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Takuya Matsuyama
Takuya Matsuyama

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A quick way to make a beautiful presentation based on a popular syntax color scheme

I recently had to make a presentation for giving a talk at a conference.
But the Keynotes' default themes are not so great. Especially, I don't like the color schemes.
So I decided to make a theme for myself from scratch and here is the result:

Self introduction

slide

slide

I'm totally happy with it.

The color palette is borrowed from Horizon Theme made for Visual Studio Code:

Horizon theme

You can pick up colors from their color palette:

Color palette

And then, paste them into Keynote's palette so that you can quickly use them like so:

Color palette on Keynote

Very easy. You can copy and paste colors from your favorite syntax theme.

Download

Published my theme on GitHub here:


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Lou (🚀 Open Up The Cloud ☁️)

That is noiiiice.

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Nikita Tchayka

Never thought about doing this, will try picking some interesting coding theme for my next presentation and applying this. Perhaps with Monokai Night! :D

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Takuya Matsuyama

That will be awesome :)

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Marian

Looks great, thanks for sharing :)

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