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Charts from numbers not dynamically updating in Pages/Keynote

I have the latest (5/2015) Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on Yosemite. I created a chart in numbers and then copied it to Pages or Keynote. I then want to be able to change the data in Numbers and see ...
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Pages.app Applescript: how to delete a range of text?

I have an application where a Pages.app template must be customized to produce a specific document. Think mail/merge. The basic idea is to use Pages.app placeholder text and replace them with the ...
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Updates for Pages

According to my Updates screen, the latest version of Pages has been installed on my computer. When I try to open an old Pages document, I'm told I need the latest version of Pages to open it. My ...
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First page of Pages document only allows one line

I'm editing a Pages document that was originally imported from a Microsoft Word document. For some reason, the first page seems to only allow one line of text on it; anything more than that will flow ...
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Between the pages on Pages

I am frustrated trying to create a gap between my pages when I am working in the Pages program. The old version had the gap as the default setting and I liked it that way; in the current version the ...
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How do I select a directory to save files in Pages

How do I select a directory to save files into? In Pages I get the choice of Favorites or Recent Places?
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Pages 5.5.2: Why does the text in my table appear “thinner” than the same size/same font text outside the table?

Both fonts are Helvetica, size 11, regular, but the text inside the table appears slightly thinner than the text in the rest of the document. I'm certain it's not a trick of my eye. I would like for ...
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Pages 5.5.2: How do I remove the light gray line between two columns in a table?

I've inserted a 2 column Table into my Pages document. How would I remove the very faint light gray line that appears between the columns? This line is not just a formatting feature but shows up when ...
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How can I add a margin to a table cell in Pages?

How do I change Cell margins and padding? I'm not seeing any options for these anywhere. Is that possible with Pages?
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Remove Header and footer in pages 5.5.2

How do I remove header and footer in newest pages 5.5.2 easily?
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How can I make Pages stop opening the Inspector pane whenever I open a document?

I open a Pages document. The Inspector pane is visible. I close the Inspector pane. I close the document. I reopen the document. The Inspector pane is visible again. How can I make the Inspector ...
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Save Pages Shortcuts For All Documents

In Pages you can set shortcuts for the different type of fonts: But it only saves the shortcut for that one document. Does anyone know of any way to save the shortcuts for all documents? (I've ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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MacBook Pro 2014 Running OS X 10.10.3 Pages 5.1 Won't Save or Open Documents

Re: This question - "The required index.xml is missing" in Pages and "You need a newer version of Pages to open this document" Ok, this looks like you have found THE answer to my ...
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Vertical sentences spacing using Pages

How can I make spacing between sentences smaller (forget "smaller", how can I control what it is)? Space between "A software" and "One of the".
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How to delete clipping indicators on Pages?

I'm using pages to make an invitation. When I get a textbox it has a clipping indicator. Once I get rid of the text box, the clipping indicator stays on an image. I have a ton of them. How do I get ...
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Compare and Merge Pages Documents

Is there a way to "compare and merge" two pages documents? The goal being to have two identical copies when the process is completed.
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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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Remove table from a pages document

I have added accidentally a table to my pages document on iCloud web interface. Any idea how can I remove. I tried several different shortcuts, remove columns, rows etc.
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Pages question on Apple yosemite

How can I get rid of the Right hand column (with Margin, layout info) on the Pages. I just want the page to show my letter when sending. I run Pages v5 on OS X Yosemite.
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Pages - Why dont numbers like 6th format like they do in Word?

Whenever I type something that involves order, like 6th or 2nd, in Pages, I want it to be able to do the behavior that Word does, i.e, make the 'th' or the 'nd' part upwards of the number. Is there ...
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How to add a caption to an image in Pages

How does one create a caption for an image in Pages? In Word it is easy, you simply right click on the image and “Insert Caption…”, but I cannot find any way to do it at all in Pages? You can set a ...
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How to specify default italic face for a particular font?

I'm trying to import a Word file into Pages, but Pages incorrectly sets all italic type in the "light italic" version instead of the regular italic version. The font I'm using is Open Sans, so it's ...
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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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Use BibTeX with Apple Pages to generate references and a bibliography

I want to use BibTeX with Apple Pages for creating references to my .bib bibliography and also insert the bibliography into a Pages document. I would like to use .bst style sheets to format the ...
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New Pages Documents Don't Retain Bullets Lists Saved in Former Pages Documents--Why?

