Apple's word processing and desktop publishing software for OS X and iOS

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
8 views

How to merge cells in pages

I followed the instructions to merge cells as mentioned on the apple page : select 2 cells > press format > but there are no such a button writing "merge cells"?! Is there a problem with my pages? ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

What is this invisible character icon in Pages?

I enabled 'show invisibles' on a docx that has been converted from pdf and this icon appears at several places: I cannot get rid of it. What is this icon? What's its purpose?
0
votes
1answer
95 views

Pages docs from MacBookPro not working in MacBook Air

As the title says, I have a bunch of .pages docs from my previous MacBook Pro (running El Capitan), and they are not opening with the pages app on my MacBook Air (running Yosemite). The error message ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

MacOS Read-Only While Editing (iWork + Dropbox)

I have a coding challenge and I would be very grateful for your help. Our small business uses Dropbox to share files between employees. We've been using a word processor called WordPerfect but we're ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Disable mid-word correction after a dead key in Pages

When I type in Pages, and I press a keyboard shortcut involving a dead key (e.g. altu (¨), a to produce ä, spell check seems to think I have reached the end of the word, and autocorrects to the wrong ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

How do I keep characters in the center of a text box when decreasing kerning/character spacing?

I made a 4in x 4in text box in Pages. I centered the text horizontally and vertically, but when I decrease the character spacing to where the numbers are touching, the characters are no longer in the ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

How to force text box to move with text

Pages: Under Inspector, Object Placement, in order to have a graphic move with the text, one hits that box. And it usually does. In the document I'm working on, there are three cases where it won't ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How to adjust the left margin in Pages' Business Resume template

In the screenshot below, can someone tell me please how to shift the main text area to the left? From the ruler, one can see the text begins at about 6.7 cm. Changing Document Margins from the ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How can I have a custom Pages page size?

I'm trying to select, in the Documents tab, an A2 paper size so that it represents better the information that I will be printing out. However, there is no A2 paper size. I am also aware that under ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How to access Pages document when I forgot the password for it?

Sometimes I set up a password for my Pages document, and I forget it. Is there a way to access the document without a password or recover password back anyway?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Is it possible to link a table between numbers and pages? [duplicate]

I'd like to know if I can create a table in numbers and link that table into pages so I can edit it in numbers and display it in pages with the rest of my document. Can this be done?
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Photos don't show up in Pages media browser

I'm trying to replace an image in a Pages document with another image. When I right-click the image and select Replace Image… there are no photos listed in any of the categories of the Pages photos ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to create a new title with automatic numbering in pages

Presently when I want to write a title I select the corresponding style, write the title, then I have to manually go into "Bullets & Numbering" so select numbers. This is terrible. How can I have ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Pages Quit Unexpectedly- using Yosemite 10.10.5

I rely PAGES as my go to graphic software and I'm dead in the water without it. It crashed with the Pages quit unexpectedly. I've rebooted many time, ditched the old iWork's folder and can't get ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Pages 5: Clickable Table of Contents in pdf

I have a pdf exported from a Pages document, and I want to be able to click a section in the Table of Contents to scroll to that section. Is this possible to achieve in Pages? Thanks
0
votes
0answers
17 views

I need to link a cell in numbers to a Pages document. HELP

I would like to link a cell in a numbers document to a document in pages. I am creating a meal plan and want the recipe to pop up when clicking on the item. Any suggestions welcome, including whether ...
0
votes
2answers
21 views

How to add paragraph symbol

I send a friend w/o a Mac some paragraphs & they disappear in the sending, so I'd like to include the paragraph symbol at the start of each paragraph so she can see where they go. How do I do that ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How to insert page number starting from custom index in Pages 5.6.1

I am having a project work which is split up as 10 different documents (each one is assumed to be a chapter). The first document has 12 pages, and I inserted page numbers and things are fine till this ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Pages to Word problem in el Capitan

Just upgraded Macbook Pro 2010 to el capitan. I have a fill-in document that I use with Pages, then save as Word to email to work. In el Capitan, when I export to Word, then email, my work partner ...
0
votes
2answers
268 views

Changing language in Pages on a Mac?

I have a Mac and I'm a Spanish Student. I primarily use Pages in English, but sometimes I work in Spanish and I'd like to have spell check and not have red lines under all my words. I went to system ...
0
votes
2answers
76 views

Inserting a formula in Pages is not possible

I would like to insert a formula in a Pages document (under El Capitan). But when I chose Insert -> Formula in the menu all entries in the submenu all entries are greyed out. Also Insert -> ...
1
vote
2answers
101 views

How to get Pages to automatically save documents as .docx files

Is there a way to get Pages to automatically save documents as .docx (Word) files? How do you do it? I'm wondering because I do not have access to Microsoft Word and this is the preferred format for ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Pages won't open after unexpected shut down

I have OS X Yosemite v. 10.10.5. After an update about 6 weeks ago Pages started refusing to respond, then shutting down unexpectedly. Today Pages will not open at all. I get the error message that ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can I format a date in Pages 5.6.1

I have a date inserted into my document. However I am unable to find the format settings to change the format of the date. Can someone help me with that?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Changing style parameters of highlighted text in Apple Pages

Why is it that I highlight a blob of text and set it to align to the right of the screen, other previously written text that is not highlighted also snaps to the right?
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How to make .docx files open in Pages by default

Is there a way to make .docx (Word) files open in Pages by default? How do I do it?
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Can I turn off pages auto correct for just subscripted and superscripted text?

