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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Do I have to repurchase Apple apps through the Mac App Store to get updates there?

Back when Apple announced iLife '11 I bought a copy, but now I see that it's also available on the Mac App Store. If I want to be eligible to use the Mac App Store's built-in update mechanism to ...
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Is there any reason to buy the iWork bundle instead of the apps separately from the App Store?

Keynote is $19, Pages is $19, Numbers is $19. iWork bundle is $79. Why would anyone want to buy the bundle?
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Does -tef in the extension stand for anything in documents saved to iCloud in ML?

When you save a new iWork document under Mountain Lion you are given the default extension of .pages-tef or .numbers-tef. These files appear to be directories and a different format than your standard ...
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What is the easiest way to 'save as' in iWork?

The 'save as' option in iWork has changed when versions and Lion was introduced. I often open up a doc make some changes - names, dates, prices - and then wish to save the doc in another location and ...
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Is this possible to link the value to a database in Apple's iWork suite?

For example, I would like to make a Pages document that has a value that's linked to the company information and Keynotes and Numbers as well. So, when our company information changes, all the ...
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Any way reinstall the old iWork in Mavericks?

The new iWork is an big step backward. Many transitions removed from the Keynote and so on... Is here any way to remove the new iWork and get back the old one?
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How to store Mac documents in the iCloud?

So, iCloud is now available to all Mac and iOS5 users. I don't (yet) have an iOS5 device, but i do have OS X Lion with iCloud installed. I've set it all up nice and (almost) easy. In iCloud PrefsPane ...
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How to convert .number file to any of the readble format including excel and pdf without having mac

I have an important .number iworks file. My Mac is now no more... How do I convert .number file to any of the readble format including excel and pdf without having mac.
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How can I change the data source of a chart in Numbers '09?

I have made a chart in Numbers '09 and now I want to create another very similar chart but with different data, so I have copied and pasted the chart and now I want to make it take its source data ...
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What is the workflow between iWork apps with iCloud?

I have Numbers and Pages for iOS and the Mac. With iOS 5, I can create documents and spreadsheets in iCloud. How can I access those same iCloud documents in the Mac versions? Even better yet, if I ...
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Does free iWork on iOS entitle me to free iWork to Mac?

I have recently become the proud owner of a new iPhone 5s and have benefitted from the free iWork apps that are available to new devices. I also own a 2012 MacBook Pro running Mavericks. Now I have ...
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How can I display the format bar above the document in Pages 5.0?

The new version of Pages has the format bar (i.e. the bar where you change the font size, typeface, alignment, spacing, etc.) on the right of the document: I want it to be on the top of the ...
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Recovering iWork from backup

I recently changed my MBP 13" 2009 to the newer MBP 13" 2012. I decided not to recover from Time Machine and install everything manually as to make a clean start. Although I do not have my iWork ...
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How to store new iWork (2013) documents in a flat file (for version control)?

With the October 2013 iWork update, the new UI is great but it seems one cannot store documents as 'flat file' any more. This really limits my ability to store the files, essentially ruling ...
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How can I use common information across multiple masters in a keynote presentation?

In short, how do I make a Keynote template/theme with custom data (unique to that presentation) shown on every slide, and also support masters for a variety of layouts, without the author needing to ...
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How do I sync iCloud iWork documents with Lion?

I have been using my iPad with Numbers and would like to be able to just open them up on my Mac with Lion. I can not figure out how to connect/sync to iCloud documents. I have checked iCloud documents ...
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Pages templates for Resumes

I'm looking for some Pages templates for Resume (software developer CV). Do you have any suggestions?
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Is there a way to number list items in reverse order in Pages '09?

I want to create an ordered list in Pages '09 with decreasing numbers, like: 4. Most Recent Item, 2010. 3. Another Item, 2009. 2. An Old Item, 2008. 1. Oldest Item, 2007. But it looks like there is ...
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Default to Pages '09 when Pages '13 is also installed?

Both Pages '09 and Pages '13 use "com.apple.iWork.Pages" as a bundle ID. I can set individual .pages files to open with Pages '09, but when I try to set all .pages files to open with Pages '09, Pages ...
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How can I set the background image the same on all master slides without editing each master slide individually in Keynote?

In PowerPoint the master slides have inheritance, so you can set common elements on all the master slides easily. I don't see anyway to do this in Keynote. For example, if I want to set the background ...
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How Do I Set the Default Language in Pages?

In Pages, you can change the default language to British English in the Inspector --> Text --> "More" tab --> Language: British English. However, this reverts somehow in every launch of Pages. How do ...
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Add big green check mark to Keynote presentation

I'm using Keynote '09 for the first time, and I find myself wanting some bits of clip art or additional shapes. At the moment, I just want a big check mark. It's hard to believe that this isn't ...
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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How do you uninstall Keynote 6 but leave Keynote 5?

