Apple Updates iWork for Mac and iOS

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Fire up iTunes and the Mac App Store folks, iWork for Mac and all the iWork apps for iOS have all been given an update bump. On the iOS side the apps jump to 1.7 and Mac 9.3. Details? Scarce.

From the Apple page for iWork for Mac:

Summary
iWork 9.3 is recommended for users of iWork 9.0 and later when using OS X Lion v10.7.4 and above. Update 9.3 adds support for iWork for iOS 1.7 apps.

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And iOS has less info.

We’ll keep an eye out for more information and update here.

Updated: 

Turns out the iOS versions of the apps got some serious attention and new features:

Pages

  • 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

Numbers

  • 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

Keynote

  • 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
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