iWork is Apple's suite of productivity software for the mac as well as iOS. iWork includes "Pages" for word processing, "Keynote" for presentations, and "Numbers" for spreadsheets.

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How to get filename of image used as image fill in table cell?

I'm designing a large photo-based book for a client and he came up with the idea to select the images to include and their sequencing by placing them roughly into a Keynote file. This sounded like a ...
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Keynote 6 Hijacking Launch Services?

I find Keynote 6 in Mavericks to be both a step backwards and a step forwards from Keynote 5. It has some neat new transitions and all, but the iOS-ification (simplification) of the interface, as well ...
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'Add to Contacts' hyperlink in Pages (iOS/iCloud)

I'm a one-day novice at Pages (iOS/iCloud). I just figured out how include hyperlinks for emailing (mailto:xxx@xxx.xxx) and calling (tel:+00000), but as of yet I couldn't work out how to include a ...
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Doing a clean install of Mavericks and installing iWorks 09 and the new iWorks for OS 10.9x

I already have iWork 09 apps on my Mac's Mountain Lion installation. I want to do a clean install of Mac OS 10.9x Mavericks on my machine. This will wipe out the old iWork 09 apps and when I go to ...
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Why is the Page Number menu item greyed out in Pages '09?

I want to insert a page number in my iWork document. I clicked on Insert and the Page Number title is grayed out. How can I get the page number feature to activate? I used to insert it in other ...
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How to mark some columns as ignored for calculations Numbers?

I'm creating a template on Numbers and I would like to know if there is a way for the formula to ignore, or skip over some cells or even entire columns. I need these columns for some calculations, but ...
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Are older versions of iWorks available?

Can I download a version of iWorks from Apple that will work with 10.6.8 before I upgrade to 10.7 or above. I have a lot of Appleworks files I want to convert before I upgrade the system.
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How to get iWork and iLife after upgrading to Yosemite from Mavericks?

I bought a mid-2014 MBP Retina (activated on 30/09/2014) from a friend and did a re-installation of Mavericks, then upgraded to Yosemite right after the re-installation (without associating the mac to ...
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Numbers app: how to change x axis position + change chart's line width

I have a regular linear graph and have y values running from negative to positive, enabling x axis shows the line at the bottom of the graph. How is it possible to set it to show at zero, i.e. running ...
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How do I change the sheet color in Numbers 3.x?

Right now the sheet color is white. But it is hard on my eyes. How do I change the sheet color to black? I'm using a Numbers 3.x in OSx 10.9.3
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One Odd-Sized page in Pages Document for PDF

Need to embed a Numbers spreadsheet in a Pages doc that will “live” as a PDF. Generating a scaled image that I then embed results in mediocre resolution.
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How can I upgrade all my Pages '09 documents to Pages '13?

I have a very substantial body of Pages 09 documents that I work on. I've upgraded to Pages '13 recently. Now, every time I open one of those old documents to work on it, I am greeted with the ...
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Pages 4.3 crashes on iMac Late 2013 Mavericks

Pages 4.3 (latest update for iWork '09 afaik) constantly crashes (closes and shows "unexpectly quit" crash report) on a new iMac 27" (Late 2013) running 10.9 (.2) Mavericks The crashes seem to be ...
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Which animations will work on Keynote export to PowerPoint?

I have a Keynote (iWork 9) presentation and need to export it as PowerPoint. When doing it using File : Export : PPT the slides work properly, but most of the animations are broken. Is there a ...
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Converting a float to hours:minutes in Numbers

Probably this is a very easy thing to do, but as handicapped as I am using Apple's iWork applications, I just can't find it. I have made a calculation in Numbers which results for example in 14,25 or ...
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Pages: Is point in custom object with only one control handle possible?

In Pages, I notice with a rounded rectangle if you make it editable and click on any of the points, they all seem to have only one "control handle". Normally there are always two. Is there really only ...
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How do I plot two data streams in Numbers as a graph?

I have two different streams of fractional values I want to visualize using Numbers for Mac. They both have one value per line and both look would look something like this (with different values ...
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Safe to Delete Keynote Cache under /Library/Container/com.apple.iWork.Keynote/Data/Library/Caches

While the question "is it safe to delete /Library/Caches" is commonly seen, OSX also has another path for storing caches (not sym link). Keynote has another cache stored at ...
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iOS 8 and problems with iWork's accessing iCloud

I upgraded my iPad 3 to iOS 8. Now, when I go to any iWorks app, my iCloud files do not show up. However, my iCloud contacts, calendar, etc. are all perfectly fine, the problem seems to be localized ...
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iWork 08 no longer updating in Mavericks

Apple talked a lot about updating iWork for free with the new Mavericks, I bought iWork '08 it was installed on my machine and updated with no issue. A few months back I upgrade my MBP to a SSD, and ...
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Any video tutorials for iWork 2013?

I don't know if it is correct to call them iWork 2013...but is there any video tutorials for them? I can only find tutorials for iWork 09 on Lynda.com
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disable versions on Mavericks

I have been using this command to get back Save As... in Mountain Lion and it works great: defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no However, this doesn't seem to work anymore in Mavericks. Ut ...
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How does Apple's free apps program work?

