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Can't open doc file in Libreoffice: this file is from an unidentified developer

I want to open a doc (word) file which is created on a Windows computer about 10 years ago. When I open this file I get the following message: "Test12345.doc" is from an unidentified developer. Are ...
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Pages keeps deleting empty lines when I change the font style

I am running the latest version of Pages (5.6). The problem occurs whenever I position the caret on a new, empty line. If I change the font style to bold (or turn off bold), Pages automatically ...
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Reverting back to Mavericks from El Capitan

Ever since I downloaded El Capitan I have lost the ability to Drag & Drop photos into Pages documents I am creating. Also in Pages, Certificate templates, for example, are not able to be edited. ...
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Single spacing pages versus word

Is there a way to get the spacing in Pages and Word (version 2016) to exactly match up? I have a single-spaced document in 12 pt Times New Roman, and it fits exactly two pages in Word. When I open the ...
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Is it possible to link a new text style to the list styles?

I'm making a custom template in Pages 5.5.3 app on OS X 10.10. I've created a new text-style for my bulletpoints, but pages does always select the 'main text' for the bullet points.. Is it possible ...
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Pages: How to put a word between horizontal rules

How can I make something that looks like this? -------- Text --------- where the horizontal rules extend to the margin on either side?
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Can I add guide lines or background elements to my Pages document to assist with layout?

I'm currently using Pages '09 on OS X 10.10.5. I have a document in portrait orientation that I occasionally print (8.5" x 11"), and fold into four equal vertical sections, like a spreadsheet with one ...
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Pages App on iPad both latest updates

Is it possible to change the border colour in a table using pages on the iPad? You can edit the borders of text boxes for line style, colour and thickness, but all you seem to be able to do with a ...
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How to correctly uninstall an App Store application [duplicate]

Recently I installed Pages which I purchased with version of iWork '09. Unfortunately this operation downloaded and installed version Pages 5.5.3 which is not exactly an upgrade of Pages '09. ...
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How do I make multiple columns in the header and footer in Pages?

Pages for as long as I've used it had 3 column headers and footers. One day I was messing around, and I managed to remove the columns, and make it a single column. Now I can't figure out how to set it ...
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Pages: line break appears before end of line

For some very strange reason, I cannot seem to fit the text on line 2 inside the empty space of the 1st line. I tried deleting the words and re-writing them, which didn't work. I tried changing font ...
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Why does Pages insist on inserting objects at the center of my window?

Ever since the old days of MacDraw, the standard way to insert a graphical object (rectangle, oval, even textbox) into a document was to choose an appropriate tool from a palette and then click and ...
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Apple Pages underline

When I underline a word with Pages 5.5.3 on OS X. For the fonts I use, the underline goes very close to the text, much closer than it is common with Microsoft Word. Just as "tracking" controls how ...
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How to change the default “automatic” text wrap to items in a Pages document

Not just changing a one off component, actually changing the default as to which all images dropped and text and shapes created are formatted with. Pages Version 5.5.3 How to change the default "...
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How to insert slides from Keynote slideshow into Pages document?

I'm on a Macbook Air, and I don't appear to know what I'm doing. I need to insert an entire slideshow into a Pages document. How do I do this?
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What does file locking do, these days?

I'm publishing some files on Dropbox, sharing drafts for public review. Once I get to the final official revision, I'd like to lock it to avoid inadvertent changes. I'm using Pages to write and ...
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Remove pages from Pages

I have decided to turn my two page document in Pages to just one page. I cannot seem to delete the second page. It is the flyer template.
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Change header date format in Pages

How can I change the header date in Pages to just the year? The only choices are different versions on the month, date and year, all together.
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Way to set default image alignment in Pages

Is there a way to set the default image alignment for any pasted image? Eg. I want to always paste my images inline. How would I accomplish this?
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How to insert a new page break in any cell in table in Pages on Mac?

How to insert a page break after any row in table in Pages? Is it possible?
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How to prevent cells from breaking across pages in Pages on Mac?

This is what I have now: I would like to avoid breaking orange cell across pages. Is there a way to do this?
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How to rotate text in single cell in Pages on Mac?

This is what I have now: And this is what I would like to make: Is there a way to do this?
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How do I link and update a .png file in iWork Pages

I have inserted a .png image into my pages document. Is it possible for this image to refresh itself if the original file changes?
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Where Apple Pages saves documents?

