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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Trying to Determine if MacBook Pro 2011 projects in 4:3 or 16:9 format during presentations

The company I work for is hosting a corporate presentation next month. We have hired outside A/V services and he is asking me if I will be projecting in 16:9 or 4:3 and if we will need a 5k or 10k ...
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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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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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What is a keyboard shortcut in Keynote to edit a text object without clicking it?

Suppose I have a text object currently selected on a slide. I'd like a keyboard shortcut that lets me edit the text without erasing it, just like F2 does in the Microsoft world. Return is close: it ...
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How to add the current slide number plus the total slides in Keynote?

I am wondering how I could achieve something like that in the current version of Keynote for OSX: For example the current slide is 3 and the total slides are 10. And I want to show it like (3 / 10) ...
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How can I add a voiceover to my Keynote presentation?

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9.4 and Keynote 6.2.2. I have a presentation done in Keynote with slide and music. Now I want add a voice over. Can I do that and if so how?
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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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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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Keynote document can't be opened although its size shows normally and how to repair it?

I recently moved my some keynote documents into backup HD. And I found I can't open some of those someday. It showed that "xxx.key can't be opened",and then I just try open it in PDF preview, it ...
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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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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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How to print full presenter notes WITHOUT slides in Keynote

I have a 50 slide presentation with extensive notes, and urgently need to print out those notes. Keynote 6 appears to offer no way to do this. All print options include slides, and/or do not print ...
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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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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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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, etc,...
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Changing preset colors in Keynote

I know how to create custom color palettes in MacOS Keynote. I also know that different presentation templates come with different set of preset colors. However, I can't find a way to change this set ...
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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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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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Position of Percentage Symbol on Keynote Charts

I am trying to change percentage symbol on charts in Apple Keynote. Keynote automatically put % symbol before numbers. Is there any way to change/set it as after number? Thank you!
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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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How to disable keyboard play button for Keynote

I use music through Spotify while presenting. I want to move completely to Keynote from PowerPoint but one of the things keeping me from doing so is that the play button on the keyboard starts and ...
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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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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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How can I install template from 3rd party to Keynote?

After downloading a template for my Keynote program, I can't seem to install it correctly so that I can utilize the 200+ slides that are included when I wish to add a new slide in the presentation. I ...
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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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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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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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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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How does Keynote decide which display to appear on?

The scenario: I go into class, hook up my laptop to the projector using mini-display port adapter, and fire up Keynote. Keynote opens with it's window on the projected display, showing off the hidden ...
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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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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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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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Auto-Playing Keynote presentation file

I've seen that on Microsoft PowerPoint, you can see the file as .ppt, which is a standard powerpoint file, and .pps, which will open straight into the presentation. Is there n equivalent of this in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'Show Package Contents' in new iWork (Yosemite) File Formats

After installing both Yosemite and the new iWork suite updates (Pages 5.5 and Keynote 6.5), I've noticed I can't 'Show Package Contents' in order to access/modify the media associated with these files....