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How can I keep Pages open?

Source: Even when apps appear to quit automatically, they may be left running yet all but inaccessible until macOS cleans them away.

This is a behavior you may notice in several bundled apps, such as TextEdit and Preview, and is set by the within the file inside the app’s bundle. You cannot change that directly, because doing so breaks the app’s signature, which is used as a security measure.

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