PowerPoint Mobile for Windows 10 Touch Guide

If you’re new to touch devices, learning a few gestures will help you take maximum advantage of the touch capabilities.

Moving around in a presentation

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Gestures

Change slides

Tap the slides in the navigation pane.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture change slides

Zoom in

Stretch two fingers apart.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture zoom in

Zoom out

Pinch two fingers together.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture zoom out

Making a selection

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Gestures

Activate the onscreen keyboard

Tap the keyboard icon on the taskbar.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture activate keyboard

Place a cursor

Tap once anywhere in the text box to position the cursor at the end of current text.

Double-tap in the text box to place the cursor in a particular position.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture place cursor

Select and edit a word

Double-tap the word.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture edit word

Select a paragraph

Double-tap to select a word, and then drag the indicators to extend the selection.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture select para

Clear text selection

Tap anywhere on the screen.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture clear text selection

Select table

Tap anywhere on the table.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture select table

Working with shapes and objects

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Gestures

Move

Tap the object, then hold and drag to the desired location.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture move shape

Resize

Tap the object, then hold and drag any of the resize handles.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture resize shape

Rotate

Tap the object, then hold and drag the rotation handle.

PowerPoint for Windows Mobile gesture rotate shape

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