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How can I add a Table of Contents to a Keynote presentation that shows pages and titles in some hierarchy.

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I'm not aware of a way to do that in any presentation software I've used. Presentations do not lend themselves to the need of a table of conents, as they are meant to go through slide-by-slide. What is your use case for a TOC is presentation? – Evil Closet Monkey Nov 18 '12 at 6:05
@EvilClosetMonkey: I could see myself needing a TOC for a presentation as well: as part of the introduction and a guide for the viewer — "what will be part of this presentation?" – myhd Jan 14 '13 at 10:29
@EvilClosetMonkey scientific presentations often present an overview. The LaTeX Beamer package can make one for you automatically. – drevicko Dec 15 '13 at 22:47
I consider it a professionnal practice to put a small TOC in any long presentation. – daniel Azuelos Mar 18 at 7:38

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So far, this is the best solution I've found, and AppleScript:

To get it working, save your keynote document in your "Documents" folder and update the script with your documents' name.

Make sure you check out the comments at the bottom, I've described how to make the ToC work with your Slide's titles (as opposed to slide notes, which are the default).

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Assuming one is using Keynote 6 (OP did not state version used.), one way to create a Table of Contents or Handout is to use the Print dialog.

This can be printed to PDF for handouts. One way to customize would be to create a duplicate copy of your presentation then edit the copy before printing the outline.

Print dialog

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