Speed up your PowerPoint presentation with keyboard shortcuts

When you're presenting, the last thing you want to do is lose the flow of your presentation when moving around your PowerPoint deck to answer a question or activating a presentation feature.

Here are some handy keyboard shortcuts that will help make your talks go smoother:

Launch from the beginning: F5

Next slide or animation: Spacebar or Enter

Go back a slide: Backspace

Jump to a specific slide: Type the number and hit Enter

Jump to the start: Home

Jump to the end: End

Blank the screen: B (for a black screen) or W (for white)

Mark up slides with a virtual pen: Ctrl-P

Remove pen marks: E

Access the Windows taskbar: Ctrl-T

End: Esc