Pages - The Format Bar

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The Format Bar

Use the format bar, displayed beneath the toolbar, to quickly change the appearance
of text, styles, fonts, and other elements in your document.

The controls in the format bar vary with the object selected. To see a description of
what a format bar control does, hold the pointer over it.

Here’s what the format bar looks like when text is selected:

Choose a paragraph
or character style.

Click to open the
Styles drawer.

Change the font, font style,
font size, and color.

Choose the line
spacing and the
number of columns.

Align selected text.

Choose a list style.

To show or hide the format bar:
Choose View > Show Format Bar or View > Hide Format Bar.