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The following keyboard shortcuts are now available in PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 for Mac beginning with version 16.24.

This is a subscriber-only feature This feature is available only to Microsoft 365 Subscribers for Windows desktop clients.




Shift+Command key on macOS+ M

Promote list item

Command key on macOS+[

Demote list item

Command key on macOS+ ]​

Copy animation

Option+Shift+Command key on macOS+C

Paste animation

Option+Shift+Command key on macOS+V

Format slide background

Shift+Command key on macOS+2

Bring forward

Option+Shift+Command key on macOS+F

Send backward

Option+Shift+Command key on macOS+B

Bring to front

Shift+Command key on macOS+F​

Send to back

Shift+Command key on macOS+B​

Toggle between Outline and Thumbnail views


The following keyboard shortcuts have been available in English editions of PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 for Mac, and now they are available in all languages.



Paste Special

Ctrl+Command key on macOS+V​

Copy formatting only

Shift+Command key on macOS+C

Paste formatting only

Shift+Command key on macOS+V

All keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint for Mac

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