The update also adds new slide transitions and themes, as well as new chart animations, shapes, and textures. Apple also announced Keynote Remote, an application for the iPhone and iPod touch that lets you control your presentation from your mobile device. In portrait mode, the iPhone or iPod touch's screen shows the current slide and the slide's notes; in landscape mode, you see the current and next slides side-by-side. You switch slides using the touchscreen's familiar swipe gesture. The new version of Pages also adds a dynamic outlining feature for organizing writing projects; changes you make in an outline are automatically reflected in page view. Other additions to Pages include support mail merge using Numbers; integration with MathType and EndNote for scientists and academics; and 40 new templates. A key new featre is table categories, which lets you recategorize a table by any column. Learn more about macOS Catalina ] Also new is easier formula writing, including over functions searchable in a new function view. Numbers also features new chart options, including mixed chart types, multi-axis charts, charts with trendlines, and error bars.
Contributing Writer, Computerworld The last time Apple updated its iWork productivity suite , it included a number of revolutionary advances over previous versions -- especially the inclusion of the Numbers spreadsheet application. By contrast, this year's move to iWork '09 , unveiled at last month's Macworld Expo, feels much more evolutionary than revolutionary. All three applications in the suite -- the Pages word processor, Numbers, and Keynote, Apple's presentation app -- received notable updates, but they tended to fine-tune and complement the existing feature set rather than introduce radical changes. One interesting note:
Keynote 2, a presentation creation program, and Pages, a word processor. A day trial was also made available for download on Apple's website. Both programs were released as universal binaries for the first time, allowing them to run natively on both PowerPC processors and the IWork 09 price processors used in the new iMac desktop computers and MacBook Pro notebooks which had been announced on the same day as the new iWork suite. A new spreadsheet application, Numbers, was also introduced. Numbers differed from other spreadsheet applications, including Microsoft Excelin that it allowed users to create documents containing multiple spreadsheets IWork 09 price a flexible canvas using a number of built-in templates.
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