Is there a way to turn off auto correct in pages only for things that are subscripted or superscripted, or would I have to completely turn off auto correct? For example is there a way for it to stop ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Re-download OS X iWork suite (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)

Apple introduced Pages, Numbers, and Keynote as a Mac native platform for documents such as letters, spreadsheets, and presentations. These applications come pre-loaded with OS X, as they did with my ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Find and replace literal control characters

Is it possible to replace control characters like newline and tab in Pages version 5.6.1? I'm aware of How to use find and replace to replace a character with new line and the possibility of ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Custom numbering style for bulleted list

I'm trying to create a custom numbering style on a bulleted list. For some mind-boggling reason my University will not accept the following style: 1.2.1. but instead insists that it needs to be ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Stop alert: Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?

Every time I open Apple Pages, I get an alert asking "Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?" It doesn't matter what I answer, the alert always appears. Is there any way to prevent ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

On Pages, inserting a graph from Numbers gives a black line at the bottom

Notice the black line at the bottom of the graph. When I add another graph after it (its inline), the line moves to the bottom of the next graph so that there is only ever 1 line.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

I cannot turn “iCloud” on for Pages on iPhone 5C

I have a new iPhone 5C, and it has taken just under 3 days to migrate my data from the previous phone (a record for me!). I am still struggling with a few setbacks. Currently, I am trying to get my ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Exact Line and Paragraph Spacing

What are the exact values (in pt) for Apple Page's default line and paragraph spacing for double-spaced, 12 pt Times New Roman font?
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Pages File edited on iPhone and synced with iCloud on OS X EL Capitan, Getting dotted cloud icon

I have a file that I uploaded from pages app on my iPhone IOS 9.2.1 and synced with iCloud , but on my mac I see this file with dotted cloud icon and not the latest changes to this file. How can I ...
1
vote
2answers
16 views

What is the difference between “Learn” and “Ignore” in spell checkers

When right-clicking a word in Pages and Sublime Text, the user is offered to either "Learn" or "Ignore" the word. What is the difference between learning and ignoring? To me it would seem the same, ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Applescript insert images into .Pages document

I've tried numerous examples online, but all don't seem to work. The image is received via Automator and each file is dispensed incrementally and ran through the following Applescript: on run {input,...
0
votes
2answers
123 views

How to set my real name and address of Pages templates?

Pages always uses "Urna Semper" as the name in my templates. Can I set this somewhere to use my own name and address? It's a bit annoying to change all the time.
0
votes
2answers
336 views

How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers?

[EDIT] I'm afraid this language feature is gone in Pages 5.* How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers? I don't need spell checking but language switching (for headers and ...
0
votes
2answers
91 views

Can Word documents from Mac be opened in Windows?

I received MacBook Air for Christmas. I am a university student, and use Word for essay writing. It seems that this MacBook has 'Pages'. I post my essays online through a specific way, as they ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Pasting images into pages document very cumbersome - Inline vs Automatic

Pasting images into a pages document is very cumbersome, requiring each individual image to be re-set and location to be adjusted manually to 'Move with Text/ & /Inline with Text' - can image-...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Repeating a formula for every row in Pages

I'm working on a simple formula in Pages where I have a table with 4 cells per row. Product Name, Purchase Price, Quantity and Total. I've created a simple formula that multiples Purchase Price ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

OSX paste images as inline by default in Pages 5.x?

When I paste an image, it is pasted as floating. (even thou I had the cursor set to the text position). I then have to manually change text wrap to inline with text every single time. (similar to ...
0
votes
1answer
649 views

How to insert horizontal line to page headers in Apple Pages

I need to include a horizontal line beneath the text of the header in each page of my document. I was able to add a line using the Shape tool, but I cannot get it to repeat when enough text is added ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Notes paragraph horizontal scrolling

Once I copied some text from this webpage, and when i pasted it in Notes a horizontal scrollable paragraph appeared: I'd like to know how to recreate this rectangular paragraph without having to ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Getting odd indentation or word-wrap behavior in pages

I've recently started using Pages more for a large project I'm working on and it, of course, just started doing something odd. I'm wondering if anyone knows what might be going on. Essentially, when ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

Pages - multiple paragraph styles in a single paragraph

I'm trying to write code snippets inline with prose text, much like the back ticks (``) in markdown in Pages (version 5.6.1). I have a "code" paragraph style, and a "body" paragraph style. Is there a ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

How to paste a smiley (😄) within Pages or Keynote?

Within the Character viewer, selecting the Emoji font set, I can paste a smiley here: 😄. I can do exactly the same paste of a smiley within TextEdit. When I try to paste the same symbol within a ...
2
votes
0answers
112 views

My Keynote version is still 6.5.3 even though mac app store says I installed 6.6.1

I have a macbook white late 2009, recently upgraded to 8 GB RAM and running on yosemite 10.10.5. I updated Keynote and Pages to the newer versions. Mac app store says I was able to update to Keynote 6....
1
vote
0answers
379 views

The font Calibri is missing. Your text might look different with Pages, Numbers

My documents do not contain that font anywhere. But the iPad still complains about this. How can I remove completely these font from document? Is there a way to do this? Maybe there are special ...