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Extract images from a pages document

I want to extract all of the images out of a large pages document. I found an article about it from 2006 ( see http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20060324033125571 ) which states you can open ...
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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Zoom level in Pages 09 not WYSIWYG?

I'm using Pages 09 to prepare a document and have just noticed that the Zoom level (at least on my install) is not WYSIWYG. The Page setup is correctly showing A4 as the output paper size. The ...
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Language setting for spell-check in Pages

I'm new to Pages (from iWork) and have troubles with the spell-check function. It's simply not working for me. Almost everything is underlined red. No matter what language I write in. I did not write ...
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How can I insert text in middle of a document and have images move down too?

I have a document with text and floating images. Let's say I want to insert some text in the middle of the document. If i click in the document and hit enter a bunch of times, I want the existing text ...
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Populate Pages Chart Data via Applescript

Right now I'm copy and pasting between Excel and specified places in a Pages document. For instance, I'll copy cell B7 and find "B7_Value" in Pages and replace it with the copied value. Here's an ...
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How to delete a word accidentally added to the Pages dictionary?

I told Pages to learn the spelling of a character name I was writing about, without noticing there was a misspelling in the name. Is there anyway to delete or correct the spelling of the name from ...
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Hyperlinks missing in printed documents

I've noticed this on several occasions where I'll print a document (Pages file, RTF, PDF, etc) and any hyperlinks in the document don't appear on the printed page. Where the hyperlinked text appears ...
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How to set default page size for Pages '09?

I'm not sure how I can set the default page size for Pages '09. For some reason, every time I set the page size as A4, it defaults back to US Letter. I've tried setting these settings: Settings: ...
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Apple iWork Pages: How can I add a Section Break on the same page

I'm writing a user's guide with iWork Pages. The document has multiple sections and sometime on a single page, I'll have an end of a section and a start of another section. I cannot figure out how ...
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Pages: Formula/Equation Editor

Does Pages have an in-built formula editor? If yes how do I access it? If no, are there any third party software I can use?
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I can't get Pages > ePub to work like the Apple template suggests

I've read through all the relevant discussions I could find, and while I've learned a lot (thank you) I am still having a major problem. I'm tryingt o export a book-length Pages manuscript to the ...
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Pages 09 4.0.3 wants an update

When I open Pages 09 4.0.3, it tells me I need a software update; yet, running Software Update responds that all software is up to date. I believe there is a later version of Pages with improved Lion ...
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How to generate Templates with Apples Pages?

I want to create a template, which is conform to the German business style DIN 676. Somehow I can't figure out how to achieve this. Is there a good Documentation for creating templates within pages?
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iWork Pages Converting to PDF

I am using a template from Pages for a document. When I convert it to PDF, it loses its style and font. I've tried exporting it as a PDF as well as printing it as a PDF. Any suggestions on how I ...
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iPad Pages Password Protection

I've read that pages on iPad can access protected files created on Pages (mac). Can you also edit the files on iPad, or are they locked? If you can edit the files, do they become unlocked, or do ...
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Choosing work or home contact info to autofill Pages template

Certain templates in Pages '09 autofill using my work contact information, e.g., San Francisco Letter. How can I change it so that my personal contact information is used to autofill that data? I'm ...
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iPad Pages: replacing the wood effect theme

Is there any way to replace the brown wood-effect toolbars used by Pages on the iPad with something more neutral?
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If I export a Word document (authored as a versioned document using Pages 4.1 on Lion),…

will it open on Word on Windows? I don't have a Word on Windows and I've only Pages on my Mac.
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How do I control text alignment in a document with a 3 column layout in Pages 09?

How do I create a menu/brochure for a salon with 3 columns, where the price will be next to the description but right-aligned? I think there has to be be a better way than hitting the Space bar to ...
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Pages: Can I create text variables like in inDesign?

I've found Pages simply great and very useful on making documents for idendity scopes, very lighter and faster than InDesign for medium-small documents. The only thing I missing inside it are the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for inserting MathType equations in Pages?

I have more and more thoughts about taking my class notes on my computer, and Pages '09 would seem like a good candidate for that task. However, being that I have a lot of technical classes, I find ...
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Is there a way to auto-paginate “Page 1 of 3” in Pages?

Is there a way to auto-paginate with "1 of 3" "2 of 3" "3 of 3"?
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Hard drive on latest macbook pro 17 accessed too often

I have the latest macbook pro 17 and it seems no matter what I do, particularly noticeable when I simply scroll up and down on a window, I hear the hard drive tapping away like it's being accessed or ...
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Inserting links in the Pages document

Here is a nuisance that I'm encountering during my word processing using Apple Pages. Every time when I need to make an external link (http link) to some web page I need to make sure to edit the link ...
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How to indent a Table in a List in iWork Pages 09?

I want insert a Table in a List, but couldn't figure out how to indent the Table to the rest of the content in the List. The Table keeps stretching across the width of the document. Anyone knows how?
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How to add space between each last body paragraph and heading in Pages '09?

