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Saving and Printing Keyboard Shortcuts Tips


Keyboard shortcuts can save time and the effort of switching from the keyboard to the mouse to execute simple commands. Print this list of Power Point keyboard shortcuts and keep it by your computer for a quick reference.
(A plus sign indicates that the keys need to be pressed at the same time.)


ActionKeystroke

Document actions
Open a presentationCTRL+O
New presentationCTRL+N
Save AsF12
SaveCTRL+S
PrintCTRL+P
HelpF1

Presentation actions
Begin slide showF5
Next slideENTER or
Down arrow key
Previous slideBACKSPACE or
Up arrow key
Activate pen toolCTRL+P
Erase pen strokesE
Deactivate pen toolCTRL+A
Show/Hide black screenB
Show/Hide white screenW
Show/Hide pointer & buttonA
End slide showESC
 
ActionKeystroke

Formatting
Select allCTRL+A
CopyCTRL+C
CutCTRL+X
PasteCTRL+V
UndoCTRL+Z
RedoCTRL+Y
BoldCTRL+B
ItalicsCTRL+I
UnderlineCTRL+U
Left justifiedCTRL+L
Center justifiedCTRL+E
Right justifiedCTRL+R
Promote list itemALT+SHIFT+Left arrow
Demote list itemALT+SHIFT+Right arrow or TAB

Editing
FindCTRL+F
ReplaceCTRL+H
Insert hyperlinkCTRL+K
New slideCTRL+M
Spell checkerF7
MacrosALT+F8


Run the slide show and press the F1 key to view all keyboard shortcuts applicable when running a slide show.



Saving and Printing Keyboard Shortcuts Tips