There is a new add-on for PowerPoint for this ... called ... (not surprisingly) ... PowerPoint ShortcutTools. This is a free add-on (or add-in) to download. After installing this add-on, you can then create your own keyboard shortcuts, in addition to those already within the program. Presto! Once you learn a few of these shortcuts, your workflow will be speeded up. A win-win situation for both you and your boss.
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