Switch between open presentations in PowerPoint

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How can I switch between open presentations?

Switch between open presentations in PowerPoint

If you regularly have more than one presentation open at once in PowerPoint, you'll know how frustrating it can be having to continually use the Window menu to switch between them.

PowerPoint makes it easier for you by allowing you to use the keyboard to switch between the different windows.

Hold down Ctrl and press F6 to move through the different presentations that you have open. To move back the other way, hold down Ctrl and Shift and press F6.

   

Comments

11/23/2011 8:42:41 AM
MiPo said:

Txs a milion. Been looking all over the place for this keyboard shortcut!


12/7/2011 5:17:49 AM
Thomas E said:

This is a good advice. But I still think it would be nice if it was possible to change between presentations when they are displayed on the projector (F5)without having to go back to the editing mode. Is there a way??


2/16/2012 6:23:47 PM
James said:

I'm still struggling to understand why you would use this function - is it merely for neatness in the taskbar and to stop you Alt+Tabbing through multiple windows?




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