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32 Lessons (1h 30m)
    • 1. Overview

    • 2. Themes: Standard vs Wide

    • 3. Themes: Light vs Dark

    • 4. Keep Your Slides Simple

    • 5. Start and Name a Presentation

    • 6. Changing the Theme

    • 7. Create a Simple Presentation 5 mins

    • 8. Edit a Master Slide

    • 9. Formatting Text

    • 10. Move and Align Text and Images

    • 11. Borders Shadows and Reflections

    • 12. Adjusting Images

    • 13. Arranging Images and Text

    • 14. Shapes and Lines

    • 15. Tables

    • 16. Charts: Part 1

    • 17. Charts: Part 2

    • 18. Hyperlink

    • 19. Adding a Video Clip

    • 20. Adding an Audio Clip

    • 21. Add a Music Soundtrack

    • 22. Slide Transitions

    • 23. Grouping

    • 24. Build Animations

    • 25. Action Animations

    • 26. Slide Numbers


    • 28. Presenter Notes

    • 29. Autoplay

    • 30. Record a Presentation

    • 31. Exporting

    • 32. Best Practices

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Learn Keynote FAST

Do you want to learn how to make great presentations using Keynote but dread the thought of going through a 4 hour course that goes over every button and menu item in excruciating detail?

If so, this course is for you.

In this course you'll learn all of the basics required to make great Keynote slides, including:

  • slide creation

  • theme selection

  • formatting text and images

  • transitions and animations

  • adding video and audio

  • recording slideshows

  • tables and charts

  • exporting presentations in multiple formats

I've spent 10 years as a professional trainer and I know the teaching methods that work. The course has no fluff and no padding. It's a quick, no-nonsense approach to learning the Keynote functions you really need to make great presentations.

You'll learn one simple concept at a time in bite-sized chunks. That's the quickest way to learn software programs.

I'll also stay with you every step of the way by responding very quickly to questions asked the discussion section of the course.

Course Requirements:

  • an Apple computer
  • Keynote presentation software

Course Level:  the course is designed for beginners, but anyone can learn valuable information from this course.

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Laurence Kim

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For the past decade I've been teaching individuals - both in Fortune 500 companies as well as individual entrepreneurs. I've coached them on sales, marketing, photography and on various software platforms.

My teaching philosophy is simple:  I believe people learn best when they see one new concept at a time, then practice that concept on their own.  You might call this "experiential" learning. I also believe in the 80/20 rule and training economy. Why learn 6 ways to accomplish a task when 1 will do?

If you want to learn a skill, technique, program or concept in the shortest possible amount of time, please check out my courses!

