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Alt+1Align Left
Alt+3Align Right
Alt+2Align Horizontal Center
Alt+4Distribute Objects Horizontally
Alt+Shift+1Align Top
Alt+Shift+2Align Vertical Center
Alt+Shift+3Align Bottom
Alt+Shift+4Distribute Objects Vertically
Alt+5Align to Slide
Alt+Shift+WBring to Front
Alt+Shift+SBring Forward
Alt+Shift+ASend Backward
Alt+Shift+QSend to Back
Ctrl+1View – Normal
Ctrl+2View – Outline
Ctrl+3View – Notes
Ctrl+4View – SlideSorter
Ctrl+5View – Reading
Ctrl+Shift+YIncrease Font Size
Ctrl+Shift+XDecrease Font Size
Ctrl+Shift+GObject – Regroup
Alt, N, O, PInsert Audio on My PC - Insert audio from your computer or from other computers that you're connected to.
Alt, N, O, RInsert Record Audio.
Alt, G, H, MBrowse for Themes...
Alt, G, H, SSave Current Theme...
Alt, G, V, C, CDesign variants - Customize Colors...
Alt, G, V, F, CDesign variants - Customize Fonts...
Alt, G, S, CCustom Slide Size.
Alt, A, P, PPreview Animations - Play the animations on this slide.
Alt, A, P, AAutoPreview - See how the animation will look as soon as you add it or change it.
Alt, S, N, SStart Recording from Beginning... - Record audio narrations, laser pointer gestures, and slide and animation timings for playback during your slide show. - Slide Show > Set Up > Record Slide Show > Start Recording from Beginning...
Alt, N, O, OInsert Online Audio - Find and insert audio from a variety of online sources.
Alt, N, V, PInsert Video on My PC... - Insert videos from your computer or from other computers that you're connected to.
Alt, N, V, OInsert Online Video - Find and insert videos from a variety of online sources.
Alt, N, S, NInsert slide Number - Number the slides in your presentation for easy reference.You can also add the slide number by clicking in a text box, then clicking Slide Number.
Alt, H, S, O, MShape outline color dialog.
Alt, H, S, O, NNo shape outline color
Alt, H, S, F, T, MShape fill texture dialog.
Alt, H, S, F, G, MShape fill gradients dialog.
Alt, H, S, F, PShape fill picture.
Alt, H, S, F, EShape fill eyedropper - Pick a fill color by clicking within the app window. To pick a color outside of the app window, click and drag.
Alt, H, S, F, MShape fill option dialog.
Alt, H, S, F, NShape fill none.
Alt+F10Open the Selection Pane: See a list of all your objects. This makes it easier to select objects, change their order, or change their visibility.
Alt, H, G, O, MMore rotation options.
Alt, H, G, O, HFlip objects horizontal.
Alt, H, G, O, VFlip objects vertical.
Alt, H, G, O, LRotate objects left 90°.
Alt, H, G, O, RRotate objects right 90°.
Alt, H, G, A, OTurn on alignment of selected objects.
Alt, H, G, A, AAlign object to slide.
Alt, H, G, A, VDistribute objects vertically.
Alt, H, G, A, HDistribute objects horizontally.
Alt, H, G, A, BAlign object bottom.
Alt, H, A, X, RText direction: Rotate all text 90°.
Alt, H, A, X, HText direction: Horizontal.
Alt, H, 7, TChange case to "tOGGLE cASE".
Alt, H, 7, CChange case to "Capitalize Each Word".
Alt, H, 7, UChange case to "UPPERCASE".
Alt, H, 7, LChange case to "lowercase".
Alt, H, 7, SChange case to "Sentence case".
Alt, H, 6, MMore character spacing options.
Alt, H, 6, VAdjust character spacing to very loose.
Alt, H, 6, LAdjust character spacing loose.
Alt, H, 6, NAdjust character spacing to normal.
Alt, H, 6, TAdjust character spacing to tight.
Alt, H, 6, IAdjust character spacing to very tight.
Alt, H, T, OCollapse all sections in your presentation
Alt, H, T, XExpand all sections in your presentation.
