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Viewing documents

From: Pages '09 Essential Training

Video: Viewing documents

Pages '09 allows you to view the documents you're working on in a number of different ways; different scenarios call for different view options. For example, to work on the content of this Collin Family newsletter, we may want to adjust the zoom level up to better view the text we're editing. One option is to use the View menu. Click View. Move down to Zoom where you'll see a number of zoom options appear on the right side. Click Zoom In to bump up to the next zoom level. The zoom level currently being used appears on the Status bar on the Zoom button.

Viewing documents

Pages '09 allows you to view the documents you're working on in a number of different ways; different scenarios call for different view options. For example, to work on the content of this Collin Family newsletter, we may want to adjust the zoom level up to better view the text we're editing. One option is to use the View menu. Click View. Move down to Zoom where you'll see a number of zoom options appear on the right side. Click Zoom In to bump up to the next zoom level. The zoom level currently being used appears on the Status bar on the Zoom button.

Let's make a small change to our text in the first paragraph. Click once to select the text box, click again to get inside. We'll capitalize the letter w in the word "we". Now we can also make changes from the Zoom button itself. For example, to get a better feel for the layout of our document zooming out can help. Click the Zoom button, where you'll find a number of zoom levels as well as options at the bottom which will automatically adjust your page size to fit the width of your screen or if you rather fit the entire page on your screen, click Fit Page.

To get a better feel for the flow of our document, which will likely be printed with pages facing one another choosing Two Up is even better. Click the Zoom button again, this time select Two Up. A great new option that's ideal for distraction-free reading of a document is Full Screen View. We can change to this view from the View menu or click the Full Screen button on your toolbar. Once you're in Full Screen View, the position of your mouse pointer is very important. For example, if you want to scroll down through the document, move your mouse pointer to the very far right side of your screen where the Vertical Scroll bar will appear. Now you can scroll up and down through your document.

To jump to a specific page, move your mouse pointer to the very far left of your screen and the page thumbnails will appear. Click the thumbnail to take you to that page. You can also continue to work on your document from this view as well. Let's make a change to the name on the top of page 2. Click once to select the text box, click again to get inside. We'll change the name from DAVE to DAVID. You even have access to the Pages '09 menus and Format bar. Move your mouse pointer to the very top of your screen to reveal the menus and the Format bar.

To exit Full Screen View, you can use the View menu from here or click the Exit button on the Format bar, or if you prefer, while reading the document press the Escape key on your keyboard. Now this is going to return you back to the previous view you were using before entering Full Screen View. Using the right View option for the right scenario can improve your work experience in Pages '09.

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Pages '09 Essential Training

74 video lessons · 20710 viewers

David Rivers
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  1. 2m 36s
    1. Welcome
      1m 8s
    2. Using the exercise files
      52s
    3. SFWordProcessing plug-in error
      36s
  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 0s
    1. Selecting text
      2m 40s
    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 53s
    1. Accessing template layouts
      4m 14s
    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 iWork.com
      3m 41s
  13. 6m 44s
    1. Merging with contacts
      3m 57s
    2. Merging with Numbers data
      2m 47s
  14. 17s
    1. Goodbye
      17s

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