PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference
Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.
This download accompanies our story PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet. See that article for detailed information on how to get the most out of PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 for Windows.
For the most part, the Ribbon interface in PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 is intuitive to use. It’s divided into a series of tabs that group related commands together. Since it’s always present at the top of your screen, the Ribbon puts a wealth of commands in easy reach at all times.
But with so many tabs and so many commands, it’s not always obvious where to go to perform a given action. To help, we’ve compiled a guide that shows each Ribbon tab, explains what it’s for and highlights its most commonly used commands. And for those of you who don’t like to take your hands from the keys to point and click, we’ve included keyboard shortcuts for all the actions.