Many of the keyboard shortcuts used in PowerPoint are also used in the rest of the Microsoft office suite.
The following table itemizes the most frequently used shortcuts in PowerPoint.
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Make selected text bold.
Cut selected text, object, or slide.
Copy selected text, object, or slide.
Paste cut or copied text, object, or slide.
Undo the last action.
Save the presentation.
Insert a picture.
Insert a shape.
Alt+H, S, and then H
Select a theme.
Select a slide layout.
Go to the next slide.
Go to the previous slide.
Go to the Home tab.
Move to the Insert tab.
End the slide show.
Select one character to the right.
Select one character to the left.
Select to the end of a word.
Select to the beginning of a word.
Select one line up (with the cursor at the beginning of a line).
Select one line down (with the cursor at the beginning of a line).
Select an object (when the text inside the object is selected).
Select another object (when one object is selected).
Tab or Shift+Tab until the object you want is selected
Send object back one position.
Send object forward one position.
Select text within an object (with an object selected).
Select all objects.
Ctrl+A (on the Slides tab)
Play or pause media.
Select all slides.
Ctrl+A (in Slide Sorter view)
Select all text.
Ctrl+A (on the Outline tab)