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Absolute beginner's guide to Keynote for MAC OS X [electronic resource] /
Curt Simmons.
imprint
Indianapolis, IN : Que Pub., c2004.
description
ix, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0789731010
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Book
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imprint
Indianapolis, IN : Que Pub., c2004.
isbn
0789731010
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8480319
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Main Description
Priced at $99, Keynote is the new application that promises to bring to everyone the ability to create stunning, professional-quality presentations. It includes professionally designed themes, top-end typography, animated charts and tables, and cinematic quality transitions. Keynote has Apple's traditional elegance and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and beautiful graphics.Keynote 1.0 has been positively reviewed by the press. Though Apple has not yet released any sales figures, it is clear that the software is gaining rapid adoption. According to MacCentral, the company's CFO was saying that its software sales were great, "fueled by the release of iLife, Keynote, and Final Cut Express." The First Looks reviews are just coming out now, but they are undeniably positive.This book shows users how to: Design compelling presentations swiftly, using Keynote's advanced typography, gorgeous charts, and included layout themes. Give a presentation pizzazz by using spiffy visual effects like slide transitions, builds, and element effects. Easily manage a presentation's pace using Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities. Precisely control how to convey a message with advanced but easy-to-use anti-aliased text, dynamic alignment guides and multimedia components.
Unpaid Annotation
Readers can master Keynote - Apple's new presentation software - no prior experience required! Use the straightforward advice found in this book to transform readers mediocre presentations into dynamic performances. Simple, real-world advice for anyone charged with speaking in front of others. Written by a veteran presenter and a well-known and trusted author, Curt Simmons. Keynote is the new application that promises to bring to everyone the ability to create stunning, professional-quality presentations. It includes professionally designed themes, top-end typography, animated charts and tables, and cinematic quality transitions. Keynote has Apple's traditional elegance and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and beautiful graphics. Keynote 1.0 has been positively reviewed by the press. According to MacCentral, the company's CFO was saying that its software sales were great, "fueled by the release of iLife, Keynote, and Final Cut Express." The First Looks reviews are just coming out now, but they are undeniably positive. This book will show users how to: -Design compelling presentations swiftly, using Keynote's advanced typography, gorgeous charts, and included layout themes. -Give a presentation pizzazz by using spiffy visual effects like slide transitions, builds, and element effects. -Easily manage a presentation's pace using Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities. -Precisely control how to convey a message with advanced but easy-to-use anti-aliased text, dynamic alignment guides and multimedia components.
Main Description
-Use the straightforward advice in this book to transform readers mediocre presentations into dynamic performances.-Simple, real-world advice for anyone charged with speaking in front of others.-Written by Curt Simmons, a veteran presenter and a well-known and trusted author.
Main Description
& Use the straightforward advice in this book to transform readers mediocre presentations into dynamic performances. & & Simple, real-world advice for anyone charged with speaking in front of others. & & Written by Curt Simmons, a veteran presenter and a well-known and trusted author.
Long Description
Priced at $99, Keynote is the new application that promises to bring to everyone the ability to create stunning, professional-quality presentations. It includes professionally designed themes, top-end typography, animated charts and tables, and cinematic quality transitions. Keynote has Apple's traditional elegance and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and beautiful graphics. Keynote 1.0 has been positively reviewed by the press. Though Apple has not yet released any sales figures, it is clear that the software is gaining rapid adoption. According to MacCentral, the company's CFO was saying that its software sales were great, "fueled by the release of iLife, Keynote, and Final Cut Express." The First Looks reviews are just coming out now, but they are undeniably positive.This book will show users how to:-Design compelling presentations swiftly, using Keynote's advanced typography, gorgeous charts, and included layout themes.-Give a presentation pizzazz by using spiffy visual effects like slide transitions, builds, and element effects.-Easily manage a presentation's pace using Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities.-Precisely control how to convey a message with advanced but easy-to-use anti-aliased text, dynamic alignment guides and multimedia components.
Main Description
bull; bull;Use the straightforward advice in this book to transform readers mediocre presentations into dynamic performances. bull;Simple, real-world advice for anyone charged with speaking in front of others. bull;Written by Curt Simmons, a veteran presenter and a well-known and trusted author.
Bowker Data Service Summary
A beginner's guide to using Keynote, Apple's presentation software package.
Main Description
bull; Use the straightforward advice in this book to transform readers mediocre presentations into dynamic performances. bull; Simple, real-world advice for anyone charged with speaking in front of others. bull; Written by Curt Simmons, a veteran presenter and a well-known and trusted author.
