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My Pages (for Mac) (My...)by Gary Rosenzweig
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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Pages images that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into Pages problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Pages on your Mac.
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through creating and editing word processing and page layout documents in Pages. The tasks include how to:
• Use writing tools to create word processing documents
• Use fonts, text styles, and paragraph formatting
• Build documents with text, images, and design elements
• Create lists, tables, and outlines
• Add charts and graphs to your documents
• Add a table of contents, headers, footers, and footnotes
• Merge addresses and data with documents
• Create cross-platform PDF files
• Use and design your own templates
• Review and edit documents as a team
BONUS MATERIAL: Find other helpful information on this book’s website at quepublishing.com/title/9780789750075
CATEGORY: Macintosh Productivity App
COVERS: Pages for Mac
USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate
Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Pages is the only complete guide to the immensely popular Pages word processor for the Mac, today's second most popular paid app at the Mac App Store. Top Apple tech author Gary Rosenzweig brings together focused, task-based coverage of everything Pages users need to know to create any type of document, from the simplest emails to the most graphically complex brochures — even documents that integrate audio and video. Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost of confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help readers get up-and-running in no time, solve the problems they're most likely to encounter, and create exceptionally effective and attractive documents.
About the Author
Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, apps, and podcasts.
CleverMedia’s largest site, MacMost.com, features video tutorials for Apple enthusiasts. It includes many videos on using Macs, iPhones, and iPads.
Gary has written numerous computer books, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, MacMost.com Guide to Switching to the Mac, and Special Edition Using Director MX.
Gary lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Debby, and daughter, Luna. He has a computer science degree from Drexel University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Table of Contents
1. Starting a New Word Processing Document
2. Starting a New Layout Document
3. Typing, Selecting and Manipulating Text
4. Styling and Formatting Text (Format bar and Inspector)
5. Document Formatting
6. Creating Lists
7. Adding Images
8. Adding Shapes
9. Using Text Boxes
10. Tables and Charts
11. Adding Media and Links
12. Managing Your Document
16. Reviewing documents
17. Writing Tools
18. Working with Your Document
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