Use keyboard shortcuts in the Help window

The Help window provides you with access to all Office Help content.

To use keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint desktop, see:

To do this

Press

Open the Help window.

F1

Close the Help window.

ALT+F4

Switch between the Help window and the active program.

ALT+TAB

Go back to PowerPoint Help and How-to table of contents.

ALT+HOME

Select the next item in the Help window.

TAB

Select the previous item in the Help window.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected item.

ENTER

Select the next hidden text or hyperlink, including Show All or Hide All at the top of a Help topic.

TAB

Select the previous hidden text or hyperlink.

SHIFT+TAB

Perform the action for the selected Show All, Hide All, hidden text, or hyperlink.

ENTER

Move back to the previous Help topic (Back button).

ALT+LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE

Move forward to the next Help topic (Forward button).

ALT+RIGHT ARROW

Scroll small amounts up or down, respectively, within the currently displayed Help topic.

UP ARROW, DOWN ARROW

Scroll larger amounts up or down, respectively, within the currently displayed Help topic.

PAGE UP, PAGE DOWN

Display a menu of commands for the Help window. This requires that the Help window have the active focus (click in the Help window).

SHIFT+F10

Stop the last action (Stop button).

ESC

Print the current Help topic.

Note   If the cursor is not in the current Help topic, press F6 and then press CTRL+P.

CTRL+P

Applies To: PowerPoint 2013



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