PowerPoint 2003 shortcut keys Windows

Basic

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Switch to the next window ALT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Switch to the previous window ALT+SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Close the active window CTRL+W OR CTRL+F4
Upvote4 0 Restore the size of the active window after you've maximized it CTRL+F5
Upvote4 0 Move to a task pane from another pane in the program window F6
Upvote4 0 Move to a pane from another pane in the program window (counterclockwise direction) SHIFT+F6
Upvote4 0 When more than one window is open, switch to the next window CTRL+F6
Upvote4 0 Switch to the previous window CTRL+SHIFT+F6
Upvote4 0 Move command, use arrow keys to move window, then ESC to finish CTRL+F7
Upvote4 0 Size command, use the arrow keys to resize window, then ESC to fnish CTRL+F8
Upvote4 0 Minimize a window to an icon (works only for some Microsoft Office programs) CTRL+F9
Upvote4 0 Maximize or restore a selected window CTRL+F10
Upvote4 0 Copy a picture of the screen to the Clipboard PRINT SCREEN
Upvote4 0 Copy a picture of the selected window to the Clipboard ALT+PRINT SCREEN
Upvote4 0 Display menu or message for a smart tag ALT+SHIFT+F10
Upvote4 0 Select the next item in a smart tag menu DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select the previous item in a smart tag menu UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Perform the action for the selected item in a smart tag menu ENTER
Upvote4 0 Close the smart tag menu or message ESC
Upvote4 0 When a menu or toolbar is active, move to a task pane CTRL+TAB
Upvote4 0 When a task pane is active, select the next or previous option in the task pane TAB OR SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Display the full set of commands on the task pane menu CTRL+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move among choices in a selected submenu DOWN ARROW OR UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Open the selected menu, or perform the action assigned to the selected button SPACEBAR OR ENTER
Upvote4 0 Open a shortcut menu; open a drop-down menu for the selected gallery item SHIFT+F10
Upvote4 0 Select the first or last command on the menu or submenu HOME OR END
Upvote4 0 Scroll up or down in the selected gallery list PAGE UP OR PAGE DOWN
Upvote4 0 Move to the top or bottom of the selected gallery list CTRL+HOME OR CTRL+END
Upvote4 0 Move to the next option or option group in a dialog box TAB
Upvote4 0 Move to the previous option or option group in a dialog box SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Switch to the next tab in a dialog box CTRL+TAB
Upvote4 0 Switch to the previous tab in a dialog box CTRL+SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Move between options in an open drop-down list, or between options in a group of options ARROW KEYS
Upvote4 0 Perform the action assigned to the selected button; check or clear the selected check box SPACEBAR
Upvote4 0 Open the list if it is closed and move to that option in the list FIRST LETTER OF AN OPTION IN A DROP-DOWN LIST
Upvote4 0 Select an option; select or clear a check box ALT+ THE LETTER UNDERLINED IN AN OPTION
Upvote4 0 Open a selected drop-down list ALT+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Close a selected drop-down list; cancel a command and close a dialog box ESC
Upvote4 0 Perform the action assigned to a default button in a dialog box ENTER
Upvote4 0 Save presentation CTRL+S
Upvote4 0 Open Find dialog box CTRL+F
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Slideshow

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide N OR ENTER OR PAGE DOWN OR RIGHT ARROW OR DOWN ARROW OR THE SPAC
Upvote4 0 Perform the previous animation or return to the previous slide P OR PAGE UP OR LEFT ARROW OR UP ARROW OR BACKSPACE
Upvote4 0 Go to slide number NUMBER+ENTER
Upvote4 0 Display a black screen, or return to the slide show from a black screen B OR PERIOD
Upvote4 0 Display a white screen, or return to the slide show from a white screen W OR COMMA
Upvote4 0 Stop or restart an automatic slide show S OR PLUS SIGN
Upvote4 0 End a slide show ESC OR CTRL+BREAK OR HYPHEN
Upvote4 0 Erase on-screen annotations E
Upvote4 0 Go to the next hidden slide H
Upvote4 0 Set new timings while rehearsing T
Upvote4 0 Use original timings while rehearsing O
Upvote4 0 Use mouse-click to advance while rehearsing M
Upvote4 0 Return to the first slide 1+ENTER OR BOTH MOUSE BUTTONS FOR 2 SECONDS
Upvote4 0 Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to a pen CTRL+P
Upvote4 0 Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to an arrow CTRL+A
Upvote4 0 Hide the pointer and navigation button immediately CTRL+H
Upvote4 0 Hide the pointer and navigation button in 15 seconds CTRL+U
Upvote4 0 Display the shortcut menu SHIFT+F10 OR RIGHT-CLICK
Upvote4 0 Go to the first or next hyperlink on a slide TAB
Upvote4 0 Go to the last or previous hyperlink on a slide SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Perform the "mouse click" behavior of the selected hyperlink ENTER
Upvote4 0 Perform the "mouse over" behavior of the selected hyperlink SHIFT+ENTER
Upvote4 0 Go to the first or next hyperlink per slide TAB
Upvote4 0 Go to the last or previous hyperlink per slide SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Perform the "mouse click" behavior of the selected hyperlink ENTER
Upvote4 0 Perform the "mouse over" behavior of the selected hyperlink SHIFT+ENTER
Upvote4 0 Go to the next slide (when viewing presentation in Internet Explorer) SPACEBAR
Upvote4 0 Go to the previous slide (when viewing presentation in Internet Explorer) BACKSPACE
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Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Move clockwise among panes of normal view F6
Upvote4 0 Move counterclockwise among panes of normal view SHIFT+F6
Upvote4 0 Switch between Slides and Outline tabs CTRL+SHIFT+TAB
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Outline

