Tag Archive for Keynote

Sharing Keynote Projects

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Keynote is a great platform for building beautiful family history projects full of photos, charts and graphics. You’ll find there are also a broad range of sharing options available to help you distribute these projects to your family.

The Circle B Ranch

The Circle B Ranch is a Ken Burns-style photo documentary and was created using Keynote on a Mac. Basically, it is a photo slideshow with narration and some background music that was exported as a movie. Windows users can put PowerPoint to work with very similar results.

The toughest part of this project was selecting the photos and writing the script.

iPad Presentations

I’ve found my iPad works great as a traveling presentation tool. Instead of dragging a laptop and all the paraphernalia that goes with it, I carry my iPad mini along with a VGA connector and an HDMI connector. My iPhone serves as the remote control. Keynote is my presentation software of choice and I keep…

Fonts on iOS

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Want to use your iPad when you present, but hate the limitations on fonts in Keynote? Here’s one solution.

Storytelling With Keynote

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The cover page you see here was created in Keynote. The photo is framed with a graphical frame included in Jumsoft’s Toolbox for Keynote. The pattern used in the background also came from the Toolbox. The font is Sheila¬†by Laura Worthington. This is just a tiny sample of the things you can do with Keynote.…

A Letter Archive Option

Looking for a way to organize and present your family letters? You might be surprised to find that your presentation app is just the thing for bringing those letters back to life.

Found Ephemera: Keynote Vector Graphics

If you have Keynote for Mac, you can draw your own decorative embellishments using the built-in vector drawing tools. What is vector drawing? It’s is the creation of digital graphics using lines, curves and shapes. Unlike bitmap graphics which are made up of a collection of tiny dots (pixels), vector graphics¬†can easily scale in size…