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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 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 ...
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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 ...