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Pages 5.0 change quote language

On Pages 5.0, how can I change the type of smart quotes for one document only? I have tried , and alt ⌥ + ] to produce , ‘ but the latter autocorrects to ’ as in English.
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How to begin a document numbering with a number other than 1?

I'm making a large document in separate docs. I want to number the second doc from 21 on. It will only allow me to start at 1. Any fixes?
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Why is iWork Keynote is suddenly linking images instead of embedding them?

I've been using iWork for a while and have created some pretty elaborate designs in Keynote and Pages, but I haven't come across a problem like this before or even an option to link/embed images. In ...
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Default to Pages '09 when Pages '13 is also installed?

Both Pages '09 and Pages '13 use "com.apple.iWork.Pages" as a bundle ID. I can set individual .pages files to open with Pages '09, but when I try to set all .pages files to open with Pages '09, Pages ...
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How to suppress the “OS X Spotlight search information was removed” warning?

Whenever I open an old Pages document in Pages 5, I now get the following warning message: Some changes were made to your document. OS X Spotlight search information was removed. Is there ...
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How to store new iWork (2013) documents in a flat file (for version control)?

With the October 2013 iWork update, the new UI is great but it seems one cannot store documents as 'flat file' any more. This really limits my ability to store the files, essentially ruling ...
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How to recover my texts on Pages?

I just made a big silly mistake in the newest Pages Version on Mac air, I clicked "setup", then I clicked "Document Body", and then Pages asked me"Are you sure you want to remove the body of the ...
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Is it possible to assign custom Keyboard Shortcuts to Styles in Pages 5.0?

In the previous Pages release there used to be the possibility to assign keyboard shortcuts to styles, although limited to the F1..F8 keys. Apparently this feature is missing from the freshly ...
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How can I display the format bar above the document in Pages 5.0?

The new version of Pages has the format bar (i.e. the bar where you change the font size, typeface, alignment, spacing, etc.) on the right of the document: I want it to be on the top of the ...
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How can I use the Media Browser in Pages 5 to import pictures from Aperture?

On Pages 5, how can I easily import pictures from Aperture? On the Media button, it says: No Photos To add photos, go to iPhoto. Is there any way I can view my Aperture albums there, rather ...
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Pages multilevel bullet spacing

With multilevel bullet lists, is it possible to leave less space between lower level bullets? Eg • Item1 • Item2 - Item2a - Item2b - Item2c • Item 3 Currently, I can only do it ...
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How can I use the Pages Full Screen in the old way?

I just updated to Mac Maverick and updated Pages. The question is I just can't get used to it, I don't the exact words to describe it. In the past, when in the Full Screen modem, I am typing in ...
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iWork Pages: two listings/numberings on a single line

I want to use two listings on a single line as shown in the image. The first listing shows a number while the second listing shows another style. I am not aware of any solution using ...
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How to use cross reference in Pages 5.0?

I have a table in a pages document and I want to cross reference the table name. Is that possible? If so, how do I do it?
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How to assign hotkeys to paragraph styles in Pages 5?

Pages '09 had the paragraph styles drawer with a list of all styles. Each style had the following context menu: On the new Pages 5, this is how that context menu looks however. Noticeably ...
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How to select paragraphs with similar style in Pages 5?

Pages '09 had the paragraph styles drawer with a list of all styles. Each style had the following context menu: On the new Pages 5, this is how that context menu looks however. I can't seem to ...
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Pages correctly shows my iCloud documents on iPhone, but not on iPad

Pages correctly shows my iCloud documents on iPhone, but not on iPad. The main page is enpty and I can only create new documents. I've tried to reinstall the app, deactivate the iCloud Pages ...
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Pages 5.0 Language

On Mavericks, how can I change the language of text in the new version of Pages? They seem to have removed such an option.
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Using AppleScript to find information about images in Pages documents

I'm trying to extract information about images placed into a Pages ('09 v 4.3) document. The following script is my attempt: tell application "Pages" tell front document repeat with pg in ...
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What sub-format of Word document does Pages use for export?

I am using Pages '09 (v 4.3) and LibreOffice under OSX. When exporting a document from Pages into Word format, I am unable to open it in LibreOffice. (I would swear I had done this successfully many ...
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Send via mail not working in Pages 4.3

I know that this topic has come up on various forums in the past but think my problem is quite different. I have tried a new file with a simple name like 'test' and still it doesn't work. I have ...
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Add line over letter in Pages, Keynote

In Cocoa programs in Mac OS it is possible, using the fonts palette, add line below the character (underline), in the middle of the character (strikethrough), changing the stile of the line: single, ...
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Pages mail merger with numbers formulas in pages not working afterwards

I have the following setup for my invoices: Numbers file with client info, daily rate and days worked on a project. Pages file with mail merger fields. The merging works fine, and all infos are in ...
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In iwork Pages, how to start a new line after the last row of a table?

