MacMost: Pages

How To Use Styles In Pages
6/24/20
Paragraph styles in Pages make it easier to easily and consitently apply font styling and formatting in your documents. When you use styles from the start, you can apply them to all parts of your document and easily make changes throughout.
How To Take Notes For School Or Work On a Mac
6/16/20
There are many ways to take notes with your mac whether it is in a school lecture or at a work meeting. You can use built-in apps like Notes, TextEdit or Pages. You can get third-party apps like OneNote, Noted, Bear or GoodNotes. There are many also ways to record audio while taking notes.
How To Customize Page Numbers In Mac Pages
6/12/20
It is easy to turn on page numbering for all pages in a Mac Pages document. But if you need to skip a few pages, start with page 1 after a cover or title page, or not have the page number appear on some pages, you'll need to learn how to use sections and the page numbering options.
Create A Photo Collage With Pages On a Mac
5/19/20
If you want to combine photos into a collage, you can do it using Pages. By using Page Layout mode with custom page dimensions, rulers, guides, box shapes and alignment tools, you can create a grid of photos that at any size. Then you can drag and drop pictures from the Photos app into each box. You can also use borders or even build creative designs with various shapes and sizes.
How To Type Special Alternative Character Glyphs On Your Mac
4/27/20
Some advanced fonts have alternative versions of characters called glyphs that are used automatically with specific letter combinations. You can also access these special glyphs individually if you know where to look in Pages, TextEdit and Microsoft Word.
Creating Numbered Table Of Contents Chapters In Mac Pages
4/22/20
When you create a table of contents in Pages, it will include page numbers, but not chapter numbers. You can manually add chapter numbers to your chapter headings, but that can lead to a problem if you need to insert a chapter in the middle. If you want to automatically number the chapters, you can do it be adding a Bullets & Lists style to your chapter headings.
How To Use A Hanging Indent In Pages On a Mac
4/20/20
It is easy to set a paragraph to use a hanging indent if you know one trick. But you can go much further with different techniques such as using rulers, creating reusable style, using specific text in bullet lists, or inserting text boxes. You can also set your footnaotes and endnotes to use hanging indents which is needed for many report styles.
Collaborating With Shared iCloud Drive Folders
4/6/20
A new feature of macOS 10.15.4 and the latest versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote is the ability to collaborate using shared iCloud Drive folders. Once you share a folder, you can create documents in those folders and they are instantly ready for real-time collaboration with no additional steps. This can be used to work on a whole set of files with your team over the course of a project, or permanently.
Using the New Background Feature In Mac Pages
4/3/20
You can now set a background color, gradient or image for sections in Pages documents. This is a new feature in the Section sidebar that makes it much easier to include a color fill or pattern behind your text.
Using the New Drop Caps Feature Of Mac Pages
4/2/20
The new version of Pages includes a powerful Drop Caps feature with a ton of options. You can use Drop Caps to make the first letter or word of a paragraph stand out. This also works in Keynote and Numbers.
Creating Organizational Charts In Mac Pages Or Keynote
2/19/20
You don't need special software to create beautiful organizational charts on your Mac. You can use the shapes in Pages and Keynote along with techniques like groups, images in shapes, and connection lines. Learn the skills you need to build any diagram design.
Creating Maps On Your Mac To Use In Mail, Pages, Keynote or iMovie
2/6/20
You can use the Maps app on your Mac for more than just finding locations and getting directions. You can create maps to be used in other apps as well. You can export a map into Preview and then annotate it to send in an email or message. You can copy and paste or export a map to use in Pages documents, Keynote presentations and iMovie video projects. You can also export satellite and 3D views.
Learn How To Use Dictation On Your Mac
1/7/20

In macOS Catalina enhanced dictation is now part of Voice Control as part of your Mac's Accessibility features. It has several improvements over previous version of macOS dictation, including several ways to work to correct text, move the cursor, make selections and type difficult words.

How To Spell Check Your Documents On a Mac
12/31/19
Spell checking on a Mac uses a simple set of controls that are the same for all Apple apps like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, TextEdit, Mail, Messages and Safari. You can have suspected mispellings corrected automatically, or simply underlined for later review, You can review each mispelling with a keyboard shortcut, or bring up a control panel where you can ignore or learn new words. If you need to, you can edit the list of learned words directly.
Mac Keyboard Commands For Writers
12/19/19

When you are writing on your Mac, you don't want to have to take your fingers off the keyboard to move the cursor or select text. There are a variety of keyboard commands you can learn to make it easy to move the cursor by letter, word, line or paragraph, delete characters or words, and make selections.

How To Set Up a Default Template In Pages
11/27/19
If you find yourself always changing the font and other styles in Pages after starting a new document, you may want to set up your own custom template to use as the default for new documents. This will save you time as every new document will begin with things set just as you like them. You can also set things like paragraph spacing and even headers and footers. While there is a new default font setting in Pages, creating your own blank template gives you far more control.
8 Ways To Handle Microsoft Word Documents On Your Mac
11/15/19
If you need to open, edit, create, save or collaborate using Microsoft Word .doc or .docx files, there are several ways to do it on your Mac. The best way, but one that will cost some money, is to simply get Word for Mac from the Mac App Store and pay for a Microsoft subscription. But many Mac users simply using Pages instead. You can also get a couple of good third-party free office apps that will handle Word. There are even more options that don't require downloading anythng at all.
17 Pages For Mac Tips
11/12/19
Here are some handy tips for using Pages on your Mac. You can make writing easier with paragraph spacing, showing word count, using text replacements and other things. You can adjust how your document looks with character styles, Emoji clipart and hyphenation. You can also copy and paste elements to avoid having to set properties over and over again. That and much more!
New Default Font Preference in Mac Pages
10/2/19
A new release of Pages, version 8.2, includes a much-requested feature where you can set the default font for basic templates. This allows you to continue to use the Blank template in Pages, but with a font face and size set in preferences. The Body style will match your font and size, and other styles will use the font and a size of the appropriate scale to Body. Another new feature is a new View, Go To menu which is also in Keynote as Slide, Go To.
How To Make Multi-Column Documents In Pages
9/16/19
You can create multi-column documents in Pages in either word processing or page layout mode. Using multiple columns in word processing is just a matter of a single setting, but you can adjust the columns as you wish. You can even have sections that use different numbers of columns. Page layout documents use individual text boxes that can be linked to form versatile columns. There are many reasons to use columns, such as to create a newspaper-style layout, wrap text around images, or fit long lists on to few pages.