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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keynote first slide and looping automatically

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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How to find all links in a Keynote presentation

I have a Keynote presentation with a couple of hundred slides and links scattered around them. How can I quickly find all the links, without scanning the slides one-by-one? I've tried searching for ...
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How to start slide numbering from second slide in Keynote?

I want that Keynote numbers the second slide as: 1 Because the first slide is my cover page.
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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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Hiding/Unhiding a slide in Keynote for iPadOS

How can one hide/unhide slide(s) in Keynote for iPadOS? I find my self very often having to edit keynote presentations (stored in iCloud) while I have no access to my MacBook and I can say that ...
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Using AppleScript to change text color in Keynote

I am tired of clicking through the color wheel to get custom colors and I would like to use AppleScript to automate with BTT a simple button to change the selected text color to a set of company ...
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Force Keynote in presentation mode and quit after last slide

I need to open Keynote files programmatically via Node.js. using open -a Keynote -W "path/to/file.key" everything works well. But there are two tasks I cannot solve: the presentation needs to ...
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How do you create a mask with spaces between them in Keynote?

I've seen a Keynote presentation that utilises a mask that is actually three separated rectangles with different heights. These rectangles create a mask for a single image. After searching for quite ...
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Position all slides titles at the same exact coordinate - Keynote

So I have about 70 slides in my keynote presentation. I've been looking everywhere trying to position all my titles of all 70 pages to start at the exact x,y coordinates position. I couldn't find ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut or menu option to edit a selected text box in Keynote?

I can edit the contents of a text box by double-clicking it. Are there any key commands to do this? Here's why - I have a text box A behind a shape B. I can select the text box easily using the ...
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Dim most of the slide except for part on which we want to focus

Is there a way in Keynote to focus on one part of a slide, like a spotlight (circular or rectangular), with most of the slide dimmed and/or blurred?
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Animating table cell color changes in Keynote

Is it possible to animate a table cell color changes in Keynote? If this is not possible, then are any cell-level animations available? I did see a similar question from 2013 here, but I am hoping ...
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Add/replace image in Keynote 9.1 (6369) from outside Photos or Movies

I am working in Keynote 9.1 (6369). Apple support shows one can drag-and-drop in an image. But is there really no more direct way to, having clicked on the photo icon in the bottom-right corner of ...
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Old version (macOS Sierra) for Pages, Keynote and Numbers, iWork

I uninstalled my iWork tools - Keynote, Numbers and Pages - from my MacBook Air. Unfortunately, I don't want to upgrade my MBA to Mojave/Catalina in order to install. I looking for the working iWork ...
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How to show presentations on a standalone billboard using Apple TV?

I have a standalone billboard (not connect to any network) onto which I want to show some Keynote presentations from an AppleTV (2k model). How can I set up everything and store everything within the ...
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iPods crashing - Keynote freezing & glitching

The company I work for has started replacing approx 150+ old 4th gen iPods with brand new 6th Gen iPod touches. All we use is Keynote + a HDMI adaptor (sometimes Apple TV) but every one of them ...
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In Keynote, how to change no-fill color from black to something else?

Using MacOS Keynote, I'm exporting animated graphics with transparent backgrounds. For example, the graphic may be black and white such as this: But to make the background of the slide transparent,...
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How do I add a custom-built theme to Keynote for iCloud?

I'm just after finishing the creation of a custom theme for my wife's new company. We created it with Keynote, and then backed up the .kth extension file and sent it from her computer to mine. She's ...
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Adding date of creation to each keynote slide automatically

Desired behavior: If I create a slide today, it should come with today's date on it (may be a footer or something). Is there any way to achieve this behavior?
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Table in Keynote with booktabs style

When creating tables in Keynote, is there a way to create them with the booktabs style of typesetting? For those not familiar with booktabs, an example table looks like this: ------------------------...
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How can I navigate directly to the endstate of the previous slide?

If I want to show a previous slide during a slide show, entering the slide number will show the 'first' state (before any animated Build In, Action and Build Out). I found out that most of the times I'...
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Is there a way to import Illustrator vectors as shapes in Keynote

As the title states: Is there a way to import Adobe Illustrator vectors into the shape library in Keynote? I'd like to import shapes and be able to change its color and resize it within keynote.
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How can I save Keynote presentations as an auto-playing slideshow?

In MS PowerPoint users can save their presentations as a PowerPoint Show instead of a PowerPoint Presentation. Besides changing the file extension from .pptx to .ppsx, this option means that upon ...
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Where is the keynote shape library stored?

