Is it time to begin designing your PowerPoint? Relax.

There are far too many tricks and shortcuts in PowerPoint, proven to be very useful! They have been thought to speed up your tasks big times and save you hours of work. That being said, let’s review them. Hope it helps!

Please note that these shortcuts are meant for computers whose default language is set to English. For other languages, these shortcuts may be different.


If you need to delete and copy text and objects This the shortcut you need
Delete one character to the left. Backspace
Delete one word to the left. Ctrl+Backspace
Delete one character to the right. Delete
Delete one word to the right (the cursor must be between words) Ctrl+Delete
Cut selected object or text. Ctrl+X
Copy selected object or text. Ctrl+C
Paste cut or copied object or text. Ctrl+V
Undo the last action. Ctrl+Z
Redo the last action. Ctrl+Y
Copy formatting only. Ctrl+Shift+C
Paste formatting only. Ctrl+Shift+V
Copy animation painter Alt+Shift+C
Paste animation painter Alt+Shift+V
Open Paste Special dialog box. Ctrl+Alt+V