Work with Media Objects

The most interesting and effective presentations usually employ audiovisual elements of some kind to help focus the audience’s attention and add nuance that words alone don’t supply. In this chapter, I look at how to add and manipulate many such elements, including photos, music, movies, and shapes. I also look at the various uses of links within a presentation, both for navigation and to open external resources.

Add Media

Apple uses the term “media” in Keynote to refer only to photos, music, and movies. One way to insert such an item is to click the Media button on the toolbar; click Photos, Music, or Movies in the popover ...

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