Tame your computer - top 10 tips for Microsoft PowerPoint

13/04/2018

public/news/thumbnail_10roem-tip-time-logo.png

In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she offers her top ten Microsoft PowerPoint shortcuts...

Following the success of the recent top ten Excel, Word and Outlook tips, herewith your favourite PowerPoint shortcuts with links to the relevant tips, if any.

Enjoy!

1

F5

Start slide show from first slide

2

SHIFT + F5

Start slide show from current slide

3

ALT + SHIFT + down arrow

Move text or bullet points down

4

ALT + SHIFT + up arrow

Move text or bullet points up

5

SHIFT + F9

Show or hide grid for positioning objects

6

ALT + F9

Display drawing guides on screen

7

CTRL + SHIFT + G

Group/ungroup shapes, pictures, or SmartArt

8

CTRL + left mouse button

Laser pointer in Slide Show View

9

CTRL + D

Duplicate selected slide

10

SHIFT + F3

Toggle between UPPER CASE, lower case and Sentence Case

 

Keyboard shortcuts may sometimes be unintuitive or hard to remember, but I drip feed a new shortcut weekly, to help you to boost productivity without reaching for your mouse.

16 April 2018

Karen Roem offers software training and support through her company Roem Ltd.  Contact her by email (Karen@roem.co.uk) or visit her website at www.roem.co.uk

Roem Limited

Independent, innovative software training company based in Cambridge. Registered supplier to local companies such as AstraZeneca, University of Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire District Council and NHS England.

Roem Limited directory information