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iPad notes to Pages

Using my iPad Pro, I draft many notes using the well-known Notes app. Next, I would like to polish them and add more detail therefore on Pages, but I could not find yet an efficient way to “import” ...
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How do I change the default document column margins in Pages?

In Pages 8.1 on MacOS Mojave, I can't seem to change the default dimensions of the default column for the document body. I started a new document and chose Resume > Business Resume. I switched to the ...
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Apple Pages insert equation greyed out after 8.1 update

I've been using Pages' insert equation functionality to insert LaTeX equations for a long time now. However, recently after the new update I am unable to do so as the option is greyed out. I tried ...
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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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Pages for macOS: Show Inspector and make the window grow

In Apple Pages for macOS, I would like to work with all the panels hidden and only call them when I need it. When I call the Inspector, if I have the view to fit width, the page gets smaller (the ...
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How to copy URL with page title from Safari to Pages

In earlier versions of Safari and Pages drag&drop of an URL from Safari to Pages resulted in a link with the page title as the text, and the URL as a link "behind" it. It still works that way in ...
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How do I recover a locked pages document password on my iPhone? [duplicate]

I wrote down a password that I thought was supposedly the password to the right locked password document in Pages. Now I can’t find a way to recover it on my iPhone. I have no hints put on it.
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Adding links on images

I can't find a way to add links on my images, am I missing something? I tried via the menu but the option seems locked or with ⌘+k but this has no effect either. Any clue on what's going on? If it's ...
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How do I create a vertical baseline in Pages?

How do I create a vertical baseline for credits for illustrations and photographs using Pages? Beside a photo used in an article I want to run a credit line "Photography: Black Star Photo Agency, Inc....
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Move a paragraph up or down in pages

In MS-Word I could move a whole paragraph up/down within the text using Shift-Alt-Up or -Down keys. No need to highlight anything, Ms-word already knows which paragraph the cursor is in. Just have the ...
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Where are “import from iPhone” photos stored in the iPhone?

Using Mojave on a Macbook while using Pages I found today the option "import from iPhone" which I used a picture I took with my iPhone to a Pages document in my Mac. I liked the photo and later I ...
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How does one write Right-to-Left in Pages?

I have a document written predominantly in a Left-to-Right language, but I also have a few quotes in a Right-to-Left language. I would like to add ellipses in the end of such (Right-to-Left) quotes, ...
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How to place paragraph styled titles within tables maintaining TOC integrity

In Pages 8.0, when i add a Table of Contents and a few titles by defining them as styled paragraphs, everything works fine. However, when i place the title paragraph within a table/cell, the TOC ...
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Create text gradients

How do I create a gradient on which text will appear, but not background, in Apple Pages? Like so:
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Find and Highlight repeated words in Pages

Is there a way, to find and then let those words or phrases remain highlighted in the document?
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Update style button not appearing in Pages

This issue occurs for me constantly in Mac Pages. When I want to update a style, such as changing line-spacing or fonts, the "Update" button will not appear next to the selected style in the format ...
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Does apple pages sharing strictly require an iCloud account?

My client is attempting to share (via an email address) a Pages document. I walked him through using his iCloud account to do this, which worked. However, his first choice would be to have the file ...
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Permanent shortcut keys for Apple Pages text styles

In Apple Pages, I hate having to set F1, F2, F3, etc for each level of style like Title, Body, Heading 1, etc every time I start a new document. Is there a way to do this permanently?
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Is it possible to put a header column on the right of a table in Pages?

I only see an option to place the header column on the left side of a table in Pages. Is there an option to make a header column (footer column?) on the right side of a table?
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Access fonts available in Pages.app in Preview.app in macOS

I am working on some designs which will also contain some styled text. I'd also add at this point that I am pretty novice with image editing and can do only basic stuff. I am able to access some ...
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Changing page background colour of a Pages document

I am creating a simple document in Pages.app consisting mostly of text. I wish to visualize it with different colour for text and page background. While I am easily able to change the colour of the ...
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How do I add a sub list with different bullets in Pages

What I want is a list with the following levels of indentation: 1. Test a. Test i. Test b. Test i. Test ii. Test iii. Test 2. Test I can't get seem ...
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Is there a tool to simply join 2 pdf pages in one?

It seems a hard to find an answer to such a simple request: I have a pdf file with 16 pages A4 size. I would like to make a 'spreads' view of it, this means that page 1 and page 16 (cover and ...
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how to update date in Pages template with applescript

I'm trying to update the date of a Pages template using a script. The date was inserted from the Insert menu. (see https://support.apple.com/kb/PH26836). It seems like Pages considers it to be a ...
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Add tags to equations in Pages

Pages has since a relatively recent update a very useful way to insert equations using LaTeX and/or MathML syntax. On multiple occasions, I have wanted to add tags to equations—a custom equation ...
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How to change language of an existing Pages for iCloud document?

