The Fastest way to to do this is to change the file extension from name.pages to name.zip (actually manually click on the file name and change the extension to .zip)
Now just unzip your document and you will get a folder with all the images in it. Same works for ePubs.
There's no automatic way of adding a caption.
If your image is inline, add the text below using the Caption text style.
If your image is floating, you'll need to add a text box below the image. You can group these if you wish.
I recommend you just delete Numbers and Keynote using Finder.
The Mac App Store will detect the missing apps and allow you to reinstall them in the future if you ever need them.
Alternatively, you can use AppCleaner to delete them. This will remove all associated preference/cache files. This is usually superfluous unless you have an actual need to delete ...
I often make a table that has two rows. Paste your image into the top cell, put your caption in the cell below, and remove the borders. The figure scales with the size of the cell and the caption moves with the text. However, I can't do this on pages in iCloud, so if you are going back and forth with iCloud editing, grouping of objects seems more robust.
There is a bug in Pages. When you export a file in ".doc" or ".docx" format it embeds 489KB PNG files (a single one in a docx file, three in a doc file). These files are intended to be used as the background fill on default shapes, but they are present whether they are used or not.
I documented the bug here.
And reported it to Apple as rdar://17089255.
Maybe this link to the documentation of Pages helps you out?
Choose Format > Font > Capitalization and choose an option from the submenu.
Choose Small Caps to change the text to smaller capitals with larger capitals for uppercase letters
Your Pages templates are located in the following folder:
~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iWork.Pages/Data/Library/Application Support/User Templates
You can rename and delete templates without accessing the folder directly, by right-clicking on a template in the template chooser.
In later iWork edition Apple made changes to the formats so this is the cause that you can not follow the procedure described in the article that you are referring.
The best way to go around this annoyance would be:
Open the pages document with your current pages (I assume is the latest Pages),
Save us some other name but before you do it extend the save ...
You can use Unicode combining character U+0305 COMBINING OVERLINE. It can be found by searching in the palette from Edit → Emoji & Symbols (formerly Edit → Special Characters…), or by using a specialized keyboard layout such as the built-in Unicode Hex Input or my own custom one mostly designed for mathematics.
Here's some sample text with overlines, ...
There is an additional set of margins in a Pages document.
I exported a document to Pages '09 and opened it with the old version. In the Layout Inspector, I found the "Layout Margins". The "Left" and "Before" margins were non-zero and the numbers matched the unwanted margins I saw in Pages 5.2. Here's a sample:
I changed those layout margins to 0, saved ...
It seems like Apple eventually added this feature to Pages 5. The following works for me in Pages version 5.2.2 (1877):
In case you've changed the style of any Bullet & List style, an asterisk (*) appears after the name of the style:
If you open the drop down list, you'll see an update button:
You can either press the update button, or click on the ...
You can set the indentation for each heading type in the TOC in Pages 5. Select a heading in the TOC then open up the Format Panel, go into the Text tab and change the Indents/First value (see pic). This updates the TOC's indentation for that type of header.
You can show the word count, character count, and number of paragraphs in a document.
Show word, character, and paragraph count
Click View in the toolbar, then choose Show Word Count.
The word count appears at the bottom of the page.
Move the pointer over the right side of the word count, then click the arrows to see character and paragraph count.
Insert a line, move it on the page into the header box (this is easier if you have layout visible - VIEW / SHOW LAYOUT)
Make the line a section master (ARRANGE / SECTION MASTER / MOVE OBJECT TO SECTION MASTER)
The first thing to know about Versions is that ⌘ Command+S now means "Save a Version". While you're editing the document, your work is automatically saved — but these snapshots are only created when a new version is created. So, rather than Save As, you can Save a Version.
Of course, versions will be automatically created as well — every ...
You could also import a file like this to TextExpander:
I made a text file for HTML5 entity names based on http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-entity-names/byalpha.html. Many of the abbreviations are the same as TeX /...
Sure, at least with the new version of Pages this is possible by using tables. You enter the value that you want to repeat into one (single field) table and you add a formula into the other (single field) table by entering = and then clicking into the source table (the first one). The result is a formula similar to this:
= Table 1::A1
This way the content ...
Are you asking how to turn an existing document into a template, or are you needing advise on how to make the document?
If it's the former, you just need to save your document as a template using quite simply File > Save as template.
If it's the latter, then judging by the link you mentioned, I would start with a blank document in page layout format. ...
Right click on the misspelled word and select “Unlearn Spelling”.
As Pages uses OS X’ global spelling services, you can use this method anywhere text input is spell checked by it (more or less any text area, with the notable exceptions of MS Office, OpenOffice / LibreOffice, Firefox and a few other apps ported from the non OS X world).
If a misspelled ...
I've posted a general solution for all three iWork programs here, but here's what to do for Pages.
This solution requires using Terminal. Do the following:
Make a backup copy of your file
In the Terminal window, type cd (that's with a space after the cd) then drag your file to the window. It should insert the full path of your file (e.g. /...
I've managed to expand the file by using the system (or any other) archive utility.
Here's how I got into the file:
Make a copy of the .key, .pages, or .numbers document
Change the file extension to .zip
Unarchive as you would any other .zip file to produce a folder
This folder is similar to previous show package contents bundle representations of older ...
You need to go to the Mac App Store and install the latest version of Pages (5.x)
As of now, the latest version of Pages is 5.5.1, and it's only available from the App Store.
Mac App Store
I've seen this when using Pages from iWork '09, which is 4.3. The file format changed and iWork '09 cannot directly open the new files.
You can export ...
Select the picture, then in the Arrange tab uncheck Constrain Proportions [you may have to revert to original size before that will un-grey.
Then dragging the image by any edge will stretch.
If you need to crop, that's in Image - Edit Mask [though crop doesn't constrain anyway]
I had this issue too. Whenever I used an Apple ID that hadn't previously downloaded iWork I wasn't able to download the free version on 10.11. I even tried this workaround.
What did work was getting access to a 10.12 Mac. Downloading Pages, Numbers and Keynote. The apps were now associated to that Apple ID. I then went back to the 10.11 Mac's, signed in ...