F4 Quick Application in PPT

Published time: 2020-01-15

There are many magical operations of "F4" key in PPT, such as equal distance copy, copy text format, etc. Let ’s take a look at what aspects F4 can be applied to?

1.Equal distance copy

When we want to draw multiple identical shapes, and we need to maintain the horizontal alignment between the shapes and the equal spacing, the commonly used method is "Ctrl + C" and "Ctrl + V" copy and paste, and then uniformly adjust the spacing between the shapes And alignment, it will take a long time to operate the adjustment, and F4 can be done very quickly.

The first case: first click to insert a rectangle, and then press "F4" will appear multiple rectangles of the same size and equal distance, as shown below:

F4 Quick Application in PPT

The second case:

① Click "Insert" / "Shape", select "Rectangle", and drag a rectangle on the PPT page;

F4 Quick Application in PPT

② Press "Ctrl + Shift", drag the mouse horizontally to copy a rectangle of the same size;

F4 Quick Application in PPT

③ Keep pressing "F4", and you can copy the rectangles at equal intervals and horizontally.

F4 Quick Application in PPT

In addition to being able to replicate rectangles at equal distances in the horizontal direction, vertical directions are also possible.

2.Copy document properties

When we need to set the same properties for multiple text paragraphs, common operations: first set the properties of a single text paragraph, then left-click on the Format Painter, and finally select or click on the text paragraphs that need to set the same properties . And the F4 key can be implemented very quickly (Note: this is equivalent to the application of the format brush) to set the same attribute for multiple text paragraphs.

Let us take the following figure as an example:

F4 Quick Application in PPT

We need to set the font color of the "PPT layout" in the text to red. What can we do besides using the format brush? The brief operation is as follows:

① Select "PPT multi-image layout" in the first text box and set the text color to red;

F4 Quick Application in PPT

② First, select the "PPT multi-image layout" in the second row, press the "Ctrl" key, select the remaining "PPT multi-image layout" in turn, and then press the "F4" key to change the color of all selected text. It's red.

F4 Quick Application in PPT

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