Presentation Keyboard Shortcut Keys



Shortcut keys

To do what

Alt+F11

Launches the Visual Basic editor.

Alt+F8

Creates and runs macros.

Ctrl+=

Creates subscript.

Ctrl+A

Selects the entire presentation.

Ctrl+B

Applies Bold formatting to the text.

Ctrl+B

Applies black screen when playing slideshow.

Ctrl+C

Copies the selected content.

Ctrl+E

Centers the selected text.

Ctrl+F

Displays the Find dialog box.

Ctrl+F1

Displays the task pane on the right.

Ctrl+H

Displays the Go To dialog box.

Ctrl+I

Applies Italic formatting to the text.

Ctrl+J

Aligns the paragraph to both the left and right margins.

Ctrl+K

Inserts hyperlink to selected content.

Ctrl+L

Aligns selected text to the left.

Ctrl+L

Goes back to previous slide.

Ctrl+M

Creates a new slide.

Ctrl+N

Creates a new blank file.

Ctrl+O

Opens an existing file.

Ctrl+P

Prints the active file.

Ctrl+R

Aligns selected text to the right.

Ctrl+S

Saves the active file with its current file name,
location, and file format.

Ctrl+Shift+,

Decreases font size

Ctrl+Shift+.

Increases font size.

Ctrl+Shift+=

Creates superscript.

Ctrl+U

Applies Underline formatting to the text.

Ctrl+V

Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the
insertion point and replaces any selection.

Ctrl+W

Closes the current presentation window.

Ctrl+W

Applies white screen when playing slideshow

Ctrl+X

Cuts the selected content.

Ctrl+Y

Redoes the last action.

Ctrl+Z

Undoes the last action.

Backspace
N
Right arrow / Down arrow
Enter key
Page Down

Switches to next slide.

Backspace
P
Left arrow or Up arrow
Page Up

Goes back to previous slide.

Esc

End slide show.

F1

Opens the online help.

F12

Saves the active file in a different name, location or format.

F5

Plays the slide show from beginning.

F7

Checks the spelling of the prensentation content.

Shift+Alt+Left

Decreases indent.

Shift+Alt+Right

Increases indent.

Shift+F10

Displays the right context menu.

Shift+F5

Start slide show from the current slide.

Shift+F9

Displays the gridline.

Type slide number and press Enter key.

Switches to the specified slide.