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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Keynote: Scoreboard

Because of the limited features in imovie i found a solution to add a scoreboard (numbers showing current score of a match) to a movie by using a keynote presentation and export this one as quicktime ...
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How to change shape defaults in keynote?

I'm using Keynote 6.2. Is there a way to change the default properties of shape objects? Specifically, I'd like to get rid of the drop shadow and the advanced color fill. It's a pain to have to change ...
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Create Keynote presentation automatically

At the introduction of Keynote in 2003 they said that Keynote presentations would be a XML-based open file format and so, keynote presentations could be created programmatically by 3rd party ...
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How to remove iOS 7 Grey Line voiceover mode

In order to be able to use a clicker with my iPad, so that I can do proper formal business presentations with Keynote, I am using this Satechi Bluetooth Clicker. ...
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Keynote - Print Slide with Notes

I know there is a way in Keynote to print your slides with notes. However, on some of my slides I have notes that are VERY long (as in a couple of pages). I'd like to print these off as handouts, but ...
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How to store new iWork (2013) documents in a flat file (for version control)?

With the October 2013 iWork update, the new UI is great but it seems one cannot store documents as 'flat file' any more. This really limits my ability to store the files, essentially ruling ...
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generate Keynote presentation from text or Markdown?

Is there a way to automatically generate a Keynote presentation from a source file written in text format, Markdown format, or org-mode? I know that Pandoc and other tools can generate HTML-based ...
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iPad: export Keynote project to video

Setup. I'm running the most recent version of Keynote (as of April 3rd, 2014) on an iPad Air, WiFi-only version @ 16GBs. Task/issue. I would like to export the project/slideshow to a video file (to ...
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Keynote 6.0 - How to add animated gif?

I recently got Keynote 6.0 and I'm having trouble animating a gif in it. Using Insert > Choose... easily adds the gif to the slide, but without animation. I have searched and found other sources ...
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Why is iWork Keynote is suddenly linking images instead of embedding them?

I've been using iWork for a while and have created some pretty elaborate designs in Keynote and Pages, but I haven't come across a problem like this before or even an option to link/embed images. In ...
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How to install Pages, Numbers and Keynote on Snow Leopard?

I just purchased a used 2006 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6.8. I went to the Mac App Store and tried to load Pages, Numbers and Keynote, and it said it could not load them unless I had 10.7. When I try ...
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I can't add video to a Keynote on iOS

I have a movie/video on my iPad. It is located in the video file (not the photo album). When I go to Keynote presentation to add this particular video and click on media, all that comes up are photo ...
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Export Keynote to PowerPoint in high resolution

When I take a Keynote (5.3 or 6.0) presentation with images (all pasted PDF files), then export the presentation to a PowerPoint presentation, all of the images become severely degraded. For ...
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When exporting from Keynote to Html, some animations (flip and orbital) don't work

I'm using Keynote 09 (version 5.1.1) and the latest Safari. Is there a way to make the "flip" and "orbital" show up in the html slides? (During the export process they were changed to "dissolve").
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deleted audio clips play when exporting keynote screen recording to video

These audio clips were created when when I re-recorded over the end of a recorded slideshow in Keynote 6.1. This bug has been around since 2008, but the workarounds (exporting the movie without ...
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Create web presentation with speaker notes

I'd like to export my Keynote 6.1 presentation as a web page. I'd like viewers to be able to step through the presentation while being able to read the notes alongside. The presentation has some ...
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Is it possible to change recorded keynote timing after recording manually?

Is it possible to change the timing manually of recorded keynote presentation instead of having to re-record the whole presentation because of one error? Sometimes when I record a keynote ...
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How do you paste syntax highlighted code into Keynote '13?

I give a lot of code heavy presentations with Keynote. Syntax highlighting makes these readable. In the past I've used web based syntax highlighting tools, and then pasted the easier-to-read code ...
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OS 10.9.2 and Keynote 6.1 show X and ? on older slide decks

Opening an older Keynote presentation on Keynote 6.1 on 10.9.2, we see a giant x with a question mark in the middle [of something]. Something else plays properly, but the ? and X do not go away.
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Add drop shadow to image in Keynote slide?

I've seen Keynote slides with drop shadows on images. How do I do this? I'm using Keynote 6.0.
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Keynote 4.0 on Mavericks

I much prefer Keynote 4.0 (iWork'08) that came with my iMac OSX 10.5.8. I bought a Macbook Air with Mavericks and Keynote 6. If I download Keynote 4.0 will it work on the Macbook? Thanks
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Keynote Animations - Can they be random?

I am stumped with a Keynote question (same problem in Powerpoint)— I made a Jeopardy Board. I want people to choose questions randomly. When I click on the question, I have ANIMATED the 100, 200, ...
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How to change the background colour of a Keynote presentation gradually each slide?

Can I automatically change the background colour of a Keynote presentation? I would like to have a lighter shade of a colour on the first slide and gradually darken each slide such that I end up with ...
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How do you uninstall Keynote 6 but leave Keynote 5?

I installed Keynote 6.x recently, and decided I want to use the old version (5.3) - commonly known as iWork '09 instead. I have deleted 6.x Keynote using Finder, but it comes back when the App Store ...
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Keynote 6 Hijacking Launch Services?