I have a set of 'custom shapes' pre built in Keynote, which I'd like to share within my company. Where is the library located, so I can copy/paste for all other users?
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Advancing to Next Slide when current slide has multiple videos

I'm new to Keynote, and I'm happy to have created a slide with multiple embedded videos that auto-play thanks to the animate functionality. While the videos look great on the first pass, if I want to ...
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Shortcuts in Keynote

I've recently moved from Powerpoint to Keynote. While I am overall satisfied with the transition, I feel that there is too much clicking to do simple things. For instance: If I want to align objects ...
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Copy and paste issue from Excel to Keynote table

I'm having a big issue when copying from multiple Excel cells/rows and then pasting into a Keynote/Numbers table. When I select multiple cells in Excel with named content such as 'David goes to the ...
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How to set transparent color in figure in Keynote?

In Office 2019 Powerpoint, you can click a figure and define a specific color as transparent. You'd go to Picture Format > Color > Set Transparent Color. How do I do this in Keynote? Below is a ...
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Adding a gif image to Keynote for macOS

I am trying to add an image from Giphy to a presentation in Keynote. It seems to indicate I can drag and drop, but this isn't working. If I add an image pane all I get is a text address not the ...
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Horizontal flip animation in Keynote

I want to perform a horizontal flip animation between two images in Keynote. How I can do this? The flipping should swipe images
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Finding all places where a paragraph style is used?

When attempting to delete a paragraph style in Keynote, one can get the dialog that reads: The style you want to delete is used in the document. Choose a style to replace it: How can one go about ...
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Trim MP4 video downloaded from YouTube in Keynote

I have downloaded a YouTube videoclip (using Firefox), it's a MP4 file. I have inserted it in a Keynote slide. Can I trim this MP4 file in Keynote? I can do that with my music from iTunes library. I ...
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Lock every object across entire keynote deck using applescript?

I'm trying to use an applescript to lock every object across every slide of a keynote deck, with only partial success. I've provided the code I'm using below. So far it works, but it seems to skip any ...
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Keynote, hiding objects during printing

My Keynote templates have a master slide that helps me lay out the pages. I add a number of lines, dotted and light, that help me when I lay out a complicated page. They are regular lines which I ...
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Keyboard for IPA, open back rounded vowel “ɒ”

I need to write/modify a keynote using many characters from the international phonetic alphabet (IPA). Currently, I am doing this on an iPad within Keynote. I started by copying and pasting the ...
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How to make a table editable in a keynote template?

When adding Images, Text & Shape to a Master slide you have the option of Define as Media Placeholder. No such option (appears to) exists if you add a Table to a master slide. This means that ...
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Keynote equation: is it possible to predefine LaTeX macros?

Is it possible to add to the LaTeX preamble for the Keynote equation tool? For example, the default setting is that \vec{x} generates an arrow over the letter x, but I would like this to produce a ...
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Change the link underline color in Keynote

How do I change the color in keynote of the link that underlines text? I have a presentation template where the links are underlined in teal. This is annoying. I want them underlined in black. I can ...
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Rotate the Quote Bubble shape in Keynote for macOS

The Keynote app for macOS offers a couple of its basic shapes for thought-bubbles (speech-balloon), one is oval, the other rectangular. Notice that both point to the left. ➥ How to make them point ...
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App Store: “To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page”

I'm trying to update Keynote in the Mac App Store and I get this message: Unable to update “Keynote” To update this app, you need to accept it on the Account page in the App Store. I get the ...
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How to zoom in on picture in Apple Keynote

I've been trying to figure out how to slowly zoom in or ease in on a picture in keynote. I would like the effect to be something like this -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6af4AQG-r4E (go to 0:55 ...
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Equations in Keynote in a browser

I am trying to see if I can add equations in Keynote in iCloud via browser (I don't have a Mac/Iphone). I searched but couldn't find a way other than copy-pasting an image from somewhere. (I'm using ...
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Keynote version 8.3 how to alter image opacity.. only shows gallery/arrange and not style tab?

Please can you help? I want to fade out an image on a keynote presentation but in the version I have (which is 8.3) there isn't the style tab. How can I change the opacity of the image? Is there a ...
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Apple Keynote Presentation: move through slides with mouse scroll wheel?

When I give a presentation I've created in Google Slides, I can move through slides via my wireless mouse's notched scroll wheel. I really like the granularity this provides—stepping forward or back ...

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