Google Presentation

If someone comes with a presentation made with Google Slides, go over the following steps.

  1. Make sure you are connected to the wifi
  2. Go to the presentation file
  3. Click Present. It will automatically go on full screen modus. In case the lecturer has notes with the slide, continue with step 4
  4. Click notes, left down in the screen
  5. A new tab will open with the notes per slide
  6. Drag it into the 'other screen'
  7. Go back to the tab with the presentation and make it full screen by clicking the square icon or hit the combination CMD+shift+F on your keyboard
  8. Navigate through the notes per slide by using the arrows

 

Common actions

New slide Ctrl + m
Duplicate slide ⌘ + d
Undo ⌘ + z
Redo ⌘ + y
⌘ + Shift + z
Copy ⌘ + c
Cut ⌘ + x
Paste ⌘ + v
Copy formatting of the selected text or shape ⌘ + Option + c
Paste formatting of the selected text or shape ⌘ + Option + v
Insert or edit link ⌘ + k
Open link Option + Enter
Delete Delete
Select all ⌘ + a
Select none ⌘ + Shift + a
Find ⌘ + f
Find and replace ⌘ + Shift + h
Find again ⌘ + g
Find previous ⌘ + Shift + g
Open... ⌘ + o
Print ⌘ + p
Save
Every change is automatically saved in Drive
⌘ + s
Show common keyboard shortcuts ⌘ + /
Search the menus Option + /
Ctrl + Option + z
Mozilla Firefox: Ctrl + ~
Hide or show menus (compact mode) Ctrl + Shift + f
Turn on captions while presenting ⌘ + Shift + c
Alt text ⌘ + Option + y

Film strip actions

Move to previous slide Up arrow
Move to next slide Down arrow
Move focus to first slide Fn + Left arrow
Move focus to last slide Fn + Right arrow
Move slide up ⌘ + Up arrow
Move slide down ⌘ + Down arrow
Move slide to beginning ⌘ + Shift + Up arrow
Move slide to end ⌘ + Shift + Down arrow
Select previous slide Shift + Up arrow
Select next slide Shift + Down arrow
Select first slide Shift + Fn + Left arrow
Select last slide Shift + Fn + Right arrow

Navigation

Zoom in ⌘ + Option and +
Zoom out ⌘ + Option and -
Move to filmstrip ⌘ + Option + Shift + f
Move to canvas ⌘ + Option + Shift + c
Open speaker notes panel ⌘ + Option + Shift + s
Change to HTML view of presentation ⌘ + Option + Shift + p
Open animations panel ⌘ + Option + Shift + b
Continue in animation preview Enter
Open explore tool ⌘ + Option + Shift + i
Define selected word in explore tool ⌘ + Shift + y
Go to side panel ⌘ + Option + .
⌘ + Option + ,
Open revision history panel ⌘ + Option + Shift + h
Open cell border selection (for tables) holding Ctrl + ⌘, press e then p
Play the selected video Enter
Present slides ⌘ + Enter
Present slides from beginning ⌘ + Shift + Enter
Exit the current mode Esc

Menus

Context menu ⌘ + Shift + \
File menu Ctrl + Option + f
Edit menu Ctrl + Option + e
View menu Ctrl + Option + v
Insert menu Ctrl + Option + i
Slide menu Ctrl + Option + s
Format menu Ctrl + Option + o
Arrange menu Ctrl + Option + r
Tools menu Ctrl + Option + t
Help menu Ctrl + Option + h
Input tools menu
(available in presentations in non-Latin languages)
⌘ + Option + Shift + k
Toggle input controls
(available in presentations in non-Latin languages)
⌘ + Shift + k

Comments

Insert comment ⌘ + Option + m
Enter current comment holding Ctrl + Enter
Move to next comment in the presentation holding Ctrl + ⌘, press n then c
Move to previous comment in the presentation holding Ctrl + ⌘, press p then c
When focus is on comment, move to next comment j
When focus is on comment, move to previous comment k
When focus is on comment, reply to comment r
When focus is on comment, resolve comment e
Open comment discussion thread ⌘ + Option + Shift + a

