Insert an in-line image into a table cell using Pages on OS X?
July 29, 2007 5:24 AM   Subscribe

How can I insert an image into a table cell using Pages (OS X) without it becoming the cell background? I want it to be a regular in-line image, but can't figure out how to do this for the life of me.
posted by PuGZ to Computers & Internet (7 answers total)
I am not saying there is not a way. I do not have Pages to play with right now.

But the article leads me to believe this may not be possible.

You will read at the bottom: "When you add an image to a table cell, it becomes the cell's background, so you can type text over it."

Hopefully somebody can prove me wrong.
posted by B(oYo)BIES at 5:34 AM on July 29, 2007

Could you somehow play around with this and force the image to be in-line?
posted by B(oYo)BIES at 5:38 AM on July 29, 2007

This document (the paragraph just before the gray box) seems to imply you should be able to place the image inline with text within a table cell.
posted by Thorzdad at 8:45 AM on July 29, 2007

I've tried and tried, but to no avail. Perhaps this is a bug within Pages?
posted by PuGZ at 1:15 PM on July 29, 2007

Although I must agree with both of you, the first page suggests that it is not possible but the third page suggests it is. It seems not even Apple can agree on the stated functionality of one of their main productivity apps!
posted by PuGZ at 1:16 PM on July 29, 2007

I just scanned through here, but came up empty. It looks like a pretty active forum though, so you can probably get a better answer if you make a posting there. Sorry.
posted by B(oYo)BIES at 8:12 PM on July 29, 2007

I will post there and report back my findings for anyone who stumbles across this thread. Thanks!
posted by PuGZ at 2:38 AM on July 30, 2007

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