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1. Overview: welcome toe learn keynote fast. I just want to spend a couple minutes before we dive into the course to go over the course overview and how it's gonna work. First of all my teaching philosophy, I believe in keeping lectures short because through my experience, I found people learn best in bite size chunks. That's why the majority of the lectures in this course will be between three and five minutes. I'm going toe. Avoid redundancy. Keynote is a software package, and like many software packages, there are often 234 different ways to accomplish the same task. In that case, I'm not gonna waste everyone's time by showing you four different ways to do something. I'm probably just going to show you the most efficient method to get the job done. We're gonna learn one concept at a time because people learn best that way. So you're not going to see 20 minute lectures with six different functions explained. We're just gonna do one at a time, and then finally people learn best. By doing so. I strongly recommend that after every lecture or every couple lectures, you replicate what you've seen doing the practice exercises on your own project course outline is going to start with the basic concepts of presentations, for example, setting the proper aspect ratio. Then we're gonna dive into basic slide creation. We're gonna create a simple keynote slide presentation in under five minutes. Next, we're gonna learn how to format text in images. We're going to learn how toe add, insert and edit shapes, charts and tables. We're gonna learn how to add audio and video transitions and animations and finally exporting a recorded slide show. So that's it. Learn keynote fast. Thanks for listening, and I'll see you on the next lecture. 2. Themes: Standard vs Wide: in this lecture, we're going to cover the concept of standard versus wide themes. Let's go ahead and open up. Keynote as soon as I opened up Keynote, you're going to get this little menu here that says, Choose a theme and you're giving your choice standard or wide. So the very first question you need to ask yourself when you're creating a new presentation is which, should I choose? Should I choose a standard theme or a wide theme? A standard aspect ratio is the aspect ratio of 4 to 3 that is four with 23 height. You'll find the standard aspect ratio on old non HD TVs. Maybe the type of television you had when you were a child growing up or the type of TV your parents used Tohave. The wide aspect ratio is 16 by nine. That is 16 with by nine height, and you'll find this in any HD standard. So it's your computer screen, your HD TV, your standard screen size on YouTube. Okay, when would you use standard and when would you use wide While first of all, are you designing this keynote presentation for print? If you're doing it for print, than you want to use a standard theme. Because the 43 aspect ratio is closest to the aspect ratio of a standard sheet of paper. You're also gonna want to use a standard theme if you're using an old projector. So maybe your company you're doing this presentation for and they have an old projector that's in the standard 43 aspect ratio. The wide aspect ratio is for everything else. It's for YouTube, for video or pretty much. Any modern application is going to be in the 16 by nine aspect ratio and also pretty much every presentation that you'll be making in the future. So that's it. You standard themes for print or for old projectors, and use wide themes for everything else. 3. Themes: Light vs Dark: we just discussed standard versus wide themes. Now let's discuss the issue of light versus dark. Here's what I mean. Should you use light slides that is slides like this with white or very lightly colored backgrounds? Or should you be using dark slides with darker backgrounds? Let's get into it. Let's open up, Keynote one more time. And here we have that same menu where we choose a theme standard or wide. Here's some default. Themes will get more into themes in a little bit, but you can see obviously plain black theme or plain white theme. Grady Int is the theme that I'm using for most of this course, and then you could see a number of other of these pre designed themes. So a light theme example is one like graph paper. So if I choose this, here's an example of what the standard theme template would look like. If I click add slide here I can choose different types of slides. For example, some bullet points with a photo and you'll see these air very lightly colored backgrounds. Now if I could take a look at some of the darker themes so Grady in as I said, is the one I'm using Now. Slate is a dark colored theme. Let's take a look at it. So if I choose that one and I said, Add some more slides so you could see examples of a of a dark theme slide. So that's what I mean when the when I'm talking about these pre built dark and light Kino themes. So when should you use light versus dark themes? Well, first of all, used light slides when using Kino to produce documents. So you're just using keynote to make handouts and presentation printouts. You're not using keynote toe actually project on a screen or to make a video. So light slides obviously will use a lot less toner. And we'll just be simply be more pleasant for handouts for pretty much everything else. Huge dark slides, especially for presentations. That's video presentations like you're watching now, or actual live presentations using a projector. But if you're using a screen somehow to display your presentation, you want to use dark slides. Now, why is that? Light slides are simply too intense for the eyes. By the end of your presentation, your audience may feel that they've been staring at a light bulb the entire time. It's very fatiguing. In addition, light slides draw attention away from you. The speaker who should be the main attraction, one of the best public speakers of all time, Steve Jobs, exclusively used slides with dark backgrounds, and I think that's enough set. So to sum up, when you're making documents for print used, light colored slides, when you're making a presentation to be displayed on a screen, use dark colored slides, that's it. 4. Keep Your Slides Simple: one final consideration before we dive into the nuts and bolts of keynote is that you should strive to keep your slides extremely simple. This is an example of a really bad slide. Sadly, it's also an example of a typical slide. Most of the slides that I've seen in presentations given by people at conferences and events all look like this, and it's just horrible. You can't read it. You can't even see it unless you're really close to the screen. And it just is pointless. If you're gonna have all this wars on the slide, why do you even need the speaker? So you should strive to keep your slides exceedingly simple? I'm going to go back to the master at creating slides, which was Steve Jobs. Look at this slide. It's a picture of an iPhone and the word 1.5 billion game and entertainment downloads. Here's another one normal display retina display and my favorite. One more thing. Three words on a slide. That's all he needs to get his point across. So simple slides are easy to follow that focuses the attention on the speaker, and they are by far more impactful. So do whatever you can to keep your slides simple. 5. Start and Name a Presentation: Okay, Now that we've got some of the preliminaries out of the way, let's go ahead by starting and naming a new presentation. The first thing we're going to do when we start a new presentation is to select standard or wide. I'm going to go with a wide theme, and now I'm going to select one of these pre built themes and I'm going to choose chalkboard. So I'm going to hover over the theme that I want and I'm going to double click it that will open up your new presentation. So we have begun. I'm going to maximize it by clicking the green button. And so now I'm it full screen. You'll notice once your full screen that your menu items have disappeared. But don't worry to get it back. Just take your mouse and hover it over the top and you will see your menu items reappear up at the top. In the center, you'll see the name of the presentation. We have not named it yet, so it just says untitled. So now that we've started our presentation, I'm going to give it a name. So right here up the top under file, I'm gonna click on file and then choose rename. And then the finder is going to come up and you're gonna choose the location where you want to rename it. For now, I'm just gonna put it on my desktop and then I'm gonna give it the name that I want. So I get the title, this presentation fruit, and then go ahead and click. Save. Now, if I go ahead and I open my finder, we'll see that it is right here on the desktop where I saved it and that's it. We have just started a new presentation. We have saved it in the location that we want it and we've given it a name. 6. Changing the Theme: in this lecture, we're going to cover how to change your theme. I suppose you've started your presentation, but you realize you want to change to a different theme. Well, no worries. It's super easy. Just go to the top right of your screen and you'll see a little icon that says Document. Click on that. At the top, you can see the current theme is chalkboard. If you want to change it, just click on the button that says Change theme and then you'll see the theme menu appear. Choose a theme that you want and double click on it, and that's it. You have now changed your theme. 