Questions tagged [keynote]

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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Apple Keynote: Embedded video immediately stops after it's been started

I am creating a keynote with multiple embedded videos within different slides. Some of them are played correctly but four out of seven stop immediately after they started. All videos are played ...
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How to link to a slide and skip all its animations?

In Keynote, I have 10 slides. On slide 3, I have a bunch of animations (i.e. I have to click 4 times until all the animations are done). On slide 5, I have a button where clicking it will link back to ...
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Make “Advance slide” go to an arbitrary slide?

I have a Keynote with 10 slides. How can I make it so that when the user advances on from slide 5, it goes back to slide 3? Essentially the order of clicking through slides should be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 3, ...
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How to blur an image halfway/not fully in keynote?

I'm making a keynote presentation (animation, really) where there's an image on the slide. Next, after a few seconds, some text moves in on top of the image, and what I want is for that image to ...
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Keynote, Pages and Numbers all quit unexpectedly

Today Keynote, Pages and Numbers all quit unexpectedly right after being launched. I only have time to see the "Select a document / New document" window for a second before the apps crash, ...
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Keynote doesn't download

I deleted Keynote because it didn't update. Then I tried to download Keynote again, but it doesn't. The screen still shows 'update' sign which I saw before Keynote was deleted. How can I download ...
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Freeze slide while drawing on a Keynote slide in iPad

I use the iPad as the controller for presenting Keynotes (streaming from MacBook). When I use the pencil to draw on a slide, many times I put my hand on the iPad screen, which is interpreted as "...
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Delete picture prompt in Keynote

I am creating Keynote masters and every time I insert a picture it puts an icon on it, helpfully to allow you to insert a photo from your file. It doesn't show up in the final keynote but it is a pain ...
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Complex Appear In Keynote Presentation

In my presentation, I have a slide with six lines. I'm trying to set it up so lines 1 and 6 will appear, then 2 and 5, and finally 3 and 4. I know I could throw a box over them and have the boxes ...
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Fn key shortcuts not working for paragraph styles

I was thrilled to discover I could create keyboard shortcuts for paragraph styles (see below, where I created one for F1). However, it won't work (hitting F1 doesn't fix the paragraph style). I've ...
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Full screen mode but just within window

Is it possible to use Full Screen mode, but keep it limited to the size of the window? As an example, if I am on a Zoom call, I might want to share a PowerPoint in Full Screen/Presenter mode, but ...
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Presenter notes in Keynote Window Mode using Apple Script

Unfortunately, Keynote does not allow (as far as I know) to have presenter notes displayed when used in window mode. I'm trying to work around this by using Apple Script. More precisely, I generate a ...
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Why can I not install Keynote on my MacbookPro?

Why there is no support for KeyNote in this model of the MacBook Pro? Any Help please? Editor's note MBP 2011 Last supported macOS 10.13.x
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Hand-writing annotations on Keynote or PDF slides

For teaching purposes I would like to be able to handwrite on slides as I give a presentation, ideally with a Wacom graphics tablet which I already own commented to my Mac running Big Sur 11.4. ...
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Completely resetting keynote

I've recently upgraded all the way from El Capitan to Catalina. I'm enjoying the new features of Keynote, but I've found it sometimes gets into a state where it won't start up without crashing. My ...
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Keynote shape (collection)

I am wondering if keynote has a shape like below: If not, can somebody recommend a good equivalent to use.
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Keynote does not save a presentation

I face a serious problem that keeps me from working. I had been making a presentation in Keynote on iPad (8th-gen) for about 4 hours and everything was ok. Suddenly, Keynote stopped saving my ...
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How to appear a row and a column of a table simultaneously in Keynote?

I have a 3-by-4 table which I'd like to eventually appear (by On Click start ) in the following order: appear column 1 and row 1 simultaneously appear in order cells [2,2], [2,3], [2,4], [3,2], [3,3],...
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How to download and install updates to these Apple apps in this macOS without an Apple ID? Can I download the installer? If so, from where exactly?

I need to update Numbers, Pages and Keynote on macOS 10.15.7 but I do not have an Apple ID. Is it possible to update macOS without Apple ID? has an answer which is insufficient for me and is closed so ...
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Play audio in Keynote only when audio file is clicked

I want to convert a Keynote slideshow to HTML and include "learn more" buttons on some slides that will start an audio file. I want the audio to play only if the button is pressed. I can get ...
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Applescript and keynote : change image z-order (send to back)

I want to generate a keynote presentation from a set of images. A few applescripts are around for that and work great - but: I cannot find a way to use AppleScript to arrange the z-order of shapes, i....
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Keynote 10.2 - Export to HTML - Unable to move slides on mobile devices (Android or iOS)

I have just exported a Keynote presentation to HTML and hosted it on our website. When the website is viewed on an iPhone (Safari) or Android phone (Chrome) the first slide is presented but there ...
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How can I use option (⌥) + mouse wheel to zoom the content in Keynote/Pages/Preview?

So, this is my struggle - lately, I've been using Apps such as Keynote / Pages / Preview. From MS Word, other .pdf browser, I am used to the combination of ⌥ + mouse wheel (option + mouse wheel) to ...
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Keynote uses my 3 monitors, how can I get one back?

