Add All Sorts of Objects

Other chapters have touched on, and, in some cases, gone deeply into ways you can manage and modify objects in Pages. This chapter provides a closer look at the specific kinds of objects you can use. In Pages, objects generally fall into two types: what I call “basic objects” and “dynamic objects.” Although Pages does not explicitly draw this distinction, it becomes evident when you work with them.

These four types of objects are what I mean by “basic objects”:

  • Text boxes: These text-containing objects are distinct from a document’s body text area and its headers and footers. Use Text Boxes describes how to make and customize them.

  • Shapes and lines: Pages provides a collection of shapes and lines you can add to a document, ...

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