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Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Show or hide the Markup toolbar in Keynote

In Preview, to show or hide the Markup toolbar, click the Show Markup Toolbar button, or press Shift-Command-A.

Equally space objects on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to equally space objects on a slide, select the objects, then choose Arrange> Distribute Objects and choose an option.

Change the color of alignment guides in Keynote

In Keynote, to change the color of alignment guides, choose Keynote> Preferences, click Rulers, then click the color well and select a color.

Automatically fit your slideshow to the display in Keynote

In Keynote, to automatically fit your slideshow to the display you are using, choose Keynote> Preferences> Slideshow, then select "Scale slideshow to fit the display".

Move to the last slide when editing in Keynote

In Keynote, in slide navigator or light table view, press Command-Down Arrow to move to the last slide in the presentation.

Look up a word in Keynote

When editing text on a slide in Keynote, press Control-Command-D to quickly look up the word at the insertion point.

Increase note font size in Keynote

In Keynote, when viewing presenter notes while playing a presentation, press Command-Plus Sign (+) to increase note font size.

Distribute objects vertically in Keynote

In Keynote, to position selected objects with equal spacing along a vertical axis, select three or more objects, then choose Arrange> Distribute Objects> Vertically.

Create your own freehand shapes in Keynote

In Keynote, to create your own freehand shape on a slide, click the Shape button in the toolbar, then click Draw With Pen.

Restart an inactive slideshow in Keynote

In Keynote, to restart a slideshow if it is inactive for a specified time, click the Document tab in the sidebar, then select “Restart show if idle for”.

Change the poster frame for a video in Keynote

In Keynote, to change the poster frame for a selected video, show the Format sidebar, click the Movie tab, then drag the Poster Frame slider in the Edit Movie section to choose the frame.

Move to the next slide in Keynote

When editing slides in Keynote, press Fn-Down Arrow to quickly move to the next slide.

Remove a link from a linked object in Keynote

In Keynote, to remove a link from a linked object, Control-click the object, choose Edit Link, then click Remove.

Show keyboard shortcuts in Keynote

In Keynote, press Forward Slash (/) while delivering a presentation to quickly show a pop-up list of keyboard shortcuts.

Open the next tab in the Inspector sidebar in Keynote

In Keynote, press Control-Grave (`) to open the next tab in the Inspector sidebar.

Add audio to a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to add audio to a presentation, drag and drop the audio file from your computer to anywhere on a slide.

Advance to the next slide without animation in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, to quickly advance to the next slide without animation, press Shift-Right Arrow.

Make text superscript in Keynote

In Keynote, press Control-Shift-Command-Plus Sign (+) to make selected text superscript.

Show the Fonts window in Keynote

In Keynote, to show the Fonts window, choose Format> Fonts> Show Fonts, or press Command-T.

Make text subscript in Keynote

In Keynote, press Control-Command-Minus Sign (-) to make selected text subscript.

Resize an object from the center in Keynote

When resizing an object in Keynote, Option-drag a selection handle to resize the object from the center.

Move bullets and text in bulleted lists in Keynote

In Keynote, when working with a bulleted list, to move a bullet, plus any sub-bullets and text, first click the bullet, then drag.

Create a shape by excluding area in Keynote

In Keynote, to create a shape that excludes the overlapping area between two overlapping shapes, select both shapes, then choose Format> Shapes and Lines> Exclude Shapes.

Make a skipped slide visible in your presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to make a skipped slide visible in your presentation, select the slide, then choose Slide> Don’t Skip Slide, or press Shift-Command-H.

Save a large presentation as a package in Keynote

In Keynote, to save a large presentation as a package, instead of as a single file, choose File> Advanced> Change File Type> Package.

Move to the previous slide in Keynote

When editing slides in Keynote, press Fn-Up Arrow to quickly move to the previous slide.

Insert a new slide after the selected slide in Keynote navigator view

In the navigator view in Keynote, select a slide and press Return to insert one new slide after the selected slide.

Go to your first slide in a Keynote presentation

When playing a slideshow in Keynote, press Fn-Left Arrow to go back to your first slide.

Resize all columns in a table proportionately in Keynote

In Keynote, to resize all columns in a table proportionately, select the table, then Control-drag a resize handle.

