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Keynote 5.2 Not Loading New Custom Themes

3765 Views 19 Replies Latest reply: Aug 23, 2013 8:07 AM by camwisegamgee RSS
  • UnivBloopers Calculating status...
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    May 4, 2013 7:38 AM (in response to Secstage)

    SecStage, it runs good.  I did the

     

    1. themeMetaData copy/paste
    2. Preview.tiff

     

    method in Keynote 5.3 this morning.  Twice.  I did keep

     

    <key>hidden</key>

              <false/>

              <key>order</key>

              <integer>8</integer>

     

    in themeMetaData, and no disaster.  The order key places it on the Theme Chooser gallery.  Also, i used

     

    <key>application-version</key>

              <string>Keynote 5.3</string>

     

    for the version key.  Worked fine.

     

     

    So... molte grazie.  This user-generated Theme trouble has been burning my grits for a several years now, but now I am back in the driver's seat.

  • UnivBloopers Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    May 4, 2013 8:42 AM (in response to Secstage)

    Rumors...

    My eternal and unrequited wish is that we could record a podcast in Keynote and export it as .m4a enhanced audio (instead of hoggishly large video format)  with the slides synched in the artwork track.  If Keynote could do that, I could get rid of Profcast.

  • camwisegamgee Calculating status...
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    Aug 23, 2013 8:07 AM (in response to Secstage)

    My themes would not save, but now this workaround works great for me...

     

    Go into your Keynote preferences and turning off the following:

     

    (  ) Save new documents as packages

    (  ) Copy audio and movies into document

     

    Then save your theme as usual.

     

    Quit and restart Keynote.

     

    Your new theme should appear.

     

    (Don't forget to change back your above settings in Keynote preferences)

     

    Hope this helps save someone some frustration.

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