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Keynote 6 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

Learn to create and deliver Keynote presentations that entertain and inform.
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  1. 1m 43s
    1. Welcome
      1m 4s
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 23m 48s
    1. Opening a file and exploring the user interface
      7m 5s
    2. Customizing the Keynote user interface
      4m 35s
    3. Creating a new presentation
      6m 15s
    4. Working with Keynote themes
      3m 43s
    5. Deleting custom themes
      2m 10s
  3. 25m 37s
    1. Working with master slides
      5m 0s
    2. Editing slides and master slides in Keynote
      6m 31s
    3. Working with media placeholders
      4m 34s
    4. Working with other placeholders
      5m 16s
    5. Editing master slides to change themes
      4m 16s
  4. 40m 5s
    1. Adding text to slides
      4m 29s
    2. Formatting text on a slide
      5m 41s
    3. Formatting text with styles
      3m 43s
    4. Working with built-in shapes
      8m 8s
    5. Using advanced shape formatting
      5m 7s
    6. Connecting objects with connection lines
      6m 59s
    7. Inserting hyperlinks
      5m 58s
  5. 36m 12s
    1. Inserting tables on a slide
      6m 7s
    2. Formatting tables
      7m 18s
    3. Exploring different chart types
      7m 10s
    4. Working with chart data
      3m 43s
    5. Using interactive charts
      8m 34s
    6. Copying charts from Numbers
      3m 20s
  6. 16m 45s
    1. Importing files to the Media Browser
      2m 42s
    2. Inserting graphic images
      1m 49s
    3. Inserting movie files
      3m 8s
    4. Inserting audio files
      4m 14s
    5. Applying image adjustments
      4m 52s
  7. 13m 50s
    1. Aligning objects on a slide
      4m 20s
    2. Distributing objects on a slide
      2m 29s
    3. Using slide and master guides
      3m 52s
    4. Understanding stacking order
      3m 9s
  8. 10m 21s
    1. Applying slide transitions
      3m 46s
    2. Creating transitions with text effects
      2m 17s
    3. Creating transitions with object effects
      2m 0s
    4. Using Magic Move
      2m 18s
  9. 25m 21s
    1. Using build animations
      6m 50s
    2. Animating bulleted lists
      4m 11s
    3. Creating table and chart builds
      4m 50s
    4. Building basic actions
      5m 7s
    5. Creating actions on a path
      4m 23s
  10. 26m 58s
    1. Using the Setup Inspector
      5m 28s
    2. Organizing slides
      3m 56s
    3. Playing a slideshow
      3m 34s
    4. Adding and using slide notes
      2m 18s
    5. Using the presenter display in Keynote
      4m 19s
    6. Recording narration
      2m 55s
    7. Using remote controls
      4m 28s
  11. 28m 34s
    1. Saving your Keynote files
      2m 21s
    2. Saving your presentation as a PowerPoint file
      2m 15s
    3. Exporting to PDF
      4m 32s
    4. Exporting to still images
      2m 33s
    5. Exporting to a movie file
      4m 13s
    6. Adding comments to a presentation
      5m 8s
    7. Sharing presentations with iCloud
      3m 7s
    8. Printing slides and notes
      4m 25s
  12. 1m 4s
    1. Next steps
      1m 4s

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Keynote 6 Essential Training
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At some point in our lives, we all have to make a presentation. Keynote is a popular choice. Though it's streamlined and easy to use (like a lot of Apple products), we could all use a hand building our first Keynote slideshow. In this course, David Rivers teaches how to use Keynote to its full potential, and create presentations that both entertain and inform. Learn how to choose slide layouts; add text, images, audio and video, animation, and eye-catching effects; use transitions to ease the moves between slides; and get set up to deliver a smooth presentation. Plus, learn how to share your presentation as a movie, a PDF, a printout, or even on iCloud.

Note: This training applies to Keynote 2014, which comes with OS X Mavericks. You may not be able to open the exercise files for this course in earlier versions of Keynote.

Topics include:
  • Working with themes
  • Editing master slides
  • Adding text, shapes, and links
  • Building tables and interactive charts
  • Inserting audio and video in your slides
  • Applying transitions
  • Playing a slideshow
  • Recording narration
  • Sharing and exporting presentations
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Hi and welcome to Keynote Essential Training. I'm David Rivers. Keynote 6.1 is part of Apple's iWork suite of productivity tools. And this course if for anyone wanting to build captivating presentations. We'll begin with a quick tour of the user interface. And explore some of the many built in themes to help you get up and running quickly with a new presentation. We'll delve into slide structure and basic layout tasks before we begin working with various types of texts, tables, and charts.

And other graphics and media you can incorporate into a slide presentation to really make it stand out and if that's not enough there are all kind of special effects to help take your presentations to the next level like slide transitions and animations of course, creating a presentation is only half the story. You want to know, how to effectively deliver your presentations and share them with others. That's all coming up to you. So, with so much to cover. Lets get started with Keynote essential training.

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