Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) keyboard shortcuts

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
20 months ago
- Shortcuts

These shortcuts will let you control your slideshow without the help of the mouse. You may need the mouse or a pointer device for highlighting some charts, etc. but otherwise, these shortcuts will be quite helpful.

F5

Start a presentation from the beginning

↑   Shift + F5

Start a presentation from the current slide

Alt + F5

Show the Presenter View

or Alt + S then B
The following keyboard shortcuts apply while you’re delivering your presentation in Slide Show (full-screen) mode. To enter Slide Show mode, press Alt+S, B.
N

Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide

or ⤶ Enter
or Page Down

Arrow Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide

Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide

or Space
P

Perform the previous animation or return to the previous slide

or Page Up
or
or
or ⬅ Backspace
Num 1 - Num 9 + ⤶ Enter

Go to slide number

B

Display a blank black slide, or return to the presentation from a blank black slide

or .
W

Display a blank white slide, or return to the presentation from a blank white slide

or ,
S

Stop or restart an automatic presentation

Esc

End a presentation

E

Erase on-screen annotations

H

Go to the next slide, if the next slide is hidden

T

Set new timings while rehearsing

R

Re-record slide narration and timing

(hold for several seconds) Start the laser pointer

Ctrl + P

Change the pointer to a pen.

Ctrl + A

Change the pointer to an arrow

Ctrl + E

Change the pointer to an eraser

Ctrl + M

Show or hide ink markup

Ctrl + H

Hide the pointer and navigation button immediately

Ctrl + U

Hide the pointer and navigation button in 15 seconds

Ctrl + S

View the All Slides dialog box

Ctrl + T

View the computer task bar

↑   Shift + F10

Display the shortcut menu

⭾ Tab

Go to the next hyperlink (or other hotspot) on the current slide. ("Hotspots" include: hyperlinks, animation triggers, audio objects, and video objects.)

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Go to the last or previous hyperlink on the current slide

⤶ Enter

while a hyperlink is selected: Perform the "mouse click" behavior of the selected hyperlink. (Follow a selected hyperlink)

These keyboard shortcuts work with video files imported from your computer or other device. They don't work with online video files.
During your presentation, if you want to see the list of media shortcuts, press F1. Then, in the Slide Show Help dialog box, go to the Media tab. Press the arrow key on the keyboard to move from one tab of the dialog box to the next.
Alt + Q

Stop media playback

Ctrl + Space

Play or pause media

Alt + P

Toggle between play and pause

Alt + End

Go to the next bookmark

Alt + Home

Go to the previous bookmark

Alt +

Increase the sound volume

Alt +

Decrease the sound volume

Alt + U

Mute the sound

Alt + ↑   Shift + Page

Seek forward three seconds

Alt + ↑   Shift + Page

Seek backward three seconds

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Seek forward 0.25 seconds, then pause

Alt + ↑   Shift +

Seek backward 0.25 seconds, then pause

Alt + J

Show/Hide audio and subtitles menu (for videos that have multiple audio tracks and/or subtitle tracks in supported formats.)

The following keyboard shortcuts apply while you’re delivering your presentation by using Presenter View. Presenter View lets you look at your presentation with your speaker notes on one computer (your laptop, for example), while the audience views the notes-free presentation on a different monitor.
F6

Move from one region of Presenter view (Header, tools below the slide, and the Notes pane) to the next

⭾ Tab

Move from one tool to another within a single region of Presenter view

Ctrl +

Scroll down one line in the Notes pane

Ctrl +

Scroll up one line in the Notes pane

Ctrl + Page Down

Scroll down one screenful in the Notes pane

Ctrl + Page Up

Scroll up one screenful in the Notes pane

Ctrl + P

Print presentation


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Program information

Program name: Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) (Productivity)

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program first created by Robert Gaskins and Dennis Austin. PowerPoint was first released in April 1987 for Macintosh computers only. In their first significant acquisition, Microsoft bought PowerPoint for $14 million three months after it appeared.

Web page: products.office.com/powerpoint

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 59

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Rod says: 5 months ago 7/22/2019 4:33 PM
When using the Alt+P key during a video in the presentation mode, the key combination works only intermittently. Alt+P It seems quite inconsistent and "buggy". Using the mouse to start and stop the video during a presentation is also very aquard and frequently causes the slide to advance instead of pausing the video. Is there something I am doing wrong or is this just the way it is.

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