Hyperlinks in presentations can help your viewer jump outside of the presentation and on to a website or even somewhere else in the Keynote file. Let's learn how to add them to a Keynote presentation in this video. I'm working here in a presentation in Keynote. I've got some text here that I may want to send the viewer outside to check out more information on.
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Note: In this tutorial we use the Hexon template. You can find more great Keynote presentation templates on Envato Elements, on GraphicRiver or in the 15+ Best Keynote Presentation Templates (For Mac Users).
How to Quickly Make Keynote Hyperlinks
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1. Add a Hyperlink in Keynote to a Web Page
Let's start off by highlighting this bit of text. Then right-click or Ctrl + Click and choose Add Link.
A drop-down menu displays. Now, we can either link people to another slide in the deck or to a webpage. Let's try out webpage first. Click the Webpage option. We can customize the web page by typing the URL here in the box.
2. Test the Keynote Web Page Hyperlink
To test it out you can click on the Go to Page button to make sure that it's working. This is a clickable Keynote hyperlink in Presentation View.
3. Add a Keynote Hyperlink to a Slide in Your Presentation
Let's look at another example to link up to another section in the presentation. Let's follow the same process, but choose the Slide option this time. Now let's choose the number of a slide in the deck, and press OK.
4. Test the Slide Hyperlink
Now, when we click the Go to Slide button, it jumps to the slide you selected in the presentation. This makes it easy for the viewer to move around within the same slide deck.
You've just learned how to make a hyperlink in Keynote. You can add as many Keynote hyperlinks as you need to your presentation. Be sure to test each link before your share your slideshow. Do you use hyperlinks in your Keynote presentations? Why or why not?
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