How do I find a document on Pages? I accidentally clicked Convert to page layout document, now can't locate my document.
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Right-to-Left in Yiddish in Pages for Mac

Pages for mac now supports Hebrew, which is written from right to left. However, Pages does not seem to support custom keyboard layouts other than the system's Hebrew layout(s). I am using Shoshke's ...
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How do I split a large Pages document into multiple Pages documents

I have a rather large Pages document that has many sections. I need to break each of those sections out into their own Pages documents. I am using Pages 5.5.3. Can this be done easily? Right now I'...
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Where are iWork templates saved?

I'm using iWork (specifically Pages 5.5.3) and I can't find the templates I created for this anywhere on the HD. Library > Application Support > iWork > Pages > Templates > My Templates Only shows ...
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How do I reference a paragraph in Pages 5?

How do I create text like "See 'paragraph' on page n"? Where paragraph could be a heading or a figure etc. Obviously, I mean where page n is determined by Pages, as with other word processing ...
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How to open a new blank document in Pages from spotlight?

How can i open a new blank document in Pages app on Mac OSX Yosemite in Spotlight (and therefore in Alfred)? Now, when i open Pages it first presents me with New document dialog and then Select ...
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How can I open a Pages file prepared with Yosemite in OS X 10.8.5?

How can I open a Pages file prepared with Yosemite in OS X 10.8.5?
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Open second PDF file with hyperlink in first PDF file

I have two PDF files: First PDF file has a content page Second PDF is the relative data (30 pages) My requirement is to be able to click on the first PDF document, on a hyperlink for it to be ...
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Formatting issues resulting in overlays of text from Pages to Word (either version)

I've drafted a contract in Pages and exported it to Word for a back and forth redline exchange (track changes). I cannot use pdf as my colleague states that he does not have editing capabilities in ...
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how do I change the column size in the footer

In my Page document the footer has 3 columns. All three have the same width. Now I want to add text in each column but for that I have to change the width of the columns. How do I just the width of ...
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Lost Pages file in iCloud after update to Yosemite

Recently I upgraded my Mac to OS X Yosemite and after that all of my Pages files which were saved in iCloud in my MacBook are lost and I can't find them in in my MacBook or in icloud.com online. Is ...
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How to change chart colors in Pages 5?

I cannot change the individual colors in my charts. Under "Chart Colors" there is only this list of 12 predefined color swatches called "fill sets". Most of them are ugly. Not being able to change ...
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Pages: How to restore original lists styles

I use Pages 5.5.x The problem is that I have occasionally deleted "Lettered" list & bullets style. Now I want to restore the default list of "list & bullets" styles for the document. Is it ...
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In Pages 5, how to get a table to span multiple pages?

I have a two-column table in a document in Pages 5. The table starts mid-way down a page with content above it. When I add rows to the table, if there isn't enough room to fit the entire table on the ...
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How to create solid blocks of colored background in Apple Pages?

In Pages 5, some templates have blocks of background color, like in the For Rent Flyer where it has gray blocks of color at the top and the bottom. I can delete the text in front, but I can't figure ...
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Open Word Doc with Pages using Applescript

How can I get the following to work in Pages? I get an error message saying the file can't be opened but if I change the path to a .pages file it works fine. tell application "Pages" activate ...
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Convert .docx to .epub with apple pages using command line

Pages has an File > Export To > ePub... option that I'm using to manually convert a Word document (which Pages can open directly) to ePub format. I'm basically looking for the equivalent of: /...
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Pages: Change Body Style for Entire document

I'm using Pages 5.5.3 on OS X 10.10.4. I can't figure out how to change the size of the Body style for the entire document. If I try to increase the size of the Body text it only changes the size of ...
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Can I disable the MS Word import warning in Pages?

Every time I open a MS Word file in Pages, I get the little warning window that says the fonts aren't going to be perfect or whatever. OK, Pages! I get it. You might not be perfect. Is there any ...
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How to resize an image in Keynote or Pages?

If I resize the width of an image in Keynote or Pages the height resizes as well. The same thing happens vice versa. How can I resize the width without affecting the height and vice versa?
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Left (or right) border in Apple's Pages

I am writing a Pages (5.5.3) document for my Diploma thesis. I want to create a paragraph style for source code that has a colored border only on one side. Unfortunately, Pages gives me a limited ...
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How to stop cursor blinking in Pages

I am using Pages '09 on Mac OSX 10.6 (SnowLeopard) and would like to stop cursor blinking. For TextEdit, this was possible by setting defaults write -g NSTextInsertionPointBlinkPeriod 100000 from ...
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How to set a text as a footer with Pages?

I woudld like to set a footer on my page, in order to make some annotation, like this picture. I would like to make something like the number 3. I am using Pages from Mac OS X :)
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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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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: 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?