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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 ...
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Markdown and Pages

I am looking for the best combination for working on a structured document and sharing it in Markdown format. My favorite editor is Pages, in full screen mode. There I can see how the finished ...
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How to share iOS Pages document that was created on Mac?

I recently created a Pages document on my Mac (OS X 10.8.2). I then opened it in Pages on my iPhone (iOS 6.1) to email it to someone. iCloud downloaded the document as expected when I opened Pages, ...
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Question about defining custom paragraph styles in Pages

I have been using Pages to wrote TV Show scripts, as I've found it to be less restrictive than celtx, and cheaper than final draft. It's been working really well, I just defined a bunch of custom ...
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How do I use iCloud to sync Pages documents from iPad to iPhone?

I use pages on my iPad for documents. Apple says that I can have everything that is in Pages on my iPad shared on my iPhone using iCloud. How do I configure that?
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How can I change spell check to Turkish in Pages?

I started to use Pages. I want to change spell check language. But I don't find Turkish in the language menu (inspector of Pages). How can I add Turkish into the language menu? Thanks.
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How to change a table cell from $ to € in Pages?

I'm using Pages' Invoice templates, and it's been grand so far. Now I need to send an invoice to Europe, and the sums need to be in euros rather than dollars. How can I change the currency type in the ...
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Adding Unicode decorators to text in Pages

Is it possible to add a copied (via Cmd+C), for example, vector arrow to a letter in Pages? If so, how?
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Pages ’09: How to write Nested SUM?

I'm setting up a basic time registration form for declarable hours spent on a project. The layout is easy: date — time from — time until — description. I want a cell-value to contain the sum of hours ...
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Recover in-memory Pages data from failed hibernation wakeup

My girlfriend's Macbook crashed while attempting to restore from a hibernated file. The progress bar stopped at ~10%, after which we restarted the computer for a normal startup. This hibernated ...
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Select / move boxes

I've imported a document from Word. I have a problem removing the imported page numbers and adding mine. This is what I got: The rightmost "6" is the one coming from Word. I can't get to select it ...
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How do I convert a pages document to a word document without access to pages?

Suppose I didn't have access to a Mac with pages. How can I convert a pages document to a word document using only a windows environment? Is there a freeware converter available?
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Is there a way for Pages to display an auto-updating date in ordinal format?

I am currently putting together a template document in Pages and would like the date to update each time it is opened. However, I would also like to display the date as an ordinal number (for ...
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Can I save iCloud documents to the Documents folder as well as to iCloud?

Basically, I want to be able to save a copy of my iCloud documents that I made in Pages (on both mac and iOS) to my documents folder, where all my pre-iCloud documents are still stored. to note: I ...
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How to vertically align a text block at the bottom of a page in Pages?

Using Pages ’09, I would like to vertically align a block of text at the bottom of a page, in Text Edition mode. The idea is to have a series of paragraphs that should behave as a block, and always ...
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Can't download DOC or PDF from iCloud web app [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why won’t iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer? I recently updated Pages, Numbers and Keynote to the latest versions, and my OS to Mountan ...
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Do I need to wait for an upload to complete before closing Pages/Numbers?

After updating a Pages/Numbers document in iOS, I can go back to the app's file browser to get the list of all of my docs in iCloud. At that moment, the document that I had just updated displays a ...
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Insert images into Pages document using AppleScript

I'm trying to automate the construction of a document, and am looking for a way to insert images into a Pages document with AppleScript. For example: tell application "Pages" make new document ...
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How to create nested folders in iCloud Documents?

I can’t create more than one level of folders in iCloud Documents from iWork. I really want to move my Documents folder (which is all iWork documents) to the cloud. It’s neatly arranged in folders on ...
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How does Versions work with iCloud?

Just wondering how, if at all, Versions on Pages for Mountain Lion (10.8) works with iCloud, specifically in relation to iOS 5 devices. My own testing seems to indicate that a Pages document created ...
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Pages “Send via email” doesn't work after upgrade

I just upgraded to Mountain Lion. So far, so good. Great upgrade. I also upgraded to Pages '09 latest version: 4.2. "Send via email" option works on Pages if and only if Mail.app is not running. If ...
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How to repair documents that display the “The document xxx.pages could not be opened” error when opened in Pages?

I recently did a clean Mountain Lion install, after which I restored some important Pages documents from a backup HD. Now, when I try to open these documents in Pages, I get the following error: ...
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How do I hide rulers on startup for Pages?

I can press Command-R to easily hide the ruler, but is there a way to make this behavior consistent every time I start up Pages?
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How do i align the page numbers in a toc to left in Pages?

I've created a TOC for my Pages document but without knowing how this happened now my toc looks like this: ChapterOne 1 ChapterTwo 4 ChapterThree 6 instead of having the title aligned to the left ...
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Pages to pdf export results in a smaller page size, how can I make the page size as setup in Pages?

I have a 48 by 36 inch poster in Pages. I can see size in Page Setup. The print people want the poster as a pdf so I export it to pdf. When I open the pdf in Adobe, and look at Page Setup, it tells ...
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Is this possible to print a Pages document on Windows?

