The essential action for constructing the content of a presentation, this action will generate a new slide, based on a specified master slide, inserted into the slide deck at a specified location.
The Action Information
|Input:||An AppleScript reference to the document in which a new slide will be added. NOTE:
If no reference is provided as input, the action will assume the frontmost document is the target document.
If a slide reference is provided as input, the action will assume the parent document of the referenced slide is the target document.
|Output:||An AppleScript reference to the created slide|
User-settable parameters include:
Master slide to use as the base slide for the new slide
Insertion location for the new slide
Should Keynote be moved the front of opened applications?
Other actions that often precede this action:
Open Keynote Files
Get Specified Document
Other actions that often follow this action:
The Action Interface
1 Master Slides menu • Select a master slide from this menu (⬇ see below ) to be used as the base slide for the newly created slide.
2 Use Custom Master checkbox • If you want to use a custom master slide as the base slide for the newly created slide, select this checkbox and enter the name of the custom master slide into the corresponding text input: 3 (⬆ see above )
3 Custom Master Slide title • (⬆ see above ) Enter the exact name of the custom master slide into this text field.
4 Insertion Location menu • (⬆ see above ) This popup menu displays locations within the slide deck into which the newly created slide is inserted (⬇ see below )
5 Slide Number selector • When the “After slide number…” menu option is selected, the text input field and related stepper control become visible (⬆ see above ) Select the number of the slide after which the new slide will be inserted.
6 Activate Keynote checkbox • Select this checkbox to have Keynote move to the front of open applications when this action is executed.