Apple today released minor updates for its three iWork applications for the iPad. The new versions can be obtained in the usual manner by updating through the App Store either on the users' device or in iTunes. The updates bring support for a number of new languages, as well as several other enhancements.

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Keynote

- Support for French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
- Enhanced Back/Front slider in the Arrange panel
- Added the option to show additional alignment guides at smaller intervals

This update also:

- Improves reliability when importing Keynote '09 presentations
- Improves reliability when importing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
- Addresses a chart font size issue when exporting presentations previously imported from Microsoft PowerPoint
- Fixes an issue preventing access to some table cell color fills in landscape mode with an external keyboard

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Pages

- Support for French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
- Toolbar and ruler are now available in wide-screen landscape view
- Documents automatically fit to page width in landscape view
- Enhanced Back/Front slider in the Arrange panel

This update also:

- Improves reliability when exporting Microsoft Word documents
- Addresses issues with exporting documents previously imported from Microsoft Word
- Fixes an issue with text wrapping in Microsoft Word after exporting a document with a frame around an image
- Addresses a chart font size issue when exporting documents previously imported from Microsoft Word
- Resolves an issue with scrolling after inserting and playing a movie

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Numbers

- Support for French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
- Enhanced Back/Front slider in the Arrange panel

This update also:

- Improves reliability when importing Numbers '09 spreadsheets
- Addresses a chart font size issue when exporting spreadsheets previously imported from Microsoft Excel
- Fixes an issue when formatting a table pasted from Keynote or Pages
- Addresses an issue where formulas did not properly update when dragging and dropping cells
- Fixes an issue with applying a new style to a table in a template after an Undo

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