Open the previous tab in the Inspector sidebar in Keynote

In Keynote, press Shift-Control-Grave (`) to open the previous tab in the Inspector sidebar.

View presenter notes while playing your presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to view presenter notes while playing your presentation on a connected display, click the Play button in the toolbar on your Mac, then click the Layout button and select Presenter Notes.

Add video to a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to add video to a presentation, drag and drop the video file from your computer to anywhere on a slide.

Always create new presentations using a specific theme in Keynote

In Keynote, to always create new presentations using a specific theme, choose Keynote> Preferences, then click General and select the "Use theme" button and choose a theme.

Pause a movie playing on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a QuickTime movie inserted on a slide, press "k" on your keyboard to pause the movie.

Decrease note font size in Keynote

In Keynote, when viewing presenter notes while playing a presentation, press Command-Minus Sign (-) to decrease note font size.

Group slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to group slides in slide navigator view, drag one or more slides to the right to indent them in relation to the slide above.

Quickly clear all alignment guides on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to quickly clear all alignment guides on a slide, choose View> Guides> Clear All Guides on Slide.

Make a presentation self-play in Keynote

In Keynote, to make a presentation self-play so it advances automatically, click the Document tab in the sidebar, then set Presentation Type to Self-Playing.

Move an object to the back in Keynote

In Keynote, to move a selected object to the very bottom of a stack of objects, choose Arrange> Send to Back, or press Shift-Command-B.

Hide a playing presentation in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, press "h" to hide the presentation and switch to the last app used.

Display the slide number of the current slide in Keynote

In Keynote, press S on your keyboard when playing a presentation to temporarily display the slide number of the current slide.

Flip a shape or image vertically in Keynote

In Keynote, to flip a shape or image vertically on a slide, select the shape or image, then choose Arrange> Flip Vertically.

Customize the Presenter Display in Keynote

In Keynote, to customize the Presenter Display, including which items appear and the layout, choose Play> Customize Presenter Display.

Add a link to an object on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a link to an object on a slide, Control-click the object, then choose "Add Link" from the pop-up menu.

Adjust playback volume for a movie in Keynote

In Keynote, to adjust playback volume for a selected movie on a slide, show the Format inspector, then click the Movie tab, then drag the volume slider.

Distribute objects horizontally in Keynote

In Keynote, to position objects with equal spacing along a horizontal axis, select three or more objects, then choose Arrange> Distribute Objects> Horizontally.

Select a bullet and its text in a bulleted list in Keynote

In Keynote, when working with a bulleted list, click any bullet to quickly select both the bullet and its associated text.

Exit full-screen view in iPhoto

In iPhoto, press Control-Command-F to exit full-screen view.

Lock a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to lock a table so that it can’t be edited, moved, or deleted, select the table, then choose Arrange> Lock, or press Command-L.

Show slide numbers on all slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to show slide numbers on every slide in your presentation, choose Slide> Show Slide Numbers on All Slides.

Show the mouse pointer in a Keynote slideshow

When playing a slideshow in Keynote, press the "C" key on your Mac's keyboard to show the mouse pointer on the screen.

Go back to the previous build on a slide in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, to go back to the previous build on a slide, press Shift–Left Arrow.

Flip a shape, text box, or image horizontally in Keynote

In Keynote, to flip a shape, text box, or image horizontally, select it, then choose Arrange> Flip Horizontally.

Unlock a locked object on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to unlock a locked object on a slide, select the object, then choose Arrange> Unlock, or press Option-Command-L.

Flip a text box vertically in Keynote

In Keynote, to flip a text box vertically on a slide, select the text box, then choose Arrange> Flip Vertically.

Hide the rulers in Keynote

In Keynote, to hide the rulers if they are showing, choose View> Hide Rulers, or press Command-R.

Reduce file size in Keynote

In Keynote, to reduce the size of all media files in your slideshow, creating a smaller sized Keynote document, choose File> Advanced> Reduce File Size.

Remove a transition from a selected slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to remove a transition from a selected slide, show the Animate inspector, then click Change in the Transitions pane, and choose None.

Password-protect a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to assign a password to a presentation so that only those who know the password can open it, choose File> Set Password.