I evidently don't know the right thing to look for. The last thing in my document is a table. There is no paragraph after it. I can go on adding rows to the table with the context menu, or add ...
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Getting text boxes to move with text

I have added a number of text boxes to an iWork Pages document. When I want to paste in additional text -- i.e. a methodology section at the beginning -- the text boxes do not move with the text, ...
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Customizing Pages' outline using paragraph styles

My document in Pages 4.2 for Mac has custom paragraph styles for a couple of levels of headings. I'd like to get a bird's eye view of my document that shows only those headings, not the paragraphs in ...
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Can ThreadSafe errors for ScriptingAdditions be eliminated without deleting the addition files?

I've the following errors in my system log when running e.g. Pages: Aug 4 19:06:50 Pages[9751]: Performance: Please update this scripting addition to supply a value for ThreadSafe for each event ...
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Files that iWork needs are missing

My iWork/Pages stopped working by it-self and the following error is showing: Files that iWork needs are missing. To restore the missing files, use the iWork Installer to reinstall iWork. Temporary ...
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Pages: Linked columns

In Pages, I want to write a document that has two columns: One for the main text, and the other for annotations. For example: Say I write a paragraph in the main text talking about the many varieties ...
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Why does Pages all the sudden need permission to print?

I just tried to print something in Pages and got this: The printer was paused, and I was asked to resume it, but this? Why? Pages 4.3 on OS X 10.8.4.
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Is office for the mac the only way I can open and save as word documents?

When apple people interact with people who use MS word, is the only way to do this by purchasing Office for the Mac or can pages make do? I believe pages can output to a format that is word friendly ...
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Can I edit the same Pages document on both my iPad and my Mac?

I'm interested in editing a single Pages document on both a Mac and an iPad. I understand the concept of "downloading" a document from iCloud (or from anywhere). But that isn't what I want, because ...
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Can Pages '09 create a list inside a list?

Is there a way to create a "sublist" inside a list item from an outer list in Pages '09? More specifically, I want to do this: Example made with HTML (should look like this): <ol start="1"> ...
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Finnish spell checker for Pages.app '09?

Can anyone tell me where I can find a Finnish spell checker for OS X Pages '09 as it is not available through Apple?
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How to edit writable locations in a document in Pages '09?

The following image shows a region of the sheet it is not possible to write or select. There the cursor is, if i write another letter it will show up on the next page. How do i enable the document to ...
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How to set a table of contents line numbering to not start at page 1, in Pages '09?

I am writing a document which requires the table of contents side-numbering scheme to start on the page after the table of content itselt. Basically the first 8 pages of the document should not count ...
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Select all hyperlinks in Pages

Is it possible to select all of the hyperlinks in a document? I want to change the colours for every link in the document but it seems a bit odd that i have to go through all of them manually.
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How to insert a section break in a Pages '09 Page Layout document?

I have a Page Layout document. I need to remove the header and page numbering from the title page. So, I want to insert a section break after the title page. The problem is, I cannot do that. No ...
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Where are my Pages documents?

Recently replaced iMac hard drive through recall program. Used Time Machine/Seagate Backup Drive. Everything seems to be restored but my Pages documents. How do I find them?
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How can I insert a new page in Pages '09 and ensure that floats still appear on the correct pages?

My goal and context I'm working in Pages '09 (4.3) that has a number of Tables and Figures set as floats. They are set to float because they need to be in that position relative to that one page. I ...
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How to type Logic Symbol in Pages?

How can I type logic symbol like "& - → ↔ " and so on in pages?
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How can i insert an Intelligent Mail Barcode into Pages 09 document

I've Googled around for a solution to this issue but nothing is readily apparent. I have a company newsletter with existing merge fields for an address block (company, street address, etc..). The ...
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Where are pages files stored after I export them to itunes?

With my iPad connected to my MacBook, I exported some Pages files to iTunes in docx format. Now I'm using my laptop without the iPad, and I want to find these files. Where/how are they stored? Tks.
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Background shape for paragraph styles in Pages

I was wondering if it was possible to achieve this in pages. I would like to have a background shape for a paragraph style (heading 1). Currently I place them manually but it would be much better ...
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Starting page numbering on page greater than page #1 in Pages '09

I want to add page numbers to the header of my document in Apple Pages '09. However, I would like the page numbering to start on page five; i.e. I want pages 1-4 to have no numbers, and for page #1 to ...
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Why does the Century font in Pages '09 not include italics or bold?

I am using Apple Pages '09 to write a document where the font must be in Century. In Microsoft Word, the Century font has an italics, bold, and underline option. However, in Pages '09 the only ...
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Post a file from pages.app to a Yahoo! group

My wife and I can't figure out how to post a file from the Pages.app on her iPad to a Yahoo! group. From Pages.app, she can email the file to herself, but can't post it to the file sharing section of ...
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Why is the Page Number menu item greyed out in Pages '09?

I want to insert a page number in my iWork document. I clicked on Insert and the Page Number title is grayed out. How can I get the page number feature to activate? I used to insert it in other ...
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Inserting a Horizontal Space Character

In Pages, is it possible to insert a tab-like character that fills the remaining space between on a line? I want to have the first few words on a line left-aligned, and the last few words on the line ...
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How to install Pages, Numbers and Keynote on Snow Leopard?

I just purchased a used 2006 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6.8. I went to the Mac App Store and tried to load Pages, Numbers and Keynote, and it said it could not load them unless I had 10.7. When I try ...