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Pages Essential Training
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Pages Essential Training

with Sean Colins

Video: Welcome

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.
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  1. 6m 0s
    1. Welcome
      20s
    2. What can you do with Pages?
      5m 40s
  2. 19m 20s
    1. Using a template vs. starting from scratch
      9m 30s
    2. Preparing images
      2m 27s
    3. Preparing graphics
      1m 23s
    4. Writing text in Pages
      3m 47s
    5. Organizing assets in iLife and the finder
      2m 13s
  3. 10m 5s
    1. Moving around within a document
      3m 7s
    2. Showing or hiding a document's layout
      1m 53s
    3. Displaying pages side by side
      57s
    4. Zooming in and out of a document
      1m 24s
    5. Displaying word count and other document statistics
      58s
    6. Displaying a document's file information
      1m 46s
  4. 10m 20s
    1. Saving a document
      1m 40s
    2. Reverting to last saved version
      2m 34s
    3. Backing up the previous version
      3m 48s
    4. Embedding information about a document
      2m 18s
  5. 22m 11s
    1. Using a template
      53s
    2. Editing an image placeholder
      1m 33s
    3. Creating an image placeholder
      2m 1s
    4. Replacing placeholder text
      1m 40s
    5. Creating a text placeholder
      3m 10s
    6. Creating your own template
      11m 47s
    7. Specifying a default template
      1m 7s
  6. 26m 21s
    1. Choosing page size and orientation
      1m 17s
    2. Formatting left and right pages differently
      2m 59s
    3. Formatting a document in multiple columns
      2m 13s
    4. Dividing a document into chapters or sections
      1m 48s
    5. Specifying section attributes
      5m 13s
    6. Creating a common background image for multiple pages
      4m 21s
    7. Adding document headers and footers
      4m 16s
    8. Deleting pages
      4m 14s
  7. 19m 9s
    1. Modifying text columns
      3m 54s
    2. Inserting a column break
      1m 7s
    3. Varying the number of text columns on a page
      2m 40s
    4. Inserting pre-formatted pages into a document
      1m 36s
    5. Saving a Pages format to insert in another location
      2m 48s
    6. Managing saved page formats
      58s
    7. Inserting Pages numbers
      1m 5s
    8. Changing the starting page number for a document or section
      1m 26s
    9. Inserting the date or time
      49s
    10. Inserting footnotes
      2m 46s
  8. 25m 32s
    1. Entering and editing text
      2m 58s
    2. Changing font, size and color
      5m 19s
    3. Adjusting space between text characters
      2m 20s
    4. Changing text alignment
      57s
    5. Combining text characters with ligatures
      2m 51s
    6. Typing special characters and symbols
      2m 41s
    7. Adding text shadows
      1m 39s
    8. Using spell check
      4m 5s
    9. Finding and replacing text
      2m 42s
  9. 20m 44s
    1. Paragraph styles
      2m 54s
    2. Specifying a style for the following paragraph
      3m 21s
    3. Character styles
      2m 35s
    4. List styles
      5m 7s
    5. Copying and pasting styles
      4m 28s
    6. Importing styles from another document
      2m 19s
  10. 3m 24s
    1. Using the document rulers
      1m 59s
    2. Changing paragraph indentation
      1m 25s
  11. 8m 11s
    1. Numbered lists
      2m 59s
    2. Bulleted lists
      1m 16s
    3. Ordered Lists
      3m 56s
  12. 7m 3s
    1. Creating a table
      40s
    2. Adding and deleting table rows and columns
      41s
    3. Merging and splitting table cells
      1m 7s
    4. Moving or copying table cells
      46s
    5. Formatting table and table cell borders
      1m 44s
    6. Changing table backgrounds
      1m 19s
    7. Adding an image inside a table cell
      46s
  13. 21m 31s
    1. Choosing a chart type
      4m 46s
    2. Entering or editing chart data
      1m 55s
    3. Formatting axis labels and the legend
      3m 3s
    4. Displaying a grid behind chart data
      1m 59s
    5. Changing chart colors and borders
      4m 2s
    6. Adjusting the distance between chart bars and wedges
      3m 1s
    7. Adding descriptive text to a chart
      2m 45s
  14. 12m 28s
    1. Adding an image to a document
      41s
    2. Adding an image inside a text box or shape
      5m 26s
    3. Adding a movie to a document
      5m 5s
    4. Adding a sound file to a document
      1m 16s
  15. 22m 36s
    1. Masking a portion of an image
      10m 24s
    2. Creating an image placeholder
      2m 8s
    3. Creating a common background image for multiple pages
      2m 29s
    4. Resizing an object
      1m 53s
    5. Flipping an object
      1m 12s
    6. Adjusting an object's transparency
      54s
    7. Fixing an object on a page
      1m 39s
    8. Moving fixed objects forward or backward
      1m 57s
  16. 10m 46s
    1. Adding a shape
      4m 21s
    2. Changing the border style of a shape
      2m 23s
    3. Adding an image or text inside a shape
      4m 2s
  17. 12m 1s
    1. Adding a hyperlink to a Web page
      2m 43s
    2. Adding an email hyperlink
      3m 53s
    3. Adding a bookmark hyperlink
      3m 37s
    4. Editing a hyperlink
      1m 48s
  18. 8m 45s
    1. Page setup
      2m 19s
    2. Previewing a document before printing
      59s
    3. Printing a document
      5m 27s
  19. 13m 54s
    1. Exporting a document for use in another application
      4m 52s
    2. Exporting a document as a PDF file
      2m 8s
    3. Exporting a document as a text file
      1m 12s
    4. Exporting a document as an HTML page
      5m 42s
  20. 20s
    1. Goodbye
      20s

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Pages Essential Training
4h 40m Beginner Oct 18, 2005

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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
Subjects:
Business Design
Software:
Pages
Author:
Sean Colins

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