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Currently Being ModeratedJan 4, 2008 10:58 AM (in response to Bob deWitt)I guess I'm the only one out there how has experienced this particular problem.
Since posting my original problem, I have re-installed Leopard and I have tried running Keynote 3. Neither of these solutions work either. The computer freezes up completely if there is any transition in the presentation.
Does anyone suppose that re-installing Leopard with a clean install might work? I really hesitate to try this because I don't want to re-install all of my programs--especially if that solution doesn't happen to work.
Perhaps I should try re-installing Tiger until Leopard is more fully de-bugged?Quad G5, Mac OS X (10.4.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 6, 2008 6:28 PM (in response to Bob deWitt)Apparently no-one else has had this problem; at least no-one who has read this thread.
Anyway, out of frustration with no apparent solution to the Leopard issue, I finally resolved it by trashing Leopard on this computer, and re-installing Tiger. A big pain, but now at least I can use Keynote on my work computer.Quad G5, Mac OS X (10.4.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 7, 2008 5:26 PM (in response to Bob deWitt)I have had the same experience. An archive and install transiently solved the problem, but it recurrred.
I have no suggestions, but believe this to be a bug.Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 12, 2008 11:53 AM (in response to Bob deWitt)I am also having big problems with keynote 08 and leopard.
Not quite the same as yours, but almost as frustrating- presentations that I made with the last version of keynote are mostly OK, but a subset of them freeze up and quit the program when I get to slides that contain an equation.
I have spent the last two days working on just trying to get my files not to crash, and will probably spend the next week remaking many of the presentations I was hoping to just reuse from last year. I would much rather be refining the content than remaking the presentations again because of these annoying technical issues.
Apple, somebody needs to fix this! Educators and lecturers are some of your best advertisers, but these bugs make that very difficult at this point.macbook pro 2.33 ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.1), keynote 08
Currently Being ModeratedJan 13, 2008 2:38 AM (in response to Bob deWitt)There's another similar topic here:
and there in the last post A.Swan has posted method that helped:
It seems a number of people have had similar problems with the iWork applications quitting unexpectedly during launch. I've also had this problem on one of my Macs since installing Leopard. I think I may have finally found a solution, however. A new version of OnyX has been released for Leopard, so I figured I'd give it a shot (it has solved a few other very strange and seemingly unsolvable problems for me in the past). Using the "Cleaning" pane and clicking the User tab allows you to delete various User caches, including the Applications cache. Executing this (I chose to delete all but the Audio Units cache) and restarting has brought all of the iWork applications back to life (at least for now). You might give it a shot if nothing else has worked for you. The Leopard version of OnyX is available here:
and it's donation-ware.
Best of luck,
Maybe you can also try this solution. If it helps, please report your success here.MacBook Pro 17" 2.33GHz 2GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.4.10), 160GB HDD, SD-DL, BT, AirPort
Currently Being ModeratedMar 14, 2008 4:02 AM (in response to Bob deWitt)I am having the same issue. During a transition the laptop freezes and has to be restarted to continue. I'm using Leopard and iWork 08.
I have tried reinstalling leopard but this only resolved the problem for a short while.
Did anybody find a solution to this?MBP 15", Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedMay 20, 2008 5:08 PM (in response to Bob deWitt)I just ran into this problem. I'm guessing you have also noticed the flashing problem that occurs when reloading a previously minimized window from the dock. Anyway to make a long story short the high resolution of the 30-inch display is the problem. If you reduce the resolution to 1920x1200 it will work fine. Apparently there are still issues with certain video cards for those machines (ATI mainly, we have issues with Radeon 2650 and X800 XT) and 30-inch displays in Leopard. Not exactly a solution but it should help you to avoid locking up the computer.Mac Pro 2.0 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.2)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 12, 2008 2:18 PM (in response to Sean Istre)I have the same problem on the MacBookPro, Intel2.2GHZ, 15''.
When editing in Keynote (in particular copy-paste between several presentations), the whole system freezes!! Nothing recovers the system, only the hard-reset with power on/off button.
This is very annoying indeed.
Any other suggestions around? I would guess, that my system should not suffer from an old graphics chipset and the high resolution.MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.5.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 22, 2008 12:48 AM (in response to TDJenne)Same here on a MB Pro, 15" 2,2 with 10.5.3
Open a certain Keynote file and try to zoom-in/out on a slide the beachball occures and i have to perform a hard reset, system accepts no input anymore.
Strangly i have NO PROB when opening the file on my iMAC 24", 2.4, Intel, Alu, 10.5.3
Looks like it is particularly an MB Pro prob.
MartinMacbook Pro 15" 2,2, Mac OS X (10.5.3)