Microsoft Powerpoint tip: jump to a slide by number

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Summary:

If you use PowerPoint, and want to jump to slide number 51 quickly (instead of pressing the Right Arrow 51 times), put in slide number, then Enter.

Details:

I wanted to give you a quick tip from my newsletter last summer, which you could have gotten 6 months ago if you got my newsletters – so sign up in the upper right hand corner of this page!

In the video below, I show where I explained it at a keynote speech, and they applauded for it, admittedly after I told them to.


Problem:

When you get out of a PowerPoint presentation to show another file, like a video, internet site, et cetera, it isn’t always trivial to jump back to the slide number where you left off.

Solution:

In a PowerPoint Slide Show, if you want to jump to slide number 51, type in 51, then Enter, and PowerPoint will jump to slide number 51, as I show in the video at the top.

Cool, huh?   Be careful out there.

 

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