Background For Pages On A Mac



Built-in privacy features help protect your information and keep your Mac secure. An updated start page helps you easily and quickly save, find, and share your favorite sites. And Siri suggestions surface bookmarks, links from your reading list, iCloud Tabs, links you receive in Messages, and more. Edge Adjustments: Simply create a border for the specific area you want to highlight the most & use Auto Focus to emphasize the subject area you’ve selected leaving the rest of the background soft blurred. Overlay Adjustments: Brings lots of preloaded unique overlay designs such as circle, star, flower, grid, etc. Which can be used to create an amazing focus on image areas.

Preview User Guide

You can extract part of an image. For example, you can extract one person’s face from a group photo and then paste the face elsewhere.

If an image’s background consists of areas that are mainly the same color, you can also remove the background.

Extract an image

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  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, if the Markup toolbar isn’t showing, click the Show Markup Toolbar button , click the Selection Tools menu , then select the Smart Lasso tool .

  2. Trace the edge of the image you want to extract.

    Make sure the image’s edge is within the thick border that appears as you trace.

  3. Connect the end of the border back to its beginning, or stop dragging to connect the border in a straight line back to the beginning.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • To copy the image so that you can paste it in a document, choose Edit > Copy.

    • To remove everything outside of your selection, click Crop or choose Edit > Invert Selection, then press Delete.

Extract a PDF page as an image

You can select part of an image opened in Preview, then copy and paste it elsewhere or crop the content surrounding it. If the image is in a PDF, you need to extract the PDF page as an image before you can use the image markup tools.

  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, open the PDF file, choose View > Thumbnails, then select the page in the thumbnail sidebar.

  2. Click File > Export, type a name, add a tag (optional), then choose where you want to save it.

  3. Click the Format pop-up menu and choose an image format (such as PNG).

  4. Click Save.

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Remove the background from an image

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  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, if the Markup toolbar isn’t showing, click the Show Markup Toolbar button , then click the Instant Alpha button (or use the Touch Bar).

  2. Drag over part of the background.

    Preview selects the area you dragged over and any pixels adjacent to it that have the same colors.

  3. To delete the selected area, press Delete.

    To delete everything outside the selected area, choose Edit > Invert Selection, then press Delete.

  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you have the image you want.

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A new feature in Pages allows you to create color, gradient or image backgrounds in Page Layout documents. You can stretch or tile images across the page. You can also tint the image to fit your needs.

Check out Pages Backgrounds at YouTube for closed captioning and more options.


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