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How to open a new blank document in Pages from spotlight?

How can i open a new blank document in Pages app on Mac OSX Yosemite in Spotlight (and therefore in Alfred)? Now, when i open Pages it first presents me with New document dialog and then Select ...
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How can I open a Pages file prepared with Yosemite in OS X 10.8.5?

How can I open a Pages file prepared with Yosemite in OS X 10.8.5?
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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 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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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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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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Open second PDF file with hyperlink in first PDF file

I have two PDF files: First PDF file has a content page Second PDF is the relative data (30 pages) My requirement is to be able to click on the first PDF document, on a hyperlink for it to be ...
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Formatting issues resulting in overlays of text from Pages to Word (either version)

I've drafted a contract in Pages and exported it to Word for a back and forth redline exchange (track changes). I cannot use pdf as my colleague states that he does not have editing capabilities in ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Lost Pages file in iCloud after update to Yosemite

Recently I upgraded my Mac to OS X Yosemite and after that all of my Pages files which were saved in iCloud in my MacBook are lost and I can't find them in in my MacBook or in icloud.com online. Is ...
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How to change chart colors in Pages 5?

I cannot change the individual colors in my charts. Under "Chart Colors" there is only this list of 12 predefined color swatches called "fill sets". Most of them are ugly. Not being able to change ...
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Pages: How to restore original lists styles

I use Pages 5.5.x The problem is that I have occasionally deleted "Lettered" list & bullets style. Now I want to restore the default list of "list & bullets" styles for the document. Is it ...
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In Pages 5, how to get a table to span multiple pages?

I have a two-column table in a document in Pages 5. The table starts mid-way down a page with content above it. When I add rows to the table, if there isn't enough room to fit the entire table on the ...
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How to create solid blocks of colored background in Apple Pages?

In Pages 5, some templates have blocks of background color, like in the For Rent Flyer where it has gray blocks of color at the top and the bottom. I can delete the text in front, but I can't figure ...
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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 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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Is this possible to print a Pages document on Windows?

I know it's a bit weird, but I received a Pages document. I'm currently on a Windows machine. Can I have some kind of preview/quicklook of the document or print it?
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Open Word Doc with Pages using Applescript

How can I get the following to work in Pages? I get an error message saying the file can't be opened but if I change the path to a .pages file it works fine. tell application "Pages" activate ...
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Convert .docx to .epub with apple pages using command line

Pages has an File > Export To > ePub... option that I'm using to manually convert a Word document (which Pages can open directly) to ePub format. I'm basically looking for the equivalent of: ...
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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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Pages: Change Body Style for Entire document

I'm using Pages 5.5.3 on OS X 10.10.4. I can't figure out how to change the size of the Body style for the entire document. If I try to increase the size of the Body text it only changes the size of ...
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Can I disable the MS Word import warning in Pages?

Every time I open a MS Word file in Pages, I get the little warning window that says the fonts aren't going to be perfect or whatever. OK, Pages! I get it. You might not be perfect. Is there any ...
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How to resize an image in Keynote or Pages?

If I resize the width of an image in Keynote or Pages the height resizes as well. The same thing happens vice versa. How can I resize the width without affecting the height and vice versa?
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Left (or right) border in Apple's Pages

I am writing a Pages (5.5.3) document for my Diploma thesis. I want to create a paragraph style for source code that has a colored border only on one side. Unfortunately, Pages gives me a limited ...
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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 to stop cursor blinking in Pages

I am using Pages '09 on Mac OSX 10.6 (SnowLeopard) and would like to stop cursor blinking. For TextEdit, this was possible by setting defaults write -g NSTextInsertionPointBlinkPeriod 100000 from ...
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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 set a text as a footer with Pages?

I woudld like to set a footer on my page, in order to make some annotation, like this picture. I would like to make something like the number 3. I am using Pages from Mac OS X :)
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Batch convert Pages files to doc

How can I convert a large number of Pages and Numbers files into the files of office format as quickly as possible?
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Charts from numbers not dynamically updating in Pages/Keynote

I have the latest (5/2015) Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on Yosemite. I created a chart in numbers and then copied it to Pages or Keynote. I then want to be able to change the data in Numbers and see ...
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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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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 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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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 ...