Keynote User Guide for iPad
- Intro to Keynote
- Intro to images, charts, and other objects
- Create your first presentation
- Choose how to navigate your presentation
- Open a presentation
- Save and name a presentation
- Find a presentation
- Print a presentation
- Customize the toolbar
- Copy text and objects between apps
- Basic touchscreen gestures
- Use Apple Pencil with Keynote
- Create a presentation using VoiceOver
- Add lines and arrows
- Add and edit drawings
- Set the movie format
- Change object transparency
- Fill objects with color or an image
- Add a border to an object
- Add a caption or title
- Add a reflection or shadow
- Use object styles
- Resize, rotate, and flip objects
- Add linked objects to make your presentation interactive
- Select text and place the insertion point
- Change the look of text
- Use text styles
- Format lists
- Add mathematical equations
- Add links
- Add or delete a table
- Select tables, cells, rows, and columns
- Merge or unmerge cells
- Resize, move, or lock a table
- Send a presentation
- Intro to collaboration
- Invite others to collaborate
- Collaborate on a shared presentation
- Follow activity in a shared presentation
- Change a shared presentation’s settings
- Stop sharing a presentation
- Shared folders and collaboration
- Use Box to collaborate
- Create an animated GIF
- Post your presentation in a blog
- Use iCloud Drive with Keynote
- Export to PowerPoint or another file format
- Restore an earlier version of a presentation
- Move a presentation
- Delete a presentation
- Password-protect a presentation
- Create and manage custom themes
Format text into columns in Keynote on iPad
You can format text in a text box into two or more columns in which text flows automatically from one column to the next.
Format columns of text
Tap a shape or text box, or select text.
Tap , then tap Text.
Tap Columns, then do any of the following:
Change the number of columns: Tap , or tap the number of columns and enter a new value.
Set column width: To use the same width for all columns, turn on Equal Column Width. To set different column widths, turn this option off, then tap below each column number in the Column Size section, or tap the column width and enter a new value.
Set the space between columns: Tap next to Gutters, or tap the gutter width and enter a new value. If you have more than two columns, you can adjust the gutter width between each column.
Force text to the top of the next column
Tap where you want the previous column to end.
Tap Insert, then tap Column Break.