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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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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 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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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 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. ...
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In version 5.2 of Apple's Pages app for OS X (Mavericks), how do I change the page layout?

I'm trying to adjust a simple template in Pages version 5.2 but can't for the life of my figure out how to change the existing layout such that the text spans the full width of the page. I've turned ...
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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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Why can't I insert MathType Equation on Pages 2013?

As you can see, I can't insert MathType Equation on Pages 2013, why? Is this not a built in feature?
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Command-Shift-Option-V in Pages

When I press ⌘ Command+⇧ Shift+⌥ Option+V in Pages Insert\Choose dialog is opened. (This dialog must be opened when ⌘ Command+⇧ Shift+V is pressed). What can I do about it? How can I "Paste and Match ...
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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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How to refer to the bottom in Pages

I'm writing a document in Pages, but I want to create a footnote at the bottom of the page. Something like in this image: How can I do this in Pages? Thanks in advance
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Footnotes that don't restart on each page in Pages (5.2)

I'm having some trouble with footnotes in Pages. I'd like their numbering to restart at 1 on every page. I thus selected the appropriate option: However, it doesn't seem to work. Not completely, ...
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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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Disable spell checking only for specific section of text in Pages '13

I know, you can disable automatic Spell checking for the entire document (Edit->Spelling and Grammar->Check Spelling While Typing) but I want to disable it just for the text in that specific text box ...
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One Odd-Sized page in Pages Document for PDF

Need to embed a Numbers spreadsheet in a Pages doc that will “live” as a PDF. Generating a scaled image that I then embed results in mediocre resolution.
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How can I add this line on Pages?

How can I add this line on Pages? Is there a shortcut? I can only repeat press -. If this is not possible on Pages, similar layout will also be OK.
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Prevent pages form automatically linking to email addresses and urls

Is there a way to prevent pages from automatically turning anything that looks like an email address or a url into a hyperlink?
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How can I upgrade all my Pages '09 documents to Pages '13?

I have a very substantial body of Pages 09 documents that I work on. I've upgraded to Pages '13 recently. Now, every time I open one of those old documents to work on it, I am greeted with the ...
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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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How to store new iWork (2013) documents in a flat file (for version control)?

With the October 2013 iWork update, the new UI is great but it seems one cannot store documents as 'flat file' any more. This really limits my ability to store the files, essentially ruling ...
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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 do I get out of the “continuous pages” mode?

How do I get out of the "continuous pages" mode? It annoys me like hell! I want to see whole pages with a bit of space around them. Is this another thing that iWork 13 can't do? Just a one pixel ...
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Drawing diagrams in Pages don't stay in place with text

I feel like I'm missing something, but maybe this is just a flaw in the software. Whenever I draw diagrams in Pages, or insert images, they seem to just float there, and if I change text above, it ...
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Why is iWork Keynote is suddenly linking images instead of embedding them?

I've been using iWork for a while and have created some pretty elaborate designs in Keynote and Pages, but I haven't come across a problem like this before or even an option to link/embed images. In ...
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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, ...