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iWork is Apple's suite of productivity software for the mac as well as iOS. iWork includes "Pages" for word processing, "Keynote" for presentations, and "Numbers" for spreadsheets.

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(Pages, iWork) Defining a space between some characters

Is it possible to make a "small" space after certain characters such as before "%". The space should be shorter than standard space, e.g., half of the default space. An example: I ...
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Numbers for iPad If checkbox false then clear value so when ticked again cell is blank for next manually input value

I have 2 tables on top of each other. Table 1 contains a checkbox in cell F80, when ticked its cell background colour changes to dark green. On top is Table 2-1 which has text and outlines in sheet ...
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Numbers, Pages, and Keynote crash immediately on launch (2020 M1 Mac Mini)

Just got a brand new M1 Mac Mini (2020) today. I opted for a clean install and did not restore from Time Machine. To my surprise, I'm experiencing a nearly immediate crash on launch for Keynote, Pages,...
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Are there any details available about the "password protection" in Apple's office suite (e.g. Numbers.app, etc.)?

I had a co-worker ask me if password-protecting a Numbers document was "safe" because we know that early-model MS Office versions had useless encryption and also "Zip 2.0" ...
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(iWork) Numbers: Cut and Paste, macros

Is there a way to "cut" certain cells and paste them to another cells or sheet without losing formulas with references to other cells (such as MS Excel does with command+X). Numbers does not ...
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(Pages, iWork) Weird table / figures movement (disarrangement) along the text

I have troubles with keeping the tables and figures between a specific text. I have an extensive document (50 pages) and if I write any longer text before or put a new page addition image or table ...
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Conditional formatting in numbers with fixed comparation cell

Given the following sheet in numbers: I would like to highlight the maximum value for each column in green, and the minimum value of each column in red. I thought this can be done with conditional ...
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How to include footer cells in formula when selecting column range?

I have a sheet in Numbers where I have couple of values in columns and have one footer row. I need to include the cell in column including the footer. For e.g. in the below screenshot, the XIRR ...
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Getting Data back from damaged .pages file

This question is not duplicate as this thread didnot solve my problem since I cannot upload my data on Icloud. I am trying to restore data from a folder which I later found is similar to .pages ...
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How to decompress and read .iwa files [duplicate]

I have .pages document which have been damaged. I tried different methods like this and that one on internet but no success. My last hope is to read data from .iwa files but I cannot find a way to ...
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Apple Numbers use Actual date instead of formatted date

I have a spreadsheet with a list of months as the columns with the value 1/1/2020, 2/1/2020, 3/1/2020, etc. The cell format has been set to January, February, March, etc. When I attempt to use date ...
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Need Mac Numbers & Pages for Mojave

I have a 2010 MacPro running Mojave. I've been trying to buy, copy, or steal copies of Pages and Numbers for hours just so I can work on a client's Pages file. Why is this so hard?
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Convert .pages to .pdf with images as a preview (or convert vectorized images to lossy formats within .pdf)

I have a long paper in which all of the pictures I drew and put them in the document as .pdf. Is there a way to protect these images from copying by conversion to image formats such as (.jpeg, .png, ...
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How can I install Pages or iWork on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6? [duplicate]

Is there any way now of installing a version of Pages or iWork on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6?
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Any way to have file-specific spelling and grammar checking in Pages?

I often have several documents open at the same time in Pages: some technical and some more typical essays. I'd like spell check to be ON for the essays and OFF for the technical docs. Is there any ...
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Numbers : sum if tick-box on next column is true

I have 3 column in a numbers sheet (A) Text | (B) Currency | (C) Tickbox At the end of (B) Currency, I have a very basic formula SUM(B) What I'm trying to do is to have the same SUM(B) at the footer ...
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How to enter Unicode (or other) symbols in LaTeX within Keynote (iWork)

In Keynote and other iWork apps, it is possible to enter formulas (and text) in LaTeX. This is an immensely valuable feature. But... How can I enter an astronomical (or other) symbol, via Unicode or ...
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Import text from webpage directly into Numbers cells

In a numbers file I am using, whenever I open it I need to manually import a specific value from a webpage. Specifically, from this webpage I want to import the USD to EUR ratio. Any other similar ...
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Using Mouse scroll plus Control for iWork suite?

I would like to use zoom function in Pages / Keynote using Mouse scroll + Control while I work most of the time using an external monitor without trackpad. Such feature works in .pdf viewer or ...
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How can I downgrade from keynote 10.1 to 10.0?

Well, I updated to Keynote 10.1 and it hangs when starting the slideshow of the presentation. All of them went well on v10.0, but they don´t in v10.1. Any advice or suggestion. (Running in macOS 10.15....
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Is there a way to automatically save Pages documents copies as PDF on every save?

Is there a way to enable Pages (version 10.1 (6913)) to automatically save a copy of the current document as PDF every time I save it to avoid a manual export?
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In Numbers make Y axes show smaller values

I have a table making a line graph with very small numbers that vary from 0,000149 to 40, and when I make a line graph out of this table of numbers the very small numbers are crunched in a horizontal ...
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Numbers not creating a line graph

I'm quite new to Numbers (and spreadsheets programs in general) but I need to create a simple line graph based of a spreadsheet but for some reason Numbers is not making the lines of the graph even ...
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iWork Numbers How To Calculate - In Once Cell Function - The Elapsed Time In Hours Between Two Date/Times?

Let's say I have two date/times. The start date/time is 29th May 2020 at 20:30 and the end date/time is 30th May at 02:30. This link shows how to calculate using two cell references. How to ...
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Is it possible to define a custom numbering style in Pages?

