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Apple Keynote, Part 3: Transitions and Themes

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Release date Release date 4/24/2015
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Runtime Runtime 0h 57m
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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.

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Course outline

Transitions and Themes

Working with Slide Transitions (28:27)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Creating Slide Transitions (03:46)
  • Object & Text Effects (02:52)
  • 2D & 3D Slide Transitions (04:00)
  • Add Transitions to Many Slides (02:22)
  • Object Effect Transitions (02:17)
  • The Push and Revolve Effects (03:35)
  • Text Effects Transitions (04:16)
  • Magic Move Transition (04:56)
  • Summary (00:10)
Creating Customized Themes (28:38)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Customizing Themes (04:59)
  • Customizing a Title Slide (02:50)
  • Augment & Add Color to Text (03:27)
  • Creating a New Photo Master (04:59)
  • Editing the Text (05:00)
  • Saving Customize Themes (03:35)
  • Applying Customize Themes (03:26)
  • Summary (00:10)