Pages for Mac (ver. 5.2) Introduction Quick Reference
Note: This is for the most recent version of Pages if you are using Mac OS X Mavericks (version 10.9) or earlier. If you are using Yosemite or El Capitan, you probably need this version instead: Pages for Mac 5.5 or 5.6 Introduction. See topics below.
Recommended companion title covering iWork basics: Pages, Keynote, Numbers Essentials.
The following topics are covered:
Setting Up the Page; Showing a Horizontal Ruler; Basic Text Editing; Inserting the Date and Time; Changing Capitalization; Using the Format Inspector to Change Font, Size, Bold, Italic, etc.; Changing Paragraph Alignment; Displaying Formatting Symbols (Tabs, Spaces, Paragraph Marks);Setting Indents; Setting Tabs; Creating Bulleted or Numbered Lists; Changing Line Spacing; Changing Paragraph Spacing; Showing Page Thumbnails; Checking Spelling and Grammar; Using an Envelope Template; Showing Word Count; Creating a Chart; Changing Text Color; Setting Borders and Rules; Multiple Columns; Inserting a Column Break; Inserting a Page Break; Creating Headers or Footers; Using Paragraph Styles; Using Character Styles; Assigning Shortcuts for Styles; Using Text Boxes; Adjusting Text Wrap; Highlighting Text; Tracking Changes.
Also includes: Lists of selection, movement, and deletion shortcuts.