PowerPoint 2019 File and Document Shortcuts

By Doug Lowe

Part of PowerPoint 2019 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

There are a lot of things you can do with PowerPoint 2019, and having shortcuts for the things you do most often is very handy. Some of the things you’ll frequently do in PowerPoint include creating, saving, and printing new presentations, as well as opening existing presentations, adding new slides, and getting help from PowerPoint. The following table tells you the shortcuts for these common actions.

Command Shortcut Ribbon Location
New Ctrl+N File tab, New command
Open Ctrl+O File tab, Open command
Save Ctrl+S File tab, Save command
Print Ctrl+P File tab, Print command
Help F1 Help button at top right of Ribbon
New Slide Ctrl+M Home tab, New Slide command