I know it's a bit weird, but I received a Pages document. I'm currently on a Windows machine. Can I have some kind of preview/quicklook of the document or print it?
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ColorSync profiles are not appearing in color matching dialogs

I am trying to print a business card design, and the printers recommend using the 'Coated FOGRA39' ICC color matching profile. At first I thought I didn't have this profile, so I downloaded it for ...
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How do you use small caps in Pages?

I don't see any obvious options for small caps in Pages, either under styles or text formatting. Do I need a special font, or does Pages have small caps capability at all?
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How to convert and adapt from a “Save As” person to a “Version” person?

I am so used to "Save As" on the PC, so that for example, if I remember I removed a line two months ago on my resume (also called CV) and now is April 2012, I can go back to Resume 2012-01-23 ...
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How can I email a document from iWork without the recipient seeing the intermediate saved versions?

It looks like we don't need to keep different files like on Windows 7: speech 2012 rev 01.doc speech 2012 rev 02.doc speech 2012 rev 03.doc So on Lion, we can just use "Save a version" and all ...
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Open XML support in Pages

It looks like iWork's Pages supports Open XML - however, I can't find any good information on this on either developer.apple.com or on the web. Is there a good resource for this that I'm not aware of? ...
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Is there a way to overline text in Pages for the iPad?

I use my iPad for note taking in my statistics class and I need to create an overline for the sample mean (which has a line over an x called x-bar) and I can't find a way to get it to work in Pages. ...
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is it possible to use iCloud to share Pages files on a Mac amongst users

I find the iCloud product to be confusing. Ideally, I'd like to be able to have a read only copy of a document pushed from one user to another user both on a mac. This would seem to be really ...
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Independent columns in Apple Pages

Is it possible to set two independent columns in Apple pages, so that the text in the left column continues in the left column of the next page and not in the right column. And the text of the right ...
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Pages 08 doesn't draw border around paragraphs correctly?

If I'm using Pages '08 and trying to draw a border around a paragraph that is inside a text box, I go to the More tab of the Text Inspector and select a solid line and full rectangle under Border and ...
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Using VoiceOver to a braille display fails to output some formatting in Pages

I'm trying to help a blind friend of mine, to get her up and running on a mac. As her text editor of choice, she'd like to use pages, but there, the bullet points aren't shown on her braille display. ...
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How to make Pages default to the folder of the opened file when exporting a PDF version?

I regularly create documents in Pages, then convert them to a PDF using File → Export. I always save the PDF versions in the same folder as the original document. This save dialog that opens always ...
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iCloud thinking iCloud site/iCloud Manager is modifying documents

I'm having a problem whereby when my (Windows) laptop is logged into iCloud, either via the web site or via the iCloud manager software, Pages on my iPad constantly pops up a spurious "synch" dialog ...
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How can I save a a pages document as *.docx?

I've tried to save a pages document as a *.docx for Microsoft Office. Pages is able to open, edit and (auto-)save existing *.docx documents. However, there is no option to export or save a duplicate ...
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Prevent image resizing in Pages

If I paste in an image into Pages '09, it scales the image, creating something that is either too small, or too large. Trying to resize these is driving me crazy, how can I either prevent this from ...
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Pages on iOS custom paragraph styles & templates?

On Pages 1.6 for iOS, is there any way I can: Change the paragraph styles in the document to custom ones i.e. The default 'blank' template has Helvetica as the body style. Can I change the body ...
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Can I grab the content from a .pages file, without using Pages.app?

I’m interested in automatically extracting the content of .pages documents, preferably via a programming language on a web server. There are quite a few references around the web that say Pages ...
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How to make the “shake” commands easier?

When I want to undo some typing on Notes or Pages, I have to shake my ipod-touch like a crazy (and afraid that it may throw from my hand). Isn't there a way to configure the "shake sensitivity", or ...
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Mac OS X: I accidentally clicked on the cross in the Installed tab in the app store application. Now my Pages doesn't work anymore

I did this with pages because I thought that it would uninstalled it (I'm brand new to mac os). It didn't uninstalled it, but it did remove it from the list of installed applications. Now when I ...
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How can I screen share and use Pages?

Via Remote Management (VNC) I am connecting to a virtual display on a Mac running Lion. VNC is working as expected, except Pages '09 documents show up blank. If, however VNC connects to the Mac and ...
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In Apple Pages, how can I disable italic swashes?

I am laying out a long document in Pages '09 v4.1 (923), using the "Hoefler Text" typeface for the body text. On certain characters (k, e, and others) at the end of an italicized word, the advanced ...
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Mask editing for Pages

When trying to edit the mask, I am stuck with this blue dot that only rounds the corners of the mask and I can't get rid of it. How do I go about editing the mask borders?
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How to group images in iWork Pages?

How to group multiple images in iWork Pages so I don't have to move images one by one? That can be done in Microsoft Words, but I can't find this option in iWork Pages.
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Pages: can I style space before a set of characters?

I wish to add space before a span of characters: As an afterthought, I may realize this isn't a job for Character Styles, since those operate on single characters, not spans/groups of ...
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Pages: Communicate between multiple tables?

I'm creating an Estimate template in Pages. Each chunk of the estimate (shown below as "Itemized List Hourly") has it's own table, with each row containing a task, such as "CMS Training" and a low and ...