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How do I place bullet points next to centered text on Pages v5?

I am making a list with centered text, paired with a centered bullet point to the left of the text. I am attempting to create the following list (this is a rendering): But, I end up with this when ...
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Problems exporting PDF from Pages and uploading to Jobvite

I created my resume in Pages 5.2.2 and converted it to a PDF using the "Export to PDF" feature. Overall, everything seems to work fine. However, I am having problems applying to jobs on Jobvite. When ...
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How do I get Pages for iOS 7/8 to use the TAB key on a bluetooth Keyboard to change the indent level?

So Pages for iOS 7/8 has a software TAB key that changes the indent level of an outline. It also has forward and backward indent keys. Great. However, when I press the TAB key on by Apple Wireless ...
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Can't find “floating or inline” option for images in Pages documents

In earlier versions of Pages, there was an option to make an image float on the page. I loved that and can't find it in the new Pages. Can anyone tell me how to navigate to it?
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How to copy a page to another Pages file

Hi The image is a cover page of a pages file. I downloaded it from web. How can I copy the whole page then insert into my existing page file ?
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User stylesheet / formatting for all osx apple apps

I'm increasingly spending lots of time tweaking text formats from one document to the next, updating styles, formats and generally improving them. Is there a way i can export styles from numbers, ...
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Is it possible to color a table cell from the OS X color picker in Pages 5.1?

See picture. Only cell border and not the cell fill has the option to pick a color from the OS X color picker. Is there any workaround?
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Can I split a cell in a table in the newest version of pages?

I want to split a cell in the newest version of pages. This was very easy in the previous version but now I can't seem to do it. Any help is appreciated.
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Can Pages export .doc document to .xml?

Can I do this using Pages? It's basically a simple table made in MS Office Word (.doc) which I need to convert to xml / html, insert some html input blocks (there are cells which are left empty for ...
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How to export Pages document to .docx?

This question is pretty similar to this one: How can I save a Pages document to .docx? Unfortunatly, the answers provided to this old one don't work with: Mountain Lion 10.8.5 Pages ’09 ...
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How to move “section”/change “section” margin in Pages

I've been a full-time Mac user for 5 or so years now, but sometimes the Apple way still confuses my Microsoft-conditioned mind. This is especially true of iWork. In the screenshot below, can someone ...
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Get rid of WW8Num* list styles upon exporting from Pages?

Context: MacOS X 10.8.5 Pages ’09 From Pages upon exporting a file to a .doc format, I get a file with more than 20 new list styles with names of the form: WW8Num* These list styles ...
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How can I indent a selected paragraph in Pages on OS X?

This is very basic, but couldn't figure it out so far. If you select a paragraph on Microsoft World on Windows you can just press tab and the paragraph will move to the right. On the Mac, however, the ...
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Add author to pdf

I produce a quarterly bulletin, which I publish as a pdf. This is written in Pages 4.3 and exported. Previous issues on OS X 10.8 have my name as Author. Recent issues on OS X 10.9 show unknown ...
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Function performed by a shortcut in Pages?

I'm writing a lot of text with Pages. Upon typing I'm not always staring at my keyboard and from time to time when using the space bar I inadvertantly type command functions. Most of the time I can ...
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How to add a Page Break in Pages for the iPhone

When using Pages on the iPad it's easy to add a Page Break, you simply go to the plus symbol and add one. However I'm currently working on the document on my iPhone and I can't see the same option (I ...
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How would a Pages document end up as a series of embedded PDFs?

My grandfather has been writing a book as a Pages document, but he told me the other day that he suddenly wasn't able to edit the document. He thinks that this happened around the same time that he ...
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Can't use any of the iWork apps

I'm unable to use any of the apps included in the iWork package. If I try to open any one of them, the app opens but I can't perform any action. I click on the bar menu items to see that even 'About ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...