Apple’s Pages for Mac OS X is great for document creation, and is an excellent alternative to Microsoft Word.
However, because Microsoft Word and file type .doc is seen as the standard for documents you may often find yourself needing to send someone a document or two in a compatible format.
While you can choose to make the document as PDF this isn’t the best approach if you need to be able to edit the document.
The best way may be to save the document in Microsoft word format (.doc), which can be edited by other people.
Here is how to do that:
Go to the File. Click Save, mark the “save a copy as”: word document. and click Save
TIPS: An alternative is to use the Export option in Pages. Here is how to do that:
Go to the File -> Export menu where you will see an option for Word and some more generic formats like PDF, RTF and TXT.