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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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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 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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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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New Pages Documents Don't Keep 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 ...
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Mac Pages: How to put creation date on a custom template?

Some Apple-created templates have the date come up when you create a document. On custom templates, however, it only shows the date you made that template, the date doesn't update to whenever you ...
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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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How to remotely push “defaults write” settings to OS X server clients

I have some Mac OSX machines that i'm managing with an OS X server, clients are authenticated using Active Directory (golden triangle) and i'd like to disable version control for Pages/Numbers/Keynote ...
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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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Add a word count feature that determines pay (for freelancer paid per word)

I am a freelance writer and I frequently use Pages to draft my articles. I appreciate having the word count on the bottom of the document because I am often paid by the word. Periodically, I'll see ...
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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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Dock Icon that activates PageDown

Is it possible to create a mac OSX dock icon that activates the page down key?
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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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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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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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“replace all” and “replace in selector” are grayed out in Pages.app

When using text replacement, “replace all” and “replace in selector” are grayed out and I can’t click on them. How do I get the ability to click on them?
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Allow collaborators to only comment on a Pages document

Is it possible to allow collaborators to only make comments to a Pages document? The only options I can find within the Mac and iCloud versions are to make the document fully editable or view only.
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System Fonts Dont Display In Pages 5.5

As much as I hate the new Pages, I use it because it was a resource all my devices could update/re-upload before Microsoft Office came out on iOS devices. However, there are some fonts missing that ...
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What are some good sources for Pages and Keynote templates?

It doesn't matter whether they are for free or for purchase as long as they are compatible.
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Google Drive client fails to sync Pages documents

I have two Pages documents in a local folder. They should be synchronised to Google Drive by my Google Drive client. The documents appear as folders remotely. I'm getting "Upload error - an unknown ...
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Why some of futures in pages and printing are disabled?

I'm using pages 5.5.2 . At insert End note citation, Mathtype equation and add link are disabled. Also in printing booklet is off too. what should I do? I use hp 3500 printer.
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iPad Pages — restore document from trash?

Is there a convenient way to retrieve a Pages document that has been trashed on an iPad?
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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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Word conversion from pages is corrupted

I'm converting a pages document to word. I've tried the export and save as .doc method. Both files appear identical but when I try and open either with word, it says the file is corrupted and it ...
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How to check owner and licences of an Appstore application?

How to check owner of an Appstore application? And licences used for downloading it. My problem is the following: 1.A few years ago I installed Numbers, Pages and Keynote on a computer WorkComp ...
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Installing just Pages 09 from old iWork 09 Disk on Yosemite

I still love the old pages '09 I run it side-by side with the new pages on my two iMacs. However, on my new Macbook it is not installed and I want to run it on there (the new pages doesn't have some ...
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Pages: Make auto dash to break a word to new line (hyphenation-Greek)

How can I make Pages to auto-correct my text at the end of the line and break the last word to fill all the line like LaTex does. I have Hyphenation check but when I writing greek it doesn't ...
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Pages documents created on Yosemite cannot be opened by Pages on Yosemite after latest update (5.5.2)

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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Pages Copy and Paste Horizontal/Vertical Ruler Guides

Is it possible to copy and paste guides on a Pages 5 document? If so, how?
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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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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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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 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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Ignoring Autocorrect on Pages?

On Pages, how do I ignore an autocorrect suggestion? I use the esc key to ignore the suggestion, but as soon as I press space bar it changes the word anyway.
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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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Weird scroll behaviour in Pages 09

this really bemuses me. i'm using pages 09 (version 4.1) on osx 10.9.5. when i terminate a scroll downward, the document makes a little "jump" to the right. this is maybe hard to visualize, so i made ...
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How to save custom bullet list in Pages

I have created a custom bullet list style in Pages (5.5.1) which works great within this document. But now I want to have this custom list style as a default option in new Pages documents (Keynote too ...
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Apple Pages: Make a cell span two columns

I have a table. I want a cell that spans two columns, so that text in this cell with span two columns. In Microsoft Word, I can use erase tool to erase a line between two cells but I don't know how to ...
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Link table cell size and shape size in Pages 5.5

I am a stage manager, and I am creating a rehearsal report. I like to have mine look good as well as give all the pertinents. The report has different categories, each category is it's own table so I ...
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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 to use wingdings' arrow in Pages?

Do you know how to custom a bulleted list with a wingdings arrow please ? I managed to insert the arrow, but I can't write in calibri after it. I think the best solution would be to use a image ...
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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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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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iMac retina 27" with Mac OS X Yosemite. Reduce space between lines in Pages

When using the Pages app, how can I reduce the space between lines of text to LESS than single spacing?
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How can I link data from Numbers to a Pages document?

I'd like to have all my client invoices in a Numbers document, including invoice number, service period, daily rates,... and generate a invoice from that with a template I have created in Pages. How ...
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Is there a way for Pages to display an auto-updating date in ordinal format?

I am currently putting together a template document in Pages and would like the date to update each time it is opened. However, I would also like to display the date as an ordinal number (for ...
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How can I edit pure text file stored in iCloud Drive from iPhone?

I tried to edit textfile via Pages, but it does not handle pure text file?! I can not believe it. Any idea how to edit / read it?
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Pages 5.5 isn't opening Pages document created by the previous version

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. ...