Apple recently announced that iLife and iWork suites are free with new Macs and iOS devices, but how does it work? Is it preinstalled? What happens if I wipe out the system—will it still be free in ...
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Keynote default style for graphic elements

Every time I make a new line in Keynote, it is white and 1-point, so it can hard to find and reposition. I have tried looking for a contextual menu that says "Assign current style as default" but am ...
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Customizing Pages' outline using paragraph styles

My document in Pages 4.2 for Mac has custom paragraph styles for a couple of levels of headings. I'd like to get a bird's eye view of my document that shows only those headings, not the paragraphs in ...
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Open XML support in Pages

It looks like iWork's Pages supports Open XML - however, I can't find any good information on this on either developer.apple.com or on the web. Is there a good resource for this that I'm not aware of? ...
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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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batch convert iWork 08 files to new version on Yosemite

TL;DR Short version: I have a bunch of files that were created with iWork 08. Is there a way, maybe using AppleScript or Automator, to convert them to the new format (Pages 5.5, Numbers 3.5) without ...
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How to stop Connection Line from snapping to object in Keynote

In Keynote I am inserting multiple connection lines to a single image. As soon as I drag one end point near the image the end point of the connection line snapped onto the image. I like to complete ...
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Keynote no longer free on my OS X Mavericks

I received "You have iWork apps for OS X Mavericks available." notification and went to install the suite from the App Store. Keynote was stuck on waiting, so I clicked the 'x' icon and now it has ...
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In Numbers.app, Is there any function to identify if another cell is a formula, or contains a specific function?

I have a cell in a row that is either a directly entered number, or a SUM() of some other cells. Is there any function I can use in a different cell to know if the value in the former cell was ...
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How to quit a file without modification & without changing its modification time?

Within my work I regularly open files with Pages, Numbers, Keynote… and even if I typed anything within these files I want to be absolutely sure I didn't modify them in any way. Moreover I want to be ...
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How to get long decimals from functions in Numbers?

I am using Numbers on OS X to help me with a GIS project; I have created a .CSV file that describes a polygon in terms of the distance and bearing between any two consecutive vertices. Using the ...
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How can I restore an older version of a Numbers document (before the sync)

I'm using Numbers on my iPad and my Macbook. Yesterday I opened my Macbook and for some reason it opened the Numbers app but didn't sync. I didn't really need to work on the file so I just left it ...
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Can't use any of the iWork apps

I'm unable to use any of the apps included in the iWork package. If I try to open any one of them, the app opens but I can't perform any action. I click on the bar menu items to see that even 'About ...
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Sever integration of Aperture in iWork

I'm using both Aperture and iWork (Numbers in particular). The thing is my aperture library is kind of big (about 1000 albums with 10 to 100 photos each) and I noticed that when I use Numbers, a lot ...
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iWork Numbers 3: detect change in row

I'd like to update the datetime in a cell whenever any cell in the row changes. Is this possible in iWork Numbers 3? If not possible to look for changes in entire row then perhaps only "watching" a ...
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Force iCloud to Download All Data on IOS?

Is there any way to force iCloud to download all data on IOS? For example, before boarding a flight, I'd like to be able to tell my iPad to download all keynote, numbers and pages documents to the ...
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Populate Pages Chart Data via Applescript

Right now I'm copy and pasting between Excel and specified places in a Pages document. For instance, I'll copy cell B7 and find "B7_Value" in Pages and replace it with the copied value. Here's an ...
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Numbers: How to merge multiple sheets of products into one sheet, automatically update on change of data

What i'm trying to achieve is a database for food products split into three categories:- Frozen, Ambient and Chilled. Each category is on a separate sheet which is the data and in each category it ...
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“Database” report writer for Numbers?

I serve on the Board of a Baroque Orchestra and have begun helping them get organized. The management of the orchestra does not have extensive technical skills so I've endeavored to help provide them ...
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How can I change the behavior of alt-return and return in Numbers 3.6?

According to https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2448952?start=0&tstart=0, there's a box at the bottom of the table inspector: There are at least two ways to make multiple lines in a cell. ...
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Apple Numbers … SUM all rows below cell (But NOT the summary row) dynamically

I have the following formula: =SUM(B4:B12) The cell this is in is B3. It works fine with the formula above. The problem happens when I add a row after B12. Then I have to readjust formula. to ...
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Sync Numbers templates between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

I want to create a template spreadsheet in Numbers for OS X Yosemite and have this template appear in Numbers in iOS 8. I've followed the advice in this page and have created a template on my Mac. ...
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Different sections with different amounts of columns in iWorks Pages

So basically I want to make a document where different pages have a different amount of columns. For example, I want a page to have 2 (equal width) columns while the next page has one (fullwidth) ...
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Mac Pages: How to put creation date on a custom template?

Some Apple-created templates have the date come up when you create a document. On custom templates, however, it only shows the date you made that template, the date doesn't update to whenever you ...
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Numbers.app - How to add up items from multiple sheets and popup lists

Based on the "Personal Budget" template: I want to use the Personal Budget template and modify it to my needs — I want a total sheet that will add up information from 12 data sheets (for each month). ...
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Can I split a cell in a table in the newest version of pages?

I want to split a cell in the newest version of pages. This was very easy in the previous version but now I can't seem to do it. Any help is appreciated.
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Numbers never responds

When I try to run Numbers, it bounces for a while, and then just stops. No windows, no menu bar, nothing. When I Ctrl-click the icon, it says not responding, so I force-quit. I have never actually ...
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inserting images within textbox pages

I would like to insert an image into a textbox so that the format will be altered. For example, instead of having everything straight it would be fitted along a picture. However, as opposed to just ...