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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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How do I get Pages for iOS 7/8 to use the TAB key on a bluetooth Keyboard to change the indent level?

So Pages for iOS 7/8 has a software TAB key that changes the indent level of an outline. It also has forward and backward indent keys. Great. However, when I press the TAB key on by Apple Wireless ...
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Can't find “floating or inline” option for images in Pages documents

In earlier versions of Pages, there was an option to make an image float on the page. I loved that and can't find it in the new Pages. Can anyone tell me how to navigate to it?
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How to copy a page to another Pages file

Hi The image is a cover page of a pages file. I downloaded it from web. How can I copy the whole page then insert into my existing page file ?
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How to suppress the “OS X Spotlight search information was removed” warning?

Whenever I open an old Pages document in Pages 5, I now get the following warning message: Some changes were made to your document. OS X Spotlight search information was removed. Is there ...
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User stylesheet / formatting for all osx apple apps

I'm increasingly spending lots of time tweaking text formats from one document to the next, updating styles, formats and generally improving them. Is there a way i can export styles from numbers, ...
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How to uninstall Numbers and Keynote on Mavericks?

I installed Pages version 5 on Mavericks via the "App Store". But the problem is Keynote and Numbers are installed also. I'm not interested in Keynote and definitely not in Numbers. I want to ...
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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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Is it possible to color a table cell from the OS X color picker in Pages 5.1?

See picture. Only cell border and not the cell fill has the option to pick a color from the OS X color picker. Is there any workaround?
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Pages 5 - Bullets and numbering are not being copied

I have a Pages 5 document that contains a bullets list. When I try to copy the content of the document into Mac Mail the text is copied without the bullets. That behavioral is reproduced with ...
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Pages multilevel bullet spacing

With multilevel bullet lists, is it possible to leave less space between lower level bullets? Eg • Item1 • Item2 - Item2a - Item2b - Item2c • Item 3 Currently, I can only do it ...
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Setting custom bullet styles at different indent levels in Pages 5.0

I am trying to set my bullets so that they are different at each of three indent levels in Pages 5.0. An example is like this: I can accomplish this by manually changing the "Bullet:" tab on the ...
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How does Versions work with iCloud?

Just wondering how, if at all, Versions on Pages for Mountain Lion (10.8) works with iCloud, specifically in relation to iOS 5 devices. My own testing seems to indicate that a Pages document created ...
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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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Can I split a cell in a table in the newest version of pages?

I want to split a cell in the newest version of pages. This was very easy in the previous version but now I can't seem to do it. Any help is appreciated.
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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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Can Pages export .doc document to .xml?

Can I do this using Pages? It's basically a simple table made in MS Office Word (.doc) which I need to convert to xml / html, insert some html input blocks (there are cells which are left empty for ...
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How to move “section”/change “section” margin in Pages

I've been a full-time Mac user for 5 or so years now, but sometimes the Apple way still confuses my Microsoft-conditioned mind. This is especially true of iWork. In the screenshot below, can someone ...
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How to export Pages document to .docx?

This question is pretty similar to this one: How can I save a Pages document to .docx? Unfortunatly, the answers provided to this old one don't work with: Mountain Lion 10.8.5 Pages ’09 ...
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Get rid of WW8Num* list styles upon exporting from Pages?

Context: MacOS X 10.8.5 Pages ’09 From Pages upon exporting a file to a .doc format, I get a file with more than 20 new list styles with names of the form: WW8Num* These list styles ...
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How can I save a Pages document as .docx?

I've tried to save a pages document as a *.docx for Microsoft Office. Pages is able to open, edit and (auto-)save existing *.docx documents. However, there is no option to export or save a duplicate ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Independent columns in Apple Pages 5.0

Is it possible to set two independent columns in Apple pages, so that the text in the left column continues in the left column of the next page and not in the right column. And the text of the right ...
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How to change colors from defaults on pages on ios

On Pages on the Ipad (IOS 7), select a shape, click on style, the six color swatches appear. You can click on Style Options/Fill and there are four pages of color swatches. All these colors are ...
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I have Pages 5.2 installed on my iMac using OS X version 10.9.3

I tried to open a saved document and was noticed that I had to install a newer version to open the document. The document was saved about 1 hour ago and I can find no updates or newer versions. ...
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Is it possible to assign custom Keyboard Shortcuts to Styles in Pages 5.0?

In the previous Pages release there used to be the possibility to assign keyboard shortcuts to styles, although limited to the F1..F8 keys. Apparently this feature is missing from the freshly ...
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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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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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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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Is there any way to autofill contact information into Pages templates for iOS?

Using Pages for iOS, whenever I create a letter from a template, the contact information always belongs to the fictitious "Urna Semper". How can I get Pages templates to autofill my personal contact ...
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Pages resizes image automatically

Whenever I import an image into pages it resizes it automatically. Clicking the Original Size Button doesn't change anything (as I read in other questions) Apparently Pages takes the cm dimensions ...
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Is Page Setup broken in Pages 5.2 (and earlier version of 5.x)?

I have 5.5 in wide by 8.0 in high cards I used to print in landscape orientation with Pages 4.3, but using the same setup (dimensions specified with "Manage custom sizes...") fails with Pages 5.2. ...
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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. ...