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Pages.app - set default zoom level for new documents

Whenever I create a new document in Pages.app, either blank or from a template, zoom is set to 125% by default which is too small for me (I am using an external monitor). How can I change the default ...
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How to create List of Tables / Figures with references in Pages

Do you know any effective way of making a list of figures and tables in Pages that would "look good". I was thinking about defining a style of my own, but I have not found such possibility. ...
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Transfer ownership in Pages document collaboration

Problem: We work with iCloud's Pages' collaboration when working on shared documents. However, we noticed, the person who starts the collaboration is considered the owner and is the only one who is ...
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Need help adjusting AppleScript automation for converting .pages to .docx?

How do I adjust this script to allow me to choose files not in a 'pages only' folder, and instead multiple "free" files? Keyword here is 'single'. I'm by no means a coding expert but I've ...
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How do you deal with the equations numbering in Pages? [duplicate]

How can I number equations in Pages following standard form: P.S. No, I don't want to use MS Word... I usually write in LaTeX, however, some documents/papers cannot be given for a review in .tex ...
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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 get a link in a pdf generated by Apple Pages to open in new tab/page?

I have a pdf file exported from the Pages app. In the file I have external links that I'd prefer to automatically open in new tab/pages, but they currently just open in the same page (unless holding ...
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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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Changing default font for \mathcal in “Pages” equations

I recently asked a question on TEX StackExchange but thought it would be more appropriate to ask it here. I am using Pages version 10.3.5 (7029.5.5). Typing in TeX environments in Farsi is an absolute ...
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convert all paragraphs using a style

How can I convert all paragraphs using a style to another style? I have a Document using "Default" style with justification set. I want to change all to plain left justified. I have created ...
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How to add padding to a word in Pages?

I want to add background to a specific word in Pages. I want to make a distance between this word and the edges of its background. Making distances horizontally on both sides of this word is more ...
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Editing a pages document that is accessed via a note in the Notes app?

I have attached a pages document (.pages) within a note (on MacOS Notes App). When I open the pages document from that note though, if I try to make changes it says the original document could not be ...
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Can print graphics, but no text to Canon printer

This has stumped me. Printing was working normally before. I wrote a document in Pages with text, and one horizontal divider line. I printed it, and only the line printed. After that point, I could ...
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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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Textedit, Pages, Numbers all crashing

Out of the blue this morning all these apps are hanging on the most basic operations, I can't open anything with Numbers, Pages I can create a new document and type a couple of line and that wont save,...
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In iPad Pages, how to make the text in a cell of a table vertical?

In iPad pages, how to make text in a cell of a table vertical? The information on the Internet is not sufficient. They point to part that can’t be find on iPad Pages, or maybe I cannot find.
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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 to download and install updates to these Apple apps in this macOS without an Apple ID? Can I download the installer? If so, from where exactly?

I need to update Numbers, Pages and Keynote on macOS 10.15.7 but I do not have an Apple ID. Is it possible to update macOS without Apple ID? has an answer which is insufficient for me and is closed so ...
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How do I add the chapters title in Pages (Mac)?

I can add date, links, page numbers, but I would like to display as well the chapter titles in the header and it should be updated automatically when a chapter's title changes. Any ideas? I'm using ...
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\hat{} symbol “^” in a LaTeX equation in Pages disappears after being exported to a MS Word file

I use Pages 10.2 (7028.0.88) on macOS 10.15.7. As I finished editing my Pages file and exported it to a .docx file for my colleagues, all the equations in it were successfully passed to the new file ...
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Pages Image size

I have a png image which is 354 * 367 pixels and Preview shows Image DPI: 300 pixel/inch When I import into Pages 10.3.5 it appears to be 12.49 * 12.95 cm I would expect this to be 1.18 in (30 mm) ...
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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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Lower amount of curve adjustment in Pages, when drawing with iPad Pencil

I'm using Pages on iPadOS 14, and I'm trying to add a drawing using the Pencil. I notice that as I draw the line on the screen, it is smoothed out or adjusted slightly. This is not bad for larger ...
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In Pages on iPad, formatting to add line over paragraph?

I’m writing a document with Pages on iPad. When I select the “Heading 3” style it puts a line above the text, like this: I can't find how to create that kind of formatting manually, outside of the ...
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Pages: rotate existing, wide table by 90 degrees so that the rows are now vertical possible? (equations in several cells)

I have a complex table in Pages 8.2.1 and several cells have equation objects in them. The table has gotten too wide and I want to rotate it by 90 degrees. From what I understand I can't rotate one ...
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When using equations in Pages, how can I make the square roots less “tall”?

