is simply flipping through and arranging your presentations. These efforts create new value, improve your skill and are hard to replicate. Drawing guides PowerPoint — New features.
The default panes in order are:. PowerPoint Outline View The Outline View is great for managing large presentations, as it allows you to quickly cycle through, rearrange and evaluate your content at a 30, foot view.
Pre-inking your presentation… sneaky trick alert! Start slideshow shortcuts. This view works in PowerPoint and in PowerPoint if you are hooked up to an external monitor. This works in PowerPoint if you are hooked up to an external monitor and in PowerPoint Navigating slides in a slideshow shortcuts. Video and audio playback shortcuts. Undo and Redo. By a sweeping technique, I simply mean working through your slides accomplishing a single task at a time, like changing font or fill colors, outlines, text size, etc.
When sweeping through your deck, if you use one of the Repeat Last Action commands, you can simply repeat your last action over and over again, saving yourself a lot of clicking around and wasted time. Press either of these keys again to move back to the document and cancel the access keys. Move the focus to select each of the following areas of the window:Active tab of the RibbonAny open task panes task pane: A window within an Office program that provides commonly used commands. Your document.