Alt, H, T, VRemove all sections from your presentation.
Alt, H, T, ERemove a section from your presentation.
Alt, H, T, RRename a section in your presentation.
Alt, H, T, AAdd a section to your presentation.
Alt, H, I, RReuse Slides.
Alt, H, I, LSlides from Outline.
Ctrl+TOpens the Font dialog box to change the formatting of characters.
Ctrl+Alt+VOpens paste special dialog box.
Ctrl+Shift+VPastes formatting only.
Ctrl+Shift+CCopies formatting only.
Ctrl+YRedoes the last action.
Ctrl+ZUndoes the last action.
Ctrl+VPastes cut or copied object or text.
Ctrl+CCopies selected object or text.
Ctrl+XCuts the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.
Ctrl+ASelects all objects, slides or text.
Alt+F9Displays drawing guides on screen.
Shift+F9Displays or hides the grid.
Ctrl+Shift+GUngroups shapes, pictures, and WordArt objects.
Ctrl+GGroups shapes, pictures, and WordArt objects.
Alt+Shift+MinusCollapses text below a heading.
Alt+Shift+=Expands text below a heading.
Alt+Shift+1Displays heading level 1.
Alt+Shift+Arrow-DownMoves selected paragraphs down.
Alt+Shift+Arrow-UpMoves selected paragraphs up.
Alt+Shift+Arrow-RightDemotes a paragraph.
Alt+Shift+Arrow-LeftPromotes a paragraph.
Shift+F4Repeats the last Find action.
Ctrl+HOpens the Replace dialog box.
Ctrl+FOpens the Find dialog box.
F7Checks the spelling of the text.
Ctrl+Shift+,Decreases the font size of the selected text.
Ctrl+Shift+.Increases the font size of the selected text.
Alt, S, N, RStart Recording from Current Slide... - Start Recording from Current Slide... - Slide Show > Set Up > Record Slide Show > Start Recording from Current Slide...
Alt, R, L, STranslate Selected Text.
Alt, R, L, MPauses on words or selected paragraphs for a quick translation.
Alt, R, L, LSets Translation Language.
Alt, R, U, LSet Proofing Language... - Choose the language of the selected text. We'll remember to use this language every time we check spelling and grammar.
Alt, N, A, 1, EEdit photo album.
Alt, N, A, 1, AInsert new photo album: Create a beautiful presentation for your favorite photo collection.
Alt, N, S, C, CInsert Screen Clipping - Take a quick snapshot of part of the screen, and add it to your document.
Alt, N, T, XInsert Excel Spreadsheet.
Alt, N, T, DDraw table - Design your own table by drawing the cell, row and column borders yourself.You can even draw diagonal lines and cells within cells.
Alt, N, T, IInsert table dialog.
Alt, H, S, L, OSelect Objects - Select objects including ink, shapes, and text areas. This is especially useful when working with objects that are behind the text.
Alt, H, R, OReplace fonts dialog.
Alt, H, S, E, D, RShape effect 3-D rotation options.
Alt, H, S, E, B, OShape effect 3-D bevel options.
Alt, H, S, E, E, SShape effect soft edges options.
Alt, H, S, E, G, GShape effect glow options.
Alt, H, S, E, R, RShape effect reflection options.
Alt, H, S, E, S, SShape effect shadow options.
Alt, H, S, E, P, OShape effect 3-D preset options.
Alt, H, S, O, R, MDisplays the line arrows dialog.
Alt, H, S, O, S, LShape outline weight dialog
Alt, H, S, O, W, LShape outline weight dialog
Alt, H, S, O, ESets an outline color.
Alt, R, U, PLanguage Preferences... - Set the editing, display, Help, and ScreenTip languages. The editing language enables language-specific features, including dictionaries, grammar-checking and sorting.
Alt, R, D, DDelete comment.
Alt, R, D, ADelete All Comments and Ink on this Slide.
Alt, R, D, PDelete All Comments and Ink in this Presentation.
Alt, R, P, MShow Markup - Show comments and other annotations.