I have document that was created in Pages for Mac with the correct spelling/language (not English) settings for each paragraph. However, when I now try to edit this document using Pages for iCloud the ...
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How to merge multiple image files into one pdf file with page and its original size for every image?

I have some images and I need to print it to ONE pdf file with size of pages as size of its images. How can I do that? In other words I would like to achieve sth like this: Read rectangle is a pdf ...
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Make all occurrences of string superscript

I'm currently using Pages to write a rather long essay and have run into an annoying problem I can't seem to find the answer to. I have included a bibliography in my document and have referenced the ...
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Can I change the default size of a new table in macOS Pages?

In Pages, I frequently have to make documents (for school) with a two by five table. Each time I click the table button, I then have to resize the table. Can I change the default table size, so each ...
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How to copy all styles from one document to another when using Pages?

I have multiple Pages documents with similar structure and using the same styles (Title, Body, ...). Is it possible to update the styles in one document, and then apply all the updated styles to ...
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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: Use different font style for text on the same line

I noticed that the font style of Pages applies to the entire line by default. Is there a way to use a different style on selected text anywhere on a line?
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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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Insert saved signature in Pages.app

Currently I export PDFs from Pages.app, open it in Preview.app and insert a previously saved signature. Is it possible to save a signature in Pages.app to insert it to documents later on?
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How to turn on Dark Mode in Pages

I just updated to Mojave, and I am really enjoying Dark mode. Today I opened Pages for the first time. When opening Pages I see a splash screen that says what is new with Pages and Dark mode is listed,...
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Don't indent first paragraph in Pages

In Pages, it is possible to indent paragraphs by going to Format > Layout > Indents > First and changing it to the desired value. However, when updating the "Body" Paragraph Style to use this, it ...
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Bulk translating of Apple Pages Documents

We are trying to translate Pages documents (we have a vast number to do) without copying and pasting. So far we have saved the Pages doc as '09 version and made sure it was a package. Then we need to ...
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Is it possible to make Pages 7.1 display a list of Styles?

Is it possible to make Pages 7.1 display a list of Styles? Every time I click a style in the list to apply it, it shows details of the style and requires additional clicks to get the list. This ...
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How to force Pages to explain a grammar correction

See the picture below. I have typed something and Pages is telling me that there is an error. I hove the mouse cursor over the word and no explanation appears. Is there a way to force Pages to ...
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Minimum Image Object Size in macOS Pages 7.1?

Hello everyone: here's one for you! I'm trying to build a new WP layout in Pages 7.1 (NOT a WP doc) and want to include images (objects) within the text box. Seems there's a minimum size you can ...
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Add footnote superscript in Page table cell

I can insert footnote superscript to Page (v. 5.6.2) paragraph content, but cannot do so to text inside a table cell, where the option Footnote is greyed out. Could there be a work around? Most of my ...
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How do I number an equation on Pages using LaTeX?

How do I number an equation on Pages using LaTeX? Something like Preferably with the equation justified to the left and the number to the right.
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Pages: Different table cell padding left/right vs. top/bottom

I often need to use tables as layout helpers in Pages. Unfortunately, there's a feature which I really, really miss: Often I'd need to adjust the horizontal cell padding separately from the vertical ...
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CloudDocs > session folder filled with version of a Pages file

I'm on a 2016 MacBook Pro with macOS 10.13.5 In (User)Library/Application Support/CloudDocs there is a folder called session weighing approx. 35GB. Inside there is another folder called r(why r?) ...
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If I delete and reinstall Pages will I lose my files?

I have an iPad 2 running iOS 9.3. I have many files on Pages app. The app locks up and will not fully load all the files. If I delete and reinstall will I lose my files?
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Where are page sizes saved on Mac High Sierra?

Lots of Mac apps seem to use a global "page sizes" (e.g. Apple Pages). I had set up my "page sizes" correctly but now it's all gone wrong and I would like to revert it back to how it was (e.g. using ...
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Combining diacritic marks don't work in iCloud Pages?

Here is what it looks like if I type an "e" followed by an acute accent combining character, in macOS Pages (and in most good text editing programs). Here's what happens in iCloud Pages. I sent ...
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Is it possible to hide tracked changes popups in Pages?

When working in a Pages document that contains change-tracking content, popups like this will appear as you work in the document, whether or not tracking is currently turned on: I find these very ...
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What is this flag widget in the Pages ruler?

What is the flag-like widget to the right of the left margin marker (indicated with red arrow)? I know that this has something to do with indentation and tabs, but it doesn't seem to be a tab stop. ...
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Create and write to a .pages file using Terminal

Is it possible to create and write on a .pages document file via Terminal.app? I have tried it as explained below but it didn't work. As I understand, I was able to create a .pages file but the ...