eSource: Command Shortcuts for PowerPoint
While viewing your PowerPoint slide show, you can use a combination of keys to control your presentation.
*Note* When in PowerPoint "view slide show" mode, you can pull up the following shortcut menu by pressing F5.
Advance to the next slide = 'N', left click, space, right or down arrow, enter, or page down
Return to the previous slide = 'P', backspace, left or up arrow, or page up
Go to that slide = Number followed by enter
Black/Unblack the screen = 'B' or '.'
White/Unwhite the screen = 'W' or ','
Show/Hide the arrow pointer = 'A' or '='
Stop/Restart automatic show = 'S' or '+'
End slide show = Esc, Ctrl+Break, or '-'
Erase Drawing on screen = 'E'
Go to hidden slide = 'H'
Rehearse, New time = 'T'
Rehearse, Original time = 'O'
Rehearse, Advance on mouse click = 'M'
Return to first slide = Hold both buttons for 2 seconds
Change pointer to pen = Ctrl+P
Change pointer to arrow = Ctrl+A
Change pointer to eraser = Ctrl+E
Hide pointer and button = Ctrl+H
Automatically show/hide arrow = Ctrl+U
Popup menu/previous slide = Right mouse click
All slides dialog = Ctrl+S
View task bar = Ctrl+T
Show/Hide ink markup = Ctrl+M
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2010
Submitted by: Admin ACES Technology Help Desk
Date submitted: 10/31/2005, last modified 10/04/2012
Categories: Computers and Technology