I installed Keynote 6.x recently, and decided I want to use the old version (5.3) - commonly known as iWork '09 instead. I have deleted 6.x Keynote using Finder, but it comes back when the App Store ...
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Swap X and Y axes in Numbers?

I'm taking an economics course, and for whatever reason economists create graphs with the independent variable (price) on the Y axis and not the X axis. If I only have 1 dependent variable to graph, ...
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Can Numbers ’09 import an Excel XML file?

Can Numbers ’09 (part of the iWork suite) import XML files? Specifically, the format created by Excel when exporting as "XML Spreadsheet 2003." I can't just use Excel's native format because the ...
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How can I successfully uninstall the new Mac Pages program and go back to the 09 version

I'm currently working on a project that requires hyper links, which I was able to create in the 09 version of Pages, and which could be exported to PDF with all hyper links fully operational. ...
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What sub-format of Word document does Pages use for export?

I am using Pages '09 (v 4.3) and LibreOffice under OSX. When exporting a document from Pages into Word format, I am unable to open it in LibreOffice. (I would swear I had done this successfully many ...
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Starting page numbering on page greater than page #1 in Pages '09

I want to add page numbers to the header of my document in Apple Pages '09. However, I would like the page numbering to start on page five; i.e. I want pages 1-4 to have no numbers, and for page #1 to ...
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How do I prevent iWork apps from restoring windows from the previous session?

Whenever I reopen Pages or Numbers, all documents that I had open when I last exited are reopened. I have the "restore windows" checkbox unchecked in System Preferences > General, but all windows ...
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Is there an equation in Numbers that will give me the sum of numbers based on a separate column?

I'm trying to find out if there is a way to create an equation that looks at one column, if it is equal to a certain value, then add the value in the other column? Example: #Table of running values: ...
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What are some good sources for Pages and Keynote templates?

It doesn't matter whether they are for free or for purchase as long as they are compatible.
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Swap X and Y axes on Numbers 3.1

This link is now outdated with the new release of numbers. I want to transpose the X- and Y-axes on a chart in Numbers 3.1. How the heck can I do this? The first chart I made was able to sum my ...
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Numbers v3.1: Automatically link URLs in spreadsheet?

I've inherited a spreadsheet that has a loooong column (thousands) of URLs, all unclickable. I'd like to make them clickable. I have tried the following: Highlighting the column. Select column, ...
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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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How to assign hotkeys to paragraph styles in Pages 5?

Pages '09 had the paragraph styles drawer with a list of all styles. Each style had the following context menu: On the new Pages 5, this is how that context menu looks however. Noticeably ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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iWork '09 Keeps asking to be Registered

I'm a teacher in a classroom with 8, 9 10 and 11 year olds who each have a macbook or a macbook pro. Fun job. We have a standard 10.6.6 image with iWork '09 (4.03). In previous images, iWork would ...
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Connecting MySQL DB to Apple iWork Numbers?

I'd like to visualize some data from a MySQL database using a Mac, but it hasn't been easy finding a solution to this. I understand Excel has DB connectivity, but currently I only have Apple Numbers. ...
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How do I convert a pages document to a word document without access to pages?

Suppose I didn't have access to a Mac with pages. How can I convert a pages document to a word document using only a windows environment? Is there a freeware converter available?
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How to generate Templates with Apples Pages?

I want to create a template, which is conform to the German business style DIN 676. Somehow I can't figure out how to achieve this. Is there a good Documentation for creating templates within pages?
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Will Pages/Keynote/Numbers be free for old macs?

Will Pages/Keynote/Numbers (ex. iWork) be free for old macs?
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Buying English edition of iWork in France

I live in France and have just bought a MacBook Pro. I want to by the boxed edition of iWork. But they only sell the French version, and as I do not speak the language and am English, I want the ...
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Apps will not open, post OS X Mavericks update

I recently upgraded my 2012 Retina MacBook Pro to OS X 10.9 Mavericks and shortly afterwards I updated the iWork apps to their latest version. After they were all downloaded and installed, I noticed ...
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Language setting for spell-check in Pages

I'm new to Pages (from iWork) and have troubles with the spell-check function. It's simply not working for me. Almost everything is underlined red. No matter what language I write in. I did not write ...
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How can I make a Keynote file non-editable?

I have a PowerPoint presentation that I am converting to Keynote to distribute to students; however, I do not want other users to be able to edit the presentation. Is there a way to make a Keynote ...
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How to change color scheme of Keynote slide design/template?

I just made the switch to Mac. In PowerPoint, I used to be able to select a certain slide theme or design but choose a different color of it. How can I do that with Keynote? I've been googling for ...
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Prevent image resizing in Pages

If I paste in an image into Pages '09, it scales the image, creating something that is either too small, or too large. Trying to resize these is driving me crazy, how can I either prevent this from ...
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Do iWork applications now iOS support versioning?

The current iWork on Lion supports autosave and versions. Is the same true for the iOS versions of these applications? I need versioning support for my documents on iOS devices.