Keynote basics:Change the working view

You can view your slides in different ways to help you organize and edit your presentation: Navigator view (the default view): Displays thumbnail images of each slide in a vertical list. You can click thumbnails to jump to specific slides or drag them to reorganize your presentation. Light table: Displays slide thumbnails as if on […]

Keynote basics:Delete a presentation

Important: If you turned on iCloud Drive for Keynote (in System Preferences on your Mac), deleting a presentation from iCloud Drive removes it from iCloud and from all other devices and Mac computers that use the same Apple ID. If you don’t know where the presentation is, locate it first. Select the presentation, then do […]

Keynote basics:Where’s my presentation?

You can search for a recently opened presentation within Keynote, or use Spotlight to search for a presentation by title or by its content. Spotlight searches your Mac and email attachments. Do one of the following: Find a recently opened file: In Keynote, choose File > Open Recent (from the File menu at the top of your screen), […]

Keynote basics:Undo or redo changes

Undo or redo changes You can undo recent changes then redo them if you want them back. Undo or redo actions Undo the last action: Choose Edit > Undo (from the Edit menu at the top of your screen), or press Command-Z. Redo the last action you undid: Choose Edit > Redo, or press Shift-Command-Z.

Keynote basics:Close a presentation

Do one of the following: Close a presentation but keep Keynote open: Click the red close button in the top-left corner of the Keynote window, or press Command-W. Close the presentation and quit Keynote: Choose Keynote > Quit Keynote (from the Keynote menu at the top of your screen). All of your changes are saved.

Keynote basics:Open a presentation

In Keynote, you can open any Keynote or Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (files with a .pptx or .ppt filename extension) stored on your Mac or in a service like Dropbox. If you can’t open a Keynote presentation, make sure that you have the latest version of Keynote from the Mac App Store. If a presentation is dimmed […]

Keynote basics:Create a presentation

To create a Keynote presentation, you first choose a theme, which is a set of predesigned slide layouts that you use as a starting point. Each layout includes placeholder images and text styled as headlines and body content. To add your own content, you replace the placeholder content with your own. Create a presentation To […]

Keynote basics: Keynote overview

To create a Keynote presentation, you first choose a theme to use as a starting point. A theme is a set of predesigned slide layouts that uses coordinated colors, fonts, and graphic elements for a unified look. Each layout includes placeholder images and text styled as headlines and body content. To build your presentation, you […]