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iWork® For Dummies,® 2nd Edition by Jesse Feiler

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Chapter 9

Editing Page Layout Documents with Pages for Mac

In This Chapter

arrow Creating a one-page flyer

arrow Setting a big title

arrow Adding an image

arrow Creating tear-off tabs

All the iWork for iOS apps let you create and manage text boxes (see Chapters 4 and 5). Text boxes give you tremendous power and flexibility. Pages for Mac adds features to text boxes in page layout documents. In general, you can edit these features with Pages for Mac. Often, those edits remain intact even after you’ve moved a document to an iOS device for editing with Pages for iOS, although there are some exceptions. As this chapter describes, text boxes created with iWork for Mac have even more features.

Word-processing documents tend to be fairly simple: They consist of words that are built into sentences and paragraphs. You can add graphics and other elements, but most of the time, you’re typing one word after another.

Page layout documents generally have a variety of objects, such as text boxes, graphics, and even movies and hyperlinks. You need to identify the components, know how to create and edit them, and put them ...

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