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Keynote '08 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

How to use Keynote '08 to its full potential, from customizing the interface to sharing professional presentations.
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  1. 1m 12s
    1. Welcome
      1m 12s
  2. 42m 33s
    1. Themes
      9m 32s
    2. A tour of the interface
      19m 48s
    3. Changing the interface
      4m 34s
    4. Presenting
      8m 39s
  3. 43m 26s
    1. Creating presentations
      10m 9s
    2. Adding slides
      6m 49s
    3. Customizing slides
      11m 22s
    4. Using master slides
      7m 20s
    5. Organizing slides
      7m 46s
  4. 1h 2m
    1. Text box types
      7m 42s
    2. Formatting text
      11m 24s
    3. The Text Inspector
      9m 3s
    4. Working with columns
      5m 10s
    5. Working with lists
      9m 7s
    6. Checking spelling
      5m 12s
    7. Find and Replace
      6m 0s
    8. Hyperlink preferences
      8m 52s
  5. 1h 8m
    1. Inserting shapes
      13m 17s
    2. Stacking order
      9m 38s
    3. Inserting photos
      6m 19s
    4. Using Instant Alpha
      2m 51s
    5. Using photo cutouts
      4m 53s
    6. Masking images
      6m 47s
    7. Adjusting images
      7m 3s
    8. Adding movies and sound
      11m 59s
    9. Adding web views
      5m 21s
  6. 1h 14m
    1. Adding tables
      9m 51s
    2. Editing cells in a table
      9m 22s
    3. Using table calculations
      11m 53s
    4. Formatting tables
      9m 19s
    5. About charts
      2m 33s
    6. Elements of a chart
      3m 46s
    7. Chart types
      8m 42s
    8. Working with chart data
      6m 51s
    9. Formatting charts
      8m 1s
    10. Importing chart data
      4m 34s
  7. 53m 24s
    1. Creating transitions
      7m 36s
    2. Creating object builds
      12m 47s
    3. Using Smart Builds
      8m 48s
    4. Building charts
      6m 25s
    5. Building tables
      4m 31s
    6. Moving objects on a path
      13m 17s
  8. 1h 5m
    1. Working with presenter notes
      6m 2s
    2. Presenter tools
      6m 42s
    3. Recording voice narration
      5m 50s
    4. Printing handouts
      4m 41s
    5. Exporting to QuickTime
      7m 10s
    6. Exporting to PowerPoint
      7m 18s
    7. Exporting to PDF
      6m 12s
    8. Exporting as images
      4m 18s
    9. Exporting to Flash
      5m 22s
    10. Exporting to HTML
      4m 31s
    11. Exporting to an iPod
      4m 22s
    12. Reviewer comments
      3m 31s
  9. 19m 41s
    1. Editing master slides
      6m 21s
    2. Customizing standard objects
      8m 57s
    3. Saving themes
      4m 23s
  10. 33s
    1. Goodbye

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Keynote '08 Essential Training
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Training specialist David Rivers teaches viewers how to use Keynote '08 to its full potential, from customizing the interface to editing and sharing professional presentations. He covers how to format text with columns and lists, add links, and insert graphics, photos, and animated effects. David concludes with how to export Keynote files to various formats, including Flash, HTML, MP3, PDF, and hardcopy. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Customizing the Keynote interface Creating and editing slides and presentations Working with text Inserting shapes and photos Working with tables and charts Creating transitions and object builds Sharing presentations Creating custom themes


Hi! I'm David Rivers and welcome to Keynote '08 Essential Training. In this series of training videos, we are going to get you up to speed and working quickly with this latest version of Apple's presentation program that by the way contains many new features. Keynote '08 along with Pages, Apple's word processing program, and Numbers, a spreadsheet application, makes up the iWork '08 software suite. Now if you are just starting out with Keynote and presentation software in general or even if you're a long-time Microsoft PowerPoint user, you're probably going to find that Keynote has some very powerful features to offer and that it's definitely a viable alternative to using PowerPoint.

In the following movies we are going to cover topics like working with Keynote's themes including some new ones in '08 here. Adding text and images while exploring some new effects, adding shapes, using tables and charts. How about inserting multimedia and how to create cool transitions and other object builds? There is a new feature that allows us to do voice-over recordings. We are going to cover the many ways of presenting and sharing your presentation with others. So let's jump right in and get started checking out Keynotes themes and the interface.

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