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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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Recover in-memory Pages data from failed hibernation wakeup

My girlfriend's Macbook crashed while attempting to restore from a hibernated file. The progress bar stopped at ~10%, after which we restarted the computer for a normal startup. This hibernated ...
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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 uninstall Numbers and Keynote on Mavericks?

I installed Pages version 5 on Mavericks via the "App Store". But the problem is Keynote and Numbers are installed also. I'm not interested in Keynote and definitely not in Numbers. I want to ...
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How do you use small caps in Pages?

I don't see any obvious options for small caps in Pages, either under styles or text formatting. Do I need a special font, or does Pages have small caps capability at all?
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How to make Pages default to the folder of the opened file when exporting a PDF version?

I regularly create documents in Pages, then convert them to a PDF using File → Export. I always save the PDF versions in the same folder as the original document. This save dialog that opens always ...
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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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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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How can I screen share and use Pages?

Via Remote Management (VNC) I am connecting to a virtual display on a Mac running Lion. VNC is working as expected, except Pages '09 documents show up blank. If, however VNC connects to the Mac and ...
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Comparison of Microsoft Word to Apple Pages

I'm thinking about getting a word processor for my Mac. The two most popular options are probably Microsoft's Word or Apple's Pages. Before I decide to buy one I need to make sure that it will have ...
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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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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 can I display the format bar above the document in Pages 5.0?

The new version of Pages has the format bar (i.e. the bar where you change the font size, typeface, alignment, spacing, etc.) on the right of the document: I want it to be on the top of the ...
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Continuing pages in Page Layout Document in Pages

I have a Page Layout document in Pages currently. Is there a way to convert part of the document into "word processing" mode where when you run out of room on one page, it automatically creates a new ...
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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 self-...
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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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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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iWork '09 Keeps asking to be Registered

I'm a teacher in a classroom with 8, 9 10 and 11 year olds who each have a macbook or a macbook pro. Fun job. We have a standard 10.6.6 image with iWork '09 (4.03). In previous images, iWork would ...
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How to convert and adapt from a “Save As” person to a “Version” person?

I am so used to "Save As" on the PC, so that for example, if I remember I removed a line two months ago on my resume (also called CV) and now is April 2012, I can go back to Resume 2012-01-23 ...
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Pages: Formula/Equation Editor

Does Pages have an in-built formula editor? If yes how do I access it? If no, are there any third party software I can use?
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PDF export from Pages document

Here is the dilemma that I'm having with the PDF export on Apple Pages. When I export my Apple Pages document into PDF and open it in any PDF viewer (let's just say Preview) then I don't get the TOC ...
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Pages templates for Resumes

I'm looking for some Pages templates for Resume (software developer CV). Do you have any suggestions?
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Finnish spell checker for Pages.app '09?

Can anyone tell me where I can find a Finnish spell checker for OS X Pages '09 as it is not available through Apple?
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Is there a way to number list items in reverse order in Pages '09?

I want to create an ordered list in Pages '09 with decreasing numbers, like: 4. Most Recent Item, 2010. 3. Another Item, 2009. 2. An Old Item, 2008. 1. Oldest Item, 2007. But it looks like there is ...
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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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Starting page numbering on page greater than page #1 in Pages '09

I want to add page numbers to the header of my document in Apple Pages '09. However, I would like the page numbering to start on page five; i.e. I want pages 1-4 to have no numbers, and for page #1 to ...
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How can I print a PDF X-1A from a iWork Pages document?

In order to use my university's printing shop, they said they need a PDF x-1a format. I noticed in Pages that I can print as "Save as PDF-X" but a little googling says this is not exactly the PDF x1a ...
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Default to Pages '09 when Pages '13 is also installed?

Both Pages '09 and Pages '13 use "com.apple.iWork.Pages" as a bundle ID. I can set individual .pages files to open with Pages '09, but when I try to set all .pages files to open with Pages '09, Pages ...
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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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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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How do I convert a pages document to a word document without access to pages?

Suppose I didn't have access to a Mac with pages. How can I convert a pages document to a word document using only a windows environment? Is there a freeware converter available?
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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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How can I save a Pages document as .docx?

I've tried to save a pages document as a *.docx for Microsoft Office. Pages is able to open, edit and (auto-)save existing *.docx documents. However, there is no option to export or save a duplicate ...
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Where are iWork templates saved?

I'm using iWork (specifically Pages 5.5.3) and I can't find the templates I created for this anywhere on the HD. Library > Application Support > iWork > Pages > Templates > My Templates Only shows ...
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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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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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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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is it possible to use iCloud to share Pages files on a Mac amongst users

I find the iCloud product to be confusing. Ideally, I'd like to be able to have a read only copy of a document pushed from one user to another user both on a mac. This would seem to be really ...
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Language setting for spell-check in Pages

I'm new to Pages (from iWork) and have troubles with the spell-check function. It's simply not working for me. Almost everything is underlined red. No matter what language I write in. I did not write ...
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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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'Show Package Contents' in new iWork (Yosemite) File Formats

After installing both Yosemite and the new iWork suite updates (Pages 5.5 and Keynote 6.5), I've noticed I can't 'Show Package Contents' in order to access/modify the media associated with these files....
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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 can I email a document from iWork without the recipient seeing the intermediate saved versions?

It looks like we don't need to keep different files like on Windows 7: speech 2012 rev 01.doc speech 2012 rev 02.doc speech 2012 rev 03.doc So on Lion, we can just use "Save a version" and all ...
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Can I grab the content from a .pages file, without using Pages.app?

I’m interested in automatically extracting the content of .pages documents, preferably via a programming language on a web server. There are quite a few references around the web that say Pages ...
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How to delete a word accidentally added to the Pages dictionary?

I told Pages to learn the spelling of a character name I was writing about, without noticing there was a misspelling in the name. Is there anyway to delete or correct the spelling of the name from ...
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Pages: Can I create text variables like in inDesign?

I've found Pages simply great and very useful on making documents for idendity scopes, very lighter and faster than InDesign for medium-small documents. The only thing I missing inside it are the ...
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Convert from OpenOffice to Pages

Does anybody has experience in how to best convert OpenOffice.org documents to pages documents. Obviously, it can be read in a Text Editor.
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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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How to move “section”/change “section” margin in Pages

I've been a full-time Mac user for 5 or so years now, but sometimes the Apple way still confuses my Microsoft-conditioned mind. This is especially true of iWork. In the screenshot below, can someone ...
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How can I indent a selected paragraph in Pages on OS X?

This is very basic, but couldn't figure it out so far. If you select a paragraph on Microsoft World on Windows you can just press tab and the paragraph will move to the right. On the Mac, however, the ...