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Pages for iPad: Visual QuickStart Guide by Nolan Hester

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7. Arranging Objects and Text

In This Chapter

Arranging Objects

Working with Edge Guides

Stacking Objects

Arranging Objects with Text

Putting It All Together

A Pages for iPad document is the sum of all its parts: text and headers, images, shapes, charts, and tables. In that sense, this chapter is the heart of Pages for iPad. Here’s where you learn how to arrange all those parts on the page so they work together.

Arranging Objects

Thanks to the iPad’s touch screen, Pages for iPad includes a bunch of ways to move and group objects. The nudge motion—and its multi-fingered variations—is a good example of how gestures are used to lay out the page. (See Table 8.1.)

Table 8.1. Pixel Pushing

To nudge objects

  1. Touch an object on the screen and ...

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