7. Create a Simple Presentation 5 mins: Now, let's go ahead and create a simple four slide Kino presentation in five minutes, I've opened keynote, and I'm going to select a wide theme. So scrolling down, How about look book? Go ahead and click, Create. And now you have started a new presentation. So I'm gonna go ahead and click on the title. What says presentation, title? And I'm gonna type fruit. I'm gonna leave the author and date blank. And the reason I'm doing this is to just to show you when I play this presentation that with these master slides where it says gives you an indication of what it wants you to do. If you don't type anything in here, it's just going to be blank. It's not going to say, author and date when you actually run the presentation. All right, so for my next slide, I'm gonna go ahead and click this plus sign, Add another slide and you will see different slide types. These air called slide masters. For my first slide, I'm going to select title bullets and photo, and now I'm going to give this slight title types of fruit. I'm gonna leave the subtitle blank and then for my bullet points. Simple. I go get multiple. All I'm doing is typing and clicking the enter key. Almost done. I just want to switch out the photo here. So I'm going to click on this photo to make it active. You'll know it's active because you see these little white boxes on the corners. Now, I'm simply gonna hit the delete key on my keyboard to get rid of it and to put my own photo in here. I'm simply going to my finder, and I'm going to find the file that I want the photo and a click drag and drop. And that's how I brought a photo into my slide. And I can simply click, drag and drop it anywhere I want on the slide. All right, so this is my first slide in the presentation after the title slide. Now I'm gonna add one more slide, so I'm gonna click the plus button, and this time I'm just going to choose title and bullets. So I'm gonna click on that. Give it a title examples. I'm gonna leave the subtitle blank. Now I'm going to click in the bullet box and I'm gonna begin with the first bullet point Simple Apple's Click Enter. I go get pairs. Click Enter multiple pineapples. All right, I'm done with my third slide and for my final slide. I just want a repeat of the title slide, so I'm gonna click on the title slide once more this time I'm going to right click and select Duplicate. Now you can see I've got two of them. I'm gonna take the 2nd 1 click drag and drop it to the end to make it in my fourth slide. And now let's go ahead and take a look at our finished presentation. I'm gonna go ahead and click the play button. Good morning. Today's presentation is all about fruit. There are three types of fruit. Simple aggregate and multiple. An example of a simple type of fruit are apples. Payers are an example of aggregate fruits, and finally, pineapples are an example of multiple fruits. So that is everything you know to need. You need to know about fruit. Thank you, and that's it. We have created a simple keynote presentation in less than five minutes 8. Edit a Master Slide: in this lecture, we're gonna learn how to quickly and easily edit a master slide. I'm going to start by selecting a new theme. How about photo essay? So, as we remember toe add a new slide, we're gonna click the plus sign, and you can see all the different types of masters. The question is, what if we want to change a master slide so that not only would the change appear on the current slide, but any time I added a new slide of that same type, the changes would already be there. To change A master is quite simple right here on the upper right. You'll see a paintbrush that says format. Click on that and then you'll see a button that says, Edit the Master Slide. I'm gonna click on that, and the first thing I can do is change this background color, so obviously it's black. I can click on it right here and change the color if I want. Ah, there's several methods to change the color. I can select a color here, or I could use the color wheel or the sliders, or any number of the standard methods that Apple uses for changing colors. Ah, let's choose a Grady Int, which means the color slightly changes. Um, from lighter, too dark. When I'm done chancing the color down here in the lower right, I simply click the done button. Now let's see if I could make some more changes. What about the taxed? If I click on the taxed and I go back to that format window on the upper right, I could select taxed. And now I can make some other changes. So, for example, I can change the font. There are all the typical apple apple choices here. I can choose the color of the text. So, for example, instead of white, I can change it to yellow. I can change the point size. I could change the alignment from left, justify to center, justify to right, justify and the spacing. When I'm done, I simply click the update button. This will change the slide Master. Now if I go back to the plus sign and I want to add a new slide again and I choose that same type, it is applied all the changes that I made the background color, the font size, that text I can change the positioning or anything I want. So that is how to change a master slide 9. Formatting Text: in this lecture, we're gonna learn how to format your text to format text. I'm simply going to click on the text to make it active. You can see the box appears. Now I'm gonna go to the upper right hand corner and you see this paintbrush? That's the format icon. So make sure you're you've clicked on that. And now we have a choice of style, text and arrange. I'm going to make sure I select text. And here is where we're gonna make all of our formatting changes. I can change the treatment, for example, from title to small title to subtitle to Body. You can see how it changes. I'm going to keep it at title. Ah, but we could make all the changes that you would expect to make to text. So, for example, I can change the font. I can change the point size. I could make it bold italics or underlined. I could change the color. I could make it left justified. Center justified, right, Justified Aiken in Dent on. And I can change the spacing if I had spacing, or I could add a bullet point if I want. And that's it. That is basic text formatting quick and easy 10. Move and Align Text and Images: in this lecture, I'm going to demonstrate moving and aligning text and images. This is really easy to move any element, whether it be text or images or anything, simply click on it to make it active. Then you will see the box with the little white dots on the corners. That means it's active and only have to do is click, drag and drop, and you could move it anywhere you want. So super simple. But what's really great and helpful about keynote is the alignment guides. So if I click and I move this left to right, boom, you'll see this yellow line appears. That's telling me that this image is now centered exactly on the slide, at least centered horizontally. Now, if I continue to move it down, I'm gonna move it down until boom. Now you see that horizontal line. So the bull's eye here tells me that this image is now centered perfectly both up and down and left and right. So that's an example of how helpful and easy keynote makes it to align images if I don't want to align in the center, but I still want to align it up and down I could just keep it on this up and down alignment line and move it to the side. The same is true for moving a text box. If I click on this text box to make it active, I can move it left or right. So again, if I move it here, the text box is now aligned perfectly in the center. Now wait a minute, you say the words air clearly on the left hand side of the screen. They're not in the center. That's not what it's telling us. It's not telling us that the words are aligned in the center. It's telling us that the text box is aligned in the center. That's what it's telling us. And of course, we can also make it a line up and down as well. So there you have it. That is how to move in a line. Text and images super easy 11. Borders Shadows and Reflections: Now we're going to get a little fancier and we're gonna add borders, shadows and Reflections to text as well as editing the text box itself. I've started a new presentation with a basic white backdrop, so you can better see the effects that we're working on. So to start, I'm going to activate the text box by clicking on it and then go to the upper right paintbrush icon for formatting. In the last lecture, we formatted text by doing some basic changes like font point size, color alignment and so forth. Now we're gonna make some basic changes to the text box itself. To do that, I want you to hit the style tab up at the top, and the first item here is Phil. Right now there's no Phil. We can change this to a color fell eso I could go ahead and click on any color I want, or I can click on the wheel and used the color wheel or the sliders or any of the other standard apple methods of selecting a color. I can choose a Grady int fill, which basically means you're going from dark to light. I could do an advanced Grady in Phil, where I'm actually going to specify exactly where I want that Grady int to take place. I can select an image fill. This is pretty cool with an image, Phil. I'm going to select an actual image to go in the background. So I'm gonna press the choose button and I'm gonna select an image and then click open. And so now I put an image that fills out the text box. And lastly, we have advanced image fill in which you can overlay a color or Grady int that's going to go over the background image. Next we can add at border. Right now, there's no border. I can add a line border, and I can change the thickness of the line. I could make it a dotted line. I could, uh, make it kind of a fuzzy line. I can change the color of the line if I want, and then finally we can add a shadow. And now, to do this, I'm going to take out the fill so it's easier to see. So I'm going to click on Drop Shadow. And so it's kind of ah, little bit of a subtle shadow that you can see has gone around the letters. I could do a contact shadow. I could do a curved shadow. It's kind of a subtle effect, but you'll just have to try it out yourself so you can see it. Lastly, I'm gonna click the reflection, and now we could see a reflection of the text box so it looks like the text boxes kind of sitting on a shiny surface, and that is how to select a text box style with color, with fills with images, shadows and reflections. 