iWork: The Missing Manual

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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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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: 9781449393311
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/3/2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 864
  • Sales rank: 224,797
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

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;
About the Author;
About the Creative Team;
The Missing Manual Series;
The Three Parts of iWork;
The Three Flavors of iWork;
What’s New in iWork;
The Very Basics;
About This Book;
About the Outline;
About the Online Resources;
Safari® Books Online;
Part 1: Pages for Mac;
Chapter 1: Creating a Pages Document;
1.1 Getting Started with Pages;
1.2 Creating Pages Documents;
1.3 Opening an Existing Document;
1.4 Controlling the Document Window;
Chapter 2: Editing Text in Pages;
2.1 Word-Processor Text vs. Text Boxes;
2.2 Basic Text Editing in iWork;
2.3 Undoing and Backing Up;
2.4 Changing Font Styles and Appearance;
2.5 Formatting Paragraphs;
2.6 Spaces, Invisibles, and Special Characters;
2.7 Working with Lists;
Chapter 3: Creating and Using Styles;
3.1 When You Need Styles;
3.2 Style Central: The Text Tab;
3.3 Creating Styles;
3.4 Changing the Default Font;
Chapter 4: Typo-Busting Power Tools;
4.1 Changing Your Mind: Find & Replace;
4.2 Spell Checking;
4.3 Reference Tools;
4.4 Auto-Correction and Text Substitution;
4.5 Tracking Changes;
Chapter 5: Formatting and Organizing Documents;
5.1 Document Formatting;
5.2 Organizing Your Document with Sections;
5.3 Auto-Entry: Formatted Text Fields;
5.4 Adding a Table of Contents;
5.5 Hyperlinks;
Chapter 6: Beyond Text: Laying Out Documents;
6.1 Templates: The Key to Prefab Page Designs;
6.2 Planning a Layout from Scratch;
6.3 Creating a Page-Layout Document;
Chapter 7: Objects Up Close: Adding, Modifying, and More;
7.1 Floating vs. Inline Objects;
7.2 Adding Objects;
7.3 Working with Objects;
7.4 Modifying Object Styles;
7.5 Copying Objects and Graphic Styles;
Chapter 8: Building Tables and Charts;
8.1 Creating Tables;
8.2 Making Mini-Spreadsheets with Formulas;
8.3 Creating Charts;
Chapter 9: Sharing Pages Documents;
9.1 Password-Protecting Documents;
9.2 Printing Your Documents;
9.3 Exporting Documents;
9.4 Emailing Your Document;
9.5 Sharing via iCloud;
Chapter 10: Creating Templates to Streamline Projects;
10.1 Template-Building Basics;
10.2 Modifying an Existing Template;
10.3 Creating Templates from Scratch;
10.4 Deleting Templates;
10.5 Sharing, Exchanging, and Buying Templates;
Part 2: Keynote for Mac;
Chapter 11: Creating a Keynote Slideshow;
11.1 Themes = Templates;
11.2 Your First Keynote Slideshow;
11.3 Browsing and Organizing Your Slides;
11.4 Saving Your Slideshow;
11.5 Opening an Existing Slideshow;
Chapter 12: Laying Out Slides;
12.1 Setting Up the Keynote Document;
12.2 Working with Objects;
12.3 Adding and Formatting Text Boxes;
12.4 Inserting Photos and Other Graphics;
12.5 Adding Shapes;
12.6 Building Tables and Charts;
12.7 Adding Movies;
12.8 Making Noise: Sounds and Soundtracks;
12.9 Working with Hyperlinks;
12.10 Note to Self: Adding Comments;
12.11 Changing Slide Backgrounds;
12.12 Adding Slide Numbers;
Chapter 13: Animating Slides;
13.1 Adding Transitions;
13.2 Adding Object Builds;
13.3 Ordering and Automating Builds;
13.4 Adding Animations with Action Builds;
13.5 Copying Builds to Other Objects;
Chapter 14: Sharing Your Slideshows;
14.1 Setting Up the Presentation;
14.2 Playing Keynote Slideshows;
14.3 Creating Self-Playing Slideshows;
14.4 Setting Up Hyperlinks-Only Slideshows;
14.5 Printing Slides and Handouts;
14.6 Exporting to Other Formats;
14.7 Emailing Slideshows;
14.8 Sharing Your Slides Online;
14.9 Send a Copy;
Chapter 15: Customizing Keynote Themes;
15.1 Keynote Theme Basics;
15.2 Modifying a Theme;
15.3 Building Themes from Scratch;
