Enterprise Mobility: Pages for iPad Refresh Makes Sharing Simple

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2010-10-13
 
 
 

Pages for iPad Refresh Makes Sharing Simple

by P. J. Connolly

Pages for iPad Refresh Makes Sharing Simple

Pages 1.2 Adds Word Count

The new Word Count option is easily enabled from the Tools screen of Pages for iPad.

Pages 1.2 Adds Word Count

Hard to Miss, Easy to Ignore

A running word count for the Pages document now appears at the bottom of the screen.

Hard to Miss, Easy to Ignore

Treat Multiple Objects As One

Grouping objects in a Pages document requires a bit of juggling; I found myself cradling the iPad in my thumbs to select objects with my fingers.

Treat Multiple Objects As One

Cell-Specific Customization

This release of Pages for iPad adds support for many cell-specific table options, including custom borders, type color and size, and image fills.

Cell-Specific Customization

Still a Few Glitches

Although font handling has improved, the font choices in Pages for iPad are still rather limited in comparison to the desktop version of Pages.

Still a Few Glitches

Open Text Files from Mail

Its now possible to open text files in Pages from iPad from within an e-mail message, as seen in this view of the iPads Mail application.

Open Text Files from Mail

Document Sharing Now Available

Pages for iPad 1.2 adds the option to save a file to the Apple-hosted iWork.com service—currently in public beta—or to any WebDAV host.

Document Sharing Now Available

Share Many Formats at Once

The person uploading the document to iWork.com can password-protect the file, change the name, and select the available formats for download.

Share Many Formats at Once

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