The only way I found is to manually add line breaks, which can lead to inconsistency. Is there a way to automate this ?
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Pages document saved in MS Word format is not well-formatted?

I use pages but most of my friends/clients don't. If I save a Pages document in MS Word format and send it over to them, most of them see it all garbled. Even when I open the doc file in Pages, it is ...
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Can tables from Pages be reused in Numbers to create graphs?

I created a table in Pages '09 and pasted it into Numbers '09 to see if it worked, then I created a graph for it, still in Numbers, but the graph displayed no data as you can see from the screenshot. ...
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Pages Equation Editor - Inserting Equations - Blank Spaces?

I am trying to place Mathematical equations in Pages and it appears it doesn't have this feature (why not apple? glare), however looking online I was advised to use Equation Editor which I seem to ...
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PDF export from Pages document

Here is the dilemma that I'm having with the PDF export on Apple Pages. When I export my Apple Pages document into PDF and open it in any PDF viewer (let's just say Preview) then I don't get the TOC ...
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What causes all iWork apps to have blank, unusable documents after a reinstall?

After deleting and re-installing the apps, I can't use iWork. Specifically, the document area is always empty, no matter if I create a new document or open an existing one. This applies to Pages, ...
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son changed password on ipad, need to recover pages document

My son changed the password on his iPad and promptly forgot the new one... He was working on a lengthy document in Pages on it and was hoping to recover the work since his last save to iDisk. Will he ...
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Print .docx without Pages.app

Sometimes I simply want to print Microsoft Word documents. If I view them in Quick Look, they display as I would like to print them. However, when I try to print them from the Finder, it opens ...
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Pages templates for Resumes

I'm looking for some Pages templates for Resume (software developer CV). Do you have any suggestions?
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iWork '09 Keeps asking to be Registered

I'm a teacher in a classroom with 8, 9 10 and 11 year olds who each have a macbook or a macbook pro. Fun job. We have a standard 10.6.6 image with iWork '09 (4.03). In previous images, iWork would ...
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How to set up equal height columns with a title on top (Pages '09)

This is what I'm trying to do on Pages '09 — http://cl.ly/4sJ2 — two equal height columns with a title on top. Any suggestions?
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Pages: Is point in custom object with only one control handle possible?

In Pages, I notice with a rounded rectangle if you make it editable and click on any of the points, they all seem to have only one "control handle". Normally there are always two. Is there really only ...
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Comparison of Microsoft Word to Apple Pages

I'm thinking about getting a word processor for my Mac. The two most popular options are probably Microsoft's Word or Apple's Pages. Before I decide to buy one I need to make sure that it will have ...
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How do I create HTML emails on Mac?

I'd like to know the best way to create gorgeous mail templates such as Jumsfot's Stationary Mail ones and send them without having to use Safari. Is there a way to do this easily?
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Convert from OpenOffice to Pages

Does anybody has experience in how to best convert OpenOffice.org documents to pages documents. Obviously, it can be read in a Text Editor.
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How does the Docx rendering in Pages compare to Mac Office 2011

It's about time for me to bit the bullet and buy either iWork 09 or MS Office 2011. My main concern is rendering docx files (I've been using OpenOffice for many years, but the .doc and .docx ...
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How to create custom text format style and apply to hotkey in Pages?

There are paragraph styles that you can create and tie to the function keys. This is all great and dandy, but not if I wish to switch style in the middle of a paragraph and then revert to the one I ...
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Is there a way to number list items in reverse order in Pages '09?

I want to create an ordered list in Pages '09 with decreasing numbers, like: 4. Most Recent Item, 2010. 3. Another Item, 2009. 2. An Old Item, 2008. 1. Oldest Item, 2007. But it looks like there is ...
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Pages for iOS won't let me insert or replace pictures (images)

When i click on the "insert stuff" button, the window pops up with the tabs that let me pick pictures, shapes, tables, etc. If I select a table, shape, or anything but a picture, I can pick a ...
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What is the data type of background images in a Pages template?

I am trying to teach myself graphic design. The templates in Pages are really nice, but I want to be able to make my own. I was stripping apart a brochure template ("Elegant Brochure"), and found that ...
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How can I print a PDF X-1A from a iWork Pages document?

In order to use my university's printing shop, they said they need a PDF x-1a format. I noticed in Pages that I can print as "Save as PDF-X" but a little googling says this is not exactly the PDF x1a ...
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How Do I Set the Default Language in Pages?

In Pages, you can change the default language to British English in the Inspector --> Text --> "More" tab --> Language: British English. However, this reverts somehow in every launch of Pages. How do ...
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In Pages, What is this Line Under a Rectangle Shape?

There is a persistent thing going on in Pages where there is a line under a rectangle shape when I make it. How do I get rid of it? I don't want it to show up when I export the document to a PDF.
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What is the thinking behind pushing the writing area in Pages to the left? [closed]

For better or for worse, I am so used to Microsoft Word. The page is in the center of the window surrounded by gray. Pages pushes the writing area to the left. Why is this? I don't like full screen ...