I'm writing in Pages and have embedded or in-line equations. At some point Pages is not the tool and I'll have to learn how to use TeX or LaTeX perhaps, but for right now: will the square root always ...
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Pages: can I change the document font size but retain the italics?

I've got a 500 page Pages ('09 v4.3 on OS X 10.12.6) document where all text is 14 point; I want to change to 12. The problem is that there are blocks of italic text throughout. Using Select all to ...
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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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Is it possible to set the margin height for individual pages in Pages word processor?

I exported a PDF for a 2-page document I've finished typing. There's an ugly gap in the PDF where page 1 meets page 2. This is caused by the bottom margin of page 1 and the top margin of page 2. How ...
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How can I get the normal \mathcal font in Pages?

I need to typeset some LaTeX formulas in pages, to make illustrations on a scientific article. In all other LaTeX typesetters when I use \mathcal{F} I get this: Instead on pages I get this Can I ...
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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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Highly irregular line spacing in Pages, even with exact spacing setting

Apple Pages gives me highly irregular results in regard to line spacing. I am using Lato as a font. In Pages things look less bad, but once i export to PDF it becomes really apparent and a serious ...
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What language is used in equations in Pages and Keynote? e.g. \texttt{}, \mathtt{}, \tt{} and \text{}

This answer to How to include equations in-line with text within the cell of a table in Keynote? is quite helpful. I noticed that \text{} is interpreted as boldface, and I had to find something else ...
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What's the difference between Export as PDF and Print, Save as PDF in Apple Pages?

This question has been asked in regard to Safari, and some six years ago, so i would like to reiterate this with a focus on Pages. I am trying to understand how it works. If i run File -> Export to ...
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uneditable layout block in Pages.app

I have a Pages document with two layout blocks that cannot be resized. The top one especially, is very narrow, extending from 2.5cm (on the left) to 13.4cm (on the right). The document itself is 21 cm ...
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How to create a new print layout?

Currently when printing a document the Layout Two-side options are Off, Long-Edge binding, Short-edge binding and Booklet, see image I want to add the single page booklet, which works like the image ...
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Is there any security risk if a malicious Microsoft Word (.doc) file is opened with the Apple Pages app?

An infected .doc file (VirusTotal report) was sent to a Mac via email and was opened with the Apple Pages app. I did some research on my own and the only information I got is that a .doc file can ...
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Docs get stored on iCloud twice when you're using Pages and how to store them on either/both of iCloud>Pages and Drive?

When I turn on the iCloud Drive set the default storage path as iCloud Drive, the document gets stored twice : (1) iCloud > Pages (when you open icloud.com) and (2) iCloud Drive. Why does that ...
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What exactly is the toggle option for Pages in Settings > [your name] > Pages for? It apparently does not good

If you have the iCloud Drive turned on, the Pages files get stored on iCloud Drive and if it is off, they are stored locally. This is decided on the option set in Settings > Pages and there you ...
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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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Is it possible to change the font of a document in Apple Pages?

I have an existing documents, many paragraphs being formatted with the style "Default", which is set to the font "Yuppy SC". Is it possible to change this font? Of course I can set ...
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How do I merge Pages documents

I have an iMac running High Sierra with Pages 8.1. I am having a problem merging two Pages documents into one. I have several Pages files that I'd like to merge into a single document. These Pages ...
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Pages stuck during opening file

I had a crash of my Mac right in the middle of saving a Pages document I was working on. It turned out that SSD broke. I had the computer repaired, the SSD replaced, and I have also recovered the ...
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How can I copy only one page on iPad pages app?

I want to copy only one page in my document at Pages app (iPad), but there seems no way to do it, as the copy button that is triggered by tapping on the specific page on the left-side bar seems to ...
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Recover Pages Password

I locked a pages document and forgot the password. I tried looking up on keychain and it doesn't show up there I've been through a lot of posts on discussions.apple.com (basically did a google search ...
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Is there a hack for “Save As…” command?

The only thing I like about Microsoft's implementation of the Common User Architecture is the Save As... feature, which makes it easy to use cloud storage, local backups, etc. I know, I know, you can ...
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Pages: Long table pasted into page-layout document is truncated

I'm pasting a long table (created in Numbers) into a page layout document in Pages 8.2. The results look sort of like this (sorry for blurring out the text): I have not been able to make the table ...
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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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