Microsoft PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts

Action

Shortcut Key

Switch between outline and slide view Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Insert a new slide Ctrl + M
Duplicate the current side Ctrl + D
Increase font size Ctrl + Shift + >
Decrease font size Ctrl + Shift + <
Display the font dialog box Ctrl + T
Change case Shift + F3
Promote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Demote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs up Alt + Shift + Up arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs down Alt + Shift + Down arrow
Display outline heading level 1 Alt + Shift + 1
Expand outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + +
Collapse outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + –
Collapse or show all text or headings Alt + Shift +A
Show or hide the grid Shift + F9
Show or hide the guides Alt + F9
Run a presentation F5
Activate the pen tool during a show Ctrl + P
Erase pen tool drawings during a show E
Turn off the pen tool Esc
Change the pen to a pointer Ctrl + A
Hide the pointer or pen Ctrl + H
Move to the next hyperlink Tab
Make the screen go black during a show B
Make the screen go white during a show W
Stop or restart an automatic  show S
Return to the first slide 1 + Enter
Group Items (with items selected) Ctrl + G
Ungroup Ctrl + Shift + G
During presentation, Go to slide number Slide number + Enter
Move clockwise among panes
in Normal view
F6
Move counterclockwise among panes
in Normal view
Shift + F6
Copy formatting of selected shape Ctrl + Shift + C
Paste formatting only to another shape Ctrl + Shift + V
Insert hyperlink Ctrl + K
Help F1
View the complete slide show F5
View the slide show from the current slide forward Shift + F5
Spellcheck F7
Opens Save As dialog box F12
Stop the show. Press S again to restart the show S
End the slide show Esc

Action

Shortcut Key

Switch between outline and slide view Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Insert a new slide Ctrl + M
Duplicate the current side Ctrl + D
Increase font size Ctrl + Shift + >
Decrease font size Ctrl + Shift + <
Display the font dialog box Ctrl + T
Change case Shift + F3
Promote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Demote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs up Alt + Shift + Up arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs down Alt + Shift + Down arrow
Display outline heading level 1 Alt + Shift + 1
Expand outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + +
Collapse outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + –
Collapse or show all text or headings Alt + Shift +A
Show or hide the grid Shift + F9
Show or hide the guides Alt + F9
Run a presentation F5
Activate the pen tool during a show Ctrl + P
Erase pen tool drawings during a show E
Turn off the pen tool Esc
Change the pen to a pointer Ctrl + A
Hide the pointer or pen Ctrl + H
Move to the next hyperlink Tab
Make the screen go black during a show B
Make the screen go white during a show W
Stop or restart an automatic  show S
Return to the first slide 1 + Enter
Group Items (with items selected) Ctrl + G
Ungroup Ctrl + Shift + G
During presentation, Go to slide number Slide number + Enter
Move clockwise among panes
in Normal view
F6
Move counterclockwise among panes
in Normal view
Shift + F6
Copy formatting of selected shape Ctrl + Shift + C
Paste formatting only to another shape Ctrl + Shift + V
Insert hyperlink Ctrl + K

Action

Shortcut Key

Switch between outline and side view Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Insert a new slide Ctrl + M
Duplicate the current side Ctrl + D
Increase font size Ctrl + Shift + >
Decrease font size Ctrl + Shift + <
Display the font dialog box Ctrl + T
Open the properties for an object Double-click the object
Promote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Left arrow
Demote a paragraph in an outline Alt + Shift + Right arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs up Alt + Shift + Up arrow
Move selected outline paragraphs down Alt + Shift + Down arrow
Display outline heading level 1 Alt + Shift + 1
Expand outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + +
Collapse outline text below a heading Alt + Shift + –
Collapse or show all text or headings Alt + Shift +A
Show or hide the grid Shift + F9
Show or hide the guides Alt + F9
Change grid and guide settings Ctrl + G
Activate the pen tool during a show Ctrl + P
Erase pen tool drawings during a show E
Turn off the pen tool Esc
Change the pen to a pointer Ctrl + A
Hide the pointer or pen Ctrl + H
Move to the next hyperlink Tab
Make the screen go black during a show B
Make the screen go white during a show W
Stop or restart a show S
Return to the first slide 1 + Enter