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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
  • 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
  • I have a multi-monitor Windows setup, and F5 and/or Shift+F5 both launch as one monitor with presentation, but also with one with presenter view. How do you just show the presentation without the presenter view? – J-Dizzle Jul 9 '15 at 18:13
  • ALT, W, D does show Reading View though. This somewhat solves my question above :) – J-Dizzle Jul 9 '15 at 18:14
  • And how can you jump to the next page without going through all the animations? – skan Sep 19 '15 at 17:20
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Powerpoint 2016 has the following keyboard shortcuts to play a slideshow.

From the current slide:

  • Windows: Shift + F5
  • Mac: Command + Return

From the first slide:

  • Windows: F5
  • Mac: Command + Shift + Return

References: Windows and Mac

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