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Promote a paragraph ALT+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Demote a paragraph ALT+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move selected paragraphs up ALT+SHIFT+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move selected paragraphs down ALT+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Show heading level 1 ALT+SHIFT+1
Upvote4 0 Expand text below a heading ALT+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
Upvote4 0 Collapse text below a heading ALT+SHIFT+MINUS SIGN
Upvote4 0 Show all or collapse all text or headings ALT+SHIFT+A
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Shapes and Pictures

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Choose AutoShape on the Drawing toolbar ALT+U
Upvote4 0 Group AutoShape, picture, or WordArt objects CTRL+SHIFT+G
Upvote4 0 Ungroup AutoShape, picture, or WordArt objects CTRL+SHIFT+H
Upvote4 0 Show or hide a grid SHIFT+F9
Upvote4 0 Show or hide guides ALT+F9
Upvote4 0 Change grid or guide settings CTRL+G
Upvote4 0 Copy the attributes of a shape CTRL+SHIFT+C
Upvote4 0 Paste the attributes of a shape CTRL+SHIFT+V
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Text and Objects

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Select one character to the right SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select one character to the left SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select to the end of a word CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select to the beginning of a word CTRL+SHIFT+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select one line up SHIFT+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select one line down SHIFT+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Select an object (with text selected inside the object) ESC
Upvote4 0 Select an object (with an object selected) TAB OR SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Select text within an object (with an object selected) ENTER
Upvote4 0 Select all objects CTRL+A (ON THE SLIDES TAB)
Upvote4 0 Select all slides CTRL+A (IN SLIDE SORTER VIEW)
Upvote4 0 Select all text CTRL+A (ON THE OUTLINE TAB)
Upvote4 0 Delete one character to the left BACKSPACE
Upvote4 0 Delete one word to the left CTRL+BACKSPACE
Upvote4 0 Delete one character to the right DELETE
Upvote4 0 Delete one word to the right CTRL+DELETE
Upvote4 0 Cut selected object CTRL+X
Upvote4 0 Copy selected object CTRL+C
Upvote4 0 Paste cut or copied object CTRL+V
Upvote4 0 Undo the last action CTRL+Z
Upvote4 0 Move one character to the left LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move one character to the right RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move one line up UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move one line down DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move one word to the left CTRL+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move one word to the right CTRL+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to the end of a line END
Upvote4 0 Go to the beginning of a line HOME
Upvote4 0 Move up one paragraph CTRL+UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move down one paragraph CTRL+DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Go to the end of a text box CTRL+END
Upvote4 0 Go to the beginning of a text box CTRL+HOME
Upvote4 0 Go to the next title or body text placeholder CTRL+ENTER
Upvote4 0 Repeat the last Find action SHIFT+F4
Upvote4 0 Change the font CTRL+SHIFT+F
Upvote4 0 Change the font size CTRL+SHIFT+P
Upvote4 0 Increase the font size CTRL+SHIFT+>
Upvote4 0 Decrease the font size CTRL+SHIFT+<
Upvote4 0 Change the formatting of characters sentence / lowercase / uppercase CTRL+T
Upvote4 0 Change the case of letters SHIFT+F3
Upvote4 0 Apply bold formatting CTRL+B
Upvote4 0 Apply an underline CTRL+U
Upvote4 0 Apply italic formatting CTRL+I
Upvote4 0 Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing) CTRL+EQUAL SIGN
Upvote4 0 Apply superscript formatting (automatic spacing) CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
Upvote4 0 Remove manual character formatting, such as subscript and superscript CTRL+SPACEBAR
Upvote4 0 Copy formats CTRL+SHIFT+C
Upvote4 0 Paste formats CTRL+SHIFT+V
Upvote4 0 Center a paragraph CTRL+E
Upvote4 0 Justify a paragraph CTRL+J
Upvote4 0 Left align a paragraph CTRL+L
Upvote4 0 Right align a paragraph CTRL+R
Upvote4 0 Apply subscript formatting (automatic spacing) CTRL+EQUAL SIGN
Upvote4 0 Apply superscript formatting (automatic spacing) CTRL+SHIFT+PLUS SIGN
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Tables

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Move to the next cell TAB
Upvote4 0 Move to the preceding cell SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Move to the next row DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move to the preceding row UP ARROW
Upvote4 0 Insert a tab in a cell CTRL+TAB
Upvote4 0 Start a new paragraph ENTER
Upvote4 0 Add a new row at the bottom of the table TAB AT THE END OF THE LAST ROW
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Help

Useful Description Keys
Upvote4 0 Open the Help menu ALT+H 
Upvote4 0 Show Office Assistant O (WHILE IN HELP MENU)
Upvote4 0 Close an Assistant message or a tip ESC
Upvote4 0 Display the Help Pane F1
Upvote4 0 Switch between the Help Pane and the active application F6
Upvote4 0 Select the next item in the Help Pane TAB
Upvote4 0 Select the previous item in the Help Pane SHIFT+TAB
Upvote4 0 Perform the action for the selected item ENTER
Upvote4 0 Expand and collapse selected item in a table of contents UP ARROW AND DOWN ARROW
Upvote4 0 Expand and collapse selected item in a table of contents LEFT ARROW AND RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move back to the previous Task Pane ALT+LEFT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Move forward to the next Task Pane ALT+RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Open the menu of Pane options CTRL+SPACE
Upvote4 0 Close and reopen the current Task Pane CTRL+F1
Upvote4 0 Expand a +/- list RIGHT ARROW
Upvote4 0 Collapse a +/- list LEFT ARROW
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