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Can Pages 5 (a.k.a. Pages '13) import Pages '08 documents?

I have quite a few documents created using Pages '08, both in document and page layout mode. I see a fair amount of information about importing from Pages '09 into Pages 5 (the most recent version as ...
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Tables across multiple pages in iWork

I am formatting a bi-lingual text for printing. For this I have decided to columnate the material however, due to the the limits of word-processors in general, I can't use the columns feature. What I ...
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Pages legal text template

I am trying to make a 28 line legal template in Pages 5.2 but I am having trouble making the boxes work. Does pages have a CA Superior Court template. If not, do you know if Microsoft for Apple has ...
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Why does Pages, export to *.doc a file that is larger than expected?

I authored a 1 page document of about 900 words, and an embedded image (a chart). Storing/exporting this document from Pages 5.2 causes the file to expand to 1.6 MB in size. However, opening and ...
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Can you do a Find and Replace all in the Pages App for iPad?

I'm using the pages app on my iPad and I have a large document. I need to rename term which is used many times. I've found the find and replace functionality but it appears to only replace one term ...
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How to change colors from defaults on pages on ios

On Pages on the Ipad (IOS 7), select a shape, click on style, the six color swatches appear. You can click on Style Options/Fill and there are four pages of color swatches. All these colors are ...
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I have Pages 5.2 installed on my iMac using OS X version 10.9.3

I tried to open a saved document and was noticed that I had to install a newer version to open the document. The document was saved about 1 hour ago and I can find no updates or newer versions. ...
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Pages 5.2: How to insert date field in other language than system default?

My system language is American English. When I insert a date field in Pages (5.2) it follows this format, even though I've set the spelling and grammar language to Dutch. Is it possible to insert a ...
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Choose custom colour for shape fill in Pages 5.2

How can I choose a new color for a shape fill in Pages 5.2? There is a default set of colors to choose from and I need a specific branded color.
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Is there any way to autofill contact information into Pages templates for iOS?

Using Pages for iOS, whenever I create a letter from a template, the contact information always belongs to the fictitious "Urna Semper". How can I get Pages templates to autofill my personal contact ...
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Pages resizes image automatically

Whenever I import an image into pages it resizes it automatically. Clicking the Original Size Button doesn't change anything (as I read in other questions) Apparently Pages takes the cm dimensions ...
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Is Page Setup broken in Pages 5.2 (and earlier version of 5.x)?

I have 5.5 in wide by 8.0 in high cards I used to print in landscape orientation with Pages 4.3, but using the same setup (dimensions specified with "Manage custom sizes...") fails with Pages 5.2. ...
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Change Font Style when writing Code, Math, .. in Pages

Is it possible to quickly switch between font styles when writing different types of text. For example when I write code or mathematical text I'd like to use a different font, eventually a background. ...
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How can i reduce the file size of my images in Pages on my iPad?

Our school teacher is using an iPad to take photo's of their artwork, etc and then using Pages (on the same iPad) .. creating a quick 'page' or two (inserting their artwork) and then emailing the page ...
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Why can't I insert MathType Equation on Pages 2013?

As you can see, I can't insert MathType Equation on Pages 2013, why? Is this not a built in feature?
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Command-Shift-Option-V in Pages

When I press ⌘ Command+⇧ Shift+⌥ Option+V in Pages Insert\Choose dialog is opened. (This dialog must be opened when ⌘ Command+⇧ Shift+V is pressed). What can I do about it? How can I "Paste and Match ...
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Adding text around a circle with pages

How do I add text around a circle I'm using for a logo? I have a circle filled in with some initials on the inside. I want to add the company name around the outside of the circle.
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How to refer to the bottom in Pages

I'm writing a document in Pages, but I want to create a footnote at the bottom of the page. Something like in this image: How can I do this in Pages? Thanks in advance
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Footnotes that don't restart on each page in Pages (5.2)

I'm having some trouble with footnotes in Pages. I'd like their numbering to restart at 1 on every page. I thus selected the appropriate option: However, it doesn't seem to work. Not completely, ...
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Why can't I copy and paste web content into a Pages document?

For some time I have been able to copy content from a web page and paste it into a Pages document and it would accept both text and images. But since the last update to Pages it will only display the ...
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Disable spell checking only for specific section of text in Pages '13

I know, you can disable automatic Spell checking for the entire document (Edit->Spelling and Grammar->Check Spelling While Typing) but I want to disable it just for the text in that specific text box ...
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Remove margin in pages?

I want to have zero margin in my document, but there is no way I can't move it. Right now I can see that Document Margins have left: 0 in However, I can see that there is some weird margin applied, ...
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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 add this line on Pages?

