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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keynote™ for Mac OS® X by Curt Simmons

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Appendix B. Keynote Keyboard Shortcuts

If you want to make Keynote work a bit faster for you, you should become familiar with the keyboard shortcuts listed in Table B.1. They can save you some mouse movements and speed up your work at the same time.

Table B.1. Keyboard Shortcuts

Shortcut

Description

Working with the Slide Canvas

Tab

Moves from object to object on the Slide Canvas.

Shift+Tab

Goes backward from object to object on the Slide Canvas.

Arrow keys

Moves an object by one pixel at a time.

Shift+arrow keys

Moves an object by 10 pixels at a time

Shift+click or Keyboard Shortcuts+click

Adds or removes the selected object to a previously selected object.

Shift+drag or +drag ...

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