Keynote - Presenting Text in Columns

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Presenting Text in Columns

You can arrange text in columns within a text box or rectangular shape. When text has
filled one column, it flows into the next column.

Use the Columns pop-up menu in the format bar to quickly divide text into columns.
To set columns of differing or precise widths, or to create more than four columns, use
the Text inspector.

First select the text box or shape you want to format with columns of text.

To quickly divide text into equal columns:
Click the Columns button in the format bar, and then select the number of columns


you want, up to four.

To create and format columns using the Text inspector:


Click Inspector in the toolbar, click the Text button, and then click Columns.


Specify the number of columns you want in the Columns field.


To create columns of differing widths, deselect “Equal column width,” double-click a

Column value in the table, and type a new width.

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To create equal-width columns, select “Equal column width.”


To change the spacing between columns, double-click a Gutter value and type a

new value.