12. Adjusting Images: in this lecture, we're going to make adjustments. Twin image. Okay, I've added an image file to a keynote slide. So first I'm going to activate the image by clicking on it and then hitting the format paintbrush. Now, first, I'm going to start by doing a border around. The image is this is essentially the same as the last lecture with the text box. So it starts with no border. I can add a line any line style. I want a straight line, a dotted line, a kind of fuzzy line. I could adjust the color, the thickness on so forth. Next, I can add a picture frame, and there are many different styles of picture frame to choose from so you can go through them and see which one you like. Shadow is not something that I would use on an image. The drop shadow, contact shadow. It just kind of muddies up the image, and it doesn't look very good, so I wouldn't use that reflection. This is similar to what we saw in the text box, just as a subtle reflection look and makes it looks like the photo is sitting on a reflective surface and then lastly, capacity, capacity all the way down to zero will essentially make the image white opacity, and 100 will make the image full strength. Or you can go anywhere in between. Now let's see what kind of adjustments we could make to the image itself. So I'm going to go up here to the image tab, and first thing I'm gonna check is this edit mask button and what the edit mask does. It essentially adds a crop. So, for example, I can make the image larger and then crop it within the box. Or I can go ahead and bring it back to the way it waas. Instant Alfa is a way to kind of remove color. So if I see this pink backpack, if I click on it, I can remove much of the color. I'm going to reset it. And then, finally, this slider over here is an image adjustment window. This is some things very similar to what you might see in light room or the apple photos app. Here. I can adjust the exposure lighter or darker. I can make the contrast lighter or heavier. I could de saturate the image, make it black and white, or I can make it even more vibrant and so forth. So this is where the image adjustments all take place, and that's it. This is how to adjust an image in keynote. 13. Arranging Images and Text: Now we're going to use the arrange function to make further changes to both images and text . No, I'm going to use the format, arrange function, so I haven't image here. I'm going to click on it to make it active. And so before we were in format image and then we were in formats style. Now we're going to do format a range, which is this third button, and the first thing I want to go over is the sizing function. Now we know that we can change the size simply by grabbing a corner, clicking and then dragging it. I could make it smaller or larger. However, if you want to be super precise and you want to do this pixel by pixel, I can adjust the width and height. Here you see where it says constrained proportions. Most of the time you'll want to keep this box checked. That means that the aspect ratio of the image will remain unchanged. So, for example, if I go pixel by pixel to make this with smaller, you will notice that the height also becomes smaller to maintain the aspect ratio. If I uncheck this box, that means when I make changes to the width. There are no changes to the height, thereby changing the aspect ratio. So most of the time you're probably gonna want this constraint proportion box checked. The next function here is position. Now we know we can change the position simply by clicking on the image, dragging it anywhere we want to go. That's quick and easy. But what if you wanted to be super precise You wanted toe have exact Ah, positioning again. You can move it point by point left or right on the X axis up or down on the Y axis. So if you want to be super precise, you could use the positioning. And then finally, there's the rotation function. So, for example, if you want to flip it horizontally, you can click this arrow, and that will flip the image mirror image left and right horizontal. And you could do the same thing with the up or down arrow to flip the image that way. And then, lastly, the rotation. You can rotate the image any way you want as well. So, um, that is the rotation element. I've added a new image to this slide. These oranges and I'm going to drag it right on top of the apple. Now why is it going on top of the apple rather than the other way around? Simply because this is the newest image that's been added? The Apple was the original image. So now let's talk about what this means for the function for back to front. If I click this button that says back, that is going to put the orange in back of the apple. And if I click the front, then it's gonna put it in front of the apple. And this backward and forward is going to be do the exact same thing because I only have two elements. The apple and the orange. Now watch what happens when I add a another image. Okay, I've added 1/3 image the pair, and since this is the newest image, it goes on top of the orange. So now let's look at the back and front function. If I click on back, then the pair will go all the way in the back. Matter of fact, it'll even go behind the apple, so if I click front, it'll bring it all the way to the front Now, if I say backward, it'll bring it behind the orange, but it will still be in front of the apple. If I click it one more time than now, it's all the way in the back. So if I bring it forward, it'll bring it forward one level. And if I click it again now, it's going to bring it all the way to the front. So that's what these back and front functions mean. As far as the align function, let's say you clicked on the images. You can align them all to the left edge of the image that's furthest on the left, to the right edge to the image that's furthest on the right and so forth. Top middle bottom. All right, so that is the arrange function for images. It works the same way for text. Let's just take a really quick look at that. In this slide, I have both a text box as well as an image. However, I added the text box first and the image second. So when I drag the image over the text, the text will be hidden. So to make the text visible, Aiken drag it over and then click this back button, and then now you'll be able to see the text on top of the image. So everything that we went over in this lecture, from sizing to positioning to rotation from front to back toe alignment, works the exact same way for text boxes as it does for images. So that's the arrange function of the text and image formatting section. 14. Shapes and Lines: in this lecture, we're going to create an edit, shapes and lines. Let's start by creating a basic shape. To do that, we're going to go up to the menu at the top and you'll see this box where it says shape. You're gonna click on that, and I'm gonna start by just creating a basic shape. How about a rectangular square? So I'm just gonna click on that, and now we have our shape. You'll see it's activated. You'll see. It has thes boxes on the corners and edges weaken. Resize it simply by, uh, selecting one of these boxes, clicking on it and then dragging it. We can adjust any of the sides making it larger or smaller, or we can do it in the corner. If you want to maintain the same shape or aspect ratio, simply click on the shift button, and then when you drag and drop it, it will maintain the same aspect ratio. One nice thing about shapes is that if you double click the inside, you can type and thereby changing the shape to text box. You'll know this is a text box because if you click on it and then drag it, you can move it anywhere, and the letters move with shape. So you've just created a real text box. Now you could make the same edits that we've been doing when we did, uh, images and text boxes by going to the format icon in the upper right corner. Click on that. Ah, weaken. If they're multiple shapes, weaken do all the arranging that we did before we can edit the text. You know, the font size, the point size, the color We can edit the style. For example, just by clicking on this fill color, we can change the color to anything we want. Ah, we can also do an image, Phil or anything of that nature. We're gonna add the borders if we wanted and the shadows and everything else. So all these adjustments that we made to images we can also make two shapes, and that's how to do basic shapes. You can also click on the shapes and by scrolling down or by using this menu, we can see the expanded list of shapes that keynote offers. So you've got objects, you've got animals. So, um, pretty much anything you want to do here, so you just click on the shape. And now we've got this owl here, and we can do all the things that we wanted with color borders on re sizing. So that is basic shapes. I'm gonna add some lines and arrows. I'm going to click on the shape icon, and this time I'm going to select the line. Ah, so this line you