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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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Conditional SUM() based on text of a cell using iWork

I have some basic data Name | Amount Jake | 10 Jake | 12 Jake | 13 Ben | 1 Ben | 14 Ali | 9 Ali | 4 I want to total up the amount for each person so I end up with something like Jake | 35 Ben |...
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How to set up equal height columns with a title on top?

This is what I'm trying to do on Pages '09: two equal height columns with a title on top. Any suggestions?
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Pages: Is point in custom object with only one control handle possible?

In Pages, I notice with a rounded rectangle if you make it editable and click on any of the points, they all seem to have only one "control handle". Normally there are always two. Is there really only ...
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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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Do I have to repurchase Apple apps through the Mac App Store to get updates there?

Back when Apple announced iLife '11 I bought a copy, but now I see that it's also available on the Mac App Store. If I want to be eligible to use the Mac App Store's built-in update mechanism to ...
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How does the Docx rendering in Pages compare to Mac Office 2011

It's about time for me to bit the bullet and buy either iWork 09 or MS Office 2011. My main concern is rendering docx files (I've been using OpenOffice for many years, but the .doc and .docx ...
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Swap X and Y axes in Numbers?

I'm taking an economics course, and for whatever reason economists create graphs with the independent variable (price) on the Y axis and not the X axis. If I only have 1 dependent variable to graph, ...
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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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Does iWork support OpenOffice filetypes?

I was thinking about getting iWork as a replacement for OpenOffice. Since I usually saved my files to the OpenOffice format (OpenDocument), I was wondering if it's possible to read these files with ...
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Can Numbers ’09 import an Excel XML file?

Can Numbers ’09 (part of the iWork suite) import XML files? Specifically, the format created by Excel when exporting as "XML Spreadsheet 2003." I can't just use Excel's native format because the ...
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Can you format a Numbers cell by calling a function?

I'd like to do something like: IF(test_some_condition, BOLD(COLOR("Yes"), "#FF2222"), "No") In other words, I'd like to display some text but format it differently based on some condition. Possible?...
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How to convert .number file to any of the readble format including excel and pdf without having mac

I have an important .number iworks file. My Mac is now no more... How do I convert .number file to any of the readble format including excel and pdf without having mac.
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How Do I Set the Default Language in Pages?

In Pages, you can change the default language to British English in the Inspector --> Text --> "More" tab --> Language: British English. However, this reverts somehow in every launch of Pages. How do ...
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In Pages, What is this Line Under a Rectangle Shape?

There is a persistent thing going on in Pages where there is a line under a rectangle shape when I make it. How do I get rid of it? I don't want it to show up when I export the document to a PDF.
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Are there any consumer style websites that offer WebDav support?

iWork for iPad now has WebDav export/import options, DropBox doesn't support WebDav. Where can I find a service that has WebDav support? Besides setting up my own server, is there any consumer (and ...
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What is the thinking behind pushing the writing area in Pages to the left? [closed]

For better or for worse, I am so used to Microsoft Word. The page is in the center of the window surrounded by gray. Pages pushes the writing area to the left. Why is this? I don't like full screen ...
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What is the “Personal Photo Letter” intended for?

Pages on the iPad has as one of its defaults the "Personal Photo Letter". What is the intent of this type of document?
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Putting a PowerPoint and Video together

What is the easiest way to take a powerpoint or keynote presentation and a video of me giving the presentation and put the two together so that they can always see the slides and my video of me giving ...
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What are some good sources for Pages and Keynote templates? [closed]

It doesn't matter whether they are for free or for purchase as long as they are compatible.