Languages

Archived - How Keynote for iOS handles builds imported from PowerPoint

When you import a PowerPoint presentation into Keynote for iOS 1.7 or later, some builds are supported and others are not.

This article has been archived and is no longer updated by Apple.

Use this table to see how Keynote handles your PowerPoint builds.

Ascend

n/a

Move In/Out

Up if build in, Down if build out

Appear/Disappear

n/a

Appear/Disappear

n/a

Blinds

Horizontal

Dissolve

n/a

Vertical

Boomerang

n/a

Move In/Out, unless By Letter, then Pivot

Top Left to Bottom Right, Top Right to Bottom Left if By Letter

Bounce

n/a

Drop if build in, Move Out if build out

Forward if build in, Bottom to Top if build out

Center Revolve

n/a

Pivot, unless By Letter, then Move In

Bottom Left to Top Right

Checkerboard

Across

Dissolve

Forward if By Letter

Down

Color Typewriter

n/a

Appear/Disappear, unless By Letter, then Typewriter

Forward if By Letter

Compress

n/a

Scale, unless By Letter, then Compress

Top to Bottom, Center Justified if By Letter

Crawl In/Out

From Bottom

Move In/Out, duration 5 sec

Bottom to Top

From Left

Left to Right

From Top

Top to Bottom

From Right

Right to Left

Credits

n/a

Move In/Out

Bottom to Top

Curve Up/Down

n/a

Pivot, unless By Letter, then Move In/Out

Bottom Left to Top Right

Descend

n/a

Move In/Out

Down if build in, Up if build out

Dissolve In/Out

n/a

Dissolve

n/a

Ease In

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right

Expand/Contract

n/a

Scale, if not By Letter, then Scale Big

Up if Expand, Down if Contract, Forward if By Letter

Fade

n/a

Dissolve

n/a

Faded Swivel

n/a

Flip

Left to Right, Forward if By Letter

Faded Zoom

Object Center

Scale, unless By Letter, then Pop if build out or Scale Big if build in

Up if build in, Down if build out

Forward if Pop or Scale Big

Slide Center

Flash Once

n/a

Appear/Disappear, unless By Letter, then Typewriter

Forward if By Letter

Flip

n/a

Drop if build in, Move Out if build out

Forward if build in, Bottom to Top if build out

Float In/Out

Float Up

Pivot, unless By Letter, then Move In/Out

Top Left to Bottom Right, Top Right to Bottom Left if By Letter

Float Down

Fly In/Out

From Bottom

Move In/Out

Bottom to Top

From Bottom-Left

Bottom Left to Top Right

From Left

Left to Right

From Top-Left

Top Left to Bottom Right

From Top

Top to Bottom

From Top-Right

Top Right to Bottom Left

From Right

Right to Left

From Bottom-Right

Bottom Right to Top Left

Fold

n/a

Scale, if not By Letter, then Scale Big

Top to Bottom, Forward if By Letter

Glide

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right

Light Speed

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right if build in, Right to Left if build out

Magnify

n/a

Scale, if not By Letter, then Scale Big

Top to Bottom, Forward if By Letter

Peek In/Out

From Bottom

Move In/Out

Bottom to Top

From Left

Left to Right

From Top

Top to Bottom

From Right

Right to Left

Pinwheel

n/a

Dissolve, if By Letter

n/a

Random Bars

Horizontal

Dissolve

Forward if By Letter

Vertical

Random Effects

n/a

Appear/Disappear, unless By Letter, then Typewriter

Forward if By Letter

Rise Up/Sink Down

n/a

Move In/Out

Bottom to Top if Rise, Top to Bottom if Sink

Shape

In

Circle

Dissolve, if By Letter

Forward if By Letter

Box

Diamond

Plus

Out

Circle

Box

Diamond

Plus

Sling

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right

Spiral In/Out

n/a

Pivot, unless By Letter, then Move In/Out

Top Left to Bottom Right, Top Right to Bottom Left if By Letter

Split

Horizontal In

Move In/Out, unless By Letter, then Dissolve

Top to Bottom, Forward if By Letter

Horizontal Out

Vertical In

Left to Right, Forward if By Letter

Vertical Out

Start Movie

Stop playing: after current slide, or after x slides

Start Movie

n/a

Hide while not playing

Rewind movie when done playing

Stop Movie

Stop playing: after current slide, or after ‘x’ slides

Stop Movie

n/a

Hide while not playing

Rewind movie when done playing

Stretch

Across

Flip, unless set to By Letter. Direction is reversed for build out.

Forward

From Top

Forward

From Bottom

Forward

From Left

Forward

From Right

Backward

Strips

Left Down

Wipe

Top Right to Bottom Left

Left Up

Bottom Right to Top Left

Right Down

Top Left to Bottom Right

Right Up

Bottom Left to Top Right

Swish

n/a

Drop if build in, Move Out if build out

Forward if build in, Bottom to Top if build out

Swivel

Horizontal

Flip, duration 5 sec

Left to Right, Forward if By Letter

Vertical

Top to Bottom, Forward if By Letter

Thread

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right

Unfold

n/a

Move In/Out

Left to Right

Wheel

1 Spoke

Iris

Out

2 Spokes

3 Spokes

4 Spokes

8 Spokes

Whip

As One Object

Pop

n/a

Wipe

From Bottom

Wipe

Up

From Left

Right

From Top

Down

From Right

Left

Zoom

In

Scale

Up if build in, Down if build out

In From Screen Center

In Slightly

Out

Down if build in, Up if build out

Out From Screen Bottom

Out Slightly

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
Last Modified: Oct 23, 2013
Helpful?
Yes
No
  • Last Modified: Oct 23, 2013
  • Article: HT5592
  • Views:

    10188
  • Rating:
    • 100.0

    (1 Responses)

Additional Product Support Information

Start a Discussion
in Apple Support Communities
See all questions on this article See all questions I have asked