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What is the shortcut key for starting the slideshow from the selected or active slide?

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To start a presentation from the current slide:

  • in PowerPoint 2003 or later, press Shift+F5
  • in PowerPoint X/Macintosh, press Control+Shift+B

To start a presentation from the beginning:

  • in PowerPoint for Windows, press F5
  • in PowerPoint X/Mac, press Control+Shift+S
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Mine is Microsoft Powerpoint 2002 and Shift+F5 is not working in it :( –  Antoops Aug 29 '10 at 11:07
I installed 2007 and now it is working. –  Antoops Aug 31 '10 at 4:03

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