Alt, R, P, PComments Pane - Show the Comments pane to view, add, and delete comments. Comments are not displayed during a slide show.
Alt, R, A, AAccept Change.
Alt, R, A, PAccept All Changes to the Presentation.
Alt, R, A, SAccept All Changes to This Slide.
Alt, R, J, RReject Change.
Alt, R, J, SReject All Changes to This Slide.
Alt, R, J, PReject All Changes to the Presentation.
Alt+F8Macros - See a list of macros you can work with.
Alt, H, F, OOffice Clipboard - See all the items you've copied to the Clipboard.
Alt, H, P, GParagraph - Fine-tune the layout of the current paragraph, including spacing, indentation, and more.
Alt, H, A, T, OMore Text Alignment Options...
Alt, H, A, X, MMore Text Direction Options...
Alt, H, G, GGroup - Join objects together to move and format them as if they were a single object. - Home > Drawing > Arrange > Group
Alt, H, G, UUngroup - Break the connection between grouped objects so that you can move them individually again. - Home > Drawing > Arrange > Ungroup
Alt, H, G, A, MAlign object middle.
Alt, H, G, A, TAlign object top.
Alt, H, G, A, RAlign object right.
Alt, H, G, A, CAlign object center.
Alt, H, G, A, LAlign object left.
Alt, H, G, ERegroup selected objects.
Alt, H, G, BSend the selected object back one level so that it's hidden behind more objects.
Alt, H, G, FBring the selected object forward one level so that it's hidden behind fewer objects.
Alt, H, G, KSend back the selected object behind all other objects.
Alt, H, G, RBring the selected object in front of all other objects.
Alt, H, A, T, BAlign text bottom.
Alt, H, A, T, MAlign text middle.
Alt, H, A, T, TAlign text top.
Alt, H, J, MDisplays the Columns dialog box to customize column widths.
Alt, H, J, HSplits text into three columns.
Alt, H, J, TSplits text into two columns.
Alt, H, J, OSplits text into one column.
Alt, H, A, T, RAlign text right (If text direction is not horizontal).
Alt, H, A, T, CAlign text center (If text direction is not horizontal).
Alt, H, A, T, LAlign text left (If text direction is not horizontal).
Alt, H, A, X, SText direction: Stacked.
Alt, H, A, X, OText direction: Rotate all text 270°.
Alt, H, I, DDuplicate Selected Slides - Duplicate Selected Slides - Home > Slides > Duplicate Selected Slides
Alt, H, N, NBullets and Numbering... - Numbering Settings... - Home > Paragraph > Bullets and Numbering...
Alt, H, U, NBullets and Numbering... - Bullets and Numbering... - Home > Paragraph > Bullets and Numbering...
Alt, A, A, A, EDisplays more Entrance Effects. (Advanced Animation)
Alt, A, A, A, MDisplays more Emphasis Effects. (Advanced Animation)
Alt, A, A, A, XDisplays more Exit Effects. (Advanced Animation)
Alt, A, A, A, PDisplays more Motion Paths. (Advanced Animation)
Alt, A, A, A, ODisplays OLE Action Verbs. (Advanced Animation)
Alt, H, F, C, MMore Font Colors
Alt, H, F, C, EEyedropper - Select a text fill color by clicking on the screen. - Home > Font > Eyedropper
Alt, H, K, LLine Spacing Options... - Home > Paragraph > Line Spacing > Line Spacing Options...
Alt, N, IHyperlink... - Create a link in your document for quick access to webpages and files.Hyperlinks can also take you to places in your document.Tell me more - Insert > Links > Hyperlink...
Page-UpPrevious Slide
Page-DownNext Slide
Alt, H, G, PSelection Pane... - See a list of all your objects.This makes it easier to select objects, change their order, or change their visibility. - Home > Drawing > Arrange > Selection Pane...
Alt, H, S, E, G, MMore Glow Colors - Home > Drawing > Shape Effects > Glow > More Glow Colors > More Glow Colors
Alt, H, S, E, G, M, MMore Colors... - More Glow Colors... - Home > Drawing > Shape Effects > Glow > More Glow Colors > More Colors...
