Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keynote for Mac OS X (Absolute by Curt Simmons

By Curt Simmons

Priced at $99, Keynote is the recent software that offers to convey to all people the power to create lovely, professional-quality displays. It contains professionally designed issues, top-end typography, lively charts and tables, and cinematic caliber transitions. Keynote has Apple's conventional attractiveness and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and lovely graphics.

Keynote 1.0 has been definitely reviewed via the click. notwithstanding Apple has now not but published any revenues figures, it really is transparent that the software program is gaining speedy adoption. in line with MacCentral, the company's CFO used to be announcing that its software program revenues have been nice, "fueled via the discharge of iLife, Keynote, and ultimate reduce Express." the 1st appears experiences are only popping out now, yet they're undeniably positive.

This booklet indicates clients how to:

  • Design compelling shows speedily, utilizing Keynote's complicated typography, stunning charts, and incorporated structure themes.
  • Give a presentation pizzazz through the use of spiffy visible results like slide transitions, builds, and point effects.
  • Easily deal with a presentation's speed utilizing Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities.
  • Precisely keep watch over easy methods to express a message with complicated yet easy-to-use anti-aliased textual content, dynamic alignment courses and multimedia components.

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In this chapter you’ll learn how to create, customize, and manage tables in presentations. 3 The Wonderful World of Tables Okay, maybe tables aren’t like flashy graphics or cool multimedia that will dazzle your audience, but let’s also face the facts: Depending on the kind of presentation you are tackling, tables can be very helpful in a number of ways. The purpose of a table is to display information to your audience. The table gives the audience members an organized, systematic look at some content you are presenting, and in reality, content presented as a table is easier than text information for audience members to remember later because it gives what might be boring content a visual impact.

3. 3 There is too much information on this slide. As you can see, this slide has too much information. If you start creating a paragraph of text on a slide, that should be a warning sign to you. Audience members will pause and read the slide, ignoring you as they do. Also, from a distance, a paragraph of text is difficult to read. Sure, you can use a paragraph if absolutely necessary, but just remember that paragraphs of text on slides do not work well and greatly slow down your presentation. 3 but presents it in a bullet-point format.

15 You need to give your presentation a name and save location. If you are using movies or sound, consider copying those into the saved document. If you don’t select the “Copy movies into document” check box, you can still use your presentation on your Mac (as long as you don’t delete the movie or sound file), but if you transfer the Keynote file to a different Mac, the movies and sound will not appear in your presentation. As a safety measure, I always save my presentations so that the movies are copied into the document, just in case.

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