View and edit master slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to view and edit master slides, click the View button in the toolbar, then choose Edit Master Slides.

Insert a new slide after the selected slide in the light table in Keynote

In the light table view in Keynote, select a slide and press Return to insert one new slide after the selected slide.

Add a shadow in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a shadow to a selected shape, text box, or image, click the Style pane of the Format inspector, then click the disclosure triangle next to Shadow and choose an option.

Advance to the next slide without builds or animations in Keynote

When playing a presentation in Keynote, to advance to the next slide without showing builds or animations, press Shift–Down Arrow.

Change the theme of a presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to change the theme of a presentation, choose File> Change Theme, then select a new theme and click Choose.

Move a presentation to or from iCloud in Keynote

In Keynote, to move a presentation to or from iCloud, choose File> Move To, then choose a new location from the Where pop-up menu, then click Move.

Optimize movies for iOS in Keynote

In Keynote, to automatically convert movies so they will play properly on iOS devices, choose Keynote> Preferences> General, then select "Optimize movies for iOS".

Hide skipped slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to hide skipped slides in Light Table view, select the "Hide skipped slides" checkbox in the lower left corner.

Show slide layout names in Keynote

In Keynote, to always show slide layout names when viewing slide masters, choose Keynote> Preferences> General, then select "Show slide layout names".

Combine two shapes into a single shape in Keynote

In Keynote, to combine two or more overlapping shapes into a single shape, select the shapes, then choose Format> Shapes and Lines> Unite Shapes.

Zoom out in Keynote

In Keynote 6 on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch closed to zoom out.

Add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a reflection to an image, shape, or text box, select it, then select the Reflection checkbox in the Style pane of the Format inspector.

Rotate an object in Keynote

In Keynote, to rotate an object, select the object, then press and hold the Command key and drag one of its selection handles.

Show the Arrange tools in their own separate window in Keynote

In Keynote, to show the Arrange tools in their own separate window, choose View> Show Arrange Tools.

Extend the selection to the last slide in Keynote

In Keynote, select a slide in Light Table view, then press Shift–Command–Down Arrow to extend the selection to the last slide.

Move an object forward in Keynote

In Keynote, to move a layered object forward, select the object, then choose Arrange> Bring Forward, or press Option-Shift-Command-F.

Show the slide number on a selected slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to show the slide number on a selected slide, click Format in the toolbar, then select the Slide Number checkbox.

Reset the Presenter Display timer in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a presentation using Presenter Display mode, press "r" on the keyboard to reset the timer.

Create a new presentation from an exisiting one in Keynote

In Keynote, drag slide thumbnails from a presentation to your desktop, to create a new presentation from the dragged slides.

Zoom in Keynote

In Keynote 6 on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, pinch open to zoom in.

Copy guides from one slide to another in Keynote

In Keynote, to copy guides from one slide to another, choose Slide> Copy Guides, then select another slide and choose Slide> Paste Guides.

Lock an object on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to lock an object on a slide to avoid inadvertently moving it, select the object, then choose Arrange> Lock.

Open an existing file in Keynote

In Keynote, when browsing themes in the Theme Chooser, to switch to opening an existing file instead, press Command-O.

Extend selection to the last slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to quickly select all slides in the navigator from the selected slide to the last slide, press Shift-Command–Down Arrow.

Send an object one layer back in Keynote

In Keynote, to send an object one layer back, select it, then choose Arrange> Send Backward, or press Option-Shift-Command-B.

Enlarge or shrink the thumbnail images in Light Table view in Keynote

In Keynote, to enlarge or shrink the thumbnail images in Light Table view, click the button in the lower left of the window and choose a size.

Change the units of measure for the rulers in Keynote

In Keynote, to change the units of measure for the rulers, choose Keynote> Preferences> Rulers, then select an option for Ruler Units.

Save a document as a theme in Keynote

In Keynote, to save a document as a theme, so that it appears in the Theme Chooser for you to use again, choose File> Save Theme.

Export a slideshow as images from Keynote

In Keynote, to export a slideshow as a series of images, creating a separate image file for each slide, choose File> Export> Images.

Move an object backward in Keynote

In Keynote, to move a layered object backward, select the object, then choose Arrange> Send Backward, or press Option-Shift-Command-B.

