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Introduced by Apple in January 2005, iWork '05 is an innovative newsuite of document and presentation software that's the same caliberas Apple's groundbreaking digital media applications and that'swholly dedicated to what Mac users like you care about most:artistry and creativity. iWork '05 isn't about "officeproductivity"--it's about creating slick and stylish documents andcinema-quality digital presentations that say precisely what youwant them to say.

While iWork '05 helps you create stunning documents andpresentations, the suite doesn't come with any in-depthdocumentation of its own. That's where iWork '05: The MissingManual comes in. The book that should have been in the box, itgives you everything you need to master iWork '05.

Seamlessly integrated with the wildly popular iLife '05 anddesigned to take advantage of the advanced typography and graphicsengine of Mac OS X, iWork is actually two separate programs: Pagesand Keynote 2. Pages is a brand-new, streamlined word processor andpage layout program that allows nonprofessionals to quickly andpainlessly produce gorgeous brochures, newsletters, letters,invitations, product data sheets, and more. You can start documentsfrom scratch or use one of the 40 professionally designed templatesas a starting point. Keynote 2 is a significant upgrade to Keynote,Apple's PowerPoint-like presentation software that allows you tobuild unique presentations, demonstrations, storyboard animations,interactive slideshows, and more.

Like every Missing Manual, this one is refreshingly entertainingand scrupulously detailed. iWork '05: The Missing Manualgives you all the essentials of Pages and Keynote 2, including anobjective look at each program's capabilities, its advantages oversimilar programs, and its limitations. The book delivers countlessgoodies that you won't find anywhere else: undocumented tips,tricks, and secrets for getting the very best results from bothexciting new applications.

With the iWork '05 suite and iWork '05: The Missing Manual, youare totally equipped to give your work the style it deserves.

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