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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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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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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 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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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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New Pages Documents Don't Retain 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I make Pages stop opening the Inspector pane whenever I open a document?

I open a Pages document. The Inspector pane is visible. I close the Inspector pane. I close the document. I reopen the document. The Inspector pane is visible again. How can I make the Inspector ...
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MacBook Pro 2014 Running OS X 10.10.3 Pages 5.1 Won't Save or Open Documents

Re: This question - "The required index.xml is missing" in Pages and "You need a newer version of Pages to open this document" Ok, this looks like you have found THE answer to my ...
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Vertical sentences spacing using Pages

How can I make spacing between sentences smaller (forget "smaller", how can I control what it is)? Space between "A software" and "One of the".
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How to delete clipping indicators on Pages?

I'm using pages to make an invitation. When I get a textbox it has a clipping indicator. Once I get rid of the text box, the clipping indicator stays on an image. I have a ton of them. How do I get ...
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Compare and Merge Pages Documents

Is there a way to "compare and merge" two pages documents? The goal being to have two identical copies when the process is completed.
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How to specify default italic face for a particular font?

I'm trying to import a Word file into Pages, but Pages incorrectly sets all italic type in the "light italic" version instead of the regular italic version. The font I'm using is Open Sans, so it's ...
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Different sections with different amounts of columns in iWorks Pages

So basically I want to make a document where different pages have a different amount of columns. For example, I want a page to have 2 (equal width) columns while the next page has one (fullwidth) ...
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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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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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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 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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pages pdf export results in mangled output

I just created a poster in Pages (which I absolutely regret doing) and am trying to print it. The Pages "print" dialog variably either gives me an error (which I can't reproduce now) or prints part ...
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IPhone Notes to Pages doc

How can I copy all of my Apple Iphone 5s Notes into a Pages document? I am using ios 7. I haven't tried anything since I don't have any idea how to do this.
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Citing Pages 5.2.2 (1877)

How do I cite in Pages? I've tried using EndNotes but it isn't accessible, as an option I can't click it. Please help.
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Photo with a title and quality?

I would like to print high quality photos with the following caracteristics: large size (greater than A3), accurate tuning of the color options, with a well presented title, keep a track of the ...
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How do I change the language on ipad pages?

On the iPad, I was in pages, and I was typing something in French. When I went through the settings, I could not find a language button. Where is it or how do I change it?
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Multiple images in Pages document

In a document created by Mac Pages, I need to insert three pdf files as different chapters. As it is not possible to insert them by a single command, I had inserted every page of these documents like ...
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Pages - Value type page in Firefox

When I reboot my Mac I keep getting this page in one of my Firefox tabs: file:///Applications/Pages.app/Contents/Resources/FunctionHelp.bundle/en.lproj/ffac6f2d7977.html with the text: value type ...
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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 ...