Use keyboard shortcuts with an external keyboard

PowerPoint for iPhone supports many of your favorite PowerPoint-specific keyboard shortcuts.

Editing and formatting presentation

To

Press

Undo the last action

Apple Cmd Symbol + Z

Repeat the last action

SHIFT + Apple Cmd Symbol

Cut selected content

Apple Cmd Symbol + X

Copy selected content

Apple Cmd Symbol + C

Paste copied or cut content

Apple Cmd Symbol + V

Select all

Apple Cmd Symbol + A

Bold selected content

Apple Cmd Symbol + B

Italicize selected content

Apple Cmd Symbol + I

Underline selected content

Apple Cmd Symbol + U

Navigating within a text box

To

Press

Select text

SHIFT + LEFT/RIGHT ARROW or SHIFT + UP/DOWN ARROW

Move cursor right by one word

OPTION + RIGHT ARROW

Move cursor left by one word

OPTION + LEFT ARROW

Move cursor to the beginning of the text box

Apple Cmd Symbol + UP ARROW

Move cursor to the end of the text box

Apple Cmd Symbol + DOWN ARROW

Move cursor to the beginning of the current line

Apple Cmd Symbol + LEFT ARROW

Move cursor to the end of the current line

Apple Cmd Symbol + RIGHT ARROW

Select word to the left

SHIFT + OPTION + LEFT ARROW

Select word to the right

SHIFT + OPTION + RIGHT ARROW

Select from current position to beginning of the document

SHIFT + Apple Cmd Symbol + UP ARROW

Select from current position to the end of the document

SHIFT + Apple Cmd Symbol + DOWN ARROW

Select from current position to beginning of the line

SHIFT + Apple Cmd Symbol + LEFT ARROW

Select from current position to end of the line

SHIFT + Apple Cmd Symbol + RIGHT ARROW

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