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Removing “Word” page numbers in Pages 5

I have a document that was imported from Word into Pages a while back, it auto imported page numbers that are somehow magically not selectable. They are not in the main body and not in the footer. I ...
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Pages 5: How can I save a Bullet Style within the Paragraph Style?

Is there a way in Pages to get the Bullet Style incorporated/saved within the Paragraph Style? I haven't found a way to do this, and I'm tired of selecting both the Paragraph style AND the Bullet ...
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Read .pages files in Windows

I used a Mac from about 2008 to 2012. I uploaded .pages files on to Dropbox and have since lost access to this Mac, but I have access to the Dropbox where the files are. I am currently using Windows ...
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Paragraph style in cell is not visible to Table of Contents

Is it possible to make it visible to Table of contents when paragraph style is assigned to text within cell?
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Pages app in trash

Having tried to create and then delete a folder in Pages I now find that if I try to open Pages from the dock I get a message: "You can’t open the application “Pages” because it is in the Trash. To ...
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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? ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 -> ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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?
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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,...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...