could do anything you want, really? By clicking on one of the ends, Aiken, change this location. I could change the length of the line. By going to this format tab, I can ah, change the different styles. For example, I can make it a fuzzy line. I can change the color of the line. I could change the point size of the line, so lines are pretty useful. And a frequently used Um, however, the arrow is possibly used even more than the line. When I click on the Arrow, you'll notice it's fairly thin. Most of the time, I'll increase this by increasing the point size. Um, you could change the color, so this is extremely useful if you're doing a keynote presentation and you want to focus your viewers eyes on a section of the slide is to create an arrow and have it point in the direction you want. Finally, we have this curved line. The curved line works like the regular line, except you can extend it and actually shape the change the shape of the curve by using this midpoint. So the curve line is pretty useful as well. So that is lines and arrows, so that is how to add and adjust shapes and lines pretty easy. 15. Tables: Now let's go ahead and create and edit some tables to create a table. You're going to go up to the top and you'll see the icon where it says table and click on it. Once you're there, it's going to give you the option of different table styles. For example, do you want the left column and the and the top row to be a different color or not? Ah, so if you click these arrows left and right, you'll see the available styles. I'm just going to start by choosing this 1st 1 and a table has been created. So the first thing I'm gonna do is I'm going to enter some data. So I'm gonna click on the first box and start typing. And now I'm going to go into my column here on the left and start typing some columns. And now I'm going to enter some numbers. Okay, if I click outside of the table, you'll notice that these column and row headings disappear so you can see just with a finished table will look like Okay, now I'm going to make some edits to this table foe. So, for example, I don't need this bottom row. So I'm gonna click on any number any one of these cells in the bottom row, and then I'm going to right click and then click on Delete Row. So now you'll see what it looks like without that bottom row. Now let's do some other adjustments, like adjusting be with of the columns. So if I click on this first column you see right here at the top where it says, B, this is column B. If I move my mouse to the edge, you'll see those arrows appear. If I click and drag, I can change the column with so say, suppose I wanted to change it to 300 I could change it to 300 so I could do the same thing with all the other columns. So I'm gonna change column C to 300 then I'm going to change column D to 300. Okay, I can also do the same here with the Rose. So, for example, row number one I could click on it and shrink it to say, 110 110 pixels, and then I could do the same with the other rose. Okay, Now, suppose I wanted to format these numbers? Well, I could click on this first number cell, which is B two, and then I can click the shift button and then click on D four, this lower right hand sell. So now I've activated all of the cells with numbers in them. Now I'm gonna go to the upper right hand, and I'm going to click on the format Paintbrush. And I could go right here and format the cell right here at the top, and I could do a couple things. So, for example, right now it's set on automatic. I can change it to currency, and I could. The currency is us dollar, but you can change it to euros, or you can change it to whatever you like. The other thing I'm gonna do is I'm gonna add the thousands separator by checking the thousands separator box. And then lastly, I don't need the sense these last two decimals, So I'm gonna take the decimals down to zero there. I've just formatted the numbers. All the other types of formatting that we talked about can also be done. So, for example, I conform out the text by changing the font. I can change the point size theologian Mint Center justified, left, justified right justified all those usual adjustments. And that is creating a table. If I want to add a column, I simply need to click on a cell, right click my mouse. And then I could determine. Do I wanna add a column before add a column after? So I just selected. Add a column after now I can add a another. Another column here about, uh, Barcelona. I can also add another row so I can right click at another road above or another road above , so I could add a row above and just type something else. He here. So that is how to add columns. I can also change colors easily. For example, if I wanted to change this, I can go to my format on, and I could form at my cells here and change colors just that easily as faras centering on the table. Just drag and drop and you will see that yellow line appear. That means I've centered it left and right, and then the other yellow line appears when I've centered it up and down. So now I've purpose perfectly centered This table. If I want, I can add a heading. I'm gonna add a text box here at the top and just start typing our European fares. And I could also move the text box left and right to center it on the page and that's it. How to create an edit, a table. 16. Charts: Part 1: in this lesson, we're going to create and edit a basic chart. Okay, let's create a simple chart. So I'm going to go to the menu up at the top and right here. Second from the left, you'll see the icon for chart. Just click on that and you're going to give be given a choice of two D three D or interactive. Right now, I'm just going to choose to D, and I'll just do a basic bar charts arms going to click on that, and we have a basic bar chart. So what you may notice here is that, uh, keynote actually filled out the chart with dummy data. So they have April, May, June and July. Ah, and they have some numbers filled out. So the first thing we're gonna do is we're gonna edit this chart data and input our own data. So you see here this button at the bottom that says edit chart data. I'm going to click on that and you can see it's divided into region. One region to April, May, June, July. So I'm gonna make my own headings here. Ah, how about this? 2017 2018 2019. 2020 and I'll put in some numbers here. So I'll say West Central. And now I'm gonna add one more. So I'm going to right click and I'm gonna click on Insert Row below and I'm going to call this East. And now I'm gonna enter my own numbers. Okay, so I've entered my own numbers and I've changed the headings. Now I'm gonna close this out. So we have just created a simple bar chart. I've got four main columns of information representing four different years, and I have three different regions and their sales figures. So now is the next step. Let's go ahead and edit this chart. Now let's add some edits to the charts. So I'm going to click on it and then click on our paintbrush. The first thing we can do is right here in the chart tab. We can change the color of the chart. I'm on the one on the upper left, but you can certainly click on any one of the other color combinations to see which one you prefer. We have the option of adding a title to the chart. So if I cook on this box that says Title. A title appears and you can double click on it and change it to whatever I want. We can add a legend. So right here it says West, Central and East, which is a legend for the three colors. I can take this legend click on the legend, and I could move it wherever I want. But for now, I'll keep it right here at the bottom. I can change the fonts. I can change the font size gaps got between columns. It's 10%. I can increase this if I want between sets 40% 50% 100%. So there I've increased the gaps between the sets, but I've decreased the gaps between the bars. I can add a fill to the background, for example. I can add a color. I can add an image or Grady into anything I want. For now, I'll just keep this without any color, and then we could do a shadow if we want. Now, let's go to the axis and see what we can do here. So I've got the Y axis highlighted right here. I can give you access a name. So, for example, Aiken click on this Boxes says Access name, and then a name will appear here. I can double click on that and change it to whatever I want. I can change the scale so far. Right now, this is five steps. I can change this to four steps or two steps or whatever I like. And I could change this number. So the value labels right now is number. I can change it to currency, or it can change a 2% or anything I'd like as far as the grid lines here. Uh, these are the grid lines that you see these horizontal lines. I can eliminate them. But just by going to none and I can also had minor grid lines and tick marks is the marks that you would see right here in the bar. So if I want, I can add tick marks. All right, so that is how to make some edits to the access, the title and the legends. The last thing we're going to do is check out the Siri's tab at the top. And the first thing that we can add is value labels. Right now, there are none. I could select number and now you can see the value labels have shown up right there on top of the of the bars. Um, I could add trend lines, so that's a linear trend. Line log arrhythmic Chen trendline polynomial and I can also add the air bars if I want. So that is how to create and edit a basic two d chart. 