Office Sway Office Sway

Group: Comparison

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Slide left/right by chunk
Alt+Arrow Left / Alt+Arrow Right Slide left/right by pixel
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Arrow Right Snap left/right

Text Selection and Navigation

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Shift+Arrow Left / Shift+Arrow Right Extend the selection by a character to the left/right
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right Extend the selection by a word to the left/right
Shift+Arrow Up / Shift+Arrow Down Extend the selection by a line upwards/downwards
Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Up / Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Down Extend the selection by a paragraph upwards/downwards
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Go to the previous/next character
Ctrl+Arrow Left / Ctrl+Arrow Right Go to the previous/next word
Arrow Up / Arrow Down Go to the previous/next line
Ctrl+Arrow Up / Ctrl+Arrow Down Go to the previous/next paragraph

Main Navigation

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+F6 Move between task pane, Storyline, toolbar, etc.
Alt+Shift+I Open the Insert pane
Alt+Shift+C Open the Cards pane
Alt+Shift+G Open the Design pane
Alt+Shift+N Open the Navigation pane

Text and Content Formatting

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+B Apply emphasis to text
Ctrl+I Apply accentuation to text
Ctrl+Alt+1 Apply a heading style to text
Ctrl+. Start or continue a bulleted list
Ctrl / Start or continue a numbered list
Ctrl+K Add or edit a hyperlink
Ctrl+Left mouse button Follow a hyperlink
Ctrl+G / Ctrl+Shift+G Group/ungroup all cards in a Card Selection

Card Interaction

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Space Select the current Card
Arrow Down / Arrow Up Move focus to the next/previous Card
Arrow Right / Arrow Left Expand/collapse the selected Group or Section
Alt+Shift+Arrow Up / Altl+Shift+Arrow Down Move the current Card up/down in the Storyline
Ctrl+G / Ctrl+Shift+G Group/ungroup all cards in a Card selection

Basic Commands

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Esc Cancel the current action, remove the current selection, or exit Play mode
Ctrl+C Copy (selected text)
Ctrl+X Cut (selected text)
Ctrl+V Paste (from clipboard)
Del Delete the selected card and all of its contents
Ctrl+Z / Ctrl+Y Undo/redo the last action
Alt+Shift+V Switch to accessibility view
Alt+Shift+P Turn preview on or off
Alt+Shift+S Share the current Sway

Group: Slideshow

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Go to the previous/next image