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Pages Essential Training

with Sean Colins

Video: Welcome

How to use Apple's page layout and word processing application to create a wide variety of documents.
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  1. 5m 58s
    1. Welcome
    2. What can you do with Pages?
      5m 39s
  2. 19m 16s
    1. Using a template vs. starting from scratch
      9m 29s
    2. Preparing images
      2m 26s
    3. Preparing graphics
      1m 22s
    4. Writing text in Pages
      3m 46s
    5. Organizing assets in iLife and the finder
      2m 13s
  3. 10m 0s
    1. Moving around within a document
      3m 6s
    2. Showing or hiding a document's layout
      1m 52s
    3. Displaying pages side by side
    4. Zooming in and out of a document
      1m 24s
    5. Displaying word count and other document statistics
    6. Displaying a document's file information
      1m 45s
  4. 10m 16s
    1. Saving a document
      1m 39s
    2. Reverting to last saved version
      2m 33s
    3. Backing up the previous version
      3m 47s
    4. Embedding information about a document
      2m 17s
  5. 22m 4s
    1. Using a template
    2. Editing an image placeholder
      1m 32s
    3. Creating an image placeholder
      2m 0s
    4. Replacing placeholder text
      1m 39s
    5. Creating a text placeholder
      3m 9s
    6. Creating your own template
      11m 46s
    7. Specifying a default template
      1m 6s
  6. 26m 13s
    1. Choosing page size and orientation
      1m 16s
    2. Formatting left and right pages differently
      2m 58s
    3. Formatting a document in multiple columns
      2m 12s
    4. Dividing a document into chapters or sections
      1m 47s
    5. Specifying section attributes
      5m 12s
    6. Creating a common background image for multiple pages
      4m 20s
    7. Adding document headers and footers
      4m 15s
    8. Deleting pages
      4m 13s
  7. 19m 0s
    1. Modifying text columns
      3m 53s
    2. Inserting a column break
      1m 6s
    3. Varying the number of text columns on a page
      2m 39s
    4. Inserting pre-formatted pages into a document
      1m 35s
    5. Saving a Pages format to insert in another location
      2m 47s
    6. Managing saved page formats
    7. Inserting Pages numbers
      1m 4s
    8. Changing the starting page number for a document or section
      1m 25s
    9. Inserting the date or time
    10. Inserting footnotes
      2m 45s
  8. 25m 25s
    1. Entering and editing text
      2m 58s
    2. Changing font, size and color
      5m 18s
    3. Adjusting space between text characters
      2m 19s
    4. Changing text alignment
    5. Combining text characters with ligatures
      2m 50s
    6. Typing special characters and symbols
      2m 40s
    7. Adding text shadows
      1m 39s
    8. Using spell check
      4m 4s
    9. Finding and replacing text
      2m 41s
  9. 20m 38s
    1. Paragraph styles
      2m 53s
    2. Specifying a style for the following paragraph
      3m 20s
    3. Character styles
      2m 34s
    4. List styles
      5m 6s
    5. Copying and pasting styles
      4m 27s
    6. Importing styles from another document
      2m 18s
  10. 2m 39s
    1. Using the document rulers
      1m 58s
    2. Changing paragraph indentation
  11. 8m 9s
    1. Numbered lists
      2m 58s
    2. Bulleted lists
      1m 16s
    3. Ordered Lists
      3m 55s
  12. 6m 59s
    1. Creating a table
    2. Adding and deleting table rows and columns
    3. Merging and splitting table cells
      1m 7s
    4. Moving or copying table cells
    5. Formatting table and table cell borders
      1m 43s
    6. Changing table backgrounds
      1m 18s
    7. Adding an image inside a table cell
  13. 21m 26s
    1. Choosing a chart type
      4m 46s
    2. Entering or editing chart data
      1m 54s
    3. Formatting axis labels and the legend
      3m 2s
    4. Displaying a grid behind chart data
      1m 58s
    5. Changing chart colors and borders
      4m 2s
    6. Adjusting the distance between chart bars and wedges
      3m 0s
    7. Adding descriptive text to a chart
      2m 44s
  14. 12m 21s
    1. Adding an image to a document
    2. Adding an image inside a text box or shape
      5m 25s
    3. Adding a movie to a document
      5m 1s
    4. Adding a sound file to a document
      1m 15s
  15. 13m 29s
    1. Masking a portion of an image
      1m 23s
    2. Creating an image placeholder
      2m 7s
    3. Creating a common background image for multiple pages
      2m 28s
    4. Resizing an object
      1m 52s
    5. Flipping an object
      1m 11s
    6. Adjusting an object's transparency
    7. Fixing an object on a page
      1m 38s
    8. Moving fixed objects forward or backward
      1m 56s
  16. 10m 44s
    1. Adding a shape
      4m 20s
    2. Changing the border style of a shape
      2m 23s
    3. Adding an image or text inside a shape
      4m 1s
  17. 11m 57s
    1. Adding a hyperlink to a Web page
      2m 42s
    2. Adding an email hyperlink
      3m 52s
    3. Adding a bookmark hyperlink
      3m 36s
    4. Editing a hyperlink
      1m 47s
  18. 8m 43s
    1. Page setup
      2m 19s
    2. Previewing a document before printing
    3. Printing a document
      5m 26s
  19. 13m 50s
    1. Exporting a document for use in another application
      4m 51s
    2. Exporting a document as a PDF file
      2m 7s
    3. Exporting a document as a text file
      1m 11s
    4. Exporting a document as an HTML page
      5m 41s
  20. 19s
    1. Goodbye

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Pages Essential Training
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In Pages Essential Training, Sean Colins will teach you how to use Apple's page layout and word processing application to create a wide variety of documents. You will learn how to adapt the many pre-designed templates that come with the product to suit your specific design needs. Sean will show you how to add content, alter page behaviors, design with shapes and images, and even add movies and music. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Getting to know Pages How to use sections The Media Browser Using shapes as design elements Typography controls Wrapping text around objects Adding bookmarks and URLs Headers and footers Traveling footnotes Rulers Rotating images and shapes Creating templates Letting Styles control almost everything
Business Design


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