Making Presentation becomes very easy when you know the shortcuts in PowerPoint. Today we will explore 15 common and east shortcuts to master PowerPoint 2016 like a professional.
1. Ctrl + A: Control plus A, select everything you have in the presentation you are working.
2. Ctrl + C: Control plus C copies any highlighted or selected element within the open presentation.
Saves the time and stress which would have been used to right click and click again just to copy. Use ctrl+c.
3. Ctrl + N: Control plus N opens a new window.
Instead of clicking File, New, blank/ template and another click, just press Ctrl + N and a fresh window will appear instantly.
4. Ctrl + P: Control plus P prints the active document.
5. Ctrl + O: Control plus O opens a new program.
Use ctrl +O when you want to locate or open a file or program.
6. Ctrl + S: Control plus S saves a new document or file and changes made by the user. Just press Ctrl+S and everything will be saved.
7. Ctrl +V: Control plus V pastes copied elements into the active area of the program in use.
8. Ctrl + W: Close the page you are working on when you want to leave the work environment.
9. Ctrl + X: Cut elements (making the elements to disappear from their original place).
Use ctrl+x when you think “this shouldn’t be here and I can’t stand the stress of retyping or redesigning it in the rightful place it belongs”.
10. Ctrl + Z: undo actions.
Can’t find what you typed now or a picture you inserted, it suddenly disappeared or you mistakenly removed it? Press Ctrl+Z to bring it back.
11. Ctrl + Y: redo an undone action.
Ctrl+Z brought back what you didn’t need? Press Ctrl+ Y to remove it again.
12. Alt + F4: Closes active windows or items.
You don’t need to move the mouse in order to close an active window, just press Alt + F4 if you are done or don’t want somebody who is coming to see what you are doing.
13. F12: This enables user to make changes to an already saved document.
F12 is the shortcut to use when you want to change the format in which you saved your existing document, password it, change its name, change the file location or destination, or make other changes to it. It will save your time.
14. Ctrl + F6: Navigates between open windows, making it possible for a user to see what is happening in windows that are active.
Are you working in Microsoft Word and want to find out if the other active window where your browser is loading a page is still progressing? Use Ctrl + F6.
15. F1: This displays the help window.