Adjust an image in Keynote

In Keynote, to change an image’s brightness, contrast, and other settings, select the image, then choose View> Show Adjust Image.

Skip one or more slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to skip one or more slides, select the slides in the slide navigator, outline, or light table view, then choose Slide> Skip Slide.

Pause a self-playing presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, when viewing a self-playing presentation, press F to pause (freeze) the presentation and show the current slide.

Revert a resized image back to its original size in Keynote

In Keynote, to revert a resized image back to its original size, click Inspector in the toolbar, then click the Metrics inspector and click the Original Size button.

Add text to a shape in Keynote

In Keynote, to add text to a shape, place the shape where you want it on a slide, then double-click the shape and start typing.

Add a row below another row in a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a row below another row in a table, select any cell, then Control-click the cell again and choose "Add Row Below" from the pop-up menu.

Add a column after another column in a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a column after another column in a table, select any cell, then Control-click the cell again and choose "Add Column After" from the pop-up menu.

Select all of the objects on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to select all of the objects on a slide, click the slide, then press Command-A.

Toggle on or off font previews in Keynote

In Keynote, to toggle on or off font previews in the Format Bar font menu, hold the Option key, then click the menu.

Mask an image with a predrawn shape in Keynote

In Keynote, to mask an image with a predrawn shape such as a circle or a star, select the image, then choose Format> Mask with Shape and select a shape.

Select an object after editing text within it in Keynote

In Keynote, after typing text within an object, press Command-Return to exit text edit mode and select the object.

Indent a slide to the right in the Keynote slide navigator

In the Keynote slide navigator, select a slide then press the Tab key to indent it right.

Collapse all groups of slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to collapse all groups of slides in the slide navigator at once, choose Slide> Collapse All.

Scroll down through your notes in Keynote

When delivering a slideshow using the Presenter Display in Keynote, press "d" on your keyboard to scroll down through your notes.

Add a comment to a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a comment to a slide, click the Comment button in the toolbar or choose Insert> Comment.

Add a point to an editable shape in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a point to an editable shape, Option-click the shape border where you want the new point to be added.

Fast forward a movie in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a QuickTime movie inserted on a slide, press "l" on your keyboard to fast forward the movie.

Show rulers in Keynote

When editing a slide in Keynote, to show rulers, press Command-R.

Increase the size of selected text in Keynote

In Keynote on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, select text on a slide then pinch open to increase its size.

Group multiple objects on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to group multiple objects on a slide, select the objects, then press Option-Command-G.

Use rehearsal view in Keynote

In Keynote, to use rehearsal view to practice your presentation, see presenter info, and fine-tune your timing, choose Play> Rehearse Slideshow.

Select a range of slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to select a range of slides in navigator, outline, or light table view, select a slide, hold the Shift key, then select another slide.

Select the next item on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, after selecting an item on a slide's canvas, press Tab to select the next item on the slide.

Add a row above another row in a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a row above another row in a table, select any cell, then Control-click the cell again and choose "Add Row Above" from the pop-up menu.

Duplicate an object and offset it by 10 pixels in Keynote

In Keynote, to duplicate an object and offset it by 10 pixels, select the object, then press Command-Option-Shift–Arrow Key.

Quickly jump to a particular slide in Keynote

When playing a slideshow in Keynote, to quickly jump to a particular slide in the slide switcher, type the slide number and press Return.

Duplicate a selected object on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to duplicate a selected object on a slide, hold Option and drag the object, or press Command-D.

Expand all groups of slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to expand all groups of slides in the slide navigator at once, choose Slide> Expand All.

Bring an object to the front in Keynote

In Keynote, select an object on a slide then press Shift-Command-F to bring it to the front.

Constrain the aspect ratio when resizing an object in Keynote

In Keynote, to constrain the aspect ratio when resizing an object, hold Shift while dragging its resize handle.

Move to the first slide when editing in Keynote

In Keynote, in slide navigator or light table view, press Command-Up Arrow to move to the first slide in the presentation.

Adjust the size of an image, text box, chart, or shape in Keynote

In Keynote on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, to increase or decrease the size of an image, text box, chart, or shape, select it then pinch open or closed.

