Keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint Web App

The keyboard shortcuts that are described in this Help topic refer to the U.S. keyboard layout. Keys on other layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a U.S. keyboard.

For keyboard shortcuts in which you press two or more keys simultaneously, the keys to press are separated by a plus sign (+). For keyboard shortcuts in which you press one key immediately followed by another key, the keys to press are separated by a comma (,).

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Microsoft PowerPoint Onlinekeyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint Onlineare very similar to keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft PowerPoint. The keyboard shortcuts listed in this article are for the most common tasks in PowerPoint Online. For a list of keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, see Keyboard shortcuts for use while creating a presentation in PowerPoint 2010.

Reading view

To do this

Press

Go to a view that is accessible to screen-reader software

TAB to the File tab on the ribbon, ENTER, DOWN ARROW to Outline View, ENTER

Next slide

N

Previous slide

P

Go to a specific slide

G, type the number, TAB, ENTER

Slide Show

To do this

Press

Next slide

N

Previous slide

P

Go to a specific slide

G, type the number, TAB, ENTER

Exit Slide Show

ESC

Editing view

Navigate the ribbon and panes

To do this

Press

Move among Thumbnail Pane, Ribbon, Slide Pane, and Notes Pane

CTRL+F6

Activate a different ribbon tab

TAB, ENTER

Move among ribbon commands

TAB

Execute the currently selected ribbon command

ENTER

Edit slides

To do this

Press

Create new slide after currently selected thumbnail

CTRL+M

Move among placeholders on a slide

TAB

Select the current placeholder

ENTER

End editing text in a placeholder

F2

Cut slice

CTRL+X

Copy slide

CTRL+C

Paste slide

CTRL+V

Undo

CTRL+Z

Redo

CTRL+Y

Move insertion point within placeholders and notes

To do this

Press

Right one character

RIGHT ARROW

Left one character

LEFT ARROW

Right one word

CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Left one word

CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Up one line

UP ARROW

Down one line

DOWN ARROW

Up one paragraph

CTRL+UP ARROW

Down one paragraph

CTRL+DOWN ARROW

Beginning of line

HOME

End of line

END

Beginning of placeholder or notes

CTRL+HOME

End of placeholder or notes

CTRL+END

Select content: expand selection

To do this

Press

Right one character

SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW

Left one character

SHIFT+LEFT ARROW

Right one word

SHIFT+CTRL+RIGHT ARROW

Left one word

SHIFT+CTRL+LEFT ARROW

Up one line

SHIFT+UP ARROW

Down one line

SHIFT+DOWN ARROW

Up one paragraph

SHIFT+CTRL+UP ARROW

Down one paragraph

SHIFT+CTRL+DOWN ARROW

To beginning of paragraph

SHIFT+HOME

To end of paragraph

SHIFT+END

To beginning of placeholder or notes

SHIFT+CTRL+HOME

To end of placeholder or notes

SHIFT+CTRL+END

Whole placeholder or notes

CTRL+A

Edit text

To do this

Press

Cut

CTRL+X

Copy

CTRL+C

Paste

CTRL+V

Insert hyperlink

CTRL+K

Undo

CTRL+Z

Redo

CTRL+Y

Format text

To do this

Press

Bold

CTRL+B

Italics

CTRL+I

Underline

CTRL+U

Align left

CTRL+L

Align right

CTRL+R

Align centered

CTRL+E

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