Now that you have a good overview of Pages and what it can do, let’s look at actually using it to create a document.
First off, you can open any of your current word processing documents with pages, if Pages is not your default, simply right-click on a document and choose Open With Pages. If you wish to make Pages your default word processor, right-click any document and choose Get Info, when the new window opens, toward the bottom change the Open With to Pages.
When you open Pages, you can go to the top under Pages and then click Preferences, there you can set up your default font, if you have a preference. You can also set up alignment, thought it is set with 1 inch margins which makes it nice when you print.
If your needs are for advanced word processing, Pages will serve you well. If your needs are more basic, Pages will also be suitable for you. The nice aspect about Pages is it suits people on varying levels of needed features. If feels good as a basic word processor and fantastic as an advanced word processor.
It’s fully compatible with Microsoft Word, so if you colleagues or friends have not made the switch to Pages, no problem, you can send them attachments in doc so they can open them. Likewise, when they send you Word attachments, you will be able to open them with Pages. Including MS Word’s new xdoc file format.