Apple updated its entire iWork suite this afternoon. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iOS were all updated to version 1.7 with improved compatibility with Microsoft Office and iWork. Each iOS app also got bug fixes and minor updates, as seen below. Additionally, available via software update and directly from Apple’s website, iWork for Mac has been updated to version 9.3. It mainly features support for the new iWork for iOS apps. The full release notes are below:
In this release Numbers for iOS is updated for improved compatibility with Microsoft Excel and Numbers for Mac.
• Hide and unhide rows and columns • Import and export Numbers for Mac spreadsheets with filters, and turn filters on and off • Preserve rich text in tables when importing and exporting • Add reflections to shapes • Lock and unlock objects
In this release Pages for iOS is updated for improved compatibility with Microsoft Word and Pages for Mac.
• Use Change Tracking to track changes to body text in a document • Accept and reject individual changes as you review a document • Import Pages and Microsoft Word documents with change tracking and continue to track changes to body text • Preserve tracked changes in documents exported in Microsoft Word or Pages format • Preserve calculations in tables when importing from and exporting to Pages for Mac • Add reflections to shapes • Lock and unlock objects
In this release Keynote for iOS is updated for improved compatibility with Microsoft Powerpoint and Keynote for Mac.
• Import and export all Microsoft PowerPoint and Keynote for Mac slide sizes • Import and export presentation themes, complete with master slides and preset styles • Play back all Keynote action builds including Move, Rotate, Scale, and Opacity • Add new slide transitions including Shimmer and Sparkle • Preserve calculations in tables when importing from and exporting to Keynote for Mac • Add reflections to shapes • New print layouts include options to print with presenter notes, with builds, and without backgrounds • Lock and unlock objects
- Microsoft Office for iOS and Android shows its face, release in early 2013 for iOS first (9to5mac.com)
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