I would like to cite some articles, books. The standard form is to use square brackets, but Pages these are not within Pages numbering styles. I want to achieve: [1] 1st source [2] 2nd source . ....
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How to add hyperlinks to local files in Numbers?

How do I add a hyperlink to a local file? I know how to add a hyperlink to a website, so I tried something like file:///Users/MyUser/Documents/Invoices/Some%20Stuff.pdf However, adding this path to ...
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Is it possible to set opening certain apps such as Safari, iWork, MS Office in the full Window mode by default like Mail App (macOS Catalina)?

The only App I can set opening in the full window is Apple's Mail App - it can be set in the App setting. I suppose other application could be set via terminal commands, but I'm not that handy with ...
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Numbers - INDIRECT Call Error

I have a spreadsheet in Apple Numbers which I use to track debts and amortize payments. To do this, I use calls to INDIRECT on the Amortization table to load relevant data from the Debts table. ...
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Heatmap in Numbers (colouring cells by their numeric value)

In Excel, it's possible to display a "heatmap", i.e. colouring a group of cells depending on each cell's numeric value: I'm looking to do the exact same thing in Numbers, but surprisingly I couldn't ...
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Pages - new paragraph in the same list item?

I create a numbered list: 1. Point 1 2. Point 2 and so on. Now I realised that the content of 2 requires two paragraphs 1. Point 1 2. Point 2, paragraph 1 Point 2, paragraph 2 but pressing ...
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Opening any of the iWork suite brings up over 80 dialogs in a row

Upon opening Pages, Keynote or Numbers I'm informed that it "needs to download the font X" with a skip or a download button via a dialog (great choice, something that remains in the centre of the ...
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How can I autofill a formula in Numbers, but keep some referenced values the same?

So I have a chart in Numbers (iOS version, but I can use the macOS version, if needed,) which has formula that references some values from the chart, as well as some values from a different chart. I ...
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Pages exact same font, looks sharper when using template

I have been using the default fonts in the 'Business Resume' template and I wanted to use them in my handcrafted version due to this bug. The fonts are pretty simple and nothing extraordinary, for ...
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Help with AppleScript to automate Numbers Cell Formatting

I do several mundane repetitive tasks using Numbers App on a Mac, and wish I could just automate the same with the help of AppleScript. I got Numbers Spreadsheet with several tables, on the selected ...
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Numbers - continuous line connecting gapped data?

This question over on SuperUser is exactly the same as mine, in the sense that I have a CSV that contains gaps in each column, but I want to plot it as a continuous line. However, I'm using Numbers, ...
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Pages: Fit two A5 page on on a single A4 page in landscape mode

I want to print the same content twice on a page and then cut the page into two parts. Basically I want to start with an A4 page in portrait mode, and want to end up with (approximately) two A5 in ...
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Is it possible to export a simple Numbers spreadsheet while being dynamic?

I have a few Numbers Spreadsheet that I use to keep track of my budget over the weeks/months but its only accessible in Numbers, which is fine Until I am at work where we use windows. My only ...
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Identify last (or first) non-blank cell in range

Is there a way to identify the last (or first) non-blank cell in a range? Consider a sheet that may have multiple rows with blank cells in a certain column. In a cell, I'd like to use the value of ...
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Evaluate a formula stored in a cell

Is it possible to store an expression in a cell and then refer to it/evaluate it within other cells? I've found myself repeatedly using complex expressions in cell formulas, e.g., the sub-expression ...
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Keep a Numbers chart stationary while scrolling the page?

In Numbers, is there a way to make a chart stay visible at the top of the page while I scroll down through the rest of the page's contents? Similar to how a table's header row can be made to stay ...
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Is there a way to reverse the order of rows in a chart?

I'd like to change this chart to the following one: So, I'd like to reverse the order of rows. According to an answer on a similar question, you need to create a formula and put it in each cell ...
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How do I check if a date is between 2 dates?

In the above example, how would I get the “period” (column C of the Example table) of a certain date (column B of the Example 2 table) using the start and end dates (columns A and B of the Example ...
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Keynote - View slide as at end of all animations

I am working on my first Keynote presentation, and my first slide has a series of complex animations which results in a slide which is very different from how it started. I wish to maintain the end ...
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How can I find duplicate adjacent cells in Numbers?

I have a Numbers sheet that is thousands of rows long. As an example in the image, the sheet has two columns with URLs. What I need to do is find the rows that have the same URL in the two adjacent ...
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Numbers - Perform arithmetic on a section of cells

I have a column of cells and I want to do 41 - (value of cell) for each individual cell without having to go through doing it manually. I know this seems simple but I can't think of an easy and quick ...
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Applescript Pages: How to tell thisDocument to make new page with template page

I have created a Pages document with a template, and I want to add a page to the document using one of the pages in the document's template. Something like: tell thisDocument to make new page with ...
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Pages: Cannot move some Alignment Guides around

With Pages, I'd love to move some of the alignment guides, as shown in the screenshot below: The first and the third one seem to be fixed and cannot be moved around. I can only move the second, which ...
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App Store on High Sierra suggests Mojave-only updates

I'm currently on macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) and I've just received three update notifications from the Mac App Store: Keynote 8.2 update Numbers 5.2 update, and Pages 7.2 update All of them are ...
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Find Font used in Numbers

Is there a way to find Font used in Numbers? Opening the spreadsheet on my Mac is fine, but I get this error message when opening the same document on iPad (iOS) The font TIMES-Roman is missing. I ...
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Apple Numbers IF rules with checkboxes

I have a column A with checkboxes and a column G with Currency can I do a formula to get the total of G only when the checkbox is not tick? in the same idea, I have some dates in column B, and I ...

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