Pages User Guide for iPad
- Intro to Pages
- Word processing or page layout?
- Intro to images, charts and other objects
- Find a document
- Open a document
- Save and name a document
- Print a document or envelope
- Copy text and objects between apps
- Basic touchscreen gestures
- Use Apple Pencil with Pages
- Customise the toolbar
- Select text and place the insertion point
- Add and replace text
- Copy and paste text
- Add mathematical equations
- Bookmarks and links
- Add links
- Set paper size and orientation
- Set document margins
- Set up facing pages
- Page templates
- Add page numbers
- Change the page background
- Add a border around a page
- Add watermarks and background objects
- Change the transparency of an object
- Fill shapes and text boxes with colour or an image
- Add a border to an object
- Add a caption or title
- Add a reflection or shadow
- Use object styles
- Resize, rotate and flip objects
- Add or delete a table
- Select tables, cells, rows and columns
- Merge or unmerge table cells
- Resize, move or lock a table
- Send a document
- Publish a book to Apple Books
- Use presenter mode
- Use iCloud Drive with Pages
- Export to Word, PDF or another file format
- Restore an earlier version of a document
- Move a document
- Delete a document
- Password-protect a document
- Create and manage custom templates
Move, resize and rotate a chart in Pages on iPad
Move a chart
Tap the chart, then drag from the centre to move the chart (don’t drag the blue dots on the border).
As you drag, yellow alignment guides help you position the chart in relation to other objects on the page.
If you can’t see the alignment guides, you can turn them on. Tap , swipe up to see the Settings section, then turn on the guides you want.
Resize a chart
Tap the chart to select it.
Drag any of the blue dots on the chart’s border to make the chart larger or smaller.
Rotate a 3D, radar, pie or doughnut chart
You can rotate 3D, radar, pie or doughnut charts to adjust the angle and orientation of the chart. You may want to emphasise some data, for example, by positioning certain data at the top or bottom of the chart.
Rotate a 3D chart: Tap the chart, then drag .
Rotate a pie, doughnut or radar chart: Tap the chart, tap , tap Chart, then tap Rotation Angle. Drag the wheel, or tap the angle and enter a degree value to specify the angle at which you want to rotate the chart.
If a 3D chart doesn’t have a rotation control, the chart may be locked. To rotate the chart, you must unlock it first.