HOW TO: Add shortcuts to the Quick Access Toolbar in PowerPoint 2013

Description: This technical article will show how to add shortcuts such as insert picture to the quick access bar in the top left corner of the screen in PowerPoint 2013.

  1. Open PowerPoint 2013.
  2. Click the Customize button shown in the picture below in the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Click More Commands.
  4. Highlight the command you want to add to the toolbar by clicking on it or using the down and up arrow keys.
  5. Click Add ».
  6. If you do not see the command preferred on the available list, click the box under Choose Commands from.
  7. Click the category the command would be under.
  8. Different commands are now listed in the below box, repeat step 4-5.
  9. Click OK.
  10. The commands have now been added to the Quick Access Toolbar.