Keynote for Mac: sidebar

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The sidebar is the area on the right side of the Keynote window that shows the Format, Animate, or Document inspector.

  • Format inspector: Click the Format button in the toolbar to show formatting controls for whatever is selected in the presentation, like text, a shape, or an image. Click the tabs at the top of the sidebar to see more controls.

  • Animate inspector: Click the Animate button in the toolbar to show controls for animating objects on a slide and setting transitions between slides.

  • Document inspector: Click the Document button in the toolbar to show controls for changing elements that affect your entire presentation, such as the theme and the soundtrack.

If a sidebar is open and you click its icon in the toolbar, the sidebar closes.

Published Date: Apr 3, 2019
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