When you need to lock your Keynote content to prevent accidental changes, you can lock your template elements. In this video, Nicte Cuevas shares how you can lock and unlock elements in your master slide.
- [Instructor] If you're planning … to share your keynote template … or even the final presentation with your team, … you can lock certain aspects of your template … to prevent unwanted changes. … This can help you maintain visual … and structural consistency for your brand. … Ideally, you want to lock elements you know you don't need … to be moved around. … I typically do this for footers or backgrounds … in my presentations. … So to do this, … we're going to make sure we select the item … that we want to lock. … Now we're going to go into the format panel … and make sure we go into the arrange window. … Once we have this open, … we're going to see the option to lock this object. … We're going to select lock and the biggest indicator … to know that you have locked this item … or your object is that you'll see … little X markers around this selection. … So now we know that this has been locked. … We can just go under here and select done. … Now when we look at the main template for the theme, …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Plan Your Theme
2. Design and Brand a Custom Theme
3. Work from Your Keynote Theme
4. Slide Transitions and Animations
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