I have Yosemite 10.10.2, Pages 5.5.2. Earlier today, I created a custom bullets list in a Pages document, saved it as "Note Taking (Custom)," and created an fn-F5 shortcut for it. When I create a ...
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How can you pause text to speech so that it restarts from where you left off?

I have a 40 page Pages document which is a transcript from a hand written diary. I wish to use Text to Speech to read passages from my Pages document so that I can check the text against the original ...
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How to make a cheatsheet/crib sheet using Pages

I am starting a Developers Meet-up group at my sons' middle school, and I am trying to get ready for the first one. I need to make a cheatsheet/crib sheet for the participants ala ...
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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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Using lining numerals/text figures

Given a font that is advertised as having multiple styles of numerals (text figures and lining numerals), presumably via OpenType, is there a way to use the alternative numeral styles in Mac OS X in ...
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How to remotely push “defaults write” settings to OS X server clients

I have some Mac OSX machines that i'm managing with an OS X server, clients are authenticated using Active Directory (golden triangle) and i'd like to disable version control for Pages/Numbers/Keynote ...
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Add a word count feature that determines pay (for freelancer paid per word)

I am a freelance writer and I frequently use Pages to draft my articles. I appreciate having the word count on the bottom of the document because I am often paid by the word. Periodically, I'll see ...
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Dock Icon that activates PageDown

Is it possible to create a mac OSX dock icon that activates the page down key?
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Pages 5.5 word count

I just got a new Yosemite HD. I am trying to get a page count on my pages documents. The directions say to go to the box in upper left corner, select 'word count' and select 'page count' on the pull ...
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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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Allow collaborators to only comment on a Pages document

Is it possible to allow collaborators to only make comments to a Pages document? The only options I can find within the Mac and iCloud versions are to make the document fully editable or view only.
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System Fonts Dont Display In Pages 5.5

As much as I hate the new Pages, I use it because it was a resource all my devices could update/re-upload before Microsoft Office came out on iOS devices. However, there are some fonts missing that ...
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“replace all” and “replace in selector” are grayed out in Pages.app

When using text replacement, “replace all” and “replace in selector” are grayed out and I can’t click on them. How do I get the ability to click on them?
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iPad Pages — restore document from trash?

Is there a convenient way to retrieve a Pages document that has been trashed on an iPad?
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Word conversion from pages is corrupted

I'm converting a pages document to word. I've tried the export and save as .doc method. Both files appear identical but when I try and open either with word, it says the file is corrupted and it ...
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How to check owner and licences of an Appstore application?

How to check owner of an Appstore application? And licences used for downloading it. My problem is the following: 1.A few years ago I installed Numbers, Pages and Keynote on a computer WorkComp ...
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How to sort a table in Pages?

Few hours ago I am trying to sort a table! I don't know where is this think but is so annoying that I can't find with ease this thing. I saw many articles saying that you have to go to Inspector, ...
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Pages: Make auto dash to break a word to new line (hyphenation-Greek)

How can I make Pages to auto-correct my text at the end of the line and break the last word to fill all the line like LaTex does. I have Hyphenation check but when I writing greek it doesn't ...
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Pages documents created on Yosemite cannot be opened by Pages on Yosemite after latest update (5.5.2) [duplicate]

Seemingly every single document that I created in the previous version of Pages (I update regularly whenever I see that a new update is available) on this same MacBook Pro with Yosemite will now not ...
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How do I find out word count in pages 5.2.2

I often write short articles and am limited to 100 words per document. Can I find word counts in pages 5.2.2?
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Ignoring Autocorrect on Pages?

On Pages, how do I ignore an autocorrect suggestion? I use the esc key to ignore the suggestion, but as soon as I press space bar it changes the word anyway.
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Weird scroll behaviour in Pages 09

this really bemuses me. i'm using pages 09 (version 4.1) on osx 10.9.5. when i terminate a scroll downward, the document makes a little "jump" to the right. this is maybe hard to visualize, so i made ...
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How to save custom bullet list in Pages

I have created a custom bullet list style in Pages (5.5.1) which works great within this document. But now I want to have this custom list style as a default option in new Pages documents (Keynote too ...
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Apple Pages: Make a cell span two columns

I have a table. I want a cell that spans two columns, so that text in this cell with span two columns. In Microsoft Word, I can use erase tool to erase a line between two cells but I don't know how to ...
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Link table cell size and shape size in Pages 5.5

I am a stage manager, and I am creating a rehearsal report. I like to have mine look good as well as give all the pertinents. The report has different categories, each category is it's own table so I ...