Apple Keynote is an application for creating presentations, and it is part of the Apple iLife suite. It is a competitor to the more popular Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Trying to Determine if MacBook Pro 2011 projects in 4:3 or 16:9 format during presentations

The company I work for is hosting a corporate presentation next month. We have hired outside A/V services and he is asking me if I will be projecting in 16:9 or 4:3 and if we will need a 5k or 10k ...
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What is a keyboard shortcut in Keynote to edit a text object without clicking it?

Suppose I have a text object currently selected on a slide. I'd like a keyboard shortcut that lets me edit the text without erasing it, just like F2 does in the Microsoft world. Return is close: it ...
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Sharing Keyboard shortcuts

I want to share my keyboard shortcuts for Keynote with my team at work. Is that scriptable? If so how would I go about it? I know there is Applescript available in OS X, but haven't found any good ...
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Keynote 6.6.2, iMac, OS El Capitan: How do I export Keynote presentation to quicktime without the voice over?

I created a Keynote slide show. I created the 'audio' for the presentation using Garageband. I then dropped the audio into my Keynote presentation. Then I recorded the slideshow to time the slides to ...
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How to get a keynote presentation to be viewed on a tv without wifi/appletv,

I work at a pharmacy and had previously created a powerpoint presentation with an old pp version that I was able to save to a usb and play on a tv at work for the customers to view. I needed to ...
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Printing presenter notes in Keynote

I've found an answer to how to print presenter notes only in Keynote and it was somebody who'd written a program to do this: global presenterNotes tell application "Keynote" activate open (...
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Transferring Keynote to Youtube or Quicktime with delay in music and timing of slides

I am having a problem when I transfer my keynote project to Youtube or Quicktime. The slides don't change at the time I designed it in Keynote and my song only plays on the first slide when ...
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How can I show my windows in a non-mirror display (connected to a projector)?

The title is phrased pretty badly. It would be great if someone can improve it. My English is bad. Situation: I am going to do a presentation about my app. During the presentation, I need to switch ...
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How to disable keyboard play button for Keynote

I use music through Spotify while presenting. I want to move completely to Keynote from PowerPoint but one of the things keeping me from doing so is that the play button on the keyboard starts and ...
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Keynote (and others): “Share → Send a Copy” has no Mail/email option

The title basically says it all. I am working in Keynote, but I have noticed this issue in other apps, too (Numbers and Pages come to mind). I have a Keynote presentation that is saved to a Dropbox ...
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Keynote conversion to Quicktime? Installed video segments “within” the Keynote… pause in the Quicktime video?

I add a few video segments into my Keynote project. But when I output the Quicktime Video from the Keynote... those video segments start and play fine... they just don't end on time. They seem to ...
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Keynotes Query in Display Mode

I am presenting a slideshow on keynotes but the presenter notes are on the projector instead of on my mac. How can I reverse this please?
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Embed Keynote presentation on website

Is there any way to get a Keynote presentation up on the web somewhere? There are things like SlideShare, but they seem to only work with PowerPoint. I see that Keynote provides a variety of export ...
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How can I install template from 3rd party to Keynote?

After downloading a template for my Keynote program, I can't seem to install it correctly so that I can utilize the 200+ slides that are included when I wish to add a new slide in the presentation. I ...
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Simulate page scroll in keynote

I have a screen in my slide (iMac) and I have a mask (display), the mask image in the display is my website, which is 3000 pixels tall, then mask is 800 pixels tall, what I am trying to do is animate ...
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HELP! Keynote 6.5.3 - How to set presentation to “Browse by an Individual” (window)?

Can anyone please tell me where I can find the setting to set my slideshow to "Browse by an Individual (window)" so that I can use it inside GoToWebinar without presenting in full slide mode? I ...
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Quicktime screen recording audio problem

I have an irritating problem when recording my screen through Quicktime on my Retina Macbook Pro. Sometimes a small bit of the audio is skipped (perhaps 0.2 seconds), and this usually means that I ...
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Fullscreen App(s) In Splitscreen [closed]

How can I use a fullscreen app (specifically a Keynote presentation) while displaying another app (specifically a movie) simultaneously?
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Import Keynote Animation to iMovie

I have a Keynote file with a lot of animations on the slides. I wish to record myself giving a presentation while playing the slides in full screen as a movie. Is there a way to export Keynote ...
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Keynote Theme File Size

I'm trying to send a keynote doc via email. The slide chooser has about 8 choices. The doc I'm sending has nothing in it, but it is registering as 33mg, too large to send via email. Why is this ...
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applescript to create keynote chart with floating point values

I am trying to create an applescript which can generate plots in Keynote. When I try this, it seems that any floating point values are being converted to integers. Here is a short applescript which ...
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Auto-Playing Keynote presentation file

I've seen that on Microsoft PowerPoint, you can see the file as .ppt, which is a standard powerpoint file, and .pps, which will open straight into the presentation. Is there n equivalent of this in ...
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iCloud Drive Won't Sync

I've got pages/keynote/numbers documents in iCloud but suddenly everything has stopped working across all devices. Nothing will upload and nothing will download. When I go to iCloud.com i get the ...
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Keynote won't update

I'm trying to update my version of Keynote to 6.6.1 (it's now 6.2.2) so I can open presentations created in newer versions, but every time I click the "update" button on the App Store, all I get is ...
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Reveal each bullet by opacity in Keynote 6.6?

