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Pages is a word processor and page layout software included in the iWork productivity suite by Apple.

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changing color of specific word using Pages in macOS?

How can I change the color of specific word using Pages? I just want to change the color of O and X of the already completed document. I don't really want the color to change immediately as I type. I ...
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Right Ident on Right Justified text changes bottom border in Apple Pages

I'm trying to add spacing on right justified text without changing the bottom border using the most recent version of Apple Pages. If you change the left ident it just moves the text in, but if you ...
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How to get iWork suite on macOS High Sierra?

I have seen one other question related to this, here. However, this did not work for me. I recently got a MacBook Pro with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on it. I created my Apple ID, as this is the first ...
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How to get iWork Suite for macOS Sierra?

Where/How can I get the last version of pages that is supported for macOS Sierra.6? The app store does not provide me with an option to download the last supported version. It shows the following ...
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Pages and Numbers Password-Protect Feature: What Type of Encryption?

I am interested in the security of the feature mentioned in the article below: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH23229?locale=en_US&viewlocale=en_US The article mentions that encryption is used, ...
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How to just open a .pages document from Windows or Linux and without any Apple product?

Iwork pages uses a native format which can’t be opened from Openoffice nor Wordperfect nor Microsoft word… All solutions I found involve using a macintosh or a paid Apple account whereas I was sent a ...
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Close document in Mac Pages without saving or reverting

Is there any way to close a modified document in Mac Pages without either saving it or "reverting to the previous version" (beyond killing the process)? We currently store our files on a network ...
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Sneaky font substitution and font missing from only some apps' font menus

I have a bit of a head-scratcher. I'm attempting to use DINPro in both Pages 5.6.2 and Word 2011 on my rMBP 15" running El Cap 10.11.6. I'm seeing DINPro in Pages, but Abel in Word. At first I didn'...
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Open new Apple Pages files in an old computer

I have and old iMac 24 has OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and Pages 5.5.3. I need to open some Apple Pages files created in a new Mac computer. The new computer has the last version of Mac OS MacOS Sierra and ...
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How to toggle between different windows in Pages (Mac)?

Normally I use Cmd ` (the key above the Tab key), it is perfect for most of applications and Finder, except Pages. If I have 2 documents editing at the same time and want to switch back and forth ...
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How to rotate only one page in document to landscape in MacOS X Pages?

How do I rotate only one page in document to landscape in MacOS X Pages? How do I set up unique style for one page in MacOS X Pages? For example, making specific paddings.
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Apply the Clear Override option on a whole document in Pages

I'll try to explain my situation first, to give the question some context and hopefully make it more clear: I have a simple "plain" document (default blank template) with some text in it. All text ...
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How to inline images in Pages

I'm having problems trying to place images inside a Pages document. I simply cannot get the images to stay where they need to be whilst ensuring they move to the next page if they don't fit on the ...
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What's this mysterious symbol used for the insert page break shortcut in Apple's Pages?

I'm familiar with the Cmd key symbol, but the second symbol one leaves me stumped. I tried Cmd + Return -- no luck.
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Improved bi-directional language support

In the new features for Pages 2014 Yosemity, they say that they have : Improved bi-directional language support. What does it really mean?
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How to number subsections in Pages on Mac

I'm having an issue with Pages. I'm writing a document with several subsections. The problem is that when I'm using the style (ex: Subsection 2, Subsection 3...), I can't find how to add an index to ...
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What is the easiest way to open a Mac Pages (.pages) file on Windows?

I have moved to OS X, and although Microsoft's Office software is brilliant on Windows, on the Mac its usability leaves something to be desired compared to Apple's own counterparts (Pages, Numbers and ...
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Prevent newline at top of column in Apple Pages?

I've setup two columns in Apple Pages version 5.1. I'd prefer that a newline not appear at the top of a column, as it is not necessary. Suggestions?
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Going to print multiple cards in fixed size

I need to print out about 80 "cards" for an invitation and to fit the envelope I need to print them in a very exact size. Each "card" has to be 5cm in width and 7.5cm in height. Instead of just ...
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OSX Pages - How to use roman numeral page numbers for introduction and decimal numbers for remaining paper

Apologies if this has been posted - it's hard to find anything with "Pages" as the title of the program I need to use roman numerals for the first five or six introductory pages, then switch over and ...
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Contents List in Apple iWork Pages: how to get chapter numbering displayed?

I'm making a report of approx. 100 pages. 6 Chapters, tiered numbering, so: 2. Chapter name 2.1 Introduction 2.2 .... 2.2.1 2.2.2 etc. 3. Chapter name 3.1 Introduction etc. Now I want to make a ...
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Mac Pages 09: Won't let me use Bookmarks and Hyperlinks within a document in layout

In the layout format of a pages document, I am unable to create bookmarks of the text inside of text boxes. It will not let me add a bookmark. I can only add a bookmark when I am using the word ...
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Why does Pages.app connect to a server through https and keep the connection open?

Every time i start up the program Pages (iWork) it connects to a server through https. What is going on? Why would Apple do this? I use no features under Pages that could warrant this behaviour. It ...
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Can I Import an Excel Spreadsheet into iWork Pages?

