Questions tagged [iwork-keynote]

Keynote is a presentation software included in the iWork productivity suite by Apple.

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How/ Can I have a countdown timer/ stopwatch in a PDF?

I'm a teacher who writes presentations using Apple Keynote, exports to PDF, and just presents them in 'full screen mode' on the school's Windows PCs. Often, I set tasks for the students with time ...
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Location of Recorded Audio of Keynote Presentation on OSX

So, as you may or may not know, you can record yourself as you give a Keynote presentation and play it back later. You can export the presentation to a movie and then you get the audio on top of ...
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Make bullets appear one-by-one in Keynote 9

Keynote 9 for macOS offers new animation features, according to this page. Might these features, or any other feature, provide for a way to make individual bullets in a list appear one-by-one upon a ...
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Blank screen on Keynote presentation play?

On a RMBP running Yosemite, Keynote updated to the latest version on the App Store. On opening a keynote presentation created and run successfully months ago, when I play it, I get only a blank ...
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Align object to guide in Keynote

I have two guide lines in Keynote. I would like to place an object between those two guide lines. What is the best way to achieve precision in that action?
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Inserting Keynote slides into a Pages document

I have a number of training documents which are formed from a word processor file and a slideshow. I'd like to be able to keep them together, ideally by inserting the slides from Keynote into Pages. ...
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“Edit Master Slides” in Keynote - disabled

Anyone come across "Edit Master Slides" being disabled ? Keynote version 7.0.5 Screenie below. Many thanks.
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How can I convert a Keynote file to another file type using Windows or Linux?

I want to take a Keynote file and turn it into a .ppt, pdf, or multiple .jpgs. How can I do this on a Windows or Linux machine I'm aware of free online converters that you can use, but I'm looking ...
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How to open Mac Keynote presentations on Ubuntu?

How to open Mac Keynote presentations on Ubuntu? Can it be imported to Impress?
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How do I open an apple keynote file in windows?

I only have the .key presentation file and cannot ask the author to export it to ppt nor do I have an Apple computer available.
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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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how can I have more than one y axis in keynote chart?

I want to be able to plot two lines in a chart in keynote presentation. The two lines have different scaling. The x axis is the same, but the y axis of each line is different. Is it possible to plot ...
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Quicktime Keynote Presentation slides do not playback correctly

I'm recording a Keynote presentation using Quicktime. The slides are simple photos with text, and no transitions are being used. I'm making the recording from within Keynote using Play>Record ...
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Remove media previously included in presentation

In Keynote (8.1), how to really remove media that was previously included in a presentation? By default, files (images, videos, etc) are embedded in the Keynote presentation. But even after removing ...
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How can I use Keynote to present a PDF file?

I want to use Apple Keynote on Mac OS X to present a PDF document (which was made using Adobe InDesign). Especially the next-page-view is handy. As Keynote can only import single PDF pages, how can I ...
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How to insert Apple's Color Emoji in Keynote?

How can I insert Emoji into my Keynote presentation? From Keynote's menu under Edit » Special Characters, I can see the Emoji characters and drag and drop them to Keynote. But in Keynote (5.3) they ...
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How can I edit a presentation while in presentation mode?

I'm looking for a way to present to a live audience and incorporate their input into my presentation. With a "static" presentation, you have to keep taking down, editing, and then re-presenting the ...
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Can Mac KeyNote presentations exported for Windows be shown in good quality and be edited?

A friend asked me this: ...I stopped using KeyNote for one simple reason – contrary to the Mac marketing blurb, the final presentations do NOT work fine on Windows PCs – they look ...
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How to export a slide from Keynote with transparent background?

I'm using an Apple Keynote to do a bit of graphics and I'd like to export that to a PNG file with a transparent background. Any idea on how to do this? I was thinking of exporting do .pdf (which is a ...
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How can I get SVN to recognize Mac Bundles as ASCII instead of Binary Streams?

I have a keynote file in which I am regularly editing the text, moving slides around, etc. There are a max of a few kilobytes of data changed in the internal .key XML file. However, SVN recognizes ...
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Where have the corner handles gone in keynote?

If I add a text box in keynote then I can only resize it horizontally. If I create a new slide and apply a master style with bullet points or text then I get a box with corner and vertical handles as ...
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PowerPoint file --> 'missing font' error when opened in Keynote

Here is our situation. We have a nice PowerPoint Office 2007 presentation file (.pps) which opens on all devices -- Windows, Mac, desktops, tablets, iPhones. Only when opened in Keynote on a Mac the ...
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How to convert a keynote to something that I can run on Windows, with the least loss of quality?

I am going to do a presentation on a Windows computer. However, I don't have Powerpoint installed on my Mac. My Windows PC doesn't have PowerPoint either :( It only has the OpenOffice.org thingy. ...
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Using PowerPoint or Keynote can I switch between presentations seamlessly?

I want to have a presentation loop 6 slides as people walk into the meeting but then I want to switch seamlessly to the main presentation without showing the desktop. Is this possible with either ...
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Keynote presentation in conjunction with other app?

