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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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 ...
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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 ...
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When using Keynote on an external display and turning off mirroring, my desktop disappears

I want to be able to use Presenter Display on my laptop when it is connected to an LCD projector. When I turn off mirroring in display preferences, my desktop disappears and there is no way to start ...
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How do I link slides in different keynote 6.5 presentations?

I had to presentations in the earlier version of keynote that were linked with a hyperlinked object. That option isn't found in 6.5. I need the presentations separate as one of them is customized with ...
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How to override the delay timer on a Keynote slide during a presentation

Assume that you've set a Keynote (v 6.5.3) slide to automatically advance after 2 minutes: This works fine - until you realise during your presentation that you've finished early and are ready to ...
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How do I play a Keynote slideshow without going fullscreen? [duplicate]

I am running Keynote 6.5.3 on OS X 10.10.5. Is there a way to play a slideshow in Keynote in non-fullscreen mode? Edit: I have edited my question slightly, since the suggestion to convert my Keynote ...
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Why does Powerpoint for Mac not preserve filenames with a slash (/)?

I am designing lectures in Powerpoint (the latest released version this year) for a class I'm teaching soon, and created filenames based on the date that I will give them: But if I open 9/22.pptx ...
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Impact of Spotlight search information removal on Keynote presentation

OS X Spotlight search information was removed. What does this mean for my Keynote presentation made in iWork '09?
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Keynote Play presentation on 1 display and Just see my desktop on my second

Is there a way to have keynote play full screen on one display and just let me have access to my desktop on a second display? It always shows the presenter notes. I want to just be able to access my ...
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Downgrade to older version of Keynote

I just bought a new iMac with Keynote version 6.5.3. The company I do business with has Keynote 6.2.2. i am told they are incompatible. The company will not upgrade. Can I downgrade? If so, how?
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How to copy and paste styles with Keynote?

I am using Keynote'09 and have to change a lot of text to specific styles. Since I can't define text styles I have to work around this missing function. Here is a simple example with a style I would ...
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Cannot reduce Keynote size

I had a 17MB template that I wanted to reduce. I started removing slides to identify which was causing problems, but even with just one remaining blank slide, the file is still 17MB. I've restarted ...
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How to resize an image in Keynote or Pages?

If I resize the width of an image in Keynote or Pages the height resizes as well. The same thing happens vice versa. How can I resize the width without affecting the height and vice versa?
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LaTeX Beamer like navigation bar in Keynote / Powerpoint

Sometimes I have to use WYSIWYG-Editors like Keynote or Microsoft's PowerPoint to create presentations. I was wondering if there is any possibility to add this really helpful navigation bar like it is ...
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Keynote transition delay time for each slide

I am working with Keynote for the first time to create a slideshow and it is proving to be not user friendly at all. I have a slideshow with just over 200 slides in it and I need the last 2 slides ...
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Scrolling text box in Keynote.app?

Can I place a scrolling text box on a slide in Keynote? By default, the "Text" items do not scroll. Any added text that flows beyond the edge of the slide is hidden (truncated).
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How can I create a live updating slideshow?

I have a need to create a short slideshow style presentation (doesn't have to be a slideshow particularly if something else is more appropriate) which updates it's contents on the fly. The content is ...
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How can I disable word completion popup menu in Keynote when esc key is pressed?

I've been using Keynote (6.5.3) for nearly a month without trouble. Apparently, at some point today, I've mashed a keyboard combination that presents me with a popup dialog with "autocomplete" ...
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Animate two bullet lists in sync?

Given a side by side list of bullets, I can animate them to reveal bullet by bullet. But they will only animate one list at a time. For instance: The list of one, two, three will go down point by ...
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How do I avoid Keynote reducing image quality?

I want to create an animation in Keynote for a proof of concept. So I create a custom 16:9 document with 1440 x 810 pixel size. Then I add an image with a 1440 x 6395 pixel size. When I first add the ...
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Keynote Remote Broken on OS X 10.10.3

Update: I found a workaround. See below. I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3 and a rMBP running OS X 10.10.3. Both machines have the latest version of Apple's Keynote app installed. In the past, ...
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How to show a “temp” slide during bullets animation in keynote

Sorry if this question sounds stupid, but I haven't found any answer. I know I can animate a bulleted-list in keynote so it appears by bullet, one by one. Can I insert a full-screen slide (picture or ...
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Charts from numbers not dynamically updating in Pages/Keynote

I have the latest (5/2015) Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on Yosemite. I created a chart in numbers and then copied it to Pages or Keynote. I then want to be able to change the data in Numbers and see ...
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Keynote location of inspector bar

The inspector menu opens as a vertical column by default. If I prepare a portrait poster in Keynote, I also turn my 16:9 monitor to make the long edge vertical. In this case I would prefer the ...
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After exporting a Keynote 6.5 file to HTML, the animation Trace is gone

After the last update of Keynote I was very pleased with the "Trace" animation. In their introduction Apple said the animation would survive an export to HTML, but it doesn't. The presentation works ...
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Safe to Delete Keynote Cache under /Library/Container/com.apple.iWork.Keynote/Data/Library/Caches

While the question "is it safe to delete /Library/Caches" is commonly seen, OSX also has another path for storing caches (not sym link). Keynote has another cache stored at ...
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Keynote files won't open

Several times lately, when I have tried to open a Keynote file, I get the following message: Unable to open “file name” because it isn't a valid Keynote document. The odd thing is that these are files ...
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Scaling different amounts on each axis in Keynote

In Keynote it's easy to build an animation wherein you scale or rotate an item uniformly on horizontal and vertical. But is there a way to scale an object only on the vertical axis? This is on the ...