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Apple Pages is an application for creating documents. Use this tag for all versions of this app, web based, iPad and iPhone as well as macOS

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Is there automatic hyphenation in Pages for ios

Question is very simple, but my web search skills have not been sufficient: Is there automatic hyphenation in Pages on the iPad (with iOS 13.5.1) and if yes, how to turn it on? My web search did not ...
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How to enable Pages Collaboration on Mac?

I am well connected with my iCloud Drive on my Mac but when I try to collaborate with a friend in a Shared document I receive the following error: We have tried it both way: me sharing a document ...
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How to mix fonts in a way that doesn't change line spacing?

I'm trying to use Pages to write a technical document. The text has mix of normal font and a fixed width font (aka "monospaced") to represent computer code. For example: The problem is that ...
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How do I change the font in all pages in Pages app at once?

I want to change font everywhere in a pages document in one go without doing it manually for every page.I would like to know how can I do this.
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Pages: Can I follow links instantly?

Im considering using Pages for personal note taking, but one thing that slows me down is having to click "Open" on the pop out dialog for links. Is it possible to instantly follow the link ...
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Column width and document margins don't add up

I am sure this question has been asked many times, I just couldn't find an answer on the web. I am writing a letter (I started with one of the Pages templates). Now I'd like to increase the width of ...
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iCloud storage showing data for Pages but no documents are saved - what is it?

In my iCloud storage it says that just over 100kb are being used by Pages. I used to use Pages a while back but never saved anything to iCloud drive. On checking iCloud drive there were no documents ...
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How to evenly space table cells in Pages document?

I would like to create a “grid” in a Pages document by creating a table whose cells are a certain size. Instead of manually dragging the walls of each cell, I would like to tell the program directly ...
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Can you set up a table format on Pages documents from the beginning?

I want to set up a Pages document with a specific format, a certain table with a certain number of cells on each page, of a certain size. Instead of just copying and pasting this table into multiple ...
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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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Edit pages document programmatically

I want to know if it's possible to edit pages document using Python or other scripting tools. I need to modify the paragraph style of lines containing a date (e.g. 2020/05/02), which can be easily ...
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Pages - Insert ToC on page

I am preparing a journal for my club using Pages 10.0 on macOS 10.15.3 (previously I had used other tools). This is almost complete, but I am having trouble inserting a Table of Contents. I have a ...
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Apple Pages insert Table of Contents is greyed out

I am trying to insert the table of contents into a page. This document was created from a "Story" template. I think it is something to do with the template vs document distinction.. I guess it is ...
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Section Tab Missing on Document Tool Bar

I want to change the starting page number in a Pages document but I don't (seem to) have the Section tab on the Document side tool bar. How do I get it bacK?
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Hide page numbers of table of contents in Pages?

Is it possible to hide page numbers in the Table of Contents, either for sub-headings or for the whole table?
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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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Pages - how to hide header but not footer on first page of section?

In Pages, there is an option to hide headers and footers on the first page of a section. But I want to only hide the header, not the footer. That's because I have the page number in the footer and I ...
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Pages equation editor: default code

For math homework I use Pages and the equation editor with LaTeX. I want to use LaTeX macros to make writing equations more efficient, however if I have to enter in all the macro definitions each ...
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How do I add a line from the end of a sentence to the edge of the paper in Pages?

If I have some text like: Work Experience Taco Bell Apple Store Disneyland and I want a line drawn from the end of “Work Experience” to the right side of the page (to the end of the page margin, ...
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Pages and Numbers have generic app icon in Dock

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011 running macOS 10.13.6 (the latest it will support). I wanted to replace the HDD with a 256GB SSD so I did a fresh install to the SSD in an enclosure then ...
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“The file format is invalid” error message Pages Mac

Got an error message opening my file that has always worked till now. Stored on iCloud Drive, so I can open it on my iPhone X too. Updated my Mac, but still not working. Not sure what to do, have ...
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How to return back to the default view of pages in Pages?

I've screwed something up with a settings and I cannot go back to the defaults. How to return back to the default view of displaying pages (page under page) instead of having them diagonally or page ...
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How can I resize an image within a table in Pages

After adding an image (jpeg) to a table cell, I cannot resize it. The table is not locked, all arrange options are greyed out. If I triple click the image, it gets a blue bounding box but has no ...
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How to recover an accidentally deleted new pages document

I accidentally clicked "delete" (clicked too fast thinking it was cancel) on the save new document prompt when exiting Pages. After one bad click, the file is completely gone, with no clear way to ...
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How do I export a Pages document on my iPad to PDF and save it in Files?

On the Apple Pages iPad app, you can export a document to PDF. When it creates the PDF, it gives you the option to “Share” it. There are many apps you can share it to, including Gmail, Notes, and ...
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Pages 8.2.1 - Export to PDF like the Pages '09?

I'm on macOS Mojave (10.14.6) and finally left Pages '09 behind to "upgrade" to Pages 8.2.1. In Pages' 09, I would add comments galore to the text and then Export to PDF. Why? Because the annotated ...
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How to edit sender information in Pages' letter template?

