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Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 365 for Mac

Explore keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint 365 for Mac. PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts allow you to quickly complete tasks.


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Product/Version: PowerPoint 365 for Mac

OS: Mac OS X






Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint

PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts

Here's the most comprehensive list of PowerPoint 365 for Mac keyboard shortcuts that we know about. How many of these do you presently use? If you discover a shortcut key not listed here, please get in touch with us through our feedback form.

Also, explore our Keyboard Sequences in PowerPoint tutorial page.

For links to keyboard shortcuts in other versions of PowerPoint, scroll down this page a little.

PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts: 365 for Mac

Command Shortcuts

+ A
Select all slide objects (Normal view)
Select all slides (Slides pane and Slide Sorter view)
Select all text (in Outline pane)
Changes the pointer to an arrow (Slide Show view)

+ B
Bold selected text

+ C
(Fn) + F3
Copy

+ D
Duplicate slide objects (Normal view)
Duplicate slides (Slide Sorter view, and in Slides pane within Normal view)
Duplicate selected Layout or selected Slide Master (Slide Master view)

+ Shift + D
Duplicates active slide

+ Option + D
Hide/Show Dock (this is a Mac OS X shortcut)

+ E
Center Align selected text (Normal view)

+ F
Takes the cursor to the Find search box

+ Ctrl + F
Switch to full screen (hide menus)

+ Option + G
Group selected slide objects

+ Shift + Option + G
Ungroup

+ Option + Ctrl + G
Show/Hide Guides

+ H
Hides opened presentation(s)

+ Shift + H
Opens Replace dialog box

+ I
Italicize selected text

+ J
Justify selected text

+ Option + J
Regroup previously grouped objects

+ K
Opens Insert hyperlink dialog box

+ L
Left align selected text

+ Shift + N
Insert New Slide (Normal and Slide Sorter views)
Insert New Master (Slide Master view)

+ M
Minimizes opened presentation

+ Option + M
Opens Paragraph dialog box (if your cursor is within a text container, or if a text container is selected)

+ N
Create New Presentation

+ Shift + N
Adds new Slide (in Normal view)

+ O
Brings up the Open tab of the Microsoft PowerPoint dialog box that lets you open files locally and on cloud locations

+ Shift + O
Open recent files

+ P
Brings up Print options
Change Pointer to Pen (Slide Show view)

+ Shift + P
Brings up the New tab of the Microsoft PowerPoint dialog box that lets you create a new presentation from a Theme or template

+ Q
Exit PowerPoint

+ R
Right align selected text

+ Option + R
Hide/Show Ribbon

+ S
Save (for presentations saved at least once)
Save As (for presentations never saved)

+ Shift + S
Save a presentation with a different name, location, or file format

+ T
Opens Font dialog box (if a text container is selected)

+ U
Underlines selected text
Hide pointer and navigation in Slide Show view

+ V
Paste

+ Ctrl + V
Opens Paste Special dialog box

+ W
Close active presentation

+ X
Cut

+ Y
Repeat or redo

+ Z
Undo

+ ~
Move through multiple open presentations

+ +
Zoom in of Slide Area

+ -
Zoom out of Slide Area

+ [
Promote list item

+ ]
Demote list item

+ Shift + >
Increase font size

+ Shift + <
Decrease font size

+ Shift + 1
Access formatting options for a selected chart element

+ Up Arrow
Moves cursor to beginning of first paragraph (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Nudge selected slide object upwards

+ Down Arrow
Moves cursor to end of last paragraph (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Nudge selected slide object downwards

+ Left Arrow
Moves cursor to start of line (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Nudge selected slide object leftwards

+ Right Arrow
Moves cursor to end of line (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Nudge selected slide object rightwards

+ Shift + Up Arrow
Select everything from insertion point to beginning of the first paragraph, and deselect everything else (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Select all text from insertion point to the first slide (in the Outline pane)

+ Shift + Down Arrow
Select everything from insertion point to end of the last paragraph, and deselect everything else (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Selects all text from insertion point to the last slide (in the Outline pane)

+ Shift + Left Arrow
+ Shift + Home
Select everything from insertion point to the beginning of the line, and deselect everything else (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Selects all text from insertion point to the first character on the line (in the Outline pane)

+ Shift + Right Arrow
+ Shift + End
Select everything from insertion point to the end of the line, and deselect everything else (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Selects all text from insertion point to the last character on the line (in the Outline pane)

+ 1
Switch to Normal view

+ Option + 1
Opens Slide Master

+ 2
Switch to Slide Sorter view

+ Option + 2
Opens Handout Master

+ 3
Switch to Notes Page view

+ Option + 3
Opens Notes Master

+ 4
Switch to Outline view

+ Tab
Switch to next application(s). This is essentially a Mac OS X shortcut key, and not a PowerPoint shortcut

+ Shift + Tab
Switch to previous application(s). This is essentially a Mac OS X shortcut key, and not a PowerPoint shortcut

+ Shift + Return
Switch to full screen slide show

+ Return
View Slide Show from the current slide onwards


Control Shortcuts

Ctrl + P
Ctrl + Q
Pause media (Works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Ctrl + Shift + T
Opens Notes Page view

Ctrl + Shift + V
Opens Slide Sorter view

Ctrl + Click
Opens the right-click contextual menu for the selected object

Ctrl + =
Subscript selected text

Ctrl + Shift + Option + <
Subscript selected text (press multiple times to change the height of the subscript)

Ctrl + Shift + =
Superscript selected text

Ctrl + Shift + Option + >
Superscript selected text (press multiple times to change the height of the superscript)

Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Toggle between Outline and Thumbnail views


