Keynote for iOS (iPad): Highlight on slides as you present

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You can draw with one of seven different colors, or use the laser pointer.

Slide illustration mode

Highlight on a slide

  1. Select the slide you want to begin a presentation with, then tap Play button.

    Advance through your presentation.

  2. To draw on a slide, touch and hold the slide.

  3. Do any of the following:

    • Draw with a color: Tap a pen and draw on the slide.

    • Erase the last highlight: Tap Circular arrow button. Continue tapping to undo all your drawing on the slide.

    • Use the laser pointer: Tap the laser pointer and move your finger around the slide; the laser pointer follows your movements.

    • Return to the previous slide or advance a slide: Tap the left or right arrow on the slide.

    • Hide the drawing tools: Tap Done.

Highlight on a slide from a remote device

  1. Set up your presentation with Keynote Remote to present your slideshow.

  2. Tap Remote button on the device that you’re using as a remote control.

  3. Do any of the following:

    • Draw with a color: Tap a pen and draw on the slide.

    • Use the laser pointer: Tap the laser pointer and move your finger around the slide; the laser pointer follows your movements.

    • Erase the last highlight: Tap Circular arrow button. Continue tapping to undo all your drawing on the slide.

    • Return to the previous slide or advance a slide: Tap the left or right arrow on the slide.

    • Hide the drawing tools: Tap Done.

Published Date: Jun 9, 2018
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