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 presentation view

Today when I set up my Keynote presentation, the "presenter view" appeared on the audience screen and the audience view appeared on my MacBookPro. The MacBook is a brand new computer and the Keynote ...
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How to export to HTML in Keynote 09

I've created presentation in Keynote 09. Now I want to export it to HTML, but without navigation buttons. After selection Share > Export -> HTML I see only option to select movie quality: On Apple ...
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Software recommendations for projector titles/slides and simple visual effects at an event

I'm looking for recommendations for software to use to run companion slides and visual effects on a projector screen at a public event. Ideally, I'd like something that can: Show titles/slides full-...
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how to have the same gradient fill background on all slides

How do you change the background gradient fill for all slides. I created a nice gradient fill for the first slide and I need it to come across all of the slides for the presentation. thank you
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Default chart colors Keynote showroom

I want to find out what are the default colors of a 3D bar chart in Showroom layout on keynote. When you add a new chart, you get this colors: But I was unable to find them in the colors palette.
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iCloud showing different sets of files to OS X users using same iCloud login

I have two accounts on my MAcbook Pro. One for work and one for home. I recently wanted to share a Keynote presentation between both accounts and the iPad. I logged both accounts into iCloud using the ...
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Animate textual changes in keynote

I have some bullet points and I want to animate a change to some of them. For example: first bullet point the second one this is the third Then I want the first to animate off the screen and be ...
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Showing comments when presenting in Keynote

I want to use the yellow "post-it" style comments in my document to show when I'm presenting slides, but they disappear automatically when I start playing the slideshow. How do I keep them there when ...
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Which font is used when I export formulas from Grapher?

You can export formulas from Grapher with drag&drop. Which font is used for this? I want to write some stuff in the same font in Keynote, but I cannot find the correct font...
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Centering slide window in keynote

I'm editing a keynote and i would like to center the slide I am editing in the middle of the window, simply for editing. It seems to stick to the top left corner of the window. How do i centralize the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Keynote transition delay time for each slide

I am working with Keynote for the first time to create a slideshow. I have a slideshow with just over 200 slides in it and I need the last 2 slides (one of which is a short 20 second video clip) to ...
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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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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 /Library/Container/com....
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Timing individual slides in Keynote

I have a self-playing slideshow in Keynote, with 20 second transitions (each slide is shown for 20 seconds). The last slide plays a movie, which is longer than 20 seconds. How can I set the ...
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double superscript in keynote

Is there a way to do a double superscript/subscript in keynote? I mean superscript of a superscript, e.g., (in latex notation) $a^{2^n}$.
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Can I put a Keynote presentation in a Keynote presentation?

I have a bunch of related topics I teach. Each topic has its own Keynote presentation. I am making a new class which teaches all the topics together. I would like to make a Keynote presentation for ...
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Multiple screen presentation Keynote

I need to realize a presentation with this approach: I want to realize different slide for screen 1 and 2 (or one single slide that fill correctly each screen with different contents). The content ...
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I'm trying to purchase Keynote for Mac Os 10.7

How can I buy an older version of Keynote that's compatible with 10.7?
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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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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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Keynote default style for graphic elements

Every time I make a new line in Keynote, it is white and 1-point, so it can hard to find and reposition. I have tried looking for a contextual menu that says "Assign current style as default" but am ...