What does masking mean in Keynote?

How do I mask an image in Keynote?

To mask an image with a shape, click the image to select it, choose Format > Image > Mask With Shape, then choose a shape. Drag the handles on the shape to adjust its dimensions.

How do you remove the background of a picture on Keynote?

Remove background and other elements from a photo

  1. Click the image to select it, then in the Format sidebar, click the Image tab.
  2. Click Instant Alpha.
  3. On the image, click the colour you want to remove, then drag slowly over it.

How do you crop an irregular shape in Keynote?

By using the “mask” feature, you can reshape and crop any image to suit your needs.

  1. Import an image into a Keynote project by dragging and dropping an image from the computer into your Keynote project.
  2. Select the image. …
  3. Resize the image and the mask. …
  4. Double-click outside the mask and the image.

How do you cut out a shape in Keynote?

Break apart a compound shape

  1. Click a compound shape to select it.
  2. Choose Format > Shapes and Lines > Break Apart (from the Format menu at the top of your screen). White selection handles appear on the parts of the shape that can be edited.
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Is there an eraser tool in Keynote?

Erase a stroke: Tap the eraser tool, tap it again, then tap Object Eraser. Tap the stroke or object fill you want to erase. Erase pixels: Tap the eraser tool, tap it again, tap Pixel Eraser, then tap the dot you want to erase. For finer control, or to erase smaller dots, zoom the screen.

Can you mask video in Keynote?

It is easy to put an image in a shape and mask the image using Keynote. But you cannot do the same with video. However, you can place a shape or image on top of a video. So by using the right shape, like the donut shape, editing it, and positioning it just right, you can put video in a circular mask.

How do I mask in Keynote on IPAD?

Mask (crop) a photo

  1. Double-tap the image. The mask controls appear. The default mask is the same size as your image.
  2. Use the controls to frame just the parts of the image you want to be visible.
  3. Tap Done when you’re finished. Double-tap the image at any time to readjust its mask.