I'm working on a document that has to be created in iWork's Pages program. As part of the document I need to add some data from an Excel spreadhsheet. I know that in MS Office I can copy and paste ...
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Convert OS X .pages file to PDF or HTML preserving hyperlinks

Just wondering if anyone knows how to convert a Pages file to a PDF or HTML file while preserving the hyperlinks within the document. I can export it to .PDF (using OS X Lion 10.7.3) but and the ...
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Can you make an image a Hyperlink in iWork Pages '09?

I know how to make text a hyperlink in Pages '09 but when I want to link an image to a webpage, it's not giving me that option. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to make an image in a ...
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How do I create a hyperlink with only one word in Pages?

I use Pages.app on OS X Leopard to create a monthly newsletter. How do I create a link to a URL using only one word, such as "Garden" linking to a gardeners page? I have exhausted all graphics in ...
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Include the URL of all hyperlinks in the document's text

In an effort to go "all txt" I need to find a way to make the links in .doc files visible in the text, so that the URLs will remain accessible when I paste the the text into .txt documents. Will any ...
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Changed spell check language; Word and Pages still use the old language

I moved from the U.S. to Canada, and I'm changing my Mac to spell check in Canadian English instead of American. I went to System Preferences > Language & Text > Text > Spelling, and changed the ...
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Why do some of my citations have a different formatting?

I'm using EndNote X4 to handle my references in Pages '09. When I add or edit citations in a certain chapter, they're automatically formatted in bold italic (sometimes in just bold). Then I ...
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How to remove all Hyperlinks from a .pages Document

I've got a .pages file that contains some copy-pasted text from a Website and therefore has a lot of hyperlinks behind certain words. I know there is the option to Make all hyperlinks inactive, but ...
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How to read .pages from a flash drive on a PC

I need to read on my PC laptop some .pages files on a flash drive; how do I do this since they were not saved as a doc or pdf file (and I have no Mac available to change them)?
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Mac iWork Pages: How can I create internal links?

Mac iWork Pages: How can I create internal links? I mean, such as one word, as a link, it can lead me go to other page which I set before. (All in one .pages file)
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How can I stop Pages from bolding/italicizing ordered list item numbers/letters?

I'm writing a long, technical document that uses a lot of ordered lists in Pages '09. Often when I bold or italicize the first bit of text I type for a list item it Pages applies the same styling to ...
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iWork '09 collection of shapes as single movable object

Is is possible to create a kind of shape-'group' in pages, which allows you to maintain and/or drag an image consisting of multiple shapes?
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Move footnote in Pages 09?

Is it possible to move all of my footnotes to the end of my document in Pages '09? I want to have a reference at the end of my document, like a bibliography.
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How to fix spelling mistakes in iWork Pages using only keyboard?

I am coming from Windows world and have recently got myself a MacBook Pro and iWork 9 for it. When I type I often do spelling mistakes and spellchecker complains about them. This is common ...
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Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?

Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?
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Inserting Keynote slides into a Pages document

I have a number of training documents which are formed from a word processor file and a slideshow. I'd like to be able to keep them together, ideally by inserting the slides from Keynote into Pages. ...
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How to unlock template elements in iWork Pages to edit them?

I'm using one of those nice default templates. But for some reason, some of the elements can't be moved around. They don't have those square boxes that can be dragged to change size. The squares ...
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How to record a screencast and embed it as video in an iWork Pages document?

I must do exactly that. There are rumors that PDF can have embedded video. So what I want to do is make a short screencast from a software, and then embed that into a Pages document, and export it as ...
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How to move a table row in Apple iWork Pages?

Is it possible to drag a table row to a new position in order to reorder them? Things we've tried Drag the row: either swaps or overwrites (perhaps depending on Pages version?) Drag the row with alt:...
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Any way to get Pages to write Open Office format?

Is there some sort of plugin out there that allows Apple Pages to export Open Office document format?
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Prevent breaking of specified part of paragraph

For example, we have a paragraph: Quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog How can i prevent breaking the part "the lazy" ? I means, that this string will be incorrect in my formatting: Quick ...
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How to export a brochure into PDF with each layout as a page?

I have created a 3-fold brochure in Mac iWork - Pages. If I print the brochure then I can 3-fold it and everything is fine. But if I want to export as PDF then I get a 2-A4 size pages, and this ...
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How can I recover a .pages document with only an iPad?

I had this problem a few hours ago, and was really frustrated by it, so I'd thought I'd share: Scenario: My computer with Pages has died I have a Pages file on a flash drive that I need now I don't ...
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What is the purpose of Templates in iWork Pages

As we launch Pages 09, it prompts us to choose the item from "Text processing" and "Templates". What is the purpose of "Templates" ? Actually, i expect from template the definition of document ...
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Refer to the same footnote multiple times in Pages '09

I would like to refer to the same footnote multiple times in Pages '09. What it does now, is create a new (identical except for the little number) footnote. So I have three or four identical ...
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Can't Italicize in a particular document in Pages '09

I have a document open in Apple's Pages '09, and for some reason I can't italicize the words. The button for italicize simply doesn't work, but Bold and Underline does. Is there any generic solution ...
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How to set codes syntax highlight on iWork 09 Pages?

Just like when we can use SyntaxHighlighter2 plugin to show sourcecodes with syntax highlight in popular programming languages while blogging on Wordpress MU. I'm wondering if we can set syntax ...
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