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Tiered numbered paragraph in Pages ’09

I would like to define 2 heading paragraph formats so as to be able to arrange as quickly as possible my document structure. I would like to define everything within these 2 paragraph formats and just ...
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Set constant in Pages ’09

This is a sequel of this old question: Set constant in Pages '06 On a regular revision of the same document, I have to update its version number. I do this on the front page and on every section ...
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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 I get OS X to automatically substitute fonts in Pages?

I regularly receive .doc or .docx documents created on Windows machines which include the font "Gill Sans MT". I don't have MS Word on my Mac, instead preferring to stick with Pages or Open Office. I ...
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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 ...
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Pages: pasted images are too large

Whenever I drag and drop an image into Pages from (for example) my browser, the image is resized to roughly 2x the original size. This causes annoying aliassing to occur; especially when taking ...
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Pages Copy and Paste Horizontal/Vertical Ruler Guides

Is it possible to copy and paste guides on a Pages 5 document? If so, how?
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'Add to Contacts' hyperlink in Pages (iOS/iCloud)

I'm a one-day novice at Pages (iOS/iCloud). I just figured out how include hyperlinks for emailing (mailto:xxx@xxx.xxx) and calling (tel:+00000), but as of yet I couldn't work out how to include a ...
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How can I successfully uninstall the new Mac Pages program and go back to the 09 version

I'm currently working on a project that requires hyper links, which I was able to create in the 09 version of Pages, and which could be exported to PDF with all hyper links fully operational. ...
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Pages 5: Increase indentation in table of contents?

Is it possible to have multiple indentations in the table of contents (auto-generated according to the paragraph styling)? E.g. •Header 1 ....•Header 2 ....•Header 2 ........ •Header 3 ...
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Pages 5 for iOS 7 not syncing

Pages 5 on my iPad and iPod does not seem to be syncing with iCloud, while my Mac is. I've tried everything there is online. Yes, my Documents and Data is on for iCloud, I've tried resetting Documents ...
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How to Highlight Text in Yellow in Pages 5.0

How does one highlight the selected text in Pages 5.0? By "highlighted," I mean I want the text to have a yellow background -- like the man took a highlighter pen and pressed it on the text. The only ...
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Title 1, Title 2 number with sub-numbers in pages

I'm using Pages to write a document. I would like titles like : 1 Summary 1.1 Start 1.2 End But I only get 1 Summary 2 Start 3 End How can I number my titles with 1.1 and so on?
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Pages: How to expand comments by default?

I bought my wife a new iMac for Christmas and she's one of those people who fear change and anything different than what she's used to scares her to no end. She's demanding Microsoft Office without ...
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How to make custom footer section stick to bottom of page in Pages 5?

I'm trying to use Pages 5 to design my invoices. I have a fixed header section for the address and the logo, then a table which is part of the text flow and automatically continues on the next page. ...