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I want to create a rectangle in keynote which is filled with diagonal lines, like shown in the example image.

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How can I do this?

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After some searching about, it would appear that you cannot do this in Keynote; however, you can import an image (like the one in your question) and then do what you will with it.

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Ok thank you for your answer! – strauberry Nov 10 '11 at 6:46

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