Alt, H, S, E, G, M, EEyedropper - Select a glow color by clicking on the screen. - Home > Drawing > Shape Effects > Glow > More Glow Colors > Eyedropper
Alt, W, WSwitch Windows
Alt, S, D, OOffice Presentation Service - Anyone using the link can see the slide show while you're presenting online. - Slide Show > Start Slide Show > Present Online > Office Presentation Service
Alt, L, VOpens visual basic editor.
Alt, H, V, EPaste and embed.
Alt, H, V, SPaste and use destination styles.
Alt, H, V, TPaste and keep text only.
Alt, H, V, KPaste and keep source formatting.
Alt, H, V, UPaste as picture.
Alt, H, V, HPaste and use destination theme.
Ctrl+OOpen File
Ctrl+F4Closes the current presentation.
Ctrl+WCloses the current presentation.
Alt, H, VDisplays paste options.
Alt, H, IOpens the New Slide dialog.
Alt, H, CCopy
Alt+F11Opens visual basic editor.
Ctrl+SSaves the file.
Ctrl+P, EnterPrints the current presentation.
Alt, M, NIncludes the page number in the printed handouts or notes.
Alt, M, JIncludes a separate box with the slide text on the notes page.
Alt, M, DIncludes the date in the printed handouts or notes.
Alt, M, MHides any graphics on the slide that are part of the background theme.
Alt, M, FDisplays or hides the footer placeholders.
Alt, M, EDisplays or hides the title placeholder.
Alt, M, CCloses Master View and returns to edit the slide show.
Alt, M, GDisplays the Format Background task pane to fine-tune formatting for the background.
Alt, M, LSets the elements to include in the slide master.
Alt, M, VPreserves the selected master so that it remains with the presentation even if it is not used.
Alt, F, EFile Export Dialog
Alt, F, HSaves and sends the file.
Alt, F, IFile Info Dialog
Alt+F4Closes the application.
F2Changes Text of element / Renames a focused item.
F4Opens the look in list when opening or saving a documents.
Ctrl+F12Open File
F12Saves the file under a different name.
Ctrl+Shift+F6Switches to the previous PowerPoint Window
Ctrl+F6Switches to the next PowerPoint Window
Shift+F6Moves to a pane from another pane in the program window (counterclockwise direction).
F6Moves to the next task pane from another pane in the program window (clockwise direction).
Alt, W, JNotes
Alt, W, UEdits and jumps between your slides in the Outline pane.
Shift+F7Suggests other words with a similar meaning to the word you have selected.
Alt, G, FDisplays the Format Background dialog box.
Alt, N, LAdds a comment about the selection.
Ctrl+Shift+TabSwitches between Slides and Outline tabs in the Outline and Slides pane in Normal view.
Alt, W, XDisplays the Grid and Guides dialog box.
Ctrl+TabSwitches to a different currently open window.
Alt, W, VMoves the splitters which separate the different sections of the window.
Alt, W, TDisplays the Notes Page to edit the speaker notes as they'll look when you print them out.
Alt, W, SDisplays drawing guides on screen.
Alt, W, RDisplays the rulers, used to measure and line up objects in the document.
Alt, W, QDisplays the Zoom dialog box to specify the zoom level of the document.
Alt, W, ODisplays this presentation in grayscale, and customize how the colors are translated into grayscale.
Alt, W, NOpens a new window containing a view of the current document.
Alt, W, MOpens Slide Master view to change the design and layout of the master slides.
Alt, W, LDisplays the presentation in Normal view.
Alt, W, KOpens Notes Master view.
Alt, W, IDisplays the presentation in Slide Sorter view to easily rearrange slides.
Alt, W, HOpens Handout Master view to change the design and layout of printed handouts.
Alt, W, GDisplays or hides the grid.
Alt, W, FZooms the presentation so that the slide fills the window.
Alt, W, ECascades the open document windows on the screen so that they overlap.
Alt, W, DDisplays the presentation as a slide show that fits within the window.
Alt, W, CDisplays this presentation in full color.
