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When I try to save document in Pages.app on iOS with the same name but a different case I get:

"a" is already taken. Please choose a different name.

I would expect that this would work if iOS is case-sensitive.

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    I'd have to say with that error message, under the circumstances, it's obviously not case sensitive. – user3439894 Jul 21 '15 at 5:47
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    is it set to save/handoff over iCloud to a Mac? That might make it double-check for compatibility, as the Mac isn't case-sensitive by default. You're right that iOS is natively HFSX – Tetsujin Jul 21 '15 at 7:01
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    See also: stackoverflow.com/questions/15121210/… – magma Jul 21 '15 at 21:45
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HFS+ is not case-sensitive. It is, however, case-preserving.

Your problem is not a problem, it is working as designed.

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    The iOS file system is case-sensitive- HFSX . – fd0 Jul 26 '15 at 22:12
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Actually I found out recently, that even tho the iOS (iPhone/iPad) file system is case-sensitive, the iCloud storage IS NOT.

So if you could directly store to your iOS device, and not "hit" the iCloud storage you probably would be able to create the file(name).

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