I find Keynote 6 in Mavericks to be both a step backwards and a step forwards from Keynote 5. It has some neat new transitions and all, but the iOS-ification (simplification) of the interface, as well ...
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Links when exporting/importing PowerPoint to Keynote

When importing a PPT into Keynote (both for OSX as well as iOS) – are hyperlinks to pages within the presentation (as well as weblinks) preserved? Many thanks!
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Resizing Keynote Slides

I received a 4:3 Keynote presentation that had been changed to 16:9 (adding white bars to left and right) and then changed back to 4:3 (adding white bars to top and bottom). Now all my content is ...
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Can Keynote on iOS play PowerPoint files with audio?

I have a family member who's considering buying an iPad. The biggest needs she has is to see PowerPoint presentations with music/audio. She currently has an iMac with Microsoft Office installed, and ...
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iPad & Keynote not talking

I have always been able to open powerpoint presentations in Keynote. However Keynote no longer shows as an option for "Open in..." in my dropbox or any other productivity apps. Thankyou.
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Will Keynote Remote work with a MacBook in closed clamshell mode?

For my next presentation, I plan to use Keynote Remote so I can control a Keynote presentation with my iPhone. Will this work while the MacBook Air is in 'closed clamshell' mode? If yes, are there any ...
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How do I change the default font-family for all slides in keynote

I am using keynote 2009 and I want all my slides to have the font-family "Courier". I tried playing with master slides but when I create a new slide it defaults to "Gill Sans". Any help is ...
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In Keynote '13, A dialog box keeps giving me a warning when I save / autosave

The following warning appears: This happens both when I save and the autosave (which happens often). It is a modal box and interrupts workflow. No other applications are running, and the issue ...
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How can I use common information across multiple masters in a keynote presentation?

In short, how do I make a Keynote template/theme with custom data (unique to that presentation) shown on every slide, and also support masters for a variety of layouts, without the author needing to ...
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Presentations do not save after template change

I have Keynote 6.0.1. running on a Macbook Air 13" mid 2011, under OSX 10.9.1. Ever since I upgraded to this version of Keynote I have a peculiar and very annoying problem. I work with different ...
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How to uninstall Numbers and Keynote on Mavericks?

I installed Pages version 5 on Mavericks via the "App Store". But the problem is Keynote and Numbers are installed also. I'm not interested in Keynote and definitely not in Numbers. I want to ...
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Is this possible to link the value to a database in Apple's iWork suite?

For example, I would like to make a Pages document that has a value that's linked to the company information and Keynotes and Numbers as well. So, when our company information changes, all the ...
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How to change master of an existing slide in Keynote 6.0?

In Keynote 5.x there was a toolbar button where I could change the master of an existing slide. This would keep the content of the slide, but would change the layout to the new master. I can not ...
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How to export a movie from Keynote via AppleScript at greater than 540p?

I want to create a tool that will automatically convert Keynote presentations to movie files. I have discovered that the current version of Keynote has an export command in its AppleScript dictionary: ...
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OS X Mavericks crashes with active Hot Corner, Keynote 13 and Mission Control

Just wondering if this happens only to me: What you need: OSX Mavericks - Hot Corners, Mission Control Keynote 13 What to do: Open Mission Control from a hot corner while the progress bar is ...
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Animate a pie-chart in Keynote

Suppose I want to compare two situations via two pie-charts. I know I can grow a pie-chart per part in an animation or on click. But I would like to be able to transition that pie-chart to new numbers ...
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Can I remove items from my App Store updates

The App Store wants me to update my Pages 4.3 to Pages 5.0. Given the changes to and reviews of Pages 5.0, I wish to stay with 4.3. Can I somehow delete the upgrade reminder from the list? I ...
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why Keynote ignores AppleAntiAliasingThreshold for text underline?

I'm using Keynote '09 (version 5.3 (1170) from App Store on OS X 10.8) as per Can I design web graphics with Pages more easily?, and I have defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleAntiAliasingThreshold 24, ...
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Which animations will work on Keynote export to PowerPoint?

I have a Keynote (iWork 9) presentation and need to export it as PowerPoint. When doing it using File : Export : PPT the slides work properly, but most of the animations are broken. Is there a ...
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Using 2 themes in Keynote'13

Ok, so I've choose "white" theme while creating a presentation. Can I somehow add slides from black theme? Or can I change theme of my presentation?
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How can I buy an older version of Keynote that's compatible with 10.8?

My work computer can't be upgraded to 10.9 yet, so I'm stuck on 10.8 for now. I've never used Keynote, but one of my coworkers wants to use it for a presentation we have to give. I just tried to buy ...
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How to edit presenter notes in Keynote '09?

I'm using Keynote '09 (I'm also interested by a solution working with the last version of Keynote since I will upgrade if the function is there). I'm making a lot of presenter notes. With some of ...
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How to select images from my Desktop in Keynote?

In Keynote 6 you can edit images on master slides to serve as Media Placeholders. I've created a theme for our company that has several slides with Media Placeholders configured like this. Problem ...
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How can I set the background image the same on all master slides without editing each master slide individually in Keynote?

In PowerPoint the master slides have inheritance, so you can set common elements on all the master slides easily. I don't see anyway to do this in Keynote. For example, if I want to set the background ...
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Keynote export to Quick Time

I've made a keynote presentation, with recorded audio. Each time when I made a mistake , I re recorded it. Eventually, I had one continuous audio. However, when I exported it to Quick Time Player, ...
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How to make interactive Keynote for iBooks Author?

I am a teacher who teaches students with learning disabilities. I am making a novel study in iBooks Author that they can access on their iPads. I can put Keynote presentations within the book and I ...