To view your pictures as a slide show

1.

Open My Pictures

2.

Under Picture Tasks, click View as a slide show.

Note

To open My Pictures, click Start, and then click My Pictures

Use the slide show toolbar buttons to play, pause, move to the previous or next slide, or end the slide show. If the toolbar is not displayed, move the pointer across the screen, and it will appear in the upper-right corner of the screen. You can also use the following keyboard shortcut keys while viewing your pictures as a slide show:

Press these keyboard keysTo do this

Left Arrow, PAGE UP, or Up Arrow

Go to the previous image in this folder.

Right Arrow, PAGE DOWN, or Down Arrow

Go to the next image in this folder.

CTRL+K

Rotate the image by 90 degrees clockwise.

CTRL+L

Rotate the image by 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

SPACEBAR

Switch between playing and pausing the slide show.

ENTER

Go to the next image.

ESC

Exit the slide show.

TAB

Turn the slide show toolbar on or off.

If none of the pictures or only one picture is selected, all of the pictures will be shown in the slide show. If two or more pictures are selected, only those pictures will be shown in the slide show.

You can view your pictures as a slide show in any My Pictures subfolder or any folder customized as a pictures folder.

Related Topics

Change the appearance of a single folder

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Viewing files and folders overview



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