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Pages.app Applescript: how to delete a range of text?

I have an application where a Pages.app template must be customized to produce a specific document. Think mail/merge. The basic idea is to use Pages.app placeholder text and replace them with the ...
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Updates for Pages

According to my Updates screen, the latest version of Pages has been installed on my computer. When I try to open an old Pages document, I'm told I need the latest version of Pages to open it. My ...
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First page of Pages document only allows one line

I'm editing a Pages document that was originally imported from a Microsoft Word document. For some reason, the first page seems to only allow one line of text on it; anything more than that will flow ...
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Between the pages on Pages

I am frustrated trying to create a gap between my pages when I am working in the Pages program. The old version had the gap as the default setting and I liked it that way; in the current version the ...
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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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“The required index.xml is missing” in Pages and “You need a newer version of Pages to open this document”

I have the newest Pages 4.3 and Yosemite 10.10 so the report makes no sense, Pages has been messed up. I tested the conversion between pages file and zip and it recompiled pages to a folder but it did ...
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Viewing two pages Apple Pages 5.2.2

In Apple Pages 5.2.2, how can I choose view 2-up? It used to be selectable in lower left corner of document...not any more. Thanks for any tips.
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How can you pause text to speech so that it restarts from where you left off?

I have a 40 page Pages document which is a transcript from a hand written diary. I wish to use Text to Speech to read passages from my Pages document so that I can check the text against the original ...
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How can I save a document from Pages in RTF format?

I only found descriptions were you use the export function of Pages. But there is no RTF option anymore. So is it possible to export a Pages file to RTF?
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How do I select a directory to save files in Pages

How do I select a directory to save files into? In Pages I get the choice of Favorites or Recent Places?
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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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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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How can I add a margin to a table cell in Pages?

How do I change Cell margins and padding? I'm not seeing any options for these anywhere. Is that possible with Pages?
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How to select paragraphs with similar style in Pages 5?

Pages '09 had the paragraph styles drawer with a list of all styles. Each style had the following context menu: On the new Pages 5, this is how that context menu looks however. I can't seem to ...
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How do I find out word count in pages 5.2.2

I often write short articles and am limited to 100 words per document. Can I find word counts in pages 5.2.2?
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Pages 5.5.2: Why does the text in my table appear “thinner” than the same size/same font text outside the table?

Both fonts are Helvetica, size 11, regular, but the text inside the table appears slightly thinner than the text in the rest of the document. I'm certain it's not a trick of my eye. I would like for ...
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Pages 5.5.2: How do I remove the light gray line between two columns in a table?

I've inserted a 2 column Table into my Pages document. How would I remove the very faint light gray line that appears between the columns? This line is not just a formatting feature but shows up when ...
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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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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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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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Remove Header and footer in pages 5.5.2

How do I remove header and footer in newest pages 5.5.2 easily?
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How can I make Pages stop opening the Inspector pane whenever I open a document?

I open a Pages document. The Inspector pane is visible. I close the Inspector pane. I close the document. I reopen the document. The Inspector pane is visible again. How can I make the Inspector ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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Save Pages Shortcuts For All Documents

In Pages you can set shortcuts for the different type of fonts: But it only saves the shortcut for that one document. Does anyone know of any way to save the shortcuts for all documents? (I've ...
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How do I convert old Pages documents to Pages '13?

I have a document I created with an old Pages version. When I try to open it in Pages '13, I get the message : This document is too old. Please open and save with Pages '09 I don't have Pages ...
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MacBook Pro 2014 Running OS X 10.10.3 Pages 5.1 Won't Save or Open Documents

Re: This question - "The required index.xml is missing" in Pages and "You need a newer version of Pages to open this document" Ok, this looks like you have found THE answer to my ...
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Vertical sentences spacing using Pages

How can I make spacing between sentences smaller (forget "smaller", how can I control what it is)? Space between "A software" and "One of the".
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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 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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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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How to delete clipping indicators on Pages?