17. Charts: Part 2: the last lesson we created a basic two D chart. Now let's create a three D and then an interactive chart. I'm going up to the top to the chart icon, Click. And this time I'm going to choose three D. And how about a three D pie charts? So I'm gonna select that we now have a three D pie chart. The first thing I'm going to do is edit the data by clicking the edit data chart. And you can see I've got six pies. I only need three. So I'm gonna delete three columns. So, up at the top, each column has a little down arrow. I click on that and then select delete column. So I'm going to delete three of these columns. So now my pie chart only has three slices. I'm going to relabel them dogs, cats, this and I'm gonna enter new numbers 40 30 30. Okay, I've done I'm done editing my data, and I'm going to close it out. The other thing, I'm going to show you. Is this really cool feature right here in the middle? You see these circles with the arrows. If you click and hold, you can rotate the three D chart pretty much any way you'd like. So I'm going to rotate it like this. Then obviously you can resize it by grabbing a corner and then clicking and re sizing it. Okay, so that's your basic three D pie chart. Now let's do some basic editing. I'm going to click on my chart and then click on the format button on the chart tap. The first thing we can do is we can change the colors just like we did on the bar chart. I'll keep it at the original colors. Next, we can add a title if we want, so I'm gonna add a title. Click on it. We can also add a legend. And just like the bar chart, we can move it wherever we like, and we can change the thoughts on and the chart colors and the point sizes. The three D chart depth is pretty cool. If I click on this slider, we can see how we can increase the depth of the three D effect if we like. I'm This lighting style just basically changes the lighting effects you see on the different on the different pie slices. The wedges menu at the top. First of all, we could add data point names. So if I click on that, no, we can see fish dogs and cats the value data format. We can have percentages, which is normally what you see on the pie chart. But we can also change the regular numbers or currency or anything we like. Now it says data label options distance from center. If I click and drag this and I increase it, it moves the labels further away from the center. And if I change it to the left, it moves it closer to the center. And then, lastly, the wedge position difference from center. If I click and drag us to the right, is going to separate the slices like that, which is pretty cool. And then this rotation angle, let's check it out. If I just click on it, we can rotate where we want the pies. So that is a three D pie chart. Let's create a quick interactive chart. I'm going to click on the chart menu and choose Interactive. I'm just going to use this horizontal bar chart, and I'm gonna enter new data and for the sake of time. I'm gonna enter this chart data, but I'm gonna keep them numbers, mostly the same. I'm just gonna make one quick at it. Okay, so I'm showing sales from Dave, Sally, Buster and Jane. Now you'll see the slider down at the bottom. It is on Lee showing one month at a time. If I click and drag the slider, it'll change from April to May and then from May to June and then June to July. And all the numbers are going to be right here if you click that blue edit chart data button. So why would you want to have a slide like this? Well, if you're in a live presentation and you have a lot of data on a slide, it can be a mess toe look at and it could be very confusing. It's much simpler and easier to grasp the message if you're only giving a little bit of data as a at a time. So one way to do it is to visualize the data with an interactive chart like this. And of course, by clicking on the paint brush, you can make all the usual edits that we know how to make changing the color, adding a title, a legend, changing the fonts on and so forth. So that is how to create an interactive chart. 18. Hyperlink: you can add a hyperlink toe almost anything. A word and image, a shape, and it's quick and easy to do. Let's add a hyperlink to this image of an apple toe. Add the link you're simply going to right. Click on the image and then click on or just hover your mouse over ad link. You'll see that you have three choices. Slide Web page An email If you choose slide that will allow you the link to any slide you want in the presentation. The next slide, the previous sigh slide, first side, the last slide, etcetera. You can also add a link to an email, but the one you'll probably be using the most is adding a link to a Web page. So let's select that, and you can type in the U R L to wherever you want. And now you'll see this little symbol, the blue circle with the white arrow in it that lets you, the slide creator, know that there's a hyperlink in this image. However, your audience won't see it. If I go ahead and click on the play button at the top, that symbol disappears so your audience will not know that there's a hyperlink there, but you will so watch what happens when I click on the apple. This time I'm going to do a normal left click is gonna open up whatever you are. L I designated in this case, it's opening it up to apple dot com, so that is adding a hyperlink quick and easy. 19. Adding a Video Clip: Now we're going to add a video clip to a keynote slide, adding a video clip to Aquino. Slide is super easy. All you've got to do is go to your finder, get the video clip, drag and drop it onto your slide, and it will just appear you can grab a corner and resize it just like you do with any other image. And then you can drag it and center it or place it anywhere you'd like on the chart, and that's adding a video clip. We can add some basic edits in formats to the clip. First, I'm going to click on it to make it active that I'm gonna hit the format button. The first thing we can do is we can add a line or a border just like what we can do with an image. So if we want, we're gonna add a picture frame or something like that, begin at a shadow and reflection if we want. If we go to the movie tab here at the top, we have some basic controls. So, for example, I can adjust the volume of the clip up or down. I could do some really basic movie editing Aiken Onley trim from the front of the clip or from the back of the clip. And then finally, poster frame will be the thumbnail. This is what you will see when you first go to the slide so you can adjust the poster frame so it could be anywhere you'd like. And then finally, you can set it to loop and repeat if you want. Now, let's just go ahead and take a look at what this looks like. I'm gonna hit the play button and then click on the video. 20. Adding an Audio Clip: Now let's add an audio clip to a keynote slide. Adding an audio clip is the same as adding any other type of file. I'm simply gonna go to my finder, find the audio clip that I want drag and drop it onto the slide. You'll see this audio symbol. If I click on, it, will be able to hear it. It's a Z Z is that to edit the audio clip? I'm simply going to go over to my format icon, and it's gonna recognize that there's an audio clip there. I can adjust the volume up or down. I could trim the audio to trim it from the start of a clip or to trip it from the back of the clip. I can loop it or not loop it. If I click, start audio on clip, click, then it's only gonna require a mouse click to start the audio. If I uncheck this box, then it's going to auto play. So Allah unclipped this box for now, just so you can hear what happens when I click the play button. All right, if I click on that box now, let me play again. Now the audio clip is not playing and you'll notice that the icon has disappeared. But to simply play that audio clip, all they have to do is cook on my mouse, and that's it. How to insert an audio clip? 21. Add a Music Soundtrack: in the last lesson, we added an audio clip to a specific slide. Now we're gonna add a soundtrack that will play throughout the entire presentation to add a musical soundtrack, toe a presentation, simply go to the upper right hand corner and click on the documents menu and click on the audio tab. You'll see a box here for a soundtrack. I'm simply gonna open up my finder. I have an MP three file of a piece of music. I'm going to click drag and drop it into the soundtrack box. Once it's there, I can adjust the volume, and I can choose whether or not to play it, turn it off or play it once or play it in a loop. I'll just keep it at play once and now I'm going to go ahead and click play. I'm gonna play the presentation. I'm not going to say anything. I'm just going to scroll through a few slides so you can see and hear the effect 22. Slide Transitions: in this lecture, we're gonna add some transitions between slides. Transitions are little animation effects that occur between slides. Toe add a transition, go to the animate button on your upper right click on it, and then click on the blue button that says, Add an effect I'm going to choose. Dissolve for this slide. Now I'm gonna go to my menu and click on the next slide. I'm gonna click. Add in effect Reveal. You can see that as I'm adding transitions, this little blue triangle appears on the lower right corner that lets you know that the slide has a transition on it. Okay, so I'm moving to the next slide at an effect. Iris next slide at an effect. Confetti next slide at an effect. Clothes line next slide at an effect. Droplet. Okay, so now you can see that I've added effects on these slides. Let's go ahead and take a quick look at what they look like. So I'm cooking on the first slide. I'm gonna hit the play button, and then I'm going to scroll through the slides. Okay, So those air basic slide transitions to remove a transition. I'm simply going to select