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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 to Contacts' hyperlink in Pages (iOS/iCloud)

I'm a one-day novice at Pages (iOS/iCloud). I just figured out how include hyperlinks for emailing (mailto:xxx@xxx.xxx) and calling (tel:+00000), but as of yet I couldn't work out how to include a ...
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How to assign hotkeys to paragraph styles 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. Noticeably ...
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Missing text when I print Pages 5.1 file or export to PDF

I've encountered a problem whereby if I want to print a pages 5.1 file or export it to PDF, text goes missing (specifically text near superscript/subscript text). An example of this same problem can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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In Pages 5.1 how can I add “Chapter”or “§” to the numbering of a heading?

I have imported a Word document into Pages 5.1 Instead of text+number heading styles like "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2", I only see numbers as available choices. Can I customize the styles so as to add ...
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How to change the spell check language in Pages 5?

How to change the spell check language in Pages version 5? The solutions described here and here are no longer available in the current version. I am editing a document in Romanian. Every word I ...
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How can I use the Media Browser in Pages 5 to import pictures from Aperture?

On Pages 5, how can I easily import pictures from Aperture? On the Media button, it says: No Photos To add photos, go to iPhoto. Is there any way I can view my Aperture albums there, rather ...
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Pages correctly shows my iCloud documents on iPhone, but not on iPad

Pages correctly shows my iCloud documents on iPhone, but not on iPad. The main page is enpty and I can only create new documents. I've tried to reinstall the app, deactivate the iCloud Pages ...
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Background shape for paragraph styles in Pages

I was wondering if it was possible to achieve this in pages. I would like to have a background shape for a paragraph style (heading 1). Currently I place them manually but it would be much better ...
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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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iCloud thinking iCloud site/iCloud Manager is modifying documents

I'm having a problem whereby when my (Windows) laptop is logged into iCloud, either via the web site or via the iCloud manager software, Pages on my iPad constantly pops up a spurious "synch" dialog ...
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Populate Pages Chart Data via Applescript

Right now I'm copy and pasting between Excel and specified places in a Pages document. For instance, I'll copy cell B7 and find "B7_Value" in Pages and replace it with the copied value. Here's an ...
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How do I place bullet points next to centered text on Pages v5?

I am making a list with centered text, paired with a centered bullet point to the left of the text. I am attempting to create the following list (this is a rendering): But, I end up with this when ...
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Problems exporting PDF from Pages and uploading to Jobvite

I created my resume in Pages 5.2.2 and converted it to a PDF using the "Export to PDF" feature. Overall, everything seems to work fine. However, I am having problems applying to jobs on Jobvite. When ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Automatically exporting a file on closing/saving in Pages

I use Pages to create my documents in OS X. I have created my Resume and Cover Letter too using it. But for uploading the docs for any job application, the format of upload is .pdf. So every time I ...
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Missing index.xml in Pages

I'm trying to make some changes to my eBook so that I can enter it into Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Every time I try to open the file I'm receiving a message that the index.xml file is ...
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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? Thanks.
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Pages 5.1: how can I make certain text field apear within the document several times?

I'm not sure how to call this functionality, ms word has it, but I can't figure out where to find it in pages. What I need is to declare a text field like a "variable", and repeat it whenever I need ...
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iWork applications crashing whenever formatting styles are selected

Someone please help me, I am quite literally about to throw my Mac out the window and starting using Windows again because of how bad Apples new line of software is. (To be fair, I finally understand ...
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iWork template for books or technical report

If there a good template for Pages, intended for books or technical reports (list of contents, bibliography etc..)?
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Pages 5.1 ruby character in PDF export bug?

Pages has the feature to add ruby characters on top of Chinese characters by selecting them, right click and select it in the context menu. This seems to work fine, but I have encountered a scenario ...
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Pages '13: Current heading in footer

In Pages 13 is it possible to get a footer to display the current heading? I.e. so that if I look at a page, I can see which chapter I'm currently reading
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How to avoid cell content being clipped on page bottom?

I'm using Pages'09. I'm working with tables and large cell contents. When reaching the bottom border of the page, the text I type continue to go within my table cell. But I can't see it anymore. I ...
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epub generated from Pages cannot be opened with Google Play Book

I used Pages to create an epub file. Then, I uploaded the file to Google Play Book. However, the file cannot be processed. I used an epub validator to check the error in the file. It said: ...
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How to apply line spacing in a Table cell in Page 5.0?

I cannot seem to find a way to adjust the table cell content line spacing all together. I have to click each cell into the content to adjust the line spacing in each cell which is tedious. How can I ...
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Pages 5 - print tracking changes and comments

Is it possible to include the tracking changes and comments in the document print (or exported PDF)?
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Pages 5.0 change quote language

On Pages 5.0, how can I change the type of smart quotes for one document only? I have tried , and alt ⌥ + ] to produce , ‘ but the latter autocorrects to ’ as in English.
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iWork Pages: two listings/numberings on a single line

I want to use two listings on a single line as shown in the image. The first listing shows a number while the second listing shows another style. I am not aware of any solution using ...
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How to use cross reference in Pages 5.0?

I have a table in a pages document and I want to cross reference the table name. Is that possible? If so, how do I do it?
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ColorSync profiles are not appearing in color matching dialogs

I am trying to print a business card design, and the printers recommend using the 'Coated FOGRA39' ICC color matching profile. At first I thought I didn't have this profile, so I downloaded it for ...
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Pages: can I style space before a set of characters?

I wish to add space before a span of characters: As an afterthought, I may realize this isn't a job for Character Styles, since those operate on single characters, not spans/groups of ...
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I can't get Pages > ePub to work like the Apple template suggests

I've read through all the relevant discussions I could find, and while I've learned a lot (thank you) I am still having a major problem. I'm tryingt o export a book-length Pages manuscript to the ...