I'm using pages to make an invitation. When I get a textbox it has a clipping indicator. Once I get rid of the text box, the clipping indicator stays on an image. I have a ton of them. How do I get ...
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Pages 5.5 word count

I just got a new Yosemite HD. I am trying to get a page count on my pages documents. The directions say to go to the box in upper left corner, select 'word count' and select 'page count' on the pull ...
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Compare and Merge Pages Documents

Is there a way to "compare and merge" two pages documents? The goal being to have two identical copies when the process is completed.
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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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Remove table from a pages document

I have added accidentally a table to my pages document on iCloud web interface. Any idea how can I remove. I tried several different shortcuts, remove columns, rows etc.
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Pages - Why dont numbers like 6th format like they do in Word?

Whenever I type something that involves order, like 6th or 2nd, in Pages, I want it to be able to do the behavior that Word does, i.e, make the 'th' or the 'nd' part upwards of the number. Is there ...
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Pages question on Apple yosemite

How can I get rid of the Right hand column (with Margin, layout info) on the Pages. I just want the page to show my letter when sending. I run Pages v5 on OS X Yosemite.
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batch convert iWork 08 files to new version on Yosemite

TL;DR Short version: I have a bunch of files that were created with iWork 08. Is there a way, maybe using AppleScript or Automator, to convert them to the new format (Pages 5.5, Numbers 3.5) without ...
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Pages 5.5 isn't opening Pages document created by the previous version [duplicate]

I have a very important document that I wrote in Pages (the version prior to Pages 5.5). Now on Yosemite and Pages 5.5, I can't even open the document. The Pages document is an attachment in GMail. ...
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Can't open old Pages files [duplicate]

I have older Pages files I need to open. I am running Mavericks and get the "This file is too old..." error that tells me to save the file with Pages 09. So I reinstalled Pages 09' at it won't even ...
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Pages documents created on Yosemite cannot be opened by Pages on Yosemite after latest update (5.5.2) [duplicate]

Seemingly every single document that I created in the previous version of Pages (I update regularly whenever I see that a new update is available) on this same MacBook Pro with Yosemite will now not ...
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How to add a caption to an image in Pages

How does one create a caption for an image in Pages? In Word it is easy, you simply right click on the image and “Insert Caption…”, but I cannot find any way to do it at all in Pages? You can set a ...
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How to specify default italic face for a particular font?

I'm trying to import a Word file into Pages, but Pages incorrectly sets all italic type in the "light italic" version instead of the regular italic version. The font I'm using is Open Sans, so it's ...
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How to prevent table moving to the next page in Pages?

I'm using OS X Yosemite and in Pages table jumps to the next page (and leaving text on the first page) when it gets too big, how can I stop it?
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Different sections with different amounts of columns in iWorks Pages

So basically I want to make a document where different pages have a different amount of columns. For example, I want a page to have 2 (equal width) columns while the next page has one (fullwidth) ...
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Remove header columns in Page 5.0

In the new iWork Pages, there is by default 3 cells or columns in the header and I cannot remove the column back to its original one column header just like the normal header in Pages 09'. If you see ...
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Use BibTeX with Apple Pages to generate references and a bibliography

I want to use BibTeX with Apple Pages for creating references to my .bib bibliography and also insert the bibliography into a Pages document. I would like to use .bst style sheets to format the ...
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New Pages Documents Don't Retain Bullets Lists Saved in Former Pages Documents--Why?

I have Yosemite 10.10.2, Pages 5.5.2. Earlier today, I created a custom bullets list in a Pages document, saved it as "Note Taking (Custom)," and created an fn-F5 shortcut for it. When I create a ...
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How to make a cheatsheet/crib sheet using Pages

I am starting a Developers Meet-up group at my sons' middle school, and I am trying to get ready for the first one. I need to make a cheatsheet/crib sheet for the participants ala ...
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Using lining numerals/text figures

Given a font that is advertised as having multiple styles of numerals (text figures and lining numerals), presumably via OpenType, is there a way to use the alternative numeral styles in Mac OS X in ...