Show slide when editing

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I am preparing a Powerpoint slide show.

I have ten slides, and am editing slide 5 (as an example)

How do I preview this slide so I can see what it looks like?

if I hit F5 it starts the sideshow from the beginning
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Shift + F5 with the slide you're interested in selected in the list, or clicking Slide Show -> From Current Slide should achieve this, with Esc to leave the preview when you're happy.

CEO PowerPoint Alchemy
You probably need to indicate which version you have.

Shift f5 works from 2003

From Current Slide works from 2007

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