Apple is slowing replacing the features it removed from iWork. They are gradually making their way back into the product. This is good news for iWork fans as it’s a great product that meets the general needs of users but in a far simpler fashion than the ribbon riddled Word.
Word has become a bloated product and goes beyond many people’s needs thus layering a level of unnecessary complexity. When Apple announced iWork though would be missing certain features, really to accommodate IOS, it enraged iWork devotees.
You can read a lot more on this development in this article ”iWork updates for Mac, iOS return missing features” from Macworld.