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Apple Keynote is an application for creating presentations. Use this tag for all versions of this app, web based, iPad and iPhone as well as macOS.

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Copying slides from one Keynote presentation to another in iCloud

Can slides be moved from one presentation to another in Keynote in iCloud? I cannot simply download them both and do this via copy and paste locally because one presentation was created a couple of ...
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Keynote SVG export?

Now that you can import SVG (as of Keynote v13.1), how can I export the shapes created/modified in Keynote back out to SVG?
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Fit textbox to content in Keynote

When you create a new textbox in Keynote, it automatically resizes as you type. Once you manually change the width of the box, it will lock the width. How can you change the behavior back to ...
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Create Plugins for Keynote

I'm interested in creating a plug-in for a keynote that shows a live web page (basically, an IFRAME). Keynote used to have this capability but no longer does. Is there any way to add this ...
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How do I adjust default "before paragraph" setting in keynote?

When I add a new slide in keynote, the "before paragraph" setting is set to 46. How do I change this default? I can adjust this setting by selecting the text on the slide and changing "...
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How to move the connectors along with objects in Keynote?

I have two objects: a circle and a square. There is a connector line connecting these two objects. I want to move the square from one point to another using the action>move animation. However, I ...
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Keynote slide with sound (interview) and synchronised scrolling text? Sound is about 4 minutes

I have a transcription of an interview (text, one line per sentence and SRT), as well as the sound file itself. I want to present this content as both text and sound, with the text scrolling upwards ...
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To add a "green point" to an arrow

In Keynote, to add an arrow from, for example, one text box to another, we can use either a normal arrow or a connection line and then to make one of its heads to be an arrow (the second and third ...
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Keynote equation export to PDF shows different

I am writing an equation with an absolute value: d(c,x)=|c_1-x_1|+|c_2-x_2| In Keynote, it looks good: But when I export to PDF, the equation becomes (absolute notation is not rendered). I am using ...
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Change Font Color in Keynote

I am creating a keynote presentation and pasted some text into the presentation. It was white on black. I was able to turn off the black ground by changing the "Fill" option but I don't ...
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How to add one piece of text and/or graphic across all slides in a presentation in Keynote app?

Is there a way to add text (or graphic) to all slides in a presentation in Keynote? In a professional presentation, we often need to include a company logo and a copyright claim across all the slides ...
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The “Shimmer” effect in Keynote uses white sparkles. How can I change them to red sparkles?

I would like to modify one of the keynote standard animations to have the white sparkles be red. I'd like to have the white animation below to be red in color. My setup is currently Keynote 13.1 (...
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MBP 16" 2019 Ventura Permission Issue

I've been having a series of permissions related issues with my 2019 16" MBP running Ventura 13.5.1 I can't actually remember if the problem starts before or after upgrading to Ventura. Keynote ...
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How can I control a PowerPoint presentation on Mac using an Android device?

In the past I paid and used Remote Pro PowerPoint Keynote, but the software that we should install on mac is not supported anymore, so it basically doesn't work. I'm really struggling to find a ...
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Strange "Operation not permitted" when automating Keynote via AppleScript

I am on Ventura 13.5. I wrote a little AppleScript to convert directory tree containing Keynote .key files into Powerpoint. I am facing strange error: When I run my script (either from terminal via ...
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How to export highlighted text in Keynote?

Highlighted text in Keynote (using Insert > Highlight) is not visible when presenting, printing or exporting to other formats, such as PDF. How can this visual cue be preserved?
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Can missing fonts be added to a collaborated Keynote file viewed on iCloud.com?

Sometimes it is very helpful to collaborate a Keynote file with somebody who does not work on a Mac but on a Windows PC. However, when using non-standard fonts (e.g. Graphik) the layout of the ...
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How can I remap End/Home keys in Keynote?

I use an external keyboard, and I'm used to using End/Home to move to the end/start of the line, respectively. However, when typing text in Keynotes, pressing End/Home moves me to the last/first slide,...
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2023—Keynote 13.0—how to change background texture's color?

I'm trying to change the color of the background linen texture on Keynote Master Slides from olive green to the dusty blue seen here: I was able to change the background color on the plain slides, as ...
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Object on multiple slides but always on top

I am using KeyNote 12.1.1. I want an object to appear on all slides that use a particular slide layout. When I put the object in the slide layout, any objects on individual slides lie on top of that ...
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In presentation mode, Keynote renders vector graphics badly (imported as PDF)

I want to have my logo as vector graphic in Keynote. Although Keynote offers nice basic functionality to create vector graphics, it doesn't seem to import SVG or any other vector file format. I read ...
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Connecting Macbook Air (early 2015) to HDMI projector for Keynote [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect my Macbook Air (early 2015) to a projector via an HDMI cable (for a Keynote presentation). I seem to only have a thunderbolt 2 port. Is it possible to get an adapter to connect ...
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Why is Keynote using 10GB of disk space and how do I fix this?

I'm running out of disk space notice Keynote is using 10GB of disk space. Why is this and how do I reclaim the space? I use Keynote once a week for a small presentation that I edit each week. Thanks I’...
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audio in keynote stopped working

I have a presentation with a video that I've been using for some time, but now there is no sound with the video. The original video unembedded in keynote still has sound. I have checked all the ...
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How to run AppleScript from Keynote?