Alt, W, BDisplays this presentation in black and white, and customize how the colors are translated into black and white.
Alt, W, ATiles all open program windows side-by-side on the screen.
Alt, S, WDisplays play controls when you move the pointer over audio and video clips during the slide show.
Alt, S, VDisplays the full-screen slide show using Presenter View.
Alt, S, UPlays back slide and animation timings during slide show.
Alt, S, TStarts a full-screen slide show in which you can rehearse your presentation.
Alt, S, SSets up advanced options for the slide show, such as kiosk mode.
Alt, S, PPlays back audio narrations and laser pointer gestures during slide show.
Alt, S, HHides the current slide from the presentation.
Alt, S, CStarts the slide show from the current slide.
Alt, S, BStarts the slide show from the first slide.
Alt, R, WEnds the presentation review, applying the current accept and reject decisions.
Alt, R, VNavigates to the previous comment in the document.
Alt, R, SChecks the spelling of the text.
Alt, R, ROpens the Research Task Pane to search through reference materials.
Alt, R, NNavigates to the next comment in the document.
Alt, R, IDisplays the reviewing pane when reviewing changes.
Alt, R, HNavigates to the next revision in the document so that you can accept or reject it.
Alt, R, GCompares and combines another presentation with your current presentation.
Alt, R, FNavigates to the previous revision in the document so that you can accept or reject it.
Alt, R, ESuggests other words with a similar meaning to the word you have selected.
Alt, R, CAdds a comment about the selection.
Alt, N, XInserts a text box into the document, or adds text to the selected shape.
Alt, N, WInserts decorative text in your document.
Alt, N, UInserts characters that are not on your keyboard, such as copyright symbols, trademark symbols, paragraph marks, and Unicode characters.
Alt, N, PInserts a picture from a file.
Alt, N, MInserts a SmartArt graphic to visually communicate information.
Alt, N, KAdds an action to the selected object to specify what should happen when you click on it or hover over it with your mouse.
Alt, N, JInserts an embedded object.
Alt, N, HEdits the Header or Footer of the document. The information in the Header or Footer will appear at the top or bottom of each printed page.
Alt, N, FInserts Clip Art into the document to illustrate a specific concept.
Alt, N, EInsert Equation
Alt, N, DInserts the current date or time into the current document.
Alt, N, CInserts a chart to illustrate and compare data.
Alt, K, USelects a sound to play during the transition between the previous slide and the current slide.
Alt, K, TSets a special effect that will be applied during the transition between the previous slide and the current slide.
Alt, K, PPreviews the transition for this slide.
Alt, K, OChanges to a variation of the selected transition. Variations let you change properties of a transition effect.
Alt, K, MWaits for a mouse click to move to the next slide.
Alt, K, LSets the transition between all slides in the presentation to be like the transition you have set up for the current slide.
Alt, K, IMoves to the next slide after a certain number of seconds.
Alt, K, FMoves to the next slide after a certain number of seconds.
Alt, K, ESpecifies the length of a transition.
Alt, H, XCuts the selection and puts it on the Clipboard.
Alt, H, UDisplays a list of available kinds of bullet points.
Alt, H, QResets the position, size, and formatting of the slide placeholders to their default settings.
Alt, H, ODisplays the Format Shape dialog box.
Alt, H, NSpecifies the line numbering to use.
Alt, H, MConverts text to a SmartArt graphic to visually communicate information.
Alt, H, LChanges the layout of the selected slide.
Alt, H, KSpecifies the line spacing to use.
Alt, H, EClears all the formatting from the selection, leaving only the plain text.
Alt, H, 5Adds a shadow behind the selected text to help it stand out on the slide.
Alt, H, 4Draws a line through the middle of the selected text.
Alt, H, 3Underlines the selected text.
Alt, H, 2Applies or removes italic formatting.
Alt, H, 1Applies or removes bold formatting.
Alt, F, TOptions Dialog
Alt, F, SSaves the file under a different name.
Alt, F, PPrint File Dialog
Alt, F, OOpen File
Alt, F, NNew File Dialog
Alt, F, CCloses the current presentation.