Text

Bold ⌘ + b
Italic ⌘ + i
Underline ⌘ + u
Subscript ⌘ + ,
Superscript ⌘ + .
Strikethrough ⌘ + Shift + x
Clear formatting ⌘ + \ (back slash)
Increase font size ⌘ + Shift + >
Decrease font size ⌘ + Shift + <
Left align ⌘ + Shift + l
Right align ⌘ + Shift + r
Center align ⌘ + Shift + e
Justify ⌘ + Shift + j
Select paragraph above Option + Shift + Up arrow
Select paragraph below Option + Shift + Down arrow
Increase indent ⌘ + ]
Decrease indent ⌘ + [
Bulleted list ⌘ + Shift + 8
Numbered list ⌘ + Shift + 7
Select list item holding Ctrl + ⌘ + Shift, press e then i
Select list items at current level holding Ctrl + ⌘ + Shift, press e then o
Move to next text formatting change holding Ctrl + ⌘, press n then w
Move to previous text formatting change holding Ctrl + ⌘, press p then w
Move to next misspelling ⌘ + '
Move to previous misspelling ⌘ + ;

Move and arrange objects

Duplicate ⌘ + d
Group ⌘ + Option + g
Ungroup ⌘ + Option + Shift + g
Send backward ⌘ + Down arrow
Bring forward ⌘ + Up arrow
Send to back ⌘ + Shift + Down arrow
Bring to front ⌘ + Shift + Up arrow
Select next shape Tab
Select previous shape Shift + Tab
Nudge up, down, left, or right Arrow keys
Nudge one pixel at a time Shift + Arrow keys
Rotate counterclockwise by 1° Option + Shift + Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 1° Option + Shift + Right arrow
Rotate counterclockwise by 15° Option + Left arrow
Rotate clockwise by 15° Option + Right arrow
Resize larger horizontally ⌘ + Ctrl + b
Resize larger vertically ⌘ + Ctrl + i
Resize smaller ⌘ + Ctrl + j
Resize larger ⌘ + Ctrl + k
Resize smaller horizontally ⌘ + Ctrl + w
Exit crop mode Enter
Suppress guides ⌘ + Move with mouse
Duplicate Option + Move with mouse
Resize from center Option + Resize with mouse
Constrain to vertical or horizontal movements Shift + Move with mouse
Constrain to object's aspect ratio Shift + Resize with mouse
Constrain to 15° rotation increments Shift + Rotate with mouse

Presenting

Stop presenting Esc
Next
Previous
Go to specific slide (7 followed by Enter goes to slide 7) Number followed by Enter
First slide Home
Last slide End
Open speaker notes s
Open audience tools a
Toggle laser pointer l
Print ⌘ + p
Toggle captions (English only) ⌘ + Shift + c
Toggle full screen ⌘ + Shift + f
Show a blank black slide or .
Return to the presentation from a blank black slide Press any key
Show a blank white slide or ,
Return to the presentation from a blank white slide Press any key

Video Player

Toggle play/pause k
Rewind 10 seconds u
Fast forward 10 seconds o
Previous frame (while paused) Shift + ,
Next frame (while paused) Shift + .
Decrease playback rate ⌘ + Shift + ,
Increase playback rate ⌘ + Shift + .
Seek to specific point in the video (Shift+7 advances to 70% of duration Shift + 0..9
Toggle captions on/off c
Toggle full screen f
Toggle mute m

Screen reader support

Speak selection Ctrl + ⌘ + x
Enable screen reader support
Learn more about using Google Slides with a screen reader
Option + ⌘ + z
Speak from cursor location Ctrl + ⌘ + r
Announce formatting at cursor location holding Ctrl + ⌘, press a then f