How to Turn off the Popup Menu and Use the Right Mouse Click as a Back Button

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When you view a presentation as a slide show and right-click the mouse in Microsoft PowerPoint, you receive a popup option menu. This article describes how to turn off the menu to use the right mouse click as a back button.


To turn off the right mouse click menu, follow these steps:
  1. Start PowerPoint.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. Click the View tab.
  4. Click to clear the Popup menu on right mouse click check box or the Show menu on right mouse click check box.
  5. Click OK.


Article ID: 827322 - Last Review: September 12, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
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