The short version: I'd like to tell Apple Keynote to switch to a specific app (never leaving full-screen mode) before a certain slide appears, then display that slide as soon as I switch back. Some ...
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Keynote presentation

Hello I want to make a quiz in which a picture should appear in pieces on each click. I want to make it in the Keynote on OS X. I can't figure out how to animate it in Keynote. Can anyone suggest ...
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Log base 2 in keynote

I want a logarithmic scale on my scatter chart's x axis. When I use log scale in keynote, it uses log base 10, with no option for changing the base. Does keynote support log base 2? If not, is there ...
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iWork Keynote: Automate video export with custom settings for multiple files

I have a couple of Apple iWork Keynote presentations and exporting it to Quicktime with my customized settings from within Keynote is straightforward. But here's my problem: How do I manage to ...
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How to replicate Lynda.com transitions in my own presentations (Keynote preferred, Powerpoint possible)

I recently noticed that lynda.com uses in their training videos a very interesting transition that I would like to replicate in my own presentations. They are somewhat similar to the computer screen ...
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Drag and drop from Picasa to Keynote?

Does anyone know how to drag and drop photos from Picasa for Mac into a Keynote slide? I know you can do this from iPhoto, but in general I like Picasa much better.
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Keynote problem, cannot fill shapes on some slides

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 ...
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Make PowerPoint audio soundtrack work like Keynote

In Keynote the audio soundtrack for a whole slideshow can be set to loop, and if the slideshow itself loops, it continues along fine as I would like it to. The audio is just music and doesn't have to ...
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how to find a good wireless PowerPoint controller device?

I'm looking for a wireless gadget to advance PowerPoint slides, and would also work with Keynote or whatever on a Mac. Sub-questions: (a) What are these things called, so I can search for them. (b) ...
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Can I change the default font size in Keynote

When I insert new text (insert textbox) or when I type in a presenter note, the default font size is 18. Can I change the default to 24? (I know about master slides but since text boxes and presenter ...
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Turn ON/OFF allcaps font in Keynote

Currently some themes have all-caps for some textelements on the master. I can't locate where I can toggle between all-caps, and a regular typeface. Any clues? Thank you.
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Fonts saved in Keynote are changed to Lucida when sharing the file

We are using Keynote in our office. When we create a file and then share it with someone via email or our server, the font changes to Lucida, so all formatting the first person did in our company font ...
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Show an iPhone in Keynote

I was wondering if anyone knew if you could, and if so how to show the iPhone in a Keynote presentation to demo software on it? Kinda like they do at the Apple Events?
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Find the location of a currently open file in Keynote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to tell full path of file on Mac? If I've got a file open in Keynote (and probably other iWork apps), how can I discover where that file is located on disk?
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iWork '09 Keynote: is there is straightforward way to 'dim' and 'highlight' each item in a bullet list?

I have a bullet list on a slide: first item second item third item What I want to do is show those three bulleted items in a sequence like this: first bullet appears first bullet dims second bullet ...
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How do I add a progress bar to a slideshow in Keynote?

I'm using Keynote (on OSX) and I want to show how far the presentation has progressed graphically. Is there a simple way to do this?
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How do I convert a Keynote presentation recording video into a YouTube-able format?

I've created a presentation using Keynote '08 from Apple's iWork. I recorded an audio voiceover and exported a .mov file. However, since I recorded the audio in multiple takes, Keynote exports the ...
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Adding more than 8 images on one slide in keynote

I'm making a poster size slide on keynote. I cannot insert more than 8 images on one slide. When I do, i get this error: The file wasn’t added to the slide because the slide is full.
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Apply one font to all elements in Keynote '08

Is there a way to apply a single font to all elements in a keynote presentation? Changing the font used in a theme maybe?
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How to work with code examples in Apple's Keynote?

I'm creating a presentation in Keynote on the Mac. It is intended for an audience of Java developers, and has some slides that contain blocks of Java code. Even with a monospaced font, I find the ...
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How do I add Keynote templates/themes to the iPad Keynote application [closed]

I work for a major blue-chip company that insists we do presentations in the company style. They make keynote templates available, but I don't know how to install them on the ipad. I note that some ...
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How to import the data to add graphs to Keynote?

I want to be able to add graphs to keynote (such as line graphs). It seems like I have to put down the data manually in the table they give. Isn't there a way to read the data from a text file or ...
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How to download Apple Keynotes?

I've tried the usual suspects like WellGet, NetXfer, wget with some referrer forgery and so on, but I never succeeded. So the problem is, I want to download the keynotes from Apple, like the current ...
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Keynote to DVD?

Is there away to burn a Keynote presentation to a DVD that will work in DVD players and PC's? I'm using Keynote 5.
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How do I serve and distribute a Mac Keynote file from linux?

Mac keynotes are directories. When double clicked on OS X, the files are opened in the Mac Keynote application. I want to distribute those keynote files from a web site. How do I package it so that ...
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screen capture into Keynote

Is there some utility or Service that will allow me to screen capture from a window or rubber band directly into Keynote without first storing the document in a file? I would like to do this with ...