all the slides. I'll click on the first slide than the last and hold the shift button down. Click the last slide. So all the slides air selected. Now I'm going to the transitions and where it says multiple effects. I'm gonna click the change button and then simply select none. And now you can see that the Blue Triangle has been removed from every slide. And so all the transitions are gone. I'm gonna leave you with one last thought. Transitions are easy to do, and they're fun. It's easy to get carried away with transitions. You might end up adding, or all sorts of crazy transitions all over your presentation. If you do that, it is going to make your presentation look cheesy. So just stay tasteful Onley at a minimal number of transitions. If you have to use transitions, I recommend dissolve, which is the most tasteful and at least disruptive transition out there. So just keep it simple 23. Grouping: in this lesson, we're gonna learn what grouping is all about and how it can save you time and effort. In this slide, I've got an image of an orange and apple and a pear along with labels. Suppose I wanted to rearrange the slide and I wanted to move the pair to the middle and then apple to the right. How would I do it? Well, pretty simple. I would just click, drag and drop the pair and the label that I moved the apple over. But then I moved the label over, move the pair down and then the label down. All right, this is a very simple chart, so that wasn't too difficult. But is there a way to make it even quicker? Yes, and that is by grouping them. So what is grouping? While we can see that the image of the pair and the label of the pair are two separate elements, grouping will combine them into one. So I'm going to click on the image of the pair, hold the shift button down, and then click on the label. So now you can see that they are both active at once. Now I'm gonna right. Click my mouse and then click on group. Now you can see that they appear as a single element. I'm going going to do the same thing with the apple. Click on the apple. Hold the shift button. Click on the label. They're both activated now, right? Click and click on group. So now this is a single element. So watch me do the same thing. I'm gonna have the apple and the pair switch places. But now the label is grouped with the image, so watch how much quicker it is now. I could just take the apple drag and drop it over. Take the pair, move that over, and then drop the apple back into place. So, by grouping, I've attached these two items together. You see how much time and effort we've just saved? Now, this was a very simple slide. But imagine if you have a more complex one. You could have 56 10 15 elements that you want to move together. You definitely want to click on them and then group them. That will save you a lot of time. Suppose you want ungroomed. Quite simple. Just click on it and then right click again. And this time, select on group. And now you're elements are separated. It's as easy as that 24. Build Animations: a build animation is similar to a transition except a transition is what happens between slides and a build. Animation is what happens within a slide. Suppose I didn't want all three of these elements orange, apple and pear toe open up as soon as I got to this slide. What if I want that wanted them to appear one at a time. I would add a build animation, so I'm going to my animation menu item on the upper left and clicking on it. However, there's no option to add a build. It's on Lee letting me at a transition, which is in effect between slides. The reason it's not giving me the option to add a build is because nothing has been selected. So I'm going to select all three elements by clicking on the 1st 1 holding the shift button , clicking the second and then clicking the third. Now when I go to my animate button, it's gonna let me build an animation. So it says, Build in. I'm gonna clicked, add in effect and like transitions, it's going to give me a bunch of options. I'm gonna select appear, which is the simplest one. They're gonna appear one at a time when I click my return or my arrow button. So I'm gonna click the play button so you can see what happens now that there's a build animation. So when I go to the slide, it's gonna be blank. I have not selected anything to appear yet until I hit my right arrow. So there's my first element. I'm gonna click the arrow again, my second element, and then one more time There is my third element. So that was the build animation. Now, suppose I wanted to change the order. So instead of the orange apple pear I wanted to go apple pear orange Well, I'm gonna go down to the lower right where it says build order. I'm gonna click on that. And this time I'm gonna take that first item, which was the orange, and I'm gonna drag and drop it last. Okay, so now I'm gonna hit the play button so you can see what happens. Apple, pear and orange. So that is a basic build animation. Just like we added a build in, we can add a built out, which is the reverse. So up here on the upper right I'm going to select, build out, add in effect. And this time I'm going to choose Bowler as the effect. Now let's hit the play button and see what happens. So it was the exact reverse of the building. One of the most common uses of build animations is when you're presenting ah, list of bulleted items. So suppose we wanted each bullet point to appear one at a time. I'm going to click on this text box that contains my bullet points to make it active. Then we're going to go toothy, animate, icon and select build in at an effect. So I'm going to choose fly in, um, I can have all the bullet points appear at once or one at a time. So instead of all at once under delivery, I'm going to select by bullet. And now let's take a look at what that looks like. I'm gonna hit the play button and then hit my right arrow, and that is build animations 25. Action Animations: Now let's take a look at another type of animation that occurs within a slide, and that is an action animation. I'm gonna hold my shift button down and select all three elements to make them active. Now I'm going up to the animate icon in the upper right and last lesson we did build in and build out. Now let's select the middle button, which is an action animation, and then click on Add an effect. So this time I'm going to choose scale as an animation, and I'm gonna hit the play button so you can see exactly what it looks like. So this is not a build in. So all three elements will appear a soon as I go to the slide. But watch what happens when I click my arrow key. The elements grew, and that was a basic build animation, so I can change the animation to something else. For example, Aiken do jiggle now watch what happens when I click the play button and then advance using the right arrow. So those were basic types of action action animations 26. Slide Numbers: in this lecture, we're gonna add numbers to our slides to add a slide number. I'm going up to the format button on the upper right and under slide layout here. I'm just going to click on the box that says Slide number. And now you'll see that a number has appeared on the bottom of my slide. However, if I look at the other slides in the presentation, they have no numbers. So if you want to add slide numbers to all the slides, simply go up to the top. Words has slide and then choose show slide numbers on all slides. No, if I look at the presentation, there's a slide number on every single slide. If I want to get rid of the slide numbers, I just go up to slide and click on hide slide numbers on all slides, and there you have it. How to add and remove slide numbers 27. Comments: Now we're going to briefly review keynote comments. What are comments? Comments are notes for the slide Creator or the slide presenter, and they are not meant for the audience. So your audience is not going to see them. Let's take a quick look at how they work. To add a comment. I'm going up to the top menu, and I'm going to click on the comment icon, and now you'll see this little sticky note appear. So Aiken type any note that they want. For example, this slide needs more visuals and also more research, so this comment will be there. So maybe I'm commenting on someone else's presentation, and I just want to add this comment So what? That they can see it and do some more work. Or maybe this is a note to myself as the creator that I've got more work to do on the slide . However, watch what happens when I hit the play button and go into the actual presentation mode. You'll see that that comment disappears so once again, the comment is not meant for the audience. It is only meant for the slide presenter or the creator. If I want to delete the comment. All I do is hit the delete button and the slide is gone or the comment is gone, and that is the comments function. 