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Apple Keynote, Part 1: Text and Photos

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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  • Creative Design Power Pack
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Release date Release date 4/24/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 15m
Published eBooks Published eBooks N/A
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files N/A
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

Master Keynote for the Mac with this 4 part learning series, Keynote for the Mac is Apple’s software solution for creating and delivering beautiful and compelling presentations. Explore the Keynote interface, choose a theme, or customize your own layout. Learn how to format text, add graphics and photos, and interactive elements like audio, video, and website links. Impress your audience with data charts, slide transitions, and animation effects.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Keynote. This course is part of a 4 part learning series. The courses should be taken in the following order; Apple Keynote: Text and Photos; Apple Keynote: A/V, Charts and Animated; Apple Keynote: Transitions and Themes; and Apple Keynote: Import, Presenting, and Export.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Text and Photos

Interface, Add Text & Shapes (29:09)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • User Interface Features (03:24)
  • The Toolbar (03:23)
  • The Theme Chooser (03:57)
  • Selecting a Master Slide (02:49)
  • Adding Text with Outline View (04:57)
  • Add Text from External Sources (04:05)
  • Adding Shapes (02:07)
  • Styling Shapes (04:03)
  • Summary (00:10)
Text, Tables, & Spell Checking (23:36)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Adding Text Manually (03:12)
  • Add Text via Copy & Paste (02:18)
  • The Formatting Toolbar (03:29)
  • Adding Tables (04:08)
  • Populate & Format the Table (03:22)
  • Creating Formulas in a Table (03:57)
  • Using Spell Checking (02:48)
  • Summary (00:10)
Adding & Editing Photos (22:26)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • The Media Chooser (03:01)
  • Insert Photos into Placeholder (04:26)
  • Photo Editing (04:06)
  • Customize the Master Layout (02:22)
  • Adjusting the Mask (02:55)
  • The Instant Alpha Tool (05:14)
  • Summary (00:10)