Pagesmith 1.0.11

An easy to use word processor.
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Pagesmith is an useful word processor that is focused on quickly creating beautiful documents. It features powerful controls for advanced typography combined with an innovative user interface.

Pagesmith is the word processor for admirers of fine typography and advocates of uncluttered design.

Main features:

  • Designed exclusively for OS X
  • Uses PDF as its file format; anyone can read your documents perfectly, fonts and all
  • Places all controls outside the text area; no dialog boxes or inspectors cover up your work
  • Categorizes your fonts for you, so you don't have to scroll through a long list every time you select a font
  • Was designed from the beginning to use styles in a simple, intuitive way
  • Never forces you to choose from a bewildering array of small icons
  • Helps you with typography, whether you are making fractions, using a special character, or looking for a nice ornament
  • Unique Features:
  • A document format (PDF) that everyone can read
  • Automatic grouping of your fonts into categories
  • Support for Apple font collections
  • Print guides
  • In-app feedback (and we do read our feedback)
  • Choice of tabbed or untabbed windows
  • Ruler shading to indicate how indents affect paragraph shape
  • An editor for your Apple spelling dictionary
  • An editor for the document-level spelling dictionary
  • Smart Quotes can be turned on or off at the character level or in a style
  • Direct menu support for over 60 special characters
  • A viewer for ornament characters found on your Mac
  • An editor for creating typographically correct fractions
  • An efficient user interface that avoids reliance on icons
  • A superbly easy-to-use Styles editor
  • A handy button to set the default font for a document
  • Adjustment of character weight, width, and obliqueness
  • Help pages that include tips on using your Leopard fonts
  • Standard Features:
  • Columns and Margins
  • Tables
  • Sections
  • Page numbers, in various formats
  • Updating date field
  • Spell checking
  • Templates (we call them Document Styles)
  • Headers and footers
  • Document properties (author, subject, etc., plus custom properties)
  • Word count
  • Automatic updating with new versions
  • Autosave
  • Automatic text replacement
  • Styles
  • Find and Replace
  • Smart Quotes
  • Smart Insert and Delete
  • Speech support
  • Page and column breaks
  • Adjustable hyphenation
  • Layout guides
  • Show Invisibles
  • Magnification (or scaling, zoom in and out)
  • View one or two pages at a time
  • Scale to full page
  • Scale to page width
  • Split view, horizontal or vertical
  • Adjust color of text, background, underline, and strikethrough
  • Small caps
  • Ligatures
  • Superscript and subscript, full size or small
  • Text shadow
  • US or metric measurements
  • Adjustable baseline and kerning
  • Adjust paragraph space before, space after, leading, line height
  • Widow and orphan support (we call it Prevent Stragglers)
  • Keep Together and Keep With Next
  • Tab leaders
  • Bullets and numbering

last updated on:
July 12th, 2012, 23:31 GMT
file size:
3.2 MB
license type:
developed by:
Fortunate Bear LLC
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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