Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When an iPad or iPhone is connected to an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard, the Pages app does not respond to the standard keyboard shortcuts (Command-B, Command-I) for bold and italics. There is a touch method to enable these formatting options but it is distracting and cumbersome, akin to taking one's hands off a keyboard to use a mouse.

When Apple originally released the iPad, I assumed that this simple bug in Pages would be fixed promptly, but I was wrong. Are there any alternate writing apps that support the standard keyboard shortcuts for text formatting?

share|improve this question

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.