Canva can be used to create stunning presentations, either from many of their pre-existing templates (which can be customised) or by starting from scratch with a blank presentation. This blog post covers using keyboard shortcuts in Canva during presentations. For information about all other keyboard shortcuts in Canva, just click here.
Keyboard shortcut to start a presentation in Canva
To enter presentation mode in Canva, use the shortcut Ctrl + Alt + P
Canva keyboard shortcuts while presenting
You can add some great effects during a presentation! These include:
|Blurring a presentation||Press B|
|Adds Confetti||Press C|
|Adds a Drum roll||Press D|
|Adds Bubbles||Press O|
|Quiet (shhh!)||Press Q|
|Add a Timer||Press a number key (pressing 1 counts down from 1 minute, pressing 2 counts down from 2 minutes etc)|
|Stop the Timer||Press X|
|To move forward to the next slide||Press → (right arrow)|
|To move back a slide||Press ← (left arrow)|
To end a presentation in Canva…
To end presentation mode in Canva, press Esc
Keyboard Shortcuts for Presentations Video Tutorial
I hope you enjoyed these keyboard shortcuts during presentations in Canva. If you know of any other ones, please add them to the comments section below 🙂
A quick reference guide showing all Canva keyboard shortcuts (or, at least all the keyboard shortcuts that I know of!) is available on my blog here and as a downloadable .pdf in the Resources Section of this website.
I hope you find them useful!