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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Share a keynote in slideshow mode only

I have a client who has asked me if we can distribute electronic copies of a Keynote presentation I prepared for him in "slideshow-only" mode, such that other people can only view (not edit) the ...
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How to change the frame color in Keynote

In Keynote, when adding a frame stroke, it is possible to change the background color. However I am not seeing any way to change the actual color of the frame border (which always stays white). Any ...
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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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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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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 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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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, (i....
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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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Greek letter shortcuts in Keynote 6.5

I recently switched to Keynote for writing scientific talks. I use tons of greek letters and need a fast way to type them in. I have seen on other questions and forums that people just change the auto-...
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How to visualize calendar dates (in Keynote? Or Numbers?)

I am having trouble visualizing dates in a presentation. This image is a good example of what I'm hoping to have, but I would like a way to make the slide from a table of dates (rather than making ...
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Embedding files in Keynote

Is there any way to embed files in Keynote presentation? So, that others can click on it and download/open it in their machines.
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Live dashboard for presentations

I run my school's theatre, and I'm looking for some kind of software that we can put on the projector screen before our school assembly. I want to have some elements update themselves automatically (...
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Prototype - iPhone screen sized Keynote Slide (Resize slide)

I watched WWDC 2014 Session -223 where they explained how to make quick and interactive iOS app prototypes using keynote. As shown in the image below, they made the slide to look like iOS screen. ...
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Apple apps are not free anymore for new iPad Air

I recently bought an iPad Air, as as I launched App Store for the first time it gave me an offer to download premium apple apps for free. Though I clicked on download now but due to slow connection ...
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How to disable the play button of an Apple Remote in OSX?

I sometimes accidentally hit the play/pause button of my Apple Remote while Keynote was in show mode, closing the active presentation. Therefore, I would like to disable the play/pause button; either ...
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Keynote converter to pdf

I'd like to hide some parts of the pictures, that I import to keynote presentation (I use version 6.2 (1861)). To do this I overlay white rectangles without shades on top of these parts of the images ...
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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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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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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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iPad Keynote Presentation in portrait mode

I'd like to use Keynote on iPad in portrait mode, so that I can use it while it's in my dock and so I can make app wireframes in it that are portrait mode apps (vertical orientation). Is this possible?...
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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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Can one pan across a panorama photo that is longer than the screen in Keynote?

The panorama photo is displayed in the center of the view area in Keynote, cutting off both the left and right ends. I would like to have the photo displayed first from the left and then pan across to ...
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iPad mini and MacBook Pro 2011 Remote control over Keynote?

I'm just wondering if there is a solution to run Keynote on my MacBook Pro which is connected to a projector and see in the same time the presenter notes or the presenter screen on my iPad mini? I ...
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How to use a PDF in a presentation

I have to make a little keynote tomorrow, and I have all the slides saved as PDFs. I will be using a projector as a second screen to my laptop. What's the best way to transform this long PDF document ...
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How can I insert an image in Keynote 09 that retains a link to an external file?

Or even better, how can I embed another .key file inside a keynote presentation. There was support to a "linkback" PDF functionallity similar to what Omnigraffle offers but it doesn't seem to be ...
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Can i add an animation from crazy talk 7 into a whole keynote presentation?

I want to do a presentation with keynote and with Crazy talk 7, but i would like to know how to lay the animation over the entire keynote presentation, how can i do that?
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Need a Presenter for the iPad

I'm using my iPad to show several presentations. I use the Apple Keynote App. But it's not handy to run back to the iPad and flip to the next slide. Is there any Hardware-Presenter (Bluetooth) for ...
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Why is there no menu bar in Keynote for iOS?

Keynote for iOS doesn't show a menu bar, only buttons. Is there a possibility to show a menu bar ? Any suggestions will be appreciated.
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How to do an loop animation in Keynote?

I wanna do an animation like the one when you search for something in the upper menu in OS X. Help > Search. It's an arrow that keeps floating and moving. I wanna do this trick. Is there a way to do ...
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In Keynote, what are chapters and how do I create them?

I would like to know what chapters in keynote are and how you generate them. NOTE: I first encountered these options when I made a keynote recording and it asked me stuff about making chapters. An ...
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How to fix links after importing a PPT onto iPad's Keynote?

After I transferred my Power Point presentations onto my new iPad, into Keynote, I notice a problem. The links associated with buttons within a Power Point slide to connect to other slides in the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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Keynote animation to scroll text box content

I have a long set of lines within a text box extend beyond the height of the text box and slide. I wish to create an animation that will scroll to the bottom of the contents of the text box. I have ...
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Hiding images temporarily on a slide while editing

I have some slides in a presentation where images appear on click in full screen. While creating and editing the slide, the image is always above the text and basically I have to move the picture ...
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Keynote exits presentation mode instead of advancing?

For some reason, while connected to a projector, when i use any of the obvious means to advance my slides (space bar, click track pad, right arrow key), the keynote presentation instead exits the ...
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Replicate the blue/black vs. white/gold illusion in Keynote?

I need to create a Keynote (6.5.2) presentation for school that contains text and no graphics, but implicit silliness is highly encouraged. As such, I was thinking of having some fun with current ...
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How to check owner and licences of an Appstore application?

How to check owner of an Appstore application? And licences used for downloading it. My problem is the following: 1.A few years ago I installed Numbers, Pages and Keynote on a computer WorkComp ...
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How to use keynote magic move with Connection Lines?

When I use magic move with connetion lines, they disappear and reappear in the next slide. It seems like magic move doesn't recognize the connection lines (or can't match them), so it just redraws ...