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Interface Overview: Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint

Soon after a power user installs a new application, he or she wants to customize their menus and toolbars so that their most often used features are accessible with fewer clicks, or even custom keyboard shortcuts. And even if you are not a power user, you should explore a very useful option that we explain in this tutorial. This will make your tasks easier, and quicker. While PowerPoint’s recent versions on Windows have almost no menus and toolbars, they do have a single toolbar called the Quick Access Toolbar. Almost everyone who uses this toolbar just calls it the QAT, and that’s the name we will use for the rest of these tutorials.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 365

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2019

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2016

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2013

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2010

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2007

Apple Mac

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 365

Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2016

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