MS Powerpoint Shortcut Keys List

MS PowerPoint Shortcut Keys: MS PowerPoint is used to create PowerPoint Slides. These slides are used to give Presentations in Seminars and meetings. In order to create these slides there many Shortcut keys. So by learning these shortcut keys, it is easy to create the slides. To create the PowerPoint Slides the person should have the knowledge of Shortcut keys. 

The Given Below is the List of MS PowerPoint Shortcut Keys:


  • Create new presentation: Ctrl+N
  • Insert new slide: Ctrl+M
  • Duplicate selected slide: Ctrl+D
  • Open a presentation: Ctrl+O
  • Close presentation: Ctrl+W
  • Print presentation: Ctrl+P
  • Save presentation: Ctrl+S
  • Quit PowerPoint: Alt+F4
  • Find text: Ctrl+F
  • Replace text: Ctrl+H
  • Repeat the last find action: Shift+F4
  • Insert a hyperlink: Ctrl+K
  • Undo an action: Ctrl+Z
  • Redo or repeat an action: Ctrl+Y
  • Switch to the next pane: F6
  • Switch to the previous pane: Shift+F6
  • Cancel an action: ESC
  • Save As command: F12
  • Save command: Shift+F12
  • Open command: Ctrl+F12
  • Print command: Ctrl+Shift+F12
  • Display Visual Basic code: Alt+F11
  • Group objects: Ctrl+Shift+G
  • Ungroup objects: Ctrl+Shift+H
  • Show or hide grid: Shift+F9
  • Show or hide guides: Alt+F9
  • Change grid or guide settings: Ctrl+G
  • Show AutoShape menu and insert shape: Alt+U -> Ctrl+ENTER
  • Move selection in specific direction: Ctrl+ARROW
  • Zoom: Ctrl+mouse wheel
  • Insert new slide: Ctrl+M
  • Repeat last action: F4
  • Activate menu bar: F10
  • Context menu: Shift+F10 or Windows special key
  • Delete one word to the left: Ctrl+BACKSPACE
  • Delete one word to the right: Ctrl+DELETE
  • Move cursor one word to the left Ctrl+LEFT ARROW
  • Move cursor one word to the right Ctrl+RIGHT ARROW
  • Center paragraph Ctrl+E
  • Justify paragraph Ctrl+J
  • Left align paragraph Ctrl+L
  • Right align paragraph Ctrl+R
  • Promoteparagraph Alt+Shift+LEFT ARROW
  • Demote paragraph Alt+Shift+RIGHT ARROW
  • Move selected paragraphs up Alt+Shift+UP ARROW
  • Move selected paragraphs down Alt+Shift+DOWN ARROW
  • Format font style Ctrl+T
  • Changefont size Ctrl+Shift+P
  • Apply subscript formatting Ctrl+EQUAL SIGN
  • Apply superscript formatting Ctrl+Shift+PLUS SIGN
  • Remove manual character formatting Ctrl+SPACEBAR
  • Copy formats Ctrl+Shift+C
  • Paste formats Ctrl+Shift+V
  • Insert a tab in a table cell Ctrl+TAB
  • Addnew row at the bottom of a table TAB at the end of the last row
  • Check spelling: F7
  • Select text within selected object: ENTER
  • Select all objects: Ctrl+A (in slide pane)
  • Select all slides: Ctrl+A (in slide sorter view)
  • Select all text: Ctrl+A (in text field)
  • Move to the end of a line: END
  • Move to the beginning of a line: HOME
  • Move up one paragraph: Ctrl+UP ARROW
  • Move down one paragraph: Ctrl+DOWN ARROW
  • Start slideshow from current slide: Shift+F5
  • Slideshow from beginning: F5
  • Go to slide <number>+ENTER
  • End slide show: ESC, Ctrl+BREAK, or HYPHEN
  • Erase on-screen annotations: E
  • Go to next hidden slide: H
  • Set new timings while rehearsing: T
  • Use original timings while rehearsing: O
  • Use mouse-click to advance while rehearsing: M
  • Hidepointer and button immediately: Ctrl+H
  • Hidepointer and button in 15 seconds: Ctrl+U
  • Go to first or next hyperlink on slide: TAB
  • Go to last or previous hyperlink on slide: Shift+TAB
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