From what I understand, Pages is not based on the Cocoa text system, and
currently does not support custom control plugins.
What would be the right list to ask if any plugin concept is planned for
Although I do not know any internal details of the Pages architecture, every
page layout / word process or application I've seen was based around a
collection of some type of object that occupied some fixed size, and a
layout manager was responsible for laying these out.
So, I'm guessing that Pages uses some sort of object, possibly similar to
NSTextAttachmentCell which represents a rectangular page area. I'm also
guessing that is probably would not be that hard to allow 3'rd party
developers to implement this interface and have Pages display these custom
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