Overview

Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.

The important stuff you need to know:

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iWork: The Missing Manual

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Overview

Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Create elegant files in minutes. Save tons of time by using iWork’s collection of prebuilt templates and themes.
  • Craft a variety of documents. Use Pages to design attractive newsletters, catalogs, brochures, flyers, and posters.
  • Build eye-popping presentations. Turn Keynote’s themes and easy-to-use cinematic effects into beautiful custom slideshows.
  • Organize and clearly convey information. Jazz up your Numbers spreadsheets with charts, images, and videos.
  • Always have your work on hand. Store your files in iCloud and have them sync automatically to your Mac and iOS devices.
  • Work anywhere, any time. Use the web-based iWork for iCloud to create projects on any computer—even a PC.
Versions covered:

This edition covers Pages for Mac 5.1, Keynote for Mac 6.1, Numbers for Mac 3.1, version 2.1 of each iOS app, and iWork for iCloud.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449374242
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/18/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 864
  • Sales rank: 392,619
  • File size: 27 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Jessica Thornsby is a technical writer based in sunny Sheffield, England. She writes about Android, app development, rooting and flashing mobile devices, Eclipse, Java and all things Apple. When not wordsmithing about technology, she writes about her local food and music scene, and keeping exotic pets. On the rare occasions that she’s dragged away from her keyboard, she enjoys beer gardens, going to concerts, cooking tongue-blistering curries, and obsessively researching her family tree.


Josh Clark is a writer, designer, and developer who helps creative people get clear of technical hassle to share their ideas with the world. When he's not writing about clever design and humane software, he's building it. Josh is the creator of Big Medium, friendly software that actually makes it fun to manage a Web site and he's the author of iWork '09: The Missing Manual. In a previous life, Josh worked on a slew of national PBS programs at Boston's WGBH. He shared his three words of Russian with Mikhail Gorbachev, strolled the ranch with Nancy Reagan, and wrote trivia questions for a primetime game show. Now Josh makes words and spins code at his hypertext laboratory globalmoxie.com in Paris, France, where he lives with his wife Ellen.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Part 1: Pages for Mac

Chapter 1: Creating a Pages Document

Chapter 2: Editing Text in Pages

Chapter 3: Creating and Using Styles

Chapter 4: Typo-Busting Power Tools

Chapter 5: Formatting and Organizing Documents

Chapter 6: Beyond Text: Laying Out Documents

Chapter 7: Objects Up Close: Adding, Modifying, and More

Chapter 8: Building Tables and Charts

Chapter 9: Sharing Pages Documents

Chapter 10: Creating Templates to Streamline Projects

Part 2: Keynote for Mac

Chapter 11: Creating a Keynote Slideshow

Chapter 12: Laying Out Slides

Chapter 13: Animating Slides

Chapter 14: Sharing Your Slideshows

Chapter 15: Customizing Keynote Themes

Part 3: Numbers for Mac

Chapter 16: Creating a Numbers Spreadsheet

Chapter 17: Editing Tables in Numbers

Chapter 18: Organizing Tables in Numbers

Chapter 19: Using Formulas

Chapter 20: Advanced Data Crunching with Functions

Chapter 21: Charts: Giving Shape to Data

Chapter 22: Designing Your Spreadsheet Report

Chapter 23: Sharing Your Spreadsheets

Part 4: iWork for iOS

Chapter 24: Pages for iOS

Chapter 25: Keynote for iOS

Chapter 26: Numbers for iOS

Part 5: iWork for iCloud

Chapter 27: An Intro to iCloud

Chapter 28: Pages for iCloud

Chapter 29: Keynote for iCloud

Chapter 30: Numbers for iCloud

Part 6: Appendix

Installing and Upgrading iWork

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