Microsoft made the right decisions (mostly) when creating Word for iPad. The result is a word processing app that's a pleasure to use.
The beauty of Web apps is that a company can add features that don't require you to download anything new. And lucky you, Apple just added some new capabilities to its iWork for iCloud beta apps.
You've edited your old Pages, Numbers, or Keynote files in the latest versions of the application and now they can't be opened in the old version. Or can they? If you're willing to undo the recent changes you've made, they can.
Apple closes the chapter on the old Pages. The new version is a major rewrite of the app that goes in a completely new direction.
If you open an old Pages document in the new version of Pages, you can't open it again in the old one. And you can't send the file as an email attachment. Here are some suggested work-arounds.
Yarny is a cloud-based writing environment that helps reach your writing goals with useful organization tools, a distraction-free editor, and various publishing options.
When those big text-manipulation jobs land on your desk, you should reach for Bare Bone Software’s free TextWrangler, which makes short work of tall orders.
Drafts takes much of the pain out of iOS's textual limitations, letting you focus on your text, rather than what you'll eventually do with it.