Shift Shortcuts

Tab
Moves to the subsequent cell within a Table
Activates the next option or option group within Dialog box
Selects next slide object on Slide (when one object is selected)
Demote (for selected text in the Outline pane)

Shift + Tab
Moves to the preceding cell within a Table
Activates the previous option or option group within Dialog box
Selects previous slide object on Slide (when one object is selected)
Promote (for selected text in the Outline pane)

Shift + (Fn) + F3
Cycle case of selected text (Sentence case, Lowercase, and Uppercase)

Shift + Left Arrow
Select or deselect one character to the left (for text)
Size selected object(s) thinner

Shift + Right Arrow
Select or deselect one character to the right (for text)
Size selected object(s) thicker

Shift + Up Arrow
Select or deselect text one line up (for text)
Size selected object(s) taller

Shift + Down Arrow
Select or deselect text one line down (for text)
Size selected object(s) shorter

Shift + Home
Select or deselect text to the beginning of the line

Shift + End
Select or deselect text to the end of the line

Shift + + B New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Send to back

Shift + + F New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Bring to front

Shift + + C New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Copy formatting only

Shift + + V New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Paste formatting only

Shift + + M New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Crop

Shift + + 2 New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Format slide background


Option Shortcuts

Option + (Fn) + F8
Shows Macro dialog box

Option + (Fn) + F11
Access Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications environment

Option + Shift + Page Down
Seek media ahead; like a Forward button (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + Shift + Page Up
Seek media backwards; like a Rewind button (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + Shift + + C
Pick up Animation attributes (activates the Animation Painter). You can then click on any slide object to paste the copied Animation attributes.

Option + Shift + + F New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Bring forward selected slide object

Option + Shift + + B New for PowerPoint 365 for Mac
Send backward selected slide object

Option + Left Arrow
Rotate slide object counter-clockwise by 15 degrees
Move one word to the left (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)

Option + Right Arrow
Rotate slide object clockwise by 15 degrees
Move one word to the right (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)

Option + Shift + Left Arrow
Select or cancel selection for one word to the left

Option + Shift + Right Arrow
Select or cancel selection for one word to the right

Option + Up Arrow
Move one paragraph upwards (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Increase the volume (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + Down Arrow
Move one paragraph downwards (if your cursor is within a text container in Normal view)
Decrease the volume (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + Enter
Opens Presenter view

Option + Home
Go to the previous Bookmark for media clip (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + End
Go to the next Bookmark for media clip (works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + P
Toggle between Play and Pause Buttons for media (Works in Normal and Slide Show views)

Option + Q
Stops media playback (Slide Show view)

Option + U
Mute/Unmute (works in Normal and Slide Show views)


Other Shortcuts

Home
Moves cursor to beginning of current line of text (Normal view)
Moves to the first slide (Slide Sorter view)

End
Moves cursor to end of current line of text (Normal view)
Moves to the last slide (Slide Sorter view)

Return
Change shape or placeholder to editing mode, allowing you to type / edit text

Page Up
Moves to previous slide (Normal and Slide Show views)

Page Down
Moves to next slide (Normal and Slide Show views)

Spacebar , N , or Right Arrow
Move to next slide or next animation (Slide Show view)

Delete ⌫ , P , or Left Arrow
Move to previous slide or previous animation (Slide Show view)

<Number> + Enter
Goes to the slide of that number (Slide Show view)

B or Period(.)
Pauses the slide show and displays a black screen. Press B or the Period key again to resume the show (Slide Show view)

W or Comma(,)
Pauses the slide show and displays a white screen. Press W or the Comma key again to resume the show (Slide Show view)

Esc
Ends the slide show (Slide Show view)
Cancel a menu or dialog box action

Left Arrow
Moves insertion point leftwards for text (Normal view)
Selects previous slide (Slide Sorter view)

Right Arrow
Moves insertion point rightwards for text (Normal view)
Selects next slide (Slide Sorter view)

Up Arrow
Moves insertion point upwards for text (Normal view)
Selects slide above (Slide Sorter view)

Down Arrow
Moves insertion point downwards for text (Normal view)
Selects slide below (Slide Sorter view)

Delete ⌫
Delete one character to the left

Delete ⌦
(Fn) + Delete ⌫
Delete one character to the right

E
Erase on-screen annotations (Slide Show view)

H
Go to next hidden slide if the next slide is a hidden slide (Slide Show view)

O
Use original timings while rehearsing (Slide Show view)

M
Use mouse-click to advance while rehearsing (Slide Show view)

T
Use new timings while rehearsing (Slide Show view)

Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 365 for Mac


PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences:
PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007 and 2003 for Windows
PowerPoint 2016 and 2011 for Mac
PowerPoint Online for Windows and Mac

Have you ever used keyboard shortcuts and sequences in PowerPoint? Or are you a complete keyboard aficionado? Do you want to learn about some new shortcuts? Or do you want to know if your favorite keyboard shortcuts are documented?

Go and get a copy of our PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences ebook.


See Also:

Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences: Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint (Index Page)

Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 365 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2016 for Mac
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2011 for Mac
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2007 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint 2003 for Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint Online on Windows
Keyboard Shortcuts for PowerPoint Online on Mac

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PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences:
PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007 and 2003 for Windows
PowerPoint 2016 and 2011 for Mac
PowerPoint Online for Windows and Mac

Have your ever used keyboard shortcuts and sequences in PowerPoint? Or are you a complete keyboard aficionado? Do you want to learn about some new shortcuts? Or do you want to know if your favorite keyboard shortcuts are documented?

Go and get a copy of our PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences ebook.

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