Hot Tips

The Exhibit Company | PowerPoint 2007 Video Tutorials

Here are 10 of our Favorite PowerPoint Tips:

  1. Quick Slide Show Mode
    To quickly go to the slide show mode, press the “F5” key. Click on the “Esc” key to return to the working mode.
  2. Jump To Any Slide in a Presentation
    You can jump to any point in your presentation (when in the slide show mode) by typing in the number of the slide you want to to to then hit the “Enter” key.
  3. Black Screen Mode
    When in the slide show mode, if you click on the “B” key the screen turns black. Click on the “Esc” key to return to your presentation.
  4. White Screen Mode
    The same is true for the “W” key except the screen turns to white. Click on the “Esc” key to return to your presentation.
  5. Nudging Objects
    You can use the arrow keys to nudge objects very small distances. Select the object, then hold the “Ctrl” key while you use the arrow keys to move the object.
  6. Insert Symbols
    To insert a Copyright symbol, enter (c); to insert a Trademark symbol, enter ™; to insert a Registered symbol,
    enter (r).
  7. Draw Perfect Circles or Squares
    To draw a perfect circle or square, hold down the “Shift” key while dragging your circle or square.
  8. Quickly Change Cases
    Select the text you want to change, then click “Shift” and “F3”. This toggles the case between all caps, lower case and initial capital styles.
  9. Printing Slides in Black and White
    To print your slides in black and white (useful for marking up slides or saving on color toner) select the “Pure Black & White” option under the Color/Grayscale option box in the print dialog box.
  10. Quick Spell Check
    You can quickly access the spell checker by clicking on the “F7” key.

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