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Pages '09 Essential Training
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Pages '09 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Welcome

(Music playing.) My name is David Rivers. I have been a training consultant for over 20 years working with applications that elevate productivity in the workplace. I'm excited to present Pages '09 Essential Training and show you the ease and versatility of Apple's latest version of this program in iWork '09. We will start the course with an overview of the basic layout tools, using sections, headers, footers, tables of contents, numbering and even bibliographies with EndNote X too. Then we'll explore the functions that give a document its unique character. You will see the menu of templates Apple includes with Pages '09 and how to customize them to give them the look you want.
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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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Pages '09 Essential Training
4h 30m Beginner May 08, 2009

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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 iWork.com
  • Adding audio and video features to documents
Subjects:
Business Design Page Layout Computer Skills (Mac)
Software:
Pages
Author:
David Rivers

Welcome

(Music playing.) My name is David Rivers. I have been a training consultant for over 20 years working with applications that elevate productivity in the workplace. I'm excited to present Pages '09 Essential Training and show you the ease and versatility of Apple's latest version of this program in iWork '09. We will start the course with an overview of the basic layout tools, using sections, headers, footers, tables of contents, numbering and even bibliographies with EndNote X too. Then we'll explore the functions that give a document its unique character. You will see the menu of templates Apple includes with Pages '09 and how to customize them to give them the look you want.

I will show you how to insert and manipulate various objects in your document. You will also see how Pages '09 integrates with some of the other versatile programs in the iWork '09 Productivity Suite. We'll get into displaying tables and charts and of course I will show you several ways to get your documents out to the people who need to see them. Let's get started with Pages '09 Essential Training.

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Q: The “Phoenix Mission.pages” exercise file used in Chapter 2 crashes Pages when opened. What is causing this?
A: For a small number of users using Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the font used in the exercise file, Hoefler Text, causes a SFWordProcessing plug-in error. To resolve this issue, see the instructions here:
http://iwebfaq.org/e-books/the-million-dollar-trick-or-how-to-fix-iweb-in-10-6-2/
 
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