Within Keynote and using AppleScript, I’m trying to emulate a macro used in a Windows PowerPoint file by a colleague. The macro is executed by clicking on a customized button. So, I wonder if the same ...
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Is it possible to embed an image in Keynote with just the URL, so it loads every time?

I would like to have a way of making Keynote load a new version of an image dynamically the way a web page would, getting the latest version every time the Keynote deck is used, rather than copying ...
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Jump to the end of animations when going to previous slide

I use Keynote for my presentations, and I often have fairly complicated slides with many animations. This generally works well, and it makes for a nice presentation. However, at the end of the talk, I ...
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Is there a way to use color gradient for a line in Keynote?

I would like to have a line that has a gradient of colors in Keynote. Is that possible?
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Including movie in keynote presentation and then converting it to pdf

I have to make a presentation containing some videos using Keynote. After making the presentation when I export it to pdf, the image appears on the slide but not the video. I am new to keynote ...
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Time delayed text animation with macOS Keynote

I want to achieve a very common animation with macOS keynote as described bellow: A phrase consists of few words to appear on the screen word by word. The first word appears first, starting from a ...
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How to send an image to the back (layer) using Applescript in Keynote?

I'm inserting a new image into an existing Keynote document. When the image is inserted, it is on the front layer covering some other objects. I would like to send it to the back layer. Is there a ...
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Time spent in each slide during rehearsals in Keynote?

Is it possible to measure the time spent in each slide in Keynote, during a rehearsal? Something like this feature of PowerPoint: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/rehearse-and-time-the-...
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Keynote PDF export cutting off equations

When I export Keynote presentations to .pdf that have equations made using the built in TeX equation feature, the equations appear to be slightly cropped/cut off on the left hand side. This is ...
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Why has my Keynote presentation changed format to an index of unreadable .Iwa files?

I transferred a presentation from an up-to-date iMac to my Macbook Air and it's changed from the original keynote document to this:
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Flip shapes in Keynote presentations over 45degree axes

How can I flip a rhombus over one of its sides? I can make it by magic tool but is there another way to do it?
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How to change the background colour of the flip transition in Keynote?

When I try to use transition in Keynote, the slide default color keynote transit to or the slide in the background of transition is always black: Can I change this color?
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Keynote: Ken Burns Effect within a Masked Image on slide

I have a slide with 3 photos on it. Each is in a rectangle mask. I want to have an animation where all 3 images have a kind of Ken Burns effect - zooming and moving but staying the same size within ...
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Images in Keynote: how to edit rectangular mask into a parallelogram (or any other square surface)

I'd like to create a Keynote presentation that has a vintage / retro comic style. For this I want images not as boring exact rectangles (i.e. with four edges of exact 90 degrees), but in various "...
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What font does keynote (iWork) equation editor use?

I want to match regular text with the equations, but as far as I can tell, there's no way to figure out what font is being used for LaTeX and MathML style markdown. https://support.apple.com/en-us/...
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Is it possible to transition between Keynote slides after an object animation finishes?

I'm using Keynote 12.0 and I want to start a slide transition immediately after an object animation. Is it possible?
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How to display date + time in the keynote slides?

It works perfectly for TODAY() (DATE), but I also want to display current along with the date so I did this : I added this formula in the bottom of my master slides. I got this red exclaimation How ...
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Is there any program to draw on the screen during full screen presentations via Zoom? Device: MacBook Air

I am holding a presentation and want to write (with a Wacom graphic tablet) on the screen while presenting. My slides are created in Keynote, but I can use the exported .pdf document as well. So far I'...
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Completing equations in Keynote using keyboard only

I'm making a Keynote presentation with a lot of equations. To add an equation, I can press option-CMD-E, and then I can type the LaTeX code for the equation. However, to complete editing the equation ...
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Jump to first and last slides in Keynote

I am on Keynote 11.2 What are the combination of keys to jump to the first and last slides, outside presentation mode, that is, while editing my slides? Thanks
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What could be breaking Keynote Live?

Keynote Live seems like a very useful feature. I thought I would try it out using Keynote.app in advance of a presentation in January. No matter what I do, it always tells me to wait for the Keynote ...
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Keynote slide editing, Plus-sign on text box, how to AUTOMATICALLY Resize?, and does it have limits?

I already know that, when editing a text box, if a plus sign (+) appears in the bottom center, then it's warning you that there's more text that you're not seeing, that's fine. And yes, I know how to ...
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Install new LaTeX packages in Keynote, Pages [duplicate]

I was trying to make a presentation in Keynote since it had a direct LaTeX equation writer embedded. However, I soon realised that some of the commands (and therefore packages) were not supported. I'...
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How to get Keynote remote control working from tethered iPhone?

I’m failing to get Keynote on iPhone to work as the remote control for Keynote on iPad. It will work OK when they’re both on the same wireless network, but in the school I was trying to present in ...
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Keynote quits unexpectedly when exporting

For the past week or so Keynote has been quitting when I select File > Export To > any option. It started when I was exporting to the PDF and I was able to use a different export option. It now ...
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Keynote master slide

I have keynote 11 on iPad 6th. Somehow I cannot find ways to edit or create master slide. I cannot get the option when I press show view button or paint button.Anyone knows how to solve this?
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