Ctrl + C
Performs the Copy function. You can highlight a word, sentence, bullet point, image or object and press this combination to copy the text including the formatting.
Ctrl + M
Insert a new blank slide. No need to use the Home tab on the Ribbon.
Ctrl + N
Create a new presentation. Don’t go to the File tab or the Office button; just press this combination for a new blank presentation to appear.
Ctrl + O
Open a new presentation. This will display the Open dialog box allowing you to navigate to any file on your computer. No need to go through the File tab or Office button for this function.
Ctrl + P
Print the current presentation, this shortcut combination will open the Print Preview window.
Ctrl + S
Save the presentation. If you have not saved the presentation prior then you will be prompted to give the presentation a file name and specific a location. If the presentation has already been saved before it will save any changes you have made since opening or since you last pressed save.
Ctrl + V
Performs the Paste function. Use this to Paste anything you have previously cut or copied.
Ctrl + X
Performs the Cut function. You can highlight a word, sentence, bullet point, image or object and press this combination to cut the text from its original location.
Ctrl + Z
Undo. Undo. If you make a boo-boo, undo. just UNDO.. You can press this multiple times to undo multiple things.
The F12 button will automatically perform a Save As regardless of if the file has been saved before or not.
This is one of my favourites! F4 = repeat! If you have just highlighted some text and applied a specific numbered list, highlight the next text and press F4 and it will repeat the last step for you. A big time saver!