28. Presenter Notes: presenter notes are similar to comments, but they serve a different purpose. Comments are meant for the slide creation process. They are a reminder to the creator that, oh, this slide needs another data point or needs more research, or you have to double check these numbers. Something like that, Presenter notes are meant for the actual presentation process for a completed slideshow. So what exactly are presenter notes? Well, they're detailed notes for the presenter. They're often used as a script and, like comments, they're not visible to the audience. So let's take a look at some presenter notes to wear presenter notes. I'm gonna go to my menu at the top and Click View show Presenter notes. Now you'll see a space here at the bottom where I can click on it and then start typing. If I want to either shrink or enlarge the section for the presenter notes. I can hover my mouse right up here to the edge, and you could see that little arrow appears. If I click, I can drag and drop it, and I could make the presenter note section smaller or larger. But I can go ahead and just start typing the Warren Apple and pear are the three most popular types of fruit. Stick with these three, and you'll be with the cool kids if I want to. For Mac, my presenter notes, I can click on the format button and make all the usual changes to the font, the point size, the color and so forth. So why would you use these presenter notes? Well, most commonly, you'll be using these to practice your presentation. So as you scroll from slide to slide, you'll see the slide here on the top, and you can read the script. You can memorize the script or just use these as reference notes. If you want to practice while you're not in front of the computer, you can always go and print them so I can go file print and I could check off the box that says include presenter notes. And then I can click print, get a hard copy print out of these, take them with me on a trip, you know, review my slides on the plane or do whatever I want. If I click the play button, obviously the presenter notes will disappear. Your audience will never know that they're there, and that is presenter, notes 29. Autoplay: Now we're going to set up a keynote presentation to play automatically. Why would you want to do this? Well, a couple of reasons. Maybe you have a kiosk somewhere or at a trade show. Booth, you just have a presentation that you just want a loop in the background and not have anyone physically running the presentation. Setting up auto play is quite easy to do to add auto Plato. A presentation. Just go to your document menu. And then the document tab There's a box next to where it says automatically play upon open . I'm gonna check off that box. Next. I'm gonna check off the box that says loop slide show. So it's going to just keep on playing over and over again on the presentation type. I'm going to choose self playing. And I could set the time of delay between the transitions and the bills. Okay. Once I'm all set, I'm gonna go ahead and click the play button. Now, I'm not gonna touch anything. I'm not going to touch my keyboard or my mouse. This presentation is going to run completely on its own. So let's just take a quick look at a few slides. 30. Record a Presentation: in this lesson. We're going to record a keynote presentation and give it a voice over. Now, why would we want to do this? Why record it presentation? Well, a few reasons. Maybe we want to use keynote to create a presentation that we're gonna upload to YouTube. Or maybe this is gonna be a slideshow that's gonna run on our website. Perhaps a marketing message. Or maybe we're using keynote to create an online course. There are numerous reasons why we might want to pre record a keynote presentation before we record our presentation. You want to make sure you have your sound set up properly, So go to the top of your Mac menu, press on the sound icon and then select sound preferences. And then, from here under sound, you'll see sound effects, output and input under the input. Make sure you select the proper microphone. If you don't have a microphone, you'll only have one choice here. The internal microphone on your Mac. I strongly recommend that you do not use this, that you get a really microphone, which will sound 100 times better. So you're listening to my microphone, which is a road USB microphone. It's really easy to use. It plugs just directly into the computer on, and it'll sound much better, and you can use this slider to adjust the volume. If the volume is going all the way to the top or all the way to the right, the sound signal will distort. So you want to make sure it's about at the 2/3 to 3/4 mark, and that's it. That's how you set up your sound to start a recording, go to your document menu on the upper right click on it and now under audio. You'll see we currently have no recording here, so I'm gonna click the record button. And now I've got this recording menu. I've got my current slide, and I got my next slide so I can see what's coming next. Down here on the lower left, you can see the signal so it is picking up my microphone. My microphone is working properly, and now you see the red circle. That's the record button. When I click on this, I'm going to get a countdown, and I'm simply going to start talking and recording. 321 Welcome toe, learn keynote fast do you want to make great presentations? But you hate learning new software. Well, that's because most courses teach you everything about the software and a lot of what you don't need to know. You really only need to learn a small set of features in order to use the software properly , and that's what this course is going to do. So we're gonna learn keynote fast. Okay, When I'm done with my recording, I'm simply gonna hit the recording button again. What can we do with our recorded presentation? Well, I can click the play button and play the recorded slideshow. So if I want to have someone else do the voice over and then just play this at a meeting, I could do it as a recording. Or my other choice is to export the presentation as a movie so I can go file export to movie and I can export it in 7 20 p 10 80 p. Or I can enter a custom amount. I'll just keep it at 7 20 p and then go ahead and click Next. I can given a name and then click export. So now it is creating a movie. I Congar. Oh, down now to my finder And open up my finder and you can see it right here. So now this is a new movie in an M four V file. I can play it just like any other video. I can upload this to YouTube. I can upload it to my website. So that is recording a slide show with a voiceover. 31. Exporting: in this lesson. We're going to export a keynote presentation. Why would you want to export a presentation? A couple reasons. Number one, Your audience might not have keynote. They might not even have a Mac computer. What if they're using a Windows computer? Well, then we're gonna have to put this presentation in a format that pretty much anyone convey you on any device. Maybe you want to attach the slides to in an email, and you're gonna have your attendees open that attachment and go over the slides on a conference call or something like that. And of course, we just reviewed on the prior lesson exporting as a video file. If you want to upload it to YouTube or a website or something like that. So those air reasons why you may want to export a presentation exporting is really easy. Just go to the file menu and then click export. So in the last lesson, we recorded a voice over and then we exported it as a movie. But more commonly, you're gonna be exporting it as a pdf. Because pdf does not require any special software. Pretty much anyone on any device can open it up so I can click on export as a PdF. Ah, I can say, Joe, I want to include the presenter notes. Do I want if there's a build? Do I want each stage of the build to be a separate slide or not? UH, image quality? I just keep it on best and then just click next. You can also import it, export it as a power point. Now there are far more computers on this planet that have access to Power Point than have access to keynote. So I conform at the presentation and export it as a power point presentation. Keep in mind that you may lose some of the functionality. Some of the fonts may be different. It's not going to be a perfect 100% match, but it will be pretty close. We already covered movies you can export as Jeffs. You can export each slide as an image file, also as an HTML file, but that's basically it. Select the format that you want. Click Next. It'll open up the finder. You select where you want to record it, given name and click export, and that's how you export a keynote presentation 32. Best Practices: before we wrap up the course, let's review some basic best practices for keynote presentations. Number 11 idea per slide. Keep your slides simple. Remember the Master Steve Jobs. Simple slides are better there more memorable, and they get your point across as far as the aspect ratio. If your presentation is going to be used online or with newer technology, use the wide aspect ratio 16 by nine. On the other hand, if the presentation is going to be used for print or old school technology used the standard for third aspect ratio. If your presentation is going to be used to be projected or on a video screen, used dark slides there must less, much less fatiguing on the eyes. On the other hand, if the final destination of your presentation is going to be prince, then use light colored slides. Avoid using any cheesy clip art for stock photos. You'll know it when you see it. Use a real microphone if you're gonna be recording presentation. Audio quality is just as important as video quality in video. Finally, take it easy with transitions. Transitions can be fun. They can be kind of addictive. But if you use them too much than they just get to be too much. It will make your presence occasion seem amateurish. When in doubt, just used the simple dissolved transition and then finally practice your presentation. This is gonna make the most difference behind your effectiveness. Practice it and then practice again before you get in front of that audience. Lastly, I wanted to do a Google search for you Suck at Power Point by Jesse Desjardins. This is a presentation about making presentations, and it is highly effective and entertaining. I strongly recommend that you go through and that's it for keynote best practices. Good luck with your keynote presentations.