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I have a strange problem with (apple) keynote. If I create a new shape, shuch as a rectangle, I cannot always fill it with a color. Some of my master slides does not allow me to fill shapes (but I can change the border color etc).

How can I fix this problem?

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Are the shapes set to no-fill or invisible (I don't have keynote in front of me for the exact name) rather than color-fill? –  Justin Love Feb 26 '10 at 15:57
    
Yes, the fill was indicated as a red slash in the toolbar. But the problem is that I could not change that from the toolbar. (I don't know if it is important but presentation was imported from powerpoint and I added some templates by pasting in a template from another keynote presentation. ) –  ragnarius Mar 4 '10 at 17:53
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I came across this exact problem too. Looks like a bug in Keynote.

Restarting the Keynote application fixed it for me.

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So I am not alone ;-) –  ragnarius Mar 18 '10 at 11:50
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First select the shape (rectangle), go to Graphic Inspector.

In the drop-down menu under Fill, change it to Colour Fill, then select the little rectangle beneath and select your colour.

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