I am using Keynote (10.2, latest for now) for presentations. I love to have one monitor for displaying the content, one for displaying the notes, and have one free for chats, monitoring Q&A when ...
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Keynote Mac, delete cropped image to reduce file size without losing image resolution quality

I have lots of high-resolution images inserted into the Keynote which makes the file very large. Image masking in Keynote is very convenient for me. But I only want a small corner of the images shown ...
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How do I make a Keynote bullet list build by bullet / bullet group, not by “object / word / character”

Something stupid must have happened in a recent Keynote upgrade. A bunch of my slides now won't build by bullet. They look bulletted, but they offer the options of building by "word / object / ...
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Keynote Master Slide Text Box Placeholder Relative Position

I have a Keynote Master Slide set, where I have two text box placeholders with two different text styles, see picture, "Name" and "Date" (a date span). The Name textbox could have ...
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Keynote files stopped opening and cannot be renamed

I have Keynote files that were working well. If I right-click and select "Open with Keynote", they are normal, everything OK. But if I double click on them, they don't open even though ...
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How do I launch Play-in-window from AppleScript

I'd like automatically launch Keynote's "Play->Play slideshow in window" feature. There's no predefined shortcut. Can that be done from AppleScript? How? Thanks.
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Is there any way to use a non-apple remote control with a Macbook Pro?

I own a Mid 2012 15" MacBookPro, non-retina model. It's from the era they still packed an IR receiver but not the remote. Is there any way I can hook up a third-party remote control to control ...
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How to enter Unicode (or other) symbols in LaTeX within Keynote (iWork)

In Keynote and other iWork apps, it is possible to enter formulas (and text) in LaTeX. This is an immensely valuable feature. But... How can I enter an astronomical (or other) symbol, via Unicode or ...
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How can I stop macOS from converting three dots “…” to a single threedot character “…”? [duplicate]

note: the first set of three dots in the title is definitely three separate dots, and the second is one character when I select it during editing. However viewing the posted in Safari both select as a ...
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Embed live camera in Keynote presentation

In these times where we give plenty of presentations from home over video conference, by sharing our screens, I am looking for a way to embed a view of my live FaceTime camera in my Keynote ...
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Using Mouse scroll plus Control for iWork suite?

I would like to use zoom function in Pages / Keynote using Mouse scroll + Control while I work most of the time using an external monitor without trackpad. Such feature works in .pdf viewer or ...
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What language is used in equations in Pages and Keynote? e.g. \texttt{}, \mathtt{}, \tt{} and \text{}

This answer to How to include equations in-line with text within the cell of a table in Keynote? is quite helpful. I noticed that \text{} is interpreted as boldface, and I had to find something else ...
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How to include equations in-line with text within the cell of a table in Keynote?

Answers to Add equations that flows with the text in the keynote explain that in Keynote we can insert an in-line equation when typing text. I use option-command-E or the same from pull-down Insert ...
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How can I downgrade from keynote 10.1 to 10.0?

Well, I updated to Keynote 10.1 and it hangs when starting the slideshow of the presentation. All of them went well on v10.0, but they don´t in v10.1. Any advice or suggestion. (Running in macOS 10.15....
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Where does Keynote store the recorded slideshow?

I have a similar problem to this person on the Apple discussion board I spent almost 60 hours building, narrating and editing a Keynote presentation only to find that when I export the file to ...
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How to get 1:1 scale in Keynote, Pages or Numbers?

I was an early user of Mac last century; I remember Jobs telling about how the Plus had the only screen with square pixels and how important it was for developers a consistent info on pixel size so ...
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Show Keynote presenter view but share only slides via Zoom?

Back when I was in the office, I'd connect my MacBook Pro to a conference room's large display via HDMI cable and, using Keynote, show only the slides on the large display, but the presenter view (...
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Can I install El Capitan on a new 2019 MacBook Pro 16"? [duplicate]

I have some legacy 32-bit software that I'd really like to keep running on my brand new MBP (odds and ends, but mainly Keynote 5.3 — i.e., from the iWork 2009 suite). On my (2015) iMac, I have two ...
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Is there a hack for “Save As…” command?

The only thing I like about Microsoft's implementation of the Common User Architecture is the Save As... feature, which makes it easy to use cloud storage, local backups, etc. I know, I know, you can ...
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Can keynote pause on the first slide, wait for a trigger, then loop to conclusion?

I'm using keynote 8.2 and have the show working just fine showing 218 slides automatically. But I do not want it to auto start. I want the the first slide displayed until triggered, and then I want it ...
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Can I get older (recent) versions of Keynote?

I have just updated Keynote to 10.0, and have noticed some loss of features. In particular, it seems the "typewriter" animation has been replaced with "keyboard". I recall having the option with ...
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animating text in keynote not in order

I'm trying to animate some code snippet like this: class Person { // 1 func sayName() -> String { // 2 some text here // 3 } // 2 } // 1 Is it possible to animate text like this where ...
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Add equations that flows with the text in the keynote

I'd like to make some slides with equations using Keynote. The standard way is to leave some blanks for the formula among the text, and cover the blanks with the LatexIT formulas. Since the formula ...
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Keynote keyboard shortcut to navigate between objects on a slide

If I am typing in the Title box and I want to keep my hands on the keyboard, is there a shortcut for me to navigate to the next text box or bulleted list (or whatever) on the screen without having to ...
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How do I turn on / off 'text to fit' in Keynote 9.2

Driving me crazy - Text to fit doesn't show on the presentation I am creating, but does show when I open a apples template slides (under - Inspector - Format - Text - Layout - Under text inset tick ...
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Mac OS Software for Creating Video Presentations

I have a MacBook Pro, and I'm looking for some software which can enable me to create video presentations. This would be similar to a set of slides containing text, images and videos (e.g. made in ...
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In Keynote is there a way to lock a presentation in slideshow mode?

In Keynote is there a way to lock a presentation in slideshow mode? I work at a children's museum and want the kids to interact with the iPad and be able to switch between slides, but not be able to ...

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