Keynote

Today at Apple shows how to ‘Craft Your Mantra Collage’ on an iPad with artist Quentin Jones

A while back, Apple axed its Today at Apple in-store sessions due to the (ongoing) coronavirus pandemic. This meant that customers couldn't go into a physical retail shop and learn how to do cool things with their devices, like how to make eye-catching artwork on an iPad, for instance. To help with that, Apple started leaning into online tutorials instead, publishing YouTube videos to show folks how to take full advantage of their device(s) from an artistic perspective.

Apple is updating the iWork app icons in macOS 12 Monterey

Sometime in the near future, Apple is going to launch the next major update to its desktop operating system. With macOS 12 Monterey, the company is welcoming plenty of changes to the software. Including some tweaks to the user interface and overall aesthetic. And that will apparently be the case for the iWork app icons as well.

How to work with shapes and lines in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Add a Shape in Pages on Mac

Pages, Numbers, and Keynote offer useful built-in shapes and lines that you can use to enhance your documents. Whether you’re creating a flowchart or diagram, or just want to add a subtle visual, you can easily insert and customize the available shapes and lines.

For converting straight lines to curved ones or adjusting a shape’s features, we want to help you make the most of using these items in your documents. Here are several tips for working with shapes and lines in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

How to add photos, music, or movies to Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents

Media Browser in Pages on Mac

The Media Browser is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a tool for looking through or searching for media like photos, music, and movies. So if you want to include an item in your Pages, Numbers, or Keynote document on Mac, the Media Browser is your go-to tool.

Here, we’ll show you ways to access the Media Browser, find items with it, and insert media into your documents.

How to work with tables in Keynote on Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Keynote Inserted Table on Mac

When you’re creating a Keynote slideshow, you might consider using a table for a nice way to format your data. Your presentation may be for an organization where you want to show financial data or a company where you want to display product sales. Whatever it is, using tables in Keynote is just as easy as using them in Pages, and just as beneficial.

Here’s how to work with tables in Keynote including inserting, formatting, and adjusting them.

How to share documents from Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Share from Pages with Messages on Mac

When you finish working on a document in Pages, sheet in Numbers, or slideshow in Keynote, you may want to share it with someone. You don’t necessarily want to collaborate with them, which involves a different how-to for working on the document together. But you want to send it to them as a finished product.

You have various ways to share documents directly from Pages, Numbers, and Keynote along with different options when sharing it from Mac. So here, we’ll walk you through how to share a document on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

How to collaborate in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Start Collaborating in Pages on iPhone

You can easily share a document you create in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. But that’s handier if your document is finished or you’re not looking for input. So if you’re composing a document that you want to work on with someone, these apps offer a nice collaboration feature.

When you collaborate, you’re working on it together and reviewing the other person’s input. You can use track changes or comments which is sort of like discussing it in the same room. This gives you an easy way to create the ultimate final product.

So here, we’ll show you how to start collaborating on your documents in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. And we’ll go through instructions for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.