Slide show keyboard shortcuts

You can use the following shortcut keys (shortcut key: A function key or key combination, such as F5 or CTRL+A, that you use to carry out a menu command. In contrast, an access key is a key combination, such as ALT+F, that moves the focus to a menu, command, or control.) while running your slide show presentation in full-screen mode.

To do this Press
Perform the next animation or advance to the next slide N, ENTER, PAGE DOWN, RIGHT ARROW, DOWN ARROW, or the SPACEBAR (or click the mouse)
Perform the previous animation or return to the previous slide P, PAGE UP, LEFT ARROW, UP ARROW, or BACKSPACE
Go to slide number number+ENTER
Show or hide arrow pointer A or =
Display a black screen, or return to the slide show from a black screen B or PERIOD
Display a white screen, or return to the slide show from a white screen W or COMMA
Stop or restart an automatic slide show S or PLUS SIGN
End a slide show ESC, CTRL+BREAK, or HYPHEN
Erase on-screen annotations E
Go to the next hidden slide H
Set new timings while rehearsing T
Use original timings while rehearsing O
Use mouse-click to advance while rehearsing M
Return to the first slide 1+ENTER (or press both mouse buttons for 2 seconds)
Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to a pen CTRL+P
Redisplay hidden pointer and/or change the pointer to an arrow CTRL+A
Hide the pointer and navigation button immediately CTRL+H
Show or hide ink markup CTRL+M
Hide the pointer and navigation button in 15 seconds CTRL+U
View task bar CTRL+T
All Slides dialog box CTRL+S
Display the shortcut menu (shortcut menu: A menu that shows a list of commands relevant to a particular item. To display a shortcut menu, right-click an item or press SHIFT+F10.) SHIFT+F10 (or right-click)
Go to the first or next hyperlink (hyperlink: Colored and underlined text or a graphic that you click to go to a file, a location in a file, a Web page on the World Wide Web, or a Web page on an intranet. Hyperlinks can also go to newsgroups and to Gopher, Telnet, and FTP sites.) on a slide TAB
Go to the last or previous hyperlink on a slide SHIFT+TAB
Perform the "mouse click" behavior of the selected hyperlink ENTER while a hyperlink is selected
Perform the "mouse over" behavior of the selected hyperlink SHIFT+ENTER while a hyperlink is selected

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Applies to:
PowerPoint 2003