Section B.8. The View Menu

B.8. The View Menu

The commands in this menu control how Keynote's various windows appear on your screen; none of these items make any changes to the slideshow itself.

B.8.1. Play Slideshow

Use this commandor the Play button in the toolbarto leave Keynote's editing window and switch to its presentation mode. Keynote begins the slideshow with the selected slidenot necessarily the first oneand takes over your whole screen. (If you want to begin a slideshow at the beginning, no matter which slide is selected, Option-click the Play button in the toolbar.) Keyboard equivalent: -Option-P.

B.8.2. Navigator/Outline/Slide Only

Determine howor ifthe slide organizer pane appears along the left side of Keynote's window by choosing one of these commands. Select Navigator to show thumbnail images of each slide. Choose Outline to display the text outline of your slides, including only the text in the Title or Body (also known as Bullet) text boxes. Select Slide Only to do away with the organizer pane altogether. Keynote adds a checkmark to the menu to indicate the current selection.

B.8.3. Show/Hide Rulers

When you choose this command, Keynote displays its document rulersthe measurement scales along the top and left side of the slide. Drag alignment guides from either ruler onto the slide to help you line up elements as you lay out your slides the guides don't show during the slideshow. In addition to its usefulness for precise slide layout, the top ruler contains the margin, first-line indent, bullet, and tab indicators for text boxes, which you can drag to affect selected text. Keyboard equivalent: -R.

B.8.4. Show/Hide Notes

Use this command to reveal or conceal the Notes pane at the bottom of Keynote's window. You can use this area to type reminders to yourself as you edit a slideshow, or for speaker notes to print or view during the slideshow on the presenter's display.

B.8.5. Zoom

The commands in this submenu control the magnification of the slide in the Keynote window. The View control in the lower-left corner of the slide pane is another way to control this display size .

  • Zoom In . Each time you select this command, Keynote magnifies the slide on your screen, which is helpful when making fine adjustments to the layout. Keyboard equivalent: ->.

  • Zoom Out . Choose this command to reduce the size of the slide onscreen making it more difficult to read but giving you a better impression of the overall appearance of your layout. Keyboard equivalent: -<.

  • Actual Size . This command sets the slide view to 100 percentthe actual size of the slide, usually 800 x 600 or 1024 x 768 pixels.

  • Fit in Window . Keynote adjusts the magnification of the slide view so the entire slide fits within the window. As you adjust the window size, Keynote compensates, keeping the slide at maximum size.

B.8.6. Show/Hide Inspector

Use this command to summon or dismiss the Inspector window, headquarters for so many of Keynote's controls. Keyboard equivalent: -Option-I.

B.8.7. New Inspector

When you choose this command, an additional inspector window appears, giving you the ability to, for example, work with the Slide Inspector, the Build Inspector, and the Graphic Inspector simultaneously . You can also open additional inspectors by Option-clicking any of the inspector buttons at the top of an inspector window.

B.8.8. Show/Hide Colors

The Color Pickerthat essential aid for colorization of text, backgrounds, or objectsappears or disappears when you choose this command. Keyboard equivalent: -Shift-C.

B.8.9. Show/Hide Media Browser

Use this command to reveal or conceal the Media BrowserKeynote's portal to your iPhoto, iTunes, and movie collections.

B.8.10. Show/Hide Toolbar

Turn on or off the display of Keynote's toolbar by choosing this command. You may find it useful to do away with the toolbar to give you more vertical space in your document window, or if you simply prefer a more minimalist appearance. You can also show or hide the toolbar by clicking the lozenge-shaped button in the upper-right corner of the Keynote window. Keyboard equivalent: -Option-T.

B.8.11. Customize Toolbar

Choose this command to unfurl the toolbar customization window, stocked with an assortment of buttons that perform various commonly performed tasks. Drag buttons to the toolbar so you can perform those tasks without venturing into the menus . Drag buttons off the toolbar to remove them, or drag the entire default set to the toolbar to restore Apple's button collection. Control how the buttons display in the toolbar by choosing icon, text, or both from the pop-up menu, or by turning on the Use Small Size checkbox to squeeze more buttons into the toolbar.

iWork '05. The Missing Manual
iWork 05: The Missing Manual
ISBN: 059610037X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 134
Authors: Jim Elferdink © 2008-2017.
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