Define and Use Styles

If you’ve ever used styles in a word processor or page layout program, you know they can save tremendous amounts of time and effort while keeping a document’s appearance consistent. For example, if you apply the style “Heading 1” to each of the first-level headings in a document, they’ll all have the same font, size, style, color, and so on—and if you later change the appearance of that style, all the Heading 1 paragraphs in the document will automagically update to match.

Keynote uses styles in much the same way. You can apply styles to objects (such as text boxes, images, movies, shapes, tables, and charts—collectively, “object styles”) and to text (paragraphs, characters, and lists—collectively “text styles”). For each ...

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