Changing Slide Themes in Keynote

Keynote prompts us to select a theme when we first create a slide show. We don’t have to stay with this theme. We can easily switch between themes until we find one that works well with our content. To change the theme, click on the document section and click the change theme button. When switching themes, we might want to keep any style changes we’ve made to the presentation. Make sure the option to keep […]

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Switching From Standard Theme to Wide Theme in Keynote

We are usually comfortable selecting the theme we’ve always used and the size we prefer for presentations, but there are times when we need to change not only the theme but also the dimensions of the presentation. For example, we may need to change from a standard size presentation to a wide size presentation or vise versa. It’s very easy to switch from one to another but the changes that occur after, could prove frustrating. […]

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Changing Keynote Slide Layout Masters

Each Keynote presentation is associated with a theme. Even if this theme is the blank theme. All themes have common slide layout masters, and we can switch between these masters at any time. To change a slide layout master, click on the slide you would like to change. Click on the Format section and click the “Change Master” button. Click on one of the other available layout masters. The layout master that is currently assigned […]

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Working With Keynote Text Styles

Each Keynote Theme comes with a set of text styles. This is a selection of fonts and colors that are designed to work with the theme. They are usually designed and setup by a graphics designer. The Styles are designed to work with specific parts of a slide but they can be used anywhere. We usually don’t have to worry about applying a style if we work with the slide themes as they are set. […]

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Replacing Keynote Slide Master Layout Theme Images

Most Keynote themes include placeholder images as part of the slide layout master. We can replace these images with images of our own. To replace this image, we’ll click on the image. Click on the icon in the lower right hand corner. The Photos library will open so we can select one of the images in our library. Click one of the images in the Photos library. The selected image will replace the theme image. […]

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