Apple Updates Numbers, Pages and Keynote for iOS and Mac With New Features

Apple today updated its iWork apps for iOS devices, Numbers, Pages, and Keynote, to version 3.1, introducing a range of new features and improvements in each app.

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Pages, Apple's word processing app, has gained new text formatting options, bookmarks to link sections of a document, support for equations, Touch ID support for password protected documents, and more. A full list of changes for Pages is below:
What's New
-Format text as superscript or subscript, use ligatures, and change text background color
-Add bookmarks to easily link from one part of your document to another
-Add elegant mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation
-Quickly open password-protected documents using Touch ID
-Import and export documents in Rich Text Format (RTF)
-Easily replace missing fonts in your document
-New leader lines make pie charts easier to read
-Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region
Numbers, Apple's app for creating spreadsheets, has new options to add new or historical stock information to documents, a revamped editing experience, a new action menu that makes it easier to get to the most common tasks, Touch ID support, and more. A full list of changes is below:
What's New
-Easily add current or historical stock information to spreadsheets
-Use the new My Stocks template to easily track your portfolio
-A powerful new editing experience makes entering data and formulas fast and easy
-New action menu keeps most common tasks one tap away
-Quickly open password-protected spreadsheets using Touch ID
-Format text as superscript or subscript, use ligatures, and change text background color
-New leader lines make pie charts easier to read
-Easily replace missing fonts in your spreadsheet
-While collaborating on a spreadsheet, you can now cut, copy, paste, and duplicate sheets
-Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region
-Edit rich text within table cells
Keynote, Apple's presentation app, includes an improved rehearsal feature with slide, presenter notes, and timer in one view, new options for customizing slide backgrounds, Touch ID support for opening password protected documents, and more. A full list is below:
What's New
-Change slide master and customize slide background
-Rehearse a presentation with current slide, presenter notes, and timer all in one view
-Quickly open password-protected presentations using Touch ID
-Format text as superscript or subscript, use ligatures, and change text background color
-Easily replace missing fonts in your presentation
-New leader lines make pie charts easier to read
-Import Keynote 1 presentations
-Post interactive presentations on Medium, WordPress, and other websites
-Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region
All three of the new updates are available for download immediately. Customers who already own Apple's iWork apps will be able to obtain the new updates at no cost.

Many of the same changes have also been introduced in Keynote, Pages, and Numbers for Mac, all of which also have updates available this morning.

Pages for iOS - [App Store]
Keynote for iOS - [App Store]
Numbers for iOS - [App Store]

Pages for Mac - [Mac App Store]
Keynote for Mac - [Mac App Store]
Numbers for Mac - [Mac App Store]



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5 weeks ago
YES... Keynote finally has an OBJECTS LIST... call it layers if you are into Photoshop... FINALLY...



Rating: 9 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Nice features to add, but THE key feature missing from this version (that iWork 09 has, linked text boxes) continues to be MIA. :(
Rating: 8 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Wait, we could not add sup and sub characters before? WAIT, it took them 7 years to add that feature!?
Rating: 7 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Cool to see these apps continuing to get Apple's attention.
Rating: 5 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Pages and Keynote replaced Word and PowerPoint for me, but Numbers has always been slow and weak compared to Excel, not even suitable for school lab reports.
Rating: 4 Votes
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5 weeks ago

Bookmarks and support for. LaTeX equations.

I LOVE YOU, APPLE!

Now, if you could support BibTeX as a honeymoon present, that would be great.
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And they were available after that. Not sure why Apple means by that. I've always been able to write subscript and superscript text

They might be referring to the iOS version.
Rating: 3 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Has anybody found a way to make the numeric keyboard appear on the updated Numbers? I used to have the ability to switch to a different keyboard with just a numeric keypad, some symbols and some navigation buttons, so when I tapped those I would actually go to the cell on the right, instead of adding +D123 to the current cell, the way it happens if I tap directly on the cell. Now I have to tap "Done" then wait for the keyboard to disappear, then tap on the next cell, then double tap it, then wait for the keyboard to appear, then click on the 123 button to bring up the numbers... and I see no option to make entering numbers in a row less unbearable, like it used to be.

Am I missing something obvious?
Rating: 3 Votes
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5 weeks ago
iWork updates are funny enough the most exciting thing for me to come from Apple these days. Now if they could make Pages behave properly when it comes to inserting text boxes and images, like Pages '09, i would be so happy.
Rating: 3 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Glad to see a nice update.
Rating: 3 Votes
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5 weeks ago
Equations in Pages? I only asked for that while I was in high school and college (2007-2014). Too late to be useful to me, but if they'd done it ten years earlier, lab reports would have been so much easier.

I remember I spent some time trying to figure out how plugins in Pages worked so that I could add this feature myself... never was able to make it very far.
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