When you create a letter in Pages it creates sender information in the upper right corner. How do you edit this information? If you click it, it just selects everything but doesn't give you a way to ...
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Wrong top margin on 1st page of a Pages document

I currently use Pages version 8.2.1 (6529) running on macOS Mojave Version 10.14.6. I have a document with a single "section". In the "Document" sidebar I have set the top and bottom margins to "0....
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Accepting mark-up causes a jump to a distant part of a document

I currently use Pages version 8.2.1 (6529) running on macOS Mojave Version 10.14.6. I have a long document that colleagues have "marked-up" via the Track Changes feature. When I select a mark-up and ...
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Create different header after each chapter in pages 8.2.1

Can I change in Automatic way the header with the current chapter? In Image we can see that the previous chapter (title) is in header (I text inside the cell, not automatic way) and when begin title ...
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How could I replace Mathtype in a mathematic document with Catalina?

I think I'm not the only one with this problem on Mac. I have to buy a new MacBook with Catalina 10.15 (64 bits). Being a math teacher, I need Mathtype to edit equations in my docs. I have a lot of ...
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Keep Getting “document cannot be autosaved” using Apple Pages 8.2

I am trying to save a document using Apple Pages version 8.2 on Catalina. Every time I make change and try to save, I keep getting "this document cannot be autosaved" error. It was working just fine, ...
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Can I suppress the dot under an image caption in pages for macOS?

When I use the media box to add a photo, I seem to be required to add a caption. Then under the caption, there is a gray dot. These dots show up in the image files I paste into Pages similar to this ...
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Can you open multiple files at once in Pages

I am running high sierra on my iMac. I would like to do some copying and pasting from one document to another. I use Pages to create and edit my documents. Is there a way to open 2 or more documents ...
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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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What is it that raises my footer in my Pages 7.0.1. document

In my Pages document, at the bottom of p. 9 I have a star, followed by a blank line, followed by some text : To save space, I delete that blank line between the star and the text (by putting the ...
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Does Pages support LaTeX extensions?

Is there a location where I can install LaTeX plugins so that I can use the commands in the plugins which are not native to LaTeX in the equation editor in Pages? Or does Pages not support that? ...
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Old version (macOS Sierra) for Pages, Keynote and Numbers, iWork

I uninstalled my iWork tools - Keynote, Numbers and Pages - from my MacBook Air. Unfortunately, I don't want to upgrade my MBA to Mojave/Catalina in order to install. I looking for the working iWork ...
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Why does AppleScript “exists” sometimes always return “false”? (part of question regarding checking documents in Pages)

I'm new to AppleScript and I've reached this problem after several other problems and work arounds (see further down for more details). My current problem is that I'm telling Pages to check if any ...
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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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iCloud is not syncing files within Pages and Numbers folders

Ever since I upgraded to Catalina, I've had a problem where the files within the Pages and Numbers folders in iCLoud don't sync to my Mac, except for files I've created since the upgrade. However, if ...
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how do I show tracked changes in a different colors in Pages?

I have a Pages document where someone tracked their changes to it. (It is in Word Document format.) I would like to see all their changes in a different color, just like in Word, but I can't seem to ...
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“This document has missing fonts” error for fonts that are installed (Pages/Numbers)

I've installed a bunch of fonts into ~/Library/Fonts that didn't come with macOS Catalina. When I open a document in Pages that contains these fonts it comes up with the error "This document has ...
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Media Browser only shows videos and a few photos

I have an older MacBook Pro (13-inch, mid 2012) that I just updated from MacOS Sierra to Catalina (10.15.1) so that I could download and use Pages. I also deleted my Photos Library and created a new ...
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How to add space between cells' borders in Mac Pages (without removing the borders)? See image attached

I would like to create a table that looks like this: Is that even possible in Pages?
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Inserting Equations in Pages - Keyboard Shortcut?

I use the "Insert > Equation..." feature in Pages quite frequently. Is there a keyboard shortcut to open this box faster than clicking through first "Insert" and then "Equation..."?
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Pages: keyboard shortcut for inserting an equation

Pages has a new feature to add latex equations. As a latex user, I find this extremely useful! A feature that would make my life even better would be a keyboard shortcut that pushes the "insert" ...
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Is Pages gone on iPad OS?

I just updated my iPad to the latest verision of the operating system (iPad OS). It seems that the Pages app is gone... and I can't install it. AppStore displays a message on the Pages app: Pages ...
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Pages: How can I make a new character style permanent?

(Pages 8.1 on 2017 Macbook). I made a couple of new character styles when editing a document. They show up in the inspector correctly, but only when editing that particular document. I'd like to ...
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In numbers or pages for ios, Is it possible to force a trend line to start at (0,0)?

I was wondering, if, in whatever the newest version of ios, numbers, and/or pages, it is possible to force a trendline through a point on a 2D scatter graph (e.g. the origin (0,0)). I was hoping to ...

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