Select non-continuous blocks of text on a Keynote slide

In Keynote, to select words or phrases that are not next to each other in the same text box on a slide, press and hold the Command key while selecting them.

See a preview of builds on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, after adding a build to a slide, click the slide's thumbnail in the Build Inspector window to see a preview of how the build will look.

Ungroup grouped objects on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to ungroup grouped objects on a slide, select the grouped objects, then press Option-Shift-Command-G.

Quickly show a black screen in Keynote

In Keynote, press “b” on your keyboard while delivering a presentation to pause the presentation and show a black screen.

Play a slideshow from the beginning in Keynote

In Keynote, to play a slideshow from the very beginning, even if another slide is currently selected, Option-click the Play button in the toolbar.

Decrease the size of selected text in Keynote

In Keynote on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, select text on a slide then pinch closed to decrease its size.

Save a custom theme in Keynote

In Keynote, to save a custom theme, creating a brand new theme with any master slide changes made to the current one, choose File> Save Theme.

Show the slide switcher when scrolling in Keynote

In Keynote, to have the slide switcher appear when you scroll during a slideshow, choose Keynote> Preferences> Slideshow> Show slide switcher when scrolling.

Quickly make slides from photos in Keynote

In Keynote, drag and drop photos from the Photos Media Browser into the Navigator or Light Table to quickly make new slides centered with each photo.

Send an object to the back in Keynote

In Keynote, select an object on a slide then press Shift-Command-B to send it to the back.

Always save media files into slideshows in Keynote

In Keynote, to always save media files into slideshows when saved, choose Keynote> Preferences> General> Saving> Copy audio and movies into document.

Jump to the end of a movie in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a movie in a slideshow, press "O" to jump to the end.

Go to the last slide in a Keynote presentation

In Keynote, when playing a slideshow, press Fn-Right Arrow to go to your last slide.

Automatically backup presentations when saving in Keynote

In Keynote, to automatically backup the last saved version of a presentation, choose Keynote> Preferences> General and select "Back up previous version".

Add a soundtrack to a Keynote slideshow

In Keynote, to play a song throughout a slideshow, choose View> Show Inspector> Document inspector> Audio, then drag a song into the Soundtrack well.

Select the previous item on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, after selecting an item on a slide's canvas, press Shift-Tab to select the previous item on the slide.

Edit a shape placed on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, after placing a shape on a slide, to edit it, select the shape and choose Format> Shape> Make Editable, then drag the red points to reshape it.

Auto-shrink placeholder text in a theme in Keynote

In Keynote, to make placeholder text in a theme automatically shrink to match the size of its text box, Control-click the text box and choose "Auto-shrink Text".

Rotate an object in 45-degree increments in Keynote

In Keynote, when rotating an object on a slide, press the Shift key to rotate the object in fixed, 45-degree increments.

Scale slides up during playback in Keynote

In Keynote, to scale slides up to fit the resolution of the projector during playback, choose Keynote> Preferences> Slideshow> Scale slides up to fit display.

Rotate an object in Keynote

When using Keynote on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, select an object and do a two-finger rotate, to rotate it around the center.

See a preview of a slide transition in Keynote

In Keynote, after adding a transition to a slide, click the slide's thumbnail in the Inspector window to see a preview of how the transition will look.

Reduce the file size of images in Keynote

In Keynote, to reduce the file size of an individual image placed on a slide, click the image to select it, then choose Format> Image> Reduce Image File Size.

Swap cell values within a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to swap cell values within a table, select a cell (or several adjacent cells) then drag and drop the selection to the destination cell.

Put a picture frame around an object on a slide in Keynote

In Keynote, to put a picture frame around an image, text box or shape on a slide, select it, then choose View> Show Inspector> Graphic> Stroke> Picture Frame.

Turn off automatic downsampling of images in Keynote

To stop Keynote from scaling down images when placed on slides, choose Keynote> Preferences> General and uncheck "Reduce placed images to fit on slides".

Automatically underline hyperlinks in Keynote

In Keynote, to automatically underline hyperlinks as they are created, choose Keynote> Preferences> Auto-Correction> Underline text hyperlinks on creation.

