Keyboard and mouse tricks


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Keyboard and mouse tricks

Let's conclude Chapter 7 with some keyboard and mouse tricks that will save you time and frustration. I am sure you know about Copy and Paste, but we can use our mouse to create clones of a selection in much the same way. Let's say I want to create another star. I will select one, and rather than using Ctrl+C and V, I will drag it while holding the Ctrl key. When I let go, this creates a clone of the original. If I want to create a number of similar shapes, like lines and rectangles, I can lock on what's called Drawing mode.

Here is the Shape icon for a rounded rectangle. I will right-click on the Shape icon and choose Lock Drawing mode. Now as I click and drag and let go, I will create multiple rectangles. This feature will stay on until I press Esc. By the way, if you want to create an object with a perfect height and width ratio like the circle, hold down Shift before you let go the mouse button. That will confine the height and width to a perfect ratio.

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Keyboard and mouse tricks
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Keyboard and mouse tricks provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations

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