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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial Apps
The "iWork Tour," available under the Help menu in both Pages and Keynote 2, not only presents an overview of some of the main features in each program -- it also is a regular Keynote document, full of clever uses of the new build options in Keynote 2. As such, it can effectively serve as a tutorial for some fairly sophisticated effects.

Interestingly, the file "iWork Tour" in the directory /Library/Application Support/iWork/ is actually an application bundle: right-click (or control-click) on that file and select "Show Package Contents" to reveal that the actual Keynote document is located at /Library -> Application Support -> iWork -> Contents -> Resources -> English.lprog -> iWork Tour.key. Six other languages are available there as well. Save a copy of this file in your Documents folder for experimentation.

Finally, Apple appears to have created a few custom Master Slides (apparently based on the Gradient theme) for the iWork Tour -- the "Main Navigation" slide, in particular, is a nice starting point for an interactive Keynote document with hyperlinks, with its "navigation bar" at the bottom. Choosing "Show Master Slides" from the View menu is probably the simplest way to see them. These then can be modified and saved as custom Master Slides for your own use in other projects.
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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial
Authored by: macevangelist on Jan 25, '05 01:44:11PM

Keynote is starting to remind me of HyperCard.



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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial
Authored by: chabig on Jan 25, '05 02:40:23PM

All Keynote "documents" are really packages. The Tour is no exception.



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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial
Authored by: aranor on Jan 25, '05 03:21:13PM

You obviously didn't read carefully - of course it's a bundle, but the iWork Tour isn't a Keynote bundle, it's an Application bundle with a Keynote bundle embedded in its Resources directory.



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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial
Authored by: Curlywee on Jan 28, '05 11:30:18PM

Just a very minor correction: The actual path is Library/Application Support/iWork/iWork Tour/Contents/Resources/English.lproj/iWork Tour.key. Also, choosing iWork Tour from Keynote's Help menu automatically opens iWork Tour.key <i>in</i> Keynote, from where it can be saved directly to any convenient location using Save As...



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Use the iWork tour as an advanced Keynote tutorial
Authored by: vocaro on Feb 25, '09 10:34:47PM

iWork '09 inexplicably does not include the iWork Tour. Even worse, if you have a copy of the tour from iWork '08, it won't open correctly in Keynote '09 due to errors finding the images. There is a fix, however. Follow these steps:

1. Locate the iWork Tour file from your previous installation of iWork '08 in /Library/Application Support/iWork '08.

2. Right-click on the file and choose Show Package Contents.

3. Locate the Contents/Resources/English.lproj/iWork Tour.key file and copy it to your desktop.

4. Locate the Contents/Resources/Shared directory and copy it to your desktop.

5. Right-click the iWork Tour.key file on your desktop and choose Show Package Contents.

6. Copy all of the image files from the Shared directory on your desktop into this package directory.

7. Double-click the index.apxl.gz file to uncompress it into index.apxl.

8. Delete the index.apxl.gz file.

9. Using a plain text editor, open index.axpl and remove every instance of "../../Shared/", then save the file.

10. You should now be able to open the iWork Tour.key file in your desktop using Keynote '09. You can then save it to Keynote '09 format.



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