Apple Pages: An Overview to Word Processing and more

Learn basic skills such as text formatting to using Pages to using shapes to create visuals and more!
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

This course will help the average Joe become comfortable using Pages as their word processing application. To use this course, you need a Mac OS X computer and the Pages application. We will be using the latest version of Pages but many features will be relate to previous versions of the application. If you are looking for an overview of this word processing application, you are in a great spot! We will go over topics including: templates, font styles, format palette, alignment, picture editing, iCloud Pages, and more! You can either view the tutorials or pause the videos and follow along! At the end of this course you will be able to use Pages with confidence and teach others what you have learned.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have the latest version of Pages (5) and a mac to access Pages.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • learn a variety of tips and tricks to use Pages as an everyday application.
  • use Pages to create stunning visuals

Who is the target audience?

  • Take this course if you want an overview of Apple Pages and to go over each function within the application. If you are already an expert in Pages, this course is not for you.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Overview

You will see a preview of the course and an introduction by myself. Feel free to ask questions at any time during the course!


This lecture will discuss how to open Pages on the dock and through spotlight.


This lecture will explore over a dozen templates that Apple Pages provides.

Section 2: Format and Document Toolbar

We will look at different paragraph styles and how to edit them for the way that we need our project.


We will discuss different font styles including how to change our font style and color.


Formatting will be discussed on different ways to use alignment when we use the application. We also look into different spacing options and how to compose lists with numbers and bullets.


We will look at document settings and how to change our document's orientation and margins.


In the new pages there are many ways that we can save our document. There is also an easy way to rename our documents whenever we want.

Section 3: Top Toolbar

An overview of the top toolbar will be discussed.


We will show how to use shapes to create a poster. Using shapes enables us to become creative with Pages.


The alpha tool allows us to take out the background of any picture!

Section 4: iCloud

In addition to Pages, we also see Pages on iCloud which explores the possibility of collaborating with others.

Section 5: Quiz
3 questions

Overview of Pages

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Instructor Biography

My name is Stephen Rao and I am a computer teacher in New Jersey. Teaching my students how to use a variety of applications has led me to Udemy. In the summer of 2014, I set out to learn code to inspire my students in computer science. After learning obj-c I am now a published developer in the Apple App Store. I have turned to teaching a Udemy course to help those accomplish tools that I am an expert in. I have a Masters in Instructional Technology where I focus on professional development. I am confident that you will be able to gain the best information possible and fulfill your need to know.

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