Long Description
Priced at $99, Keynote is the new application that promises to bring to everyone the ability to create stunning, professional-quality presentations. It includes professionally designed themes, top-end typography, animated charts and tables, and cinematic quality transitions. Keynote has Apple's traditional elegance and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and beautiful graphics.<>Keynote 1.0 has been positively reviewed by the press. Though Apple has not yet released any sales figures, it is clear that the software is gaining rapid adoption. According to MacCentral, the company's CFO was saying that its software sales were great, "fueled by the release of iLife, Keynote, and Final Cut Express." The First Looks reviews are just coming out now, but they are undeniably positive.This book will show users how to:-Design compelling presentations swiftly, using Keynote's advanced typography, gorgeous charts, and included layout themes.-Give a presentation pizzazz by using spiffy visual effects like slide transitions, builds, and element effects.-Easily manage a presentation's pace using Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities.-Precisely control how to convey a message with advanced but easy-to-use anti-aliased text, dynamic alignment guides and multimedia components.
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Priced at $99, Keynote is the new application that promises to bring to everyone the ability to create stunning, professional-quality presentations. It includes professionally designed themes, top-end typography, animated charts and tables, and cinematic quality transitions. Keynote has Apple's traditional elegance and ease-of-use, with intuitive controls and beautiful graphics. Keynote 1.0 has been positively reviewed by the press. Though Apple has not yet released any sales figures, it is clear that the software is gaining rapid adoption. According to MacCentral, the company's CFO was saying that its software sales were great, "fueled by the release of iLife, Keynote, and Final Cut Express." The First Looks reviews are just coming out now, but they are undeniably positive. This book shows users how to: Design compelling presentations swiftly, using Keynote's advanced typography, gorgeous charts, and included layout themes. Give a presentation pizzazz by using spiffy visual effects like slide transitions, builds, and element effects. Easily manage a presentation's pace using Keynote's thumbnail viewer, slide navigator, and grouping capabilities. Precisely control how to convey a message with advanced but easy-to-use anti-aliased text, dynamic alignment guides and multimedia components.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Public Speaking-Then and Now
Enter the World of Keynote
How to Use This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
Beginning Skills: Getting to Know Keynote
What Keynote Is All About
What Keynote Can Do
Working with the Keynote Screen
Introducing the Inspector
Creating Your First Presentation
Creating Tables in Slides
Organizing Slides
Playing the Slideshow
Saving Your Work
Introducing Builds
Introducing Transitions
Working with Text
The Truth About Presentation Text
Entering Text on Slides
Working with Fonts and Styles
Using the Text Inspector
Using Bullets and Numbering
Setting Text Tabs
Importing Text
Using Tables
The Wonderful World of Tables
Creating a Table
Moving Around in a Table
Entering and Formatting Text
Formatting Cells, Rows, and Columns
Inserting Graphics in Tables
Using Charts
The Wonderful World of Charts
Creating a Chart
Choosing a Chart Style
Working with Chart Data
Formatting Charts
Special Issues with Pie Charts
Working with Graphics
Understanding How to Use Graphics in Presentations
Working with the Colors Dialog Box
Working with Line Art
Working with Images
Using Alignment Guides to Precisely Position Text and Objects
Grouping Objects
Working with Graphics
Working with Backgrounds and Multimedia
Changing Slide Backgrounds and Colors
Adding Visual Interest to Objects by Using the Opacity Setting
Using Audio in a Presentation
Using Video in a Presentation
Managing Presentations
Working with Keynote Views
Rearranging Slide Order
Grouping Slides
Skipping Slides While Viewing a Slideshow
Working with Master Slides and Layouts
Creating Speaker Notes
Spell Checking and Find and Replace
Exploring Transitions and Builds
Using Transitions Between Slides
What Are Builds?
Creating Multiple-Build Slides
Viewing and Printing a Presentation
Viewing a Slideshow
Slideshow Viewing Preferences
Creating a QuickTime Presentation
Creating a PDF File of a Presentation
Printing a Presentation
Working with Presentation Hardware
Extending Keynote
Creating New Themes
Creating New Master Slides
Keynote and Microsoft PowerPoint
Installing Keynote
Making Sure Your Mac Is Ready for Keynote
Installing Keynote
Keynote Keyboard Shortcuts
Helpful Keynote Web Sites
Index
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