Alt, F, ASaves the file under a different name.
Alt, A, TSets the time when an animation starts to play.
Alt, A, SDisplays the Effect Options dialog box.
Alt, A, OApplies an animation effect to the selected object.
Alt, A, MDisplays the Effect Options dialog box.
Alt, A, LMoves the current animation to play later.
Alt, A, EMoves the current animation to play earlier.
Alt, A, CDisplays the Animation Pane to create custom animations.
Ctrl+DDuplicates a marked object.
Ctrl+DeleteDeletes one word to the right.
DeleteDeletes one character to the right.
Ctrl+BackspaceDeletes one word to the left.
Shift+Arrow-DownSelects one line down.
Shift+Arrow-UpSelects one line up.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow-LeftExtends a selection to the beginning of a word.
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow-RightExtends a selection to the end of a word.
Shift+Arrow-LeftSelects one character to the left.
Shift+Arrow-RightSelects one character to the right.
Ctrl+EnterMoves to the next title or body text placeholder. If it is the last placeholder on a slide, this will insert a new slide with the same slide layout as the original slide.
Ctrl+HomeMoves to the beginning of a text box.
Ctrl+EndMoves to the end of a text box.
Ctrl+Arrow-DownMoves down one paragraph.
Ctrl+Arrow-UpMoves up one paragraph.
HomeMoves to the beginning of a line.
EndMoves to the end of a line.
Ctrl+Arrow-RightMoves one word to the right.
Ctrl+Arrow-LeftMoves one word to the left.
Arrow-DownMoves one line down.
Arrow-UpMoves one line up.
Arrow-RightMoves one character to the right.
Arrow-LeftMoves one character to the left.
F1Opens the Help window.
Ctrl+Shift+FOpens the Font dialog box to change the formatting of characters.
Ctrl+F1Hides or displays the Ribbon.
Ctrl+F5Broadcasts the open presentation to a remote audience using the PowerPoint web application.
Shift+F5Starts the slide show from the current slide.
F5Starts the slide show from the first slide.
Ctrl+Shift+DDuplicates a selected slide.
Ctrl+MInserts a new slide.
Ctrl+NBuilds a new presentation.
Ctrl+RAligns a paragraph to the right.
Ctrl+LAligns a paragraph to the left.
Ctrl+JJustifies a paragraph.
Ctrl+EAligns a paragraph to the center.
Ctrl+KCreates a link to a Web page, a picture, an e-mail address, or a program.
Ctrl+SpacebarClears all the formatting from the selection, leaving only the plain text.
Ctrl+Shift+=Applies superscript formatting (automatic spacing).
Ctrl+=Applies subscript formatting (automatic spacing).
Ctrl+IApplies or removes italic formatting.
Ctrl+UUnderlines the selected text.
Ctrl+BApplies or removes bold formatting.
Shift+F3Changes the case of letters between sentence, lowercase, or uppercase.
Alt, N, A, P, SInsert Office App... - View Additional Available Apps for Office.
Alt, S, N, C, TClear Timing on Current Slide.
Alt, S, N, C, AClear Timings on All Slides.
Alt, S, N, C, NClear Narration on Current Slide.
Alt, S, N, C, A, AClear Narrations on All Slides.
Alt, G, V, C, RDesign variants - Reset Slide Theme Colors.
Alt, A, A, PAnimation Painter - Like the animation of a particular object? You can apply that effect to other objects in your presentation. To get started: 1) Select the object with the animation you like 2) Click Animation Painter 3) Select something else to automatically apply the animation FYI: To apply the animation to multiple objects, double-click Animation Painter.
Alt, A, S, EDisplays More Entrance Effects (Animation).
Alt, A, S, MDisplays More Emphasis Effects (Animation).
Alt, A, S, XDisplays More Exit Effects (Animation).
Alt, A, S, PDisplays More Motion Paths (Animation).
Alt, A, S, ODisplays OLE Action Verbs (Animation).
Alt, H, S, HRecently Used Shapes.
Alt, S, M, WCustom Shows...

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