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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 export to movie..Quicktime not an option [closed]

For some reason, only Movie is listed as Export on Keynote and if I choose it, then I cannot open the movie because it says parallels couldn't be found. How do I get Quicktime as an option? Thank ...
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How to open a presentation document in Keynote on iOS?

In Keynote app on my iPad, I see a list of seven of my presentations “On My iPad”. Next to these is a list of “Locations” including iCloud Drive, On My iPad, and Recently Deleted. When I single-tap ...
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Keynote: can I tie a textbox to contents of text file?

I have a keynote presentation where I wish to display the contents of a text file in a series of text boxes one per page of the keynote presentation. The stupid way to do it is to use split to divvy ...
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Opacity of “previous paragraphs” in macOS Keynote's “Highlighted paragraph” animation

In the latest version of Keynote on macOS, you can animate text by "Highlighted paragraph" which de-emphasized previous paragraphs. My presentation has the "Modern Type" theme, so the animation turns ...
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Keynote Automation using Applescript/Java

I'm looking to create an AppleScript to automate my Keynote workflow. Basically, I want to replace a marker in the Presenter Notes with text from a table (Numbers, Excel, or other). I found this ...
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Create Wi-Fi access point in macOS without Internet connection

I want to use Keynote.app on my iPhone to operate a Keynote presentation on my MacBook Pro. In order to do that, both iPhone and Mac needs to be on the same Wi-Fi network. But sometimes, there is no ...
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Keynote: change the font of an equation

I'm using the built-in equation tool in Keynote. Is there a way to change the font used by default in Keynote? Also, I see that when I try to use text in the equation via \text{} the font is in bold ...
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Quick way to preview all pages in a PDF file

Is there a quick way or software for MacOS that makes it easy to quickly preview all (or many) pages in a single PDF file. Optimally, it would preview a PDF with multiple pages, similar to how Quick ...
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Is there a way to identify color type using Keynote for iOS

I am wondering if you could find the exact color (using RGB, hex, CMYK, HSL, HSV, whatever!) of an object (like a rectangle) using Keynote for iOS. I couldn’t find a way to do this on iOS, plus I don’...
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Is it possible to show subtitles in an embedded movie in Keynote?

I have an embedded movie in a Keynote presentation that I’ll be giving to a set of people who don’t have english as a first language. I looked for the option to turn on subtitles but with no luck. Is ...
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Keynote - View slide as at end of all animations

I am working on my first Keynote presentation, and my first slide has a series of complex animations which results in a slide which is very different from how it started. I wish to maintain the end ...
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Embedded youtube video in Keynote

Powerpoint allows to stream a video directly as part of a presentation: In PowerPoint, you can insert or link to an online video, and then play it during your presentation. The video plays ...
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Is there a way to animate the replacement of one object by another in Keynote?

In Keynote, I would like to show some text and then have it replaced by an image. It would be awesome if I could do that by using the cube effect, having the text and image on different faces of the ...
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iWorks Keynote: Is there a way to draw a connection line from a shape back to itself?

Is there a way to draw a connection line from a shape back to itself?
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Sorry, PowerPoint can't read <file name.>.pptx error when trying to open a powerpoint autorecovery file

I was working on a powerpoint today, and then my document wouldn't let me save, and I ended up overwriting the file with a blank presentation. I don't remember the details of how that happened, but ...
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Keynote: How to reference a page relative to the current one?

I want to embed tables (from number) in a keynote document. In such a table, I want to reference cells of different tables from different slides. I know that I can address such a table by an absolute ...
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creating Keynote theme: how to add optional text

Default themes (or their master slides anyway) for Keynote have text elements where (except for a few exceptions where I think they must've messed up) if you enter text it will have its place and ...
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Keynote 8: change dropdown colors [duplicate]

I want to change the colors that appear in the dropdown here: If I open the Colors window and select another color, nothing changes. The steps outlined for older versions of Keynote don't work. ...
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keynote equations in latex : change to a sans-serif font

I just realized that Keynote seem to now allow to type directly some latex (Insert > Equation). I'd like to change the default font to a sans serif font (easier reading on a beamer). More generally ...
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random “broken” alias from Keynote presentation

So for over a few months now ive been having issue with the Keynote application creating these 'broken alias' files on my MacBook Air randomly from time to time(10.13.5 High Sierra; APFS Volume). Ive ...
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I want to have magic move animate cropping and image/changing its mask

This would essentially enable me to do things like: simulate scrolling a web page prezi style panning (without it having to be for the whole friggin presentation) It does not seem possible to ...
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What is a “.spin” log? [duplicate]

MacOS 10.13.4 Keynote version: 8.0.1(5579) Ive recently noticed that from one of my keynote presentations[roughly over 475MB] it creates a ".spin" log whenever i close the presentations without ...
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What are “stackshots” for mac?

Ive recently noticed that from one of my keynote presentations it creates a ".spin" log whenever i close the presentations without saving or view previous versions of the presentation with the 'Revert ...
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Keynote: is there an automated way to batch replace images in presentations?

I've created a template with several placeholders for images. I'd like to do the following: Create a duplicate of the template Replace images in the template (from a csv or text file) Export the ...
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Keynote: trying to add hyperlink, but no field to add the URL

I'm trying to add a hyperlink to an image in a slide. I ctrl-clicked the image, chose "add link", then "webpage", but no dialog or field popped up to add the URL. How do I get the URL field to show up?...
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How can I prevent Keynote from storing files in iCloud?