15.4 Saving Custom Themes;
15.5 Sharing and Buying Themes;
Part 3: Numbers for Mac;
Chapter 16: Creating a Numbers Spreadsheet;
16.1 Picking a Numbers Template;
16.2 Your First Spreadsheet;
16.3 Fancy Formulas and Glitzy Graphics;
16.4 Organizing Data with Sheets;
16.5 Saving Your Spreadsheet;
16.6 Opening an Existing Spreadsheet;
16.7 Previewing Your Printed Spreadsheet;
Chapter 17: Editing Tables in Numbers;
17.1 Working with Table Objects;
17.2 Navigating Table Cells;
17.3 Editing Table Cells;
17.4 Using Different Types of Data;
17.5 Add It Quick: Data-Entry Shortcuts;
Chapter 18: Organizing Tables in Numbers;
18.1 Working with Rows and Columns;
18.2 Sorting and Filtering Data;
18.3 Find & Replace;
18.4 Make It Pretty: Borders and Backgrounds;
18.5 Conditional Formatting;
18.6 Working with Table Styles;
Chapter 19: Using Formulas;
19.1 Formula Basics;
19.2 Instant Calculations;
19.3 Adding Quick Formulas;
19.4 Editing Formulas;
19.5 Copying and Moving Formulas;
19.6 Coping with Formula Errors;
Chapter 20: Advanced Data Crunching with Functions;
20.1 How Functions Work;
20.2 Adding Functions with the Functions Tab;
20.3 Using Cell Ranges in Functions;
20.4 Common Math Functions;
20.5 Transforming Text in Formulas;
20.6 Working with Dates and Times;
20.7 What IF: Adding Logic to Formulas;
20.8 Looking Up and Fetching Cell Data;
Chapter 21: Charts: Giving Shape to Data;
21.1 Adding a Chart to Your Spreadsheet;
21.2 Working with a Chart’s Table Data;
21.3 Editing Chart Text and Labels;
21.4 Formatting Charts;
21.5 Avoiding Chartjunk;
Chapter 22: Designing Your Spreadsheet Report;
22.1 Working with Objects;
22.2 Identifying “Back Page” Data;
22.3 Adding Text;
22.4 Drawing Shapes;
22.5 Inserting Pictures;
22.6 Adding Movies and Sound;
22.7 Creating Custom Numbers Templates;
Chapter 23: Sharing Your Spreadsheets;
23.1 Printing Your Spreadsheet;
23.2 Exporting to Other Formats;
23.3 Sharing with Pages and Keynote;
23.4 Distributing Spreadsheets Online;
23.5 Sending a Copy of Your Document;
Part 4: iWork for iOS;
Chapter 24: Pages for iOS;
24.1 Creating Your First Document;
24.2 Adding Objects;
24.3 General Object Edits;
24.4 Working with Text;
24.5 Working with Shapes;
24.6 Working with Images;
24.7 Working with Tables;
24.8 Working with Charts;
24.9 Working with Audio and Video;
24.10 Sharing Your Documents;
Chapter 25: Keynote for iOS;
25.1 Creating Presentations;
25.2 Animating Slides;
25.3 Creating Hyperlinks;
25.4 Using Presenter Display;
Chapter 26: Numbers for iOS;
26.1 Creating a Spreadsheet;
26.2 Working with Objects;
26.3 Working with Sheets;
26.4 Adding Data to a Table;
26.5 Working with Data;
26.6 Using Forms to Supercharge Data Entry;
26.7 Converting Tables into Charts;
Part 5: iWork for iCloud;
Chapter 27: An Intro to iCloud;
27.1 Getting Started with iWork for iCloud;
27.2 Connecting iWork for Mac to iCloud;
Chapter 28: Pages for iCloud;
28.1 Accessing Pages for iCloud;
28.2 Documents View;
28.3 Creating a Pages Document;
28.4 Working with Text;
28.5 Working with Objects;
28.6 Printing Your Document;
28.7 Password-Protecting Your Document;
Chapter 29: Keynote for iCloud;
29.1 Creating a Presentation;
29.2 Working with Objects 101;
29.3 Transitioning Between Slides;
29.4 Sharing, Protecting, and Printing Your Presentations;
Chapter 30: Numbers for iCloud;
30.1 Creating a Document;
30.2 Working with Objects;
30.3 Working with Tables;
30.4 Adding Data to Tables;
30.5 Formulas and Functions;
30.6 Sharing and Printing Presentations;
Part 6: Appendix;
Installing and Upgrading iWork;
Creating Your Apple ID;
Installing and Updating iWork for Mac;
Installing iWork for iOS;
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  • Posted December 20, 2014

    Highly Recommended for iWork fans!

    The best manual for all formats Mac, iOS, and iCloud. Pages, Keynotes, and Numbers are all covers here. Easy steps by steps informations and presentations for all!!

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