Pages 08 Is All Grown Up

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up

A problem spot in Pages 08 is the programs uneven ability to import some templates created in Microsoft Office. Here, page dynamics pose a problem to this particular file.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Error Arises While Importing MS Office Template

When importing a Microsoft-formatted template meant to organize an interview schedule, we received an error message saying an unsupported field had not been imported.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Exporting Pages Files as Word Docs Yields Some Errors

When trying to export a Pages file as a Word document while using the programs spiffy new Track Changes feature, we found that address book fields were exported as regular text instead of merge fields.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Other Templates Import Just Fine

A Word-formatted template, imported into Pages, was easy to modify.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Support for OOXML Files Lacking

OOXML-formatted files did not fare well in Pages 08.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Two Distinct Modes

Two distinct and separate menus offered for Pages layout and word processing modes make it easy for users to switch seamlessly back and forth between each mode.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Save As Options

Users can save documents created in Pages in Pages 05, 06 or 08 formats. Microsoft-based formats are currently not an option.

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Pages 08 Is All Grown Up - Track Changes Feature

Pages new track changes feature is a great way to enable user collaboration on documents. The feature also supports documents exchanged between users working in Microsoft Office.

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