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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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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How to create Table of Contents in Keynote?

How can I add a Table of Contents to a Keynote presentation that shows pages and titles in some hierarchy.
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Control of Audio Playback in Presenter View in Keynote?

I am a speech scientist, presenting speech sounds for listeners in a lecture. I have multiple audio clips (each a separate .wav file) embedded in my slide, and I want to be able to play each audiofile ...
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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 change the color scheme in KeyNote 6?

In Keynote 6, each Theme comes with a color scheme. I cannot figure out where this color scheme is defined, nor how to change it. How to change the color scheme? Or this one from a different ...
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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 ...
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How to convert Keynote to PowerPoint online

Is there a way to convert a downloaded Keynote (from slideshare) file to a PowerPoint file (or an open format like Open/LibreOffice) online?
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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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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 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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Keynote control text box size

How do I control the text box size in Keynote? My main problem is that I can't even select the box, though I can select text within the box. When I click on the paintbrush on the upper right of the ...
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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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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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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 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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Keynote movie playback ignores start/stop times, only in presentation mode

I'm putting together a presentation in Keynote '09. I've embedded a movie (created by exporting a keynote slide, so that I can continuously loop the animations). I'd like to skip the beginning and ...
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How to get filename of image used as image fill in table cell?

I'm designing a large photo-based book for a client and he came up with the idea to select the images to include and their sequencing by placing them roughly into a Keynote file. This sounded like a ...
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SVG in Keynote?

I want to use line art in my Keynote presentations. SVG is the Scalable Vector Graphics format, used natively by Inkscape. Is there any way to use an SVG in Keynote, or do I need to convert to a ...
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How to make truly single spaced bullet items in Keynote

Although I have selected Spacing 1.0 - single in the Text Style, we can see that there is still large space between each bullet item. How to compact them?
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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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Can you resize a Keynote slide without resizing text?

I'm currently using Keynote to layout a web design, but I've made my slide too short. When I try to resize my slide, all the text increases in size, destroying my layout. So my question is, is there ...
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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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Paste image from clipboard into Keynote

I copied an image into the clipboard: but there is no paste option within Keynote. So.. how to do this basic operation?
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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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Import .ACO color palette for Mac (for use with Keynote, Omnigraffle etc)

I want to use my ACO color palettes from Photoshop to be available in Keynote, Omingraffle etc. Is there any tool out there to export ACO files to whatever format that is needed to load that palette ...
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Using Mission Control to switch between Safari and a full-screen Keynote presentation

I'm on a MacBook Pro running Lion. During a Keynote presentation that's running in full screen, I'd like to be able to switch to a different desktop with the four-finger-swipe gesture to demonstrate a ...
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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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How to change color scheme of Keynote slide design/template?

I just made the switch to Mac. In PowerPoint, I used to be able to select a certain slide theme or design but choose a different color of it. How can I do that with Keynote? I've been googling for ...
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What causes all iWork apps to have blank, unusable documents after a reinstall?

After deleting and re-installing the apps, I can't use iWork. Specifically, the document area is always empty, no matter if I create a new document or open an existing one. This applies to Pages, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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In Keynote, how can I simulate magic move between different images?

I have two similar images that represent the same thing (a happy and sad face for a particular character). I use magic move for most slide transitions in my presentation, but obviously that doesn't ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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Emoji in Keynote

I cannot insert emojis in a keynote presentation. More precisely, when I insert one (Edit > Special characters), I have a blank space instead of the emoji. This works very fine with textedit. Does ...
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Slide links not working when exporting as PDF from Keynote

I've done a presentation in Keynote. On the first screen I included a few links to different slides. I tested them in Keynote and they're working, however when I export to PDF they're simply not there ...
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Efficiently add builds to all slides in Keynote 6.2

I would like to have all of my slides build the bullet lists with Appear / By Bullet (animation, build in: appear, delivery: by bullet). In Keynote prior to version 6, it was possible to set a build ...
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How do I add media not in iPhoto to a Keynote presentation

I want to use folders other than IPHOTO and PHOTOBOOTH when adding media in iWork applications. For example when using Keynote, this pops up. How do I add folders to the pop-over meniu?
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Why am I experiencing random bluetooth disconnects?

I have an iPad Air 2 64GB now running iOS 8.3. I've experienced problems where when using Keynote on my iPhone 5S to remote control a keynote presentation on my iPad, the connection will be dropped at ...
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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 ...