Take a look at Keynote on the iPad. You can build presentations with text, images, charts, shapes and transitions. You can present them on your iPad's screen, using an external projector or monitor, or export them as PDFs for printing.
You can use iWork Keynote to make video presentations for many uses. You can simply narrate a slideshow, or present a series of points to form an idea. It is a great way to create video without having to appear on camera.
One interesting feature of Numbers on the iPad is the ability to create forms. You can use forms to fill in the rows of a spreadsheet instead of entering data into the spreadsheet grid.
You can use the Mail Merge feature in iWork Pages to print envelopes, letters or any document that uses different names and addresses on each page. You can get the data from your Address Book or from a Numbers spreadsheet.
You can use Keynote to create animated charts and graphs. Then, you can export them to use in iMovie and other software to make video presentations.
Learn how to wrap text around images using either a one or two column layout. Find out how to use images with an alpha channel, images with a solid background, or define a shape to wrap the text around. Also, find out how to crop images.
iWork 09's spreadsheet program Numbers isn't like the old-fashioned spreadsheet programs you may be used to. You can create small tables and design a sheet with each table having its own numbers and formulas and also using numbers from other tables.
You can use Smart Builds in Keynote to quickly add a slideshow of photos into your presentation. The photos all exist on one slide, so you don't need to create a separate slide for each image. You can set the transition and other options.
Learn how to use basic spreadsheet formulas in iWork 09's Numbers program. You can use basic mathematical functions and also use functions to get the sum or average of a list of numbers.
Pages 09 has some cool advanced features. You can easily switch to a full screen mode, hide and show areas in an outline, include charts with live calculations, export and mail documents as Word or PDF files, and create password-protected PDF files.
Take a look at 10 different ways you can turn a set of images into a quick slideshow on your Mac.
Gary Rosenzweig looks at how to use iWork's Keynote program to make animated titles for use in iMovie. You can use the transitions and special effects in Keynote to build an opening sequence, and then export it as a video to import into iMovie.