Working with shape objects


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Working with shape objects

Shapes and lines are drawn objects made within Keynote from the various shape creation tools that you have and they act as very versatile design elements in your slide layout. The Shape button in the toolbar is the place to go to get your shapes started. I pull this down here. You can see a number of shapes here. These are all referred to as predrawn shapes, because they give you a starting shape. This tool here at the bottom is a free shape creator and we'll talk about that a little bit later. For now let me just pull in a basic circle. By default Keynote will drop a shape object that you pull from the toolbar dead center on the slide as you can see here. I'm going to go up to the Inspector and open up the Metrics Inspector and with the shapes you see here we have basic data on the shape itself, its position. You realize you can change the position, either by clicking on this little tabs or actually keying in the actual location that you want.

Now notice because it's a sh...

Working with shape objects
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Working with shape objects provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Craig Syverson as part of the Keynote '09 Essential Training

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