Apple updates Pages, Keynote, Numbers for macOS, iOS

Apple has updated its Pages, Keynote, and Numbers apps for both macOS and iOS. They’re free downloads/updates at the Mac App Store and Apple App Store.

The Pages updates allow you to:

  • Style your text by filling it with gradients or images, or by applying new outline styles.

  • Create links from text to other pages in a page layout document.

  • Copy and paste pages or sections between documents.

  • Place images, shapes, and equations inline in text boxes so they move with text.

  • Using face detection, subjects in photos are intelligently positioned in placeholders and objects.

  • Reapply a master page so text and media placeholders return to their default style and position.

  • Create books using new templates for novels (available in English only).

  • Customize options for the Apple Pencil (iOS only).

The Keynote updates allow you to:

  • Edit master slides while collaborating on a presentation.

  • Style your text by filling it with gradients or images, or by applying new outline styles.

  • Place images, shapes, and equations inline in text boxes so they move with text.

  • Using face detection, subjects in photos are intelligently positioned in placeholders and objects.

  • (There are also some iOS specific tweaks).

The Numbers updates offer:

  • Greatly improved accuracy using the enhanced 128-bit calculation engine.

  • Style your text by filling it with gradients or images, or by applying new outline styles.

  • Create links from text to other sheets in a spreadsheet.

  • Place images, shapes, and equations inline in text boxes so they move with text.

  • Using face detection, subjects in photos are intelligently positioned in placeholders and objects.

  • Improved performance while editing and sorting tables.

  • Add rows to filtered tables.

  • Plus some iOS-only changes.

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