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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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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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Pages File edited on iPhone and synced with iCloud on OS X EL Capitan, Getting dotted cloud icon

I have a file that I uploaded from pages app on my iPhone IOS 9.2.1 and synced with iCloud , but on my mac I see this file with dotted cloud icon and not the latest changes to this file. How can I ...
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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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“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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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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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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What is the difference between “Learn” and “Ignore” in spell checkers

When right-clicking a word in Pages and Sublime Text, the user is offered to either "Learn" or "Ignore" the word. What is the difference between learning and ignoring? To me it would seem the same, ...
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'Show Package Contents' in new iWork (Yosemite) File Formats

After installing both Yosemite and the new iWork suite updates (Pages 5.5 and Keynote 6.5), I've noticed I can't 'Show Package Contents' in order to access/modify the media associated with these ...
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Adding page break to tables in Pages 5.5

In Pages 5.5 on Yosemite how can I add a page break into a table?
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Applescript insert images into .Pages document

I've tried numerous examples online, but all don't seem to work. The image is received via Automator and each file is dispensed incrementally and ran through the following Applescript: on run ...
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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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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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Pasting images into pages document very cumbersome - Inline vs Automatic

Pasting images into a pages document is very cumbersome, requiring each individual image to be re-set and location to be adjusted manually to 'Move with Text/ & /Inline with Text' - can ...
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How to set my real name and address of Pages templates?

Pages always uses "Urna Semper" as the name in my templates. Can I set this somewhere to use my own name and address? It's a bit annoying to change all the time.
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How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers?

[EDIT] I'm afraid this language feature is gone in Pages 5.* How does one use different languages in Pages headers and footers? I don't need spell checking but language switching (for headers and ...
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Can Word documents from Mac be opened in Windows?

I received MacBook Air for Christmas. I am a university student, and use Word for essay writing. It seems that this MacBook has 'Pages'. I post my essays online through a specific way, as they ...
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OSX paste images as inline by default in Pages 5.x?

When I paste an image, it is pasted as floating. (even thou I had the cursor set to the text position). I then have to manually change text wrap to inline with text every single time. (similar to ...
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Repeating a formula for every row in Pages

I'm working on a simple formula in Pages where I have a table with 4 cells per row. Product Name, Purchase Price, Quantity and Total. I've created a simple formula that multiples Purchase Price ...
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how do I change the column size in the footer

In my Page document the footer has 3 columns. All three have the same width. Now I want to add text in each column but for that I have to change the width of the columns. How do I just the width of ...
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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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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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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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How to insert horizontal line to page headers in Apple Pages

I need to include a horizontal line beneath the text of the header in each page of my document. I was able to add a line using the Shape tool, but I cannot get it to repeat when enough text is added ...
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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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How do I change my language to spanish on Pages 8?

My computer is a PowerPC running Pages 08. I am now living in Spain and would like to know how to change the language. I would like to have Pages 08 in English, but I would like it to spell check in ...
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Notes paragraph horizontal scrolling

Once I copied some text from this webpage, and when i pasted it in Notes a horizontal scrollable paragraph appeared: I'd like to know how to recreate this rectangular paragraph without having to ...
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Getting odd indentation or word-wrap behavior in pages

I've recently started using Pages more for a large project I'm working on and it, of course, just started doing something odd. I'm wondering if anyone knows what might be going on. Essentially, when ...
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Pages - multiple paragraph styles in a single paragraph

I'm trying to write code snippets inline with prose text, much like the back ticks (``) in markdown in Pages (version 5.6.1). I have a "code" paragraph style, and a "body" paragraph style. Is there a ...
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How to paste a smiley (😄) within Pages or Keynote?

Within the Character viewer, selecting the Emoji font set, I can paste a smiley here: 😄. I can do exactly the same paste of a smiley within TextEdit. When I try to paste the same symbol within a ...
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My Keynote version is still 6.5.3 even though mac app store says I installed 6.6.1

I have a macbook white late 2009, recently upgraded to 8 GB RAM and running on yosemite 10.10.5. I updated Keynote and Pages to the newer versions. Mac app store says I was able to update to Keynote ...
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The font Calibri is missing. Your text might look different with Pages, Numbers

My documents do not contain that font anywhere. But the iPad still complains about this. How can I remove completely these font from document? Is there a way to do this? Maybe there are special ...
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Pages won't open a file created in pages

A file created in Apple's Pages won't open after it's been created: >the required index.xml file is missing. This has become a more frequent problem as seemingly more of my Pages files won't open. ...
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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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Can't open doc file in Libreoffice: this file is from an unidentified developer

I want to open a doc (word) file which is created on a Windows computer about 10 years ago. When I open this file I get the following message: "Test12345.doc" is from an unidentified developer. Are ...
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Pages keeps deleting empty lines when I change the font style

I am running the latest version of Pages (5.6). The problem occurs whenever I position the caret on a new, empty line. If I change the font style to bold (or turn off bold), Pages automatically ...
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Reverting back to Mavericks from El Capitan

Ever since I downloaded El Capitan I have lost the ability to Drag & Drop photos into Pages documents I am creating. Also in Pages, Certificate templates, for example, are not able to be edited. ...
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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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Single spacing pages versus word

Is there a way to get the spacing in Pages and Word (version 2016) to exactly match up? I have a single-spaced document in 12 pt Times New Roman, and it fits exactly two pages in Word. When I open the ...
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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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Is it possible to link a new text style to the list styles?

I'm making a custom template in Pages 5.5.3 app on OS X 10.10. I've created a new text-style for my bulletpoints, but pages does always select the 'main text' for the bullet points.. Is it possible ...
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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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How to sort a table in Pages?

Few hours ago I am trying to sort a table! I don't know where is this think but is so annoying that I can't find with ease this thing. I saw many articles saying that you have to go to Inspector, ...
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Pages: How to put a word between horizontal rules

How can I make something that looks like this? -------- Text --------- where the horizontal rules extend to the margin on either side?
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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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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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Can I add guide lines or background elements to my Pages document to assist with layout?

I'm currently using Pages '09 on OS X 10.10.5. I have a document in portrait orientation that I occasionally print (8.5" x 11"), and fold into four equal vertical sections, like a spreadsheet with one ...
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How to correctly uninstall an App Store application [duplicate]

Recently I installed Pages which I purchased with version of iWork '09. Unfortunately this operation downloaded and installed version Pages 5.5.3 which is not exactly an upgrade of Pages '09. ...
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Pages App on iPad both latest updates

Is it possible to change the border colour in a table using pages on the iPad? You can edit the borders of text boxes for line style, colour and thickness, but all you seem to be able to do with a ...
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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?