Keynote for Mac: Add a transition between slides

Add a transition between slides

Transitions are visual effects that play as you move from one slide to the next. For example, the Push transition makes a slide appear to push the previous slide off the screen. You can add a transition between any two slides in your presentation.

  1. Select a slide in the slide navigator.

  2. In the Animate  sidebar, click the Add an Effect button near the top.

    Add an Effect button in the Animate section of the sidebar.
  3. Choose a transition (except Magic Move, which is described in a separate topic); scroll to see them all.

    A preview of the transition plays, and the slide navigator displays a blue marker in the corner of the slide to indicate that a transition has been added.

    A blue triangle on a slide indicates the slide has a transition.
  4. To change the transition, click the Change button at the top of the sidebar.

  5. To set transition options, such as duration and direction, use the controls in the sidebar.

    The options you see depend on the transition you added.

    Transition controls in Transitions section of the sidebar.

    If you choose to have a transition start automatically, it begins playing immediately after you advance the previous slide.

To remove the transition, click the Change button, then choose None.

Tip: To apply the same transition to multiple slides, select slides in the slide navigator, then click Add an Effect in the sidebar and choose a transition.

Published Date: Oct 19, 2018
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