Apple updated the iWork suite of apps last month for both OS X and iOS. These were significant updates, boasting an all new design and built on a new 64-bit architecture for greater speed. The company also added a few new features, however it took away some features as well, which irked a lot of users. Long-time iWork users started complaining about several features missing in the latest iWork update that were previously present. Apple has heard their complaints and has vowed to bring back several of the missing features over the next six months.
In a support document published today, Apple lists the features that are going to be added back to the Pages, Keynote and Numbers apps in the next six months. Users who updated from iWork ’09 will be able to use these features by accessing the previous versions of these applications which remained install on Mac, they can be found in Applications > iWork ’09. The revered customize toolbar is going to be added back to all three apps, removal of this particular feature irked quite a lot of users. Apart from bringing the old features back, Apple will continue to add brand new features to the iWork suite on an ongoing basis.
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