Questions tagged [iwork]

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 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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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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Is it possible to change/remove Pages' table row/column size limits?

I want to make a row in a table super thin but Pages has a 0.28in minimum for rows when auto-resize is turned on and a 0.11in minimum for rows when auto-resize is turned off. I searched everywhere ...
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Is it possible to reference a cell in Numbers using two column headers?

I am aware that I can reference cells using the name of row/column headers. It looks something like this: Sheet Name::Table Name::Column Name Row Name. However, I'm trying to reference something ...
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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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Keynote no longer free on my OS X Mavericks

I received "You have iWork apps for OS X Mavericks available." notification and went to install the suite from the App Store. Keynote was stuck on waiting, so I clicked the 'x' icon and now it has ...
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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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Which animations will work on Keynote export to PowerPoint?

I have a Keynote (iWork 9) presentation and need to export it as PowerPoint. When doing it using File : Export : PPT the slides work properly, but most of the animations are broken. Is there a ...
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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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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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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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Catch-22 for old Pages version on ancient old MBP (late-2008)

after having worked perfectly fine for 9 years, my Pages (iWork '08) keeps crashing lately and, as of today, crashes when I do the simplest actions. I operate on a late-2008 MBP which I've upgraded to ...
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How to set a custom page size in Numbers?

There seems to be no option for this on Numbers 4.2 There are a bunch of options with fixed sizes, but nothing to set custom values for the document's width and height. The reason is that I want to ...
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How can I reinstall iWork applications after I removed them from my Mac?

If I were to say, remove Pages from my Mac, would I be able to reinstall it later from the Mac App Store?
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In Numbers.app, Is there any function to identify if another cell is a formula, or contains a specific function?

I have a cell in a row that is either a directly entered number, or a SUM() of some other cells. Is there any function I can use in a different cell to know if the value in the former cell was ...
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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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Sever integration of Aperture in iWork

I'm using both Aperture and iWork (Numbers in particular). The thing is my aperture library is kind of big (about 1000 albums with 10 to 100 photos each) and I noticed that when I use Numbers, a lot ...
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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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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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Apply conditional highlighting to a cell range based on a single cell in Numbers

In Google Sheets, I was able to conditional highlight a cell range based on a single cell. The rows in this image are colored based only on the value of cells in Column A. Is there any way to do this ...
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Path to file listed in Recent documents?

I have the same "recent document" in both Numbers' Recent documents as well as in the system wide Recent documents (in the Apple-menu) but the document is gone. I would like to see the path where ...
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Numbers: Sum the same cell across multiple sheets

I'm making a tracker for my HSA expenses. I have it organized by year, one sheet per year. Within each year I have a "Purchases" table for individual expenditures and a "Totals" table for ...
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Automatically have line numbers when writing a document in pages

When using pages to write a document, is it possible to have pages generate the line numbers for every line?
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Are there any iCloud or iWork compatibility issues between macOS Sierra, iOS 9, and iOS 13?

I currently use macOS Sierra, an iPad 2 with iOS 9, and an iPhone SE with iOS 10. I'm planning to upgrade my iPhone SE to iOS 13. One thing I wanted to check before doing this is if there is any ...
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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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Numbers 3 or 4: how to copy a chart completely?

I have Numbers 4.3, 3.6 and 2.3 installed on different computers. I want to copy charts from Numbers to Keynote but when I do that in 4.3 or 3.6 the title, legend etc are omitted (and yes, I have ...
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Source Control for iWork Files

Bottom Line - Source Control for iWork files in organised folder structure. Background - Our work has moved to iWork as the primary office suite. And one of my irks is that we have way too many ...
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“Database” report writer for Numbers?

I serve on the Board of a Baroque Orchestra and have begun helping them get organized. The management of the orchestra does not have extensive technical skills so I've endeavored to help provide them ...
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disable versions on Mavericks

I have been using this command to get back Save As... in Mountain Lion and it works great: defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no However, this doesn't seem to work anymore in Mavericks. Ut ...