How can I add this line on Pages? Is there a shortcut? I can only repeat press -. If this is not possible on Pages, similar layout will also be OK.
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In version 5.2 of Apple's Pages app for OS X (Mavericks), how do I change the page layout?

I'm trying to adjust a simple template in Pages version 5.2 but can't for the life of my figure out how to change the existing layout such that the text spans the full width of the page. I've turned ...
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Prevent pages form automatically linking to email addresses and urls

Is there a way to prevent pages from automatically turning anything that looks like an email address or a url into a hyperlink?
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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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Drawing diagrams in Pages don't stay in place with text

I feel like I'm missing something, but maybe this is just a flaw in the software. Whenever I draw diagrams in Pages, or insert images, they seem to just float there, and if I change text above, it ...
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Pages 5.1 underlines some words as misspelled, but does not allow me to “Ignore/Learn Spelling”

I am using Pages 5.1. When I misspell words, spellchecker underlines them in red. I am usually able to either "Ignore Spelling" or "Learn Spelling" when I right-click the word: But for some words, ...
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How do I get out of the “continuous pages” mode?

How do I get out of the "continuous pages" mode? It annoys me like hell! I want to see whole pages with a bit of space around them. Is this another thing that iWork 13 can't do? Just a one pixel ...
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Copy pasting italicized content in Pages

Pages is my word processor. I'm trying to copy a paragraph text from a docx file opened in Pages. Some words in the paragraph are italicized. I'd like to paste it in a target doc which has paragraph ...
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Missing text when I print Pages 5.1 file or export to PDF

I've encountered a problem whereby if I want to print a pages 5.1 file or export it to PDF, text goes missing (specifically text near superscript/subscript text). An example of this same problem can ...
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Batch convert Pages files to doc

How can I convert a large number of Pages and Numbers files into the files of office format as quickly as possible?
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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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Automatically exporting a file on closing/saving in Pages

I use Pages to create my documents in OS X. I have created my Resume and Cover Letter too using it. But for uploading the docs for any job application, the format of upload is .pdf. So every time I ...
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Is iWork for iOS a real office document editor?

Can I use iWork on my iPhone and iPad as a complement to my employer issued Windows PC? I know that iWork boasts some Microsoft Office compatibility but how is it implemented? If office documents are ...
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How to insert pages document to another pages document?

I am using Mavericks, and Pages 5.1. I have created two .pages documents. Now, all I want is to attach one .pages document to another. In windows I could simply drag and drop or copy and paste both ...
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Read .iwa files from Pages

Pages has crashed, my file is now corrupted and I'm trying to get the text from this file. if I Right click on the file > Show package content > open index.zip , I can see a bunch of .iwa files which ...
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In Pages 5.1 how can I add “Chapter”or “§” to the numbering of a heading?

I have imported a Word document into Pages 5.1 Instead of text+number heading styles like "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2", I only see numbers as available choices. Can I customize the styles so as to add ...
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Missing index.xml in Pages

I'm trying to make some changes to my eBook so that I can enter it into Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Every time I try to open the file I'm receiving a message that the index.xml file is ...
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Pages: pasted images are too large

Whenever I drag and drop an image into Pages from (for example) my browser, the image is resized to roughly 2x the original size. This causes annoying aliassing to occur; especially when taking ...
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Pages Copy and Paste Horizontal/Vertical Ruler Guides

Is it possible to copy and paste guides on a Pages 5 document? If so, how? Thanks.
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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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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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Pages 5.1: how can I make certain text field apear within the document several times?

I'm not sure how to call this functionality, ms word has it, but I can't figure out where to find it in pages. What I need is to declare a text field like a "variable", and repeat it whenever I need ...
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iWork applications crashing whenever formatting styles are selected

Someone please help me, I am quite literally about to throw my Mac out the window and starting using Windows again because of how bad Apples new line of software is. (To be fair, I finally understand ...
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iWork template for books or technical report

If there a good template for Pages, intended for books or technical reports (list of contents, bibliography etc..)?
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Pages 5.1 ruby character in PDF export bug?

Pages has the feature to add ruby characters on top of Chinese characters by selecting them, right click and select it in the context menu. This seems to work fine, but I have encountered a scenario ...
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Pages 5: Increase indentation in table of contents?

Is it possible to have multiple indentations in the table of contents (auto-generated according to the paragraph styling)? E.g. •Header 1 ....•Header 2 ....•Header 2 ........ •Header 3 ...
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Pages 5 for iOS 7 not syncing

Pages 5 on my iPad and iPod does not seem to be syncing with iCloud, while my Mac is. I've tried everything there is online. Yes, my Documents and Data is on for iCloud, I've tried resetting Documents ...