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Step-by-Step Training Workbook

Keynote ’09 Book

Keynote 9 2x

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This book comes free with our Keynote class

Keynote is Apple’s powerful answer to PowerPoint. A gorgeous look, straight-forward design, and a variety of ways to show your presentation makes Keynote a versatile tool. Whether giving your presentation to a large audience or uploading it to the web, Keynote lets you get your message across. Keynote can be simple enough to let you breeze through creating a presentation, or powerful enough to amaze friends, family and co-workers with sharp, modern, and detailed design. This course takes you through the complete basics of Keynote, including making a presentation, creating themes, customizing animations, importing media, sharing your work, and more!

Includes Downloadable Class Files (works on Mac)
ISBN: 978-1-934624-54-8

Section 1
Setting Up For Class: Do This Exercise First!
  • Setting Up Class Files
Master Slides
  • Choosing Themes
  • The Keynote Workspace
  • Setting Backgrounds
  • Adding Images and Shapes
  • Resizing Images, Shapes, and Text Boxes
Master Slides: Part Two
  • Setting Theme Colors
  • Formatting Text & Bullets
  • Duplicating Master Slides
  • Adding Text Shadow
Formatting Text
  • Moving Content Between Presentations
  • Using Master Slides
  • Using Find & Replace to Fix Spelling Errors
Creating Custom Slide Layouts
  • Quote Layout
  • 3-Column Layout
  • Aligning Objects
  • Formatting Lines
Working with Images
  • Inserting Images
  • Using a Mask to Crop Images
  • Working with Object Placeholder
  • Working with Media Placeholders
Section 2
Working with Shapes
  • Adding Guides
  • Creating a Default Shape
  • Working with Squares, Lines and Circles
  • Grouping Shapes
  • Using Guides to Position Objects
  • Using Highlights to Indicate Upcoming Sections
Applying Gradients
  • Creating an Advanced Gradient
  • Creating and Aligning Grouped Shapes
Tables
  • Selecting Table Cells
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Adding Color to Table Rows
  • Styling the Cell Borders
Maps with Placemarks
  • Adjusting Images within Keynote
  • Creating and Positioning Placemarks
  • Flipping Objects
3D Line Charts
  • Resizing a 3D Chart
  • Formatting Charts
  • Chart Inspector: The Axis Tab
  • Chart Inspector: The Series Tab
3D Pie Charts
  • Inputting Data in the Chart Data Editor
  • Changing the Colors in a Pie Chart
  • Styling and Positioning a 3D Pie Chart
  • Creating a Custom Legend
Bar Chart
  • Converting an Existing Chart
  • Adding Value Labels to Clarify Data
Bonus Exercises
Animations and Transitions: Award Show
  • Animating Shapes
  • Transitions
More Award Show Slides
  • Animating Text
  • Magic Move
Organizing a Presentation with Sections
  • Creating Sections
Advanced Transitions and Animations
  • Animating Tables
  • Animating 3D Objects
  • Animating Masked Photos
  • Adding Slide Transitions
Exporting
  • Export As Quicktime
  • Export As PDF
  • Export As Images
  • Export As HTML
Extras: Notes, Videos, Audio & More
  • Notes
  • Comments
  • Videos
  • Hyperlinks
  • Audio
Animation Effects Gone Wild: Part One
  • More Master Slides
  • More Shapes and Images
Animation Effects Gone Wild: Part Two
  • Creating Builds
  • Animations & Transitions
  • Smart Builds

Examples of What You Learn

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Why Our Books Are Unique

Our books are packed with step-by-step exercises that walk you through projects. You’ll learn by doing exercises, not reading long explanations. The goal is to give you hands-on practice with the program, getting you started quickly with the things that are most important for real life work.

Buy the Keynote ’09 Book

This book comes free with our Keynote class