Extract an image from a slide in Keynote

To extract an image from a Keynote slide, click the image to select it, then go to Inspector> Metrics and drag the image's thumbnail icon to your desktop.

Open photos in iPhoto from within the Media Browser in Keynote

When browsing photos using the Media Browser in Keynote, to open a photo in iPhoto, Control-click it and choose "Open in iPhoto" from the menu.

Edit individual objects within a group in Keynote

When working with grouped objects on a slide in Keynote, double-click an individual object in the group to select it, resize it, move it, etc.

Scroll up through your notes in Keynote

When delivering a slideshow using the Presenter Display in Keynote, press "u" on your keyboard to scroll up through your notes.

Move an indented slide to the left in the Keynote slide navigator

In the Keynote slide navigator, to move an indented slide left, select it, then press Shift-Tab.

Jump back to the beginning of a movie in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a movie in a slideshow, press "I" to jump back to the beginning.

Hide the mouse pointer in a Keynote slideshow

When playing a slideshow in Keynote, press the "C" key on your Mac's keyboard to hide the mouse pointer if it is showing.

Record your voice delivering a Keynote presentation

To record your voice delivering a Keynote presentation, choose Play> Record Slideshow. Once recorded, to play it back, choose Play> Play Slideshow.

Duplicate a slide in a Keynote slideshow

To duplicate a slide in a Keynote slideshow, press and hold Option while dragging the slide's thumbnail in the Navigator, Outline or Light Table.

Reduce the file size of a Keynote slideshow document

In Keynote '09, to make a slideshow document a smaller file, compress the media contained within it by doing File> Reduce File Size.

Swap the primary and presenter displays in Keynote

While delivering a Keynote presentation with your Mac connected to, but not mirroring, an external display, type "X" to swap the primary and presenter screens.

Draw a line connecting two objects in Keynote

In Keynote '09, to draw a line connecting two or more objects on a slide, select each object you want to connect, then choose Insert > Connection Line.

Open multiple Inspector windows in Keynote

In Keynote, Option-click any button on the top of the Inspector to open a new Inspector window for that button.

Rewind a movie in Keynote

In Keynote, when playing a QuickTime movie inserted on a slide, press "j" on your keyboard to rewind the movie.

Turn off the yellow alignment guides in Keynote

In Keynote '09, press and hold the Command key while dragging an object to temporarily turn off the built-in yellow alignment guides.

Adjust the size of thumbnails in the Keynote Theme Chooser

In the Theme Chooser in Keynote '09, to increase or decrease the size of the thumbnail preview, adjust the slider at the bottom of the window.

Show older animations in Keynote

To make older animations such as "Confetti" and "Droplet" available in Keynote, choose Preferences> General> Include obsolete animations.

Quickly show a white screen in Keynote

In Keynote, press “w” on your keyboard while delivering a presentation to pause the presentation and show a white screen.

Hide slide numbers on all slides in Keynote

In Keynote, to hide slide numbers on every slide in your presentation if they are showing, choose Slide> Hide Slide Numbers on All Slides.

Resume playing a hidden presentation in Keynote

In Keynote, to resume playing a hidden presentation, click the Keynote icon in your dock.

Set a Keynote presentation to automatically start playing

To set a Keynote presentation to automatically start playing when it is opened, choose Inspector> Document> Automatically play upon open.

Move an object by 10 pixels in Keynote

In Keynote, to move an object by 10 pixels, select it, then hold Shift and press an arrow key.

Require password to exit a running Keynote presentation

To require a password to exit a running Keynote presentation, choose Inspector> Document> Require password to exit show.

Preview themes in Keynote '09

When browsing themes with the new Theme Chooser in Keynote '09, hover your mouse over one to preview all slides in that theme.

Move an object by 1 pixel in Keynote

In Keynote, to move an object by 1 pixel, select it, then press an arrow key.

Add a column before another column in a table in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a column before another column in a table, select any cell, then Control-click the cell again and choose "Add Column Before" from the pop-up menu.

Turn font previews on or off in Keynote '09

When using the Format Bar in Keynote '09 press the Option key then click the font list to toggle the font previews on or off.

Password-protect a slideshow in Keynote

In Keynote, to add a password to a slideshow, show the Inspector, click the Document inspector, click Document, then select "Require password to open”.