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Setting up documents

Setting up documents provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part… Show More

Pages '09 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Setting up documents

Setting up documents provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Pages '09 Essential Training
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  1. 2m 36s
    1. Welcome
      1m 8s
    2. Using the exercise files
    3. SFWordProcessing plug-in error
  2. 11m 18s
    1. Launching Pages and the Template Chooser
      3m 13s
    2. Reviewing the user interface
      2m 57s
    3. Customizing the user interface
      2m 20s
    4. Viewing documents
      2m 48s
  3. 17m 35s
    1. Setting up documents
      2m 56s
    2. Adding and arranging pages
      4m 47s
    3. Navigating documents
      4m 55s
    4. Viewing and adding document info
      2m 18s
    5. Saving documents
      2m 39s
  4. 45m 1s
    1. Selecting text
      2m 41s
    2. Character formatting with fonts
      4m 11s
    3. Character formatting with the Fonts panel
      5m 53s
    4. Character spacing and baseline adjustments
      3m 53s
    5. Formatting paragraphs
      6m 57s
    6. Using hyphenation and ligatures
      3m 46s
    7. Working with tabs
      5m 44s
    8. Creating a bulleted list
      4m 46s
    9. Creating a numbered list
      3m 31s
    10. Using the Outline view
      3m 39s
  5. 25m 13s
    1. Using special characters
      4m 34s
    2. Inserting equations with MathType 6.0
      1m 55s
    3. Inserting document file names
      2m 22s
    4. Searching documents
      5m 30s
    5. Checking spelling
      5m 22s
    6. Auto-correction preferences
      5m 30s
  6. 13m 23s
    1. Understanding styles
      1m 29s
    2. Applying styles
      3m 25s
    3. Overriding styles
      2m 44s
    4. Creating styles
      3m 35s
    5. Importing styles
      2m 10s
  7. 34m 8s
    1. Using pagination and breaks
      2m 11s
    2. Working with headers and footers
      4m 33s
    3. Adding page numbers
      5m 3s
    4. Inserting date fields
      2m 45s
    5. Working with columns
      3m 25s
    6. Working with sections
      6m 32s
    7. Adding footnotes and endnotes
      2m 48s
    8. Creating a table of contents
      3m 8s
    9. Creating bibliographies with EndNote
      3m 43s
  8. 14m 54s
    1. Accessing template layouts
      4m 15s
    2. Working with template parts
      3m 47s
    3. Replacing text and images
      2m 56s
    4. Saving a modified template
      3m 56s
  9. 43m 23s
    1. Using text boxes
      5m 32s
    2. Linking text boxes
      4m 16s
    3. Placing objects and wrapping text
      4m 16s
    4. Working with images
      5m 42s
    5. Working with shapes
      6m 3s
    6. Using Instant Alpha
      2m 55s
    7. Adjusting images
      4m 0s
    8. Creating master objects
      3m 57s
    9. Adding audio and video
      6m 42s
  10. 19m 30s
    1. Inserting tables
      2m 57s
    2. Working with cell data
      4m 31s
    3. Working with rows and columns
      3m 47s
    4. Formatting tables
      5m 12s
    5. Using table calculations
      3m 3s
  11. 15m 0s
    1. Inserting a chart
      3m 25s
    2. Entering chart data
      3m 6s
    3. Formatting charts
      3m 45s
    4. Importing chart data
      2m 0s
    5. Importing a chart from Numbers
      2m 44s
  12. 21m 17s
    1. Printing
      5m 19s
    2. Exporting to other formats
      4m 0s
    3. Working with Microsoft Word files
      2m 26s
    4. Collaborating on documents
      4m 51s
    5. Sending documents by email
      1m 0s
    6. Sharing documents with
      3m 41s
  13. 6m 45s
    1. Merging with contacts
      3m 57s
    2. Merging with Numbers data
      2m 48s
  14. 17s
    1. Goodbye

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Setting up documents
Video Duration: 2m 56s 4h 30m Beginner


Setting up documents provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Pages '09 Essential Training

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In Pages '09 Essential Training, David Rivers teaches many creative, time-saving features that will help both experienced and first-time users of Apple's word processing and page layout tool. David explains how to get started by customizing the user interface; then shows how to create unique, eye-catching documents using the text tools, templates, and styles in Pages '09. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Working with images, shapes, and text boxes
  • Setting up auto-correction preferences
  • Integrating Pages seamlessly with the iWork suite
  • Formatting and inserting tables into documents
  • Inserting equations with MathType 6
  • Importing charts from Numbers
  • Sharing documents with
  • Adding audio and video features to documents
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Setting up documents

Every document you create in Pages '09 comes with default document settings. Paper Size, Margins, Orientation and more are all built into the template that was used to create the document. Of course, any or all of these document settings can be changed at any time. Here's an example of a document that was created using a Page Layout template for Certificate. Let's examine some of its document settings using the Document Inspector. Click the Inspector button and make sure Document Inspector and the Document button are selected. Here you'll see the Page Size for this document, Margin information, whether or not Headers and Footers are being used. Footnotes & Endnotes don't apply to this type of document, so they're not usable. Other information appears down below; all of these can be changed at any time.

Click Page Setup to view additional information. For example, your default printer will appear on the Format for button. If you've got multiple printers, you can select a different one from here. Paper Size, in this case, US Letter is being used meaning 8.50 by 11.00 inches. But with the Orientation selected as Landscape, this becomes an 11.00 by 8.50 inch page size. If you're going to be using different paper sizes in your printer, then what's appearing on your screen, you can scale your document up or down to fit accordingly.

But let's click Cancel and let's close this document to examine another type of document. This one called Phoenix Mission is based on the Word Processing template and with Page Thumbnails turned on; you can see some multi-page document. Of course, our Document Inspector remains opened, so now we're dealing information about this document. The Page Size is 8.50 by 11.00, meaning a Portrait Orientation. Down below, different margins are being used. Headers and Footers are turned on and Footnotes & Endnotes are usable for this type of document.

Let's say we were going to print this document and bind it down the center, maybe using Staples or Three-Rings, for example. We might want to create some extra space on the inside of our pages. To do that, we can make a change in our Document Inspector. Click Facing Pages to turn left and right margins to Inside and Outside margins. This changes the way we view our document on screen as well as in the Page Thumbnails. Now to create that extra space, we can change the Inside margin.

We can bump that up using the Up Arrow or type the value in their cell in the Inside margin field. Changes occur on our screen as well as on the thumbnails in the Page Thumbnails pane, and when we close the Document Inspector, we need to save our document to save those changes. So although Pages '09 will assign default document settings that are dependent on the templates you choose, remember, you can always make changes to customize the document to your needs.

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