I am running Sierra, but I am sure the problem is as bad, or worse, in High Sierra. I don't want to store files in iCloud, unless I decide to. But now, when I go to save a new file in Keynote, I don'...
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Numbers 3 or 4: how to copy a chart completely?

I have Numbers 4.3, 3.6 and 2.3 installed on different computers. I want to copy charts from Numbers to Keynote but when I do that in 4.3 or 3.6 the title, legend etc are omitted (and yes, I have ...
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Captioning an image in Keynote

Guides online refer to a text box beneath the image, but I don't see one in Keynote 8. I've filled in the Description, but I can't find any way to make that visible, either. Must I create a text box? ...
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Blank rows/ spaces when copying and pasting from Excel to Keynote Chart

When I copy from Excel for Mac (version 16.11), and paste into Keynote (version 7.3.1), the formatting jumps every time. This means I have to paste individual cells one by one instead of the whole ...
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Move Keynote presentation from Mac to iPad/iPhone

I am building presentations in the current version of Keynote on macOS Sierra. How do I move them to my iPad or iPhone for review and playback? I do not want to co-author simultaneously. The iOS 11 ...
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Keynote over HDMI - intermittent unreliability playing video/audio

I have a MacBook Pro Touchbar running the next-to-latest version of OSX and Keynote (I've not updated for two weeks, I know there's one waiting). One of my many jobs is to be a public speaker: ...
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How to change axis labels in Keynote chart using Applescript?

After hours of searching, I can't find the answer to this. I am trying to change the axis values of a chart in Keynote using AppleScript (I assume using System Events, since the dictionary does not ...
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Information on Box

updates for Numbers, Pages, and Keynote say that you can do collaborative work using Box. What do we know about this "Box"? Searching such a short word on Apple's site seems hopeless.
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Remove Keynote keyboard shortcut

Is it possible to remove or change a keyboard shortcut in Keynote? I found this question/answer about creating a new one, but it doesn't address removing a standard one. Specifically, I find it really ...
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Auto-updating charts with Numbers and Keynote

I would like to have a chart in Keynote that updates automatically when I change the source data in Numbers. I have found one article from 2010 that explains how to do this — it basically says to ...
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How do I get keynote 5 pen tool functionality in keynote 7?

I have been using keynote 5 for many years now in particular - the pen tool has come in extremely handy for drawing around images in order to mask them out. You can see in the animated gif below that ...
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Stretching Keynote over multiple monitors

I have looked and looked and whilst I can find many suggestions for my issue I cannot find a solution, not one that seems to work (in software). I have two projectors (or monitors) connected to my ...
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Keynote : export slides to pdf with notes

I would like to export my Keynote slides to pdf with the presenter notes. The layout of the resulting pdf is not good : the slides are scaled down on each page, and the text of the presenter note is ...
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Change the default color of links in Keynote 8.3 macOS Template

I have a keynote template and the links come up in a teal blue color. However, the default on some templates is black, so I know that this can be changed. How do I change it?
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Keynote: table cell align right with padding

I am using Keynote 7.x on Mac OS High Sierra. I created a table of numbers, and for a particular column, I want to align right with some padding on the right. As shown in the figure below, I applied "...
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Automatically Converting PDF Beamer Slides into Keynote Slides

I am looking for a tool to automatically convert a set of Beamer slides (in PDF format) into current versions of Keynote. I have hundreds of slides, so need something automated. To be clear, each ...
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Keynote record slideshow with external mic

I've looked for hours on how to record a slideshow with an external USB microphone but I didn't find anything. Is it possible to change the audio input in Keynote to an external mic?
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Creating a new file from a rectangular region of a PDF file

I want to create a new PDF file from a rectangular region of an existing PDF file, old_file.pdf. Currently, I use the following rather laborious process: Open the old_file.pdf in Preview. Chose the ...
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How to select all text items on a slide using applescript?

I want to select only the text items on a slide using apple script. tell application "Keynote" activate tell front document tell slide 1 select (every text item) ...
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Keynote Error Dialogue When Opening .pptx

I opened keynote 7.3.1 on my Mac (10.12.6) and navigated to the Desktop to open a .pptx document. This resulted in an error dialogue stating that it could not recognize that file format (.pptx). What ...
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What is the shortcut to hide the navigator view in Apple Keynote?

I want to show only the slide, without the left-side slide thumbnails in the Navigator View. How can this view be made hidden? I am on Keynote version 7.3.1 (5249) Thanks
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Insert references from Endnote into a Keynote presentation

In PowerPoint for Windows it is possible to insert references directly from Endnote into PowerPoint. As far as I can tell, this feature is not supported on the macOS version of PowerPoint. Anyhow, I ...
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Where is the iWork shape library stored?

I created a Custom Shape Library via iWork and would like to share it within my company. Where is this library located so I can copy/paste it to all other users? I already found where custom ...
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What program can convert .mp4 files created in Keynote to .swf files?

I have created a number of MPEG-4 (.mp4) files from Keynote on my Mac. I now need to use these on a website, but have been told by the website owners that they require the files in ShockWave Flash (....
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Mac Keynote: How do I add another bend point to a curved connector line (arc)?

I am using Keynote 7.2 in Mac OS Sierra. I want to add a curved connection line (aka arc or curve) to my presentation but with multiple bend points. How do I do that? Specifically, I am choosing "...