Viewing and Editing Your Document in Full Screen
Using full-screen view lets you access controls when you need them, for a simpler view
of your Pages document. When viewing your Pages document in full screen, you can
make detailed and accurate changes as you write.
To edit your document in full-screen view:
Open a Pages document.
Choose View > Enter Full Screen, or click the Full Screen button in the Pages toolbar
(looks like two outward-facing arrows).
Document information, such as word and page count, is displayed at the bottom of
Do any of the following:
To display the format bar and menu items, move the pointer to the top of the screen.
To view the inspector, choose View > Show Inspector.
To display page thumbnails, move the pointer to the left of the screen.
To display document scroll bars in Mac OS X v10.6.x (Snow Leopard), move the
pointer to the right of the document.
In Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion) or later, scroll bars are displayed according to the settings in
your Mac OS X preferences.
To change the appearance of full-screen view, use the View and Background controls,
which appear on the far right of the format bar.
To exit full-screen view, do any of the following:
Choose View > Exit Full Screen.
Move the pointer to the top of the screen to display the menu bar, and then click the
Full Screen button in the top-right corner of the screen.
Press Escape on your keyboard.
Your document opens in normal view, even if it was saved in full-screen view.