This question is an exact duplicate of How to partially uncover bullet points in Keynote except that I am asking for the current generation of Keynote (version 6.6.1, rather than Keynote '09). I ...
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Add tooltip display to text or image in Keynote.app?

Is there a way to get Keynote to display a tooltip on command (such as mouse hover) during the presentation? I want to display additional detail as I talk about each piece of text or image on my ...
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Insert image in presentation in Keynote 8

Using Keynote 8, when I bring in an image it is not showed up on the slide, but I can see it in the inspector tool. The opacity is set to 100%. Is there a setting that needs to be changed? All files ...
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How to import photos to keynote IPAD

I have been looking all over the place for a simple answer, I want to make keynote presentations using photos from my company facebook page, I feel like it is impossible there is not a simple import ...
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How do you stop a looping Keynote presentation on iPad?

I made a presentation in Keynote, looped it so as to share locally. Now I want to send it to friends, but I cant figure out how to stop the looping to get the share button back?
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Keynote Theme Location in OS X 10.11

I have created, altered, removed themes in several generations of Keynote, but cannot find the location of these files in OS X 10.6. Can any of you help?
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How to paste a smiley (😄) within Pages or Keynote?

Within the Character viewer, selecting the Emoji font set, I can paste a smiley here: 😄. I can do exactly the same paste of a smiley within TextEdit. When I try to paste the same symbol within a ...
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My Keynote version is still 6.5.3 even though mac app store says I installed 6.6.1

I have a macbook white late 2009, recently upgraded to 8 GB RAM and running on yosemite 10.10.5. I updated Keynote and Pages to the newer versions. Mac app store says I was able to update to Keynote 6....
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Downloadable updater for Keynote 6.2.2?

I've kept an older Keynote 6.0 app as a backup for use on my system running Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks. However, I was just reading on the Keynote Wikipedia page that Keynote 6.2.2 seems to be the last ...
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Keynote presenter view: Show notes only when they exist

In keynote, on the presenter view at the bottom, one can see notes. When I do my talks I generally move around and sometimes I'm distant from my computer. I also don't have so many notes, just some ...
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How can I make Keynote print my arrowheads?

I have a Keynote presentation with a black background. When I print to PDF without backgrounds, 4 slides per page, the arrows (white on the original, black on print) lose their heads. Is there a fix ...
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Apple Keynote doesnt play in most of my browsers

I made a presentation with a simple transition effects and tried to export that presentation to HTML format. But when I tried to open it on my MacBook, I found, that it doesnt work in Chrome, but ...
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Keynote 6.6: How can I make an object wider by animation, but not higher

I want to animate a block to be wider, but not higher. from this: ____________________ | Some Text | --------------------- to this: ______________________________________ | ...
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Remove fonts from top of Keynote Font Menu

When I click on the Font menu in keynote, I see many fonts that are not in my document: How do I remove the fonts that I'm not using?
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How do I apply a keynote “theme” to another keynote deck?

As near as I can figure, a Keynote "theme" is simply an empty keynote file that has some master slides. I have 20 different keynote files for a course that I'm teaching. I would very much like to ...
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How do I share Keynote presentations and perform collaborative editing on iCloud?

Apple states that iCloud is the perfect platform for building presentations with the web-based keynote and for sharing and collaborating on documents. I cannot figure out how to share a Keynote ...
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Keynote 6.6 cannot open old file, says: “<yourfile.key> cannot be opened for some reason.”

I've found that Keynote after upgrading to 6.6 could not open some of my previously created presentations anymore. How do I revert to a previous version?
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Keyboard shortcut to insert text - Keynote

I'm new to Keynote and am disappointed by the lack of shortcuts for basic actions like "insert text". Any idea of how to attribute a single key such as the letter "T" to insert text action? If for ...
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What is the function of the triangles and circles that appear in the ruler when working with text in Keynote?

I just discovered that two downward-facing triangles appear whenever I'm working with a text object in keynote; those serve to define the initial and final tabs. But I noticed that clicking on the ...
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Is there a user font for San Francisco in El Capitan?

I thought the new Apple font was called San Francisco, but I cannot find it in the font list of the Keynote.app for my Mac. Is it called another way or it is not available for Keynote? I am currently ...
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Keynote no longer goes into Presenter Notes mode automatically

My Keynote presentation setup used to work like this: My Macbook and the the projector are set to mirror one another. When I press Play in Keynote, Keynote used to split the presentation with the ...
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How to mask images in Keynote into circles?

I have a bunch of photos that I need on a single slide, and I'd like them all to be shown as circles. Can I do that out-of-the-box with Keynote?
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Music in Keynote 6.5.3

How can I switch from one presentation to another in Keynote 6.5.3? I cannot put slides from one and second presentation all together because one presentation have one music and the second one ...
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How could I change bar/line color for chart

I have specified colors for my chart, However, I can only choose the dedicated color scheme from the format panel. How could I define each color by myself ? Thanks
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Xcode tools for presentation of development's tutorials

During WWDC we can see Xcode screencast code presentations where they highlight portions of Xcode and type text faster. I've research a number of popular tools used for typing screencasts like: ...
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How can I disable my MacBook Pro's pause/play key within Keynote?

I run iTunes all day while I work, and have built in the muscle memory of pressing F8 to pause and play music. Occasionally I work with Keynote as well. When music is playing and I press F8 to pause ...