Your not the only person.
I works can work on 10.8.. But you have to update iworks after you install 10.8
Assuming you have iworks 09, you should be able to uninstall it, and then re download it from the app store. ( if you purchased iworks at the app store originally) Or, reinstall it from your cd.
And then, allow your computer to update iworks.
Choose System Preferences from the Apple Menu.
Choose Software Update from the View menu.
Click Update Now.
Select the items you want to install, then click Install.
Enter an Admin user name and password.
After the update is complete, restart the mac
Also, anytime you install a major update to your mac, its important to repair permissions. Since 10.8 is a major update this is a much needed step ( below)
To open Disk Utility, from the Applications folder, open Utilities, and then double-click the Disk Utility icon.
In the column on the left, click your startup disk.
Click the First Aid tab, and then click Repair Disk Permissions. Disk Utility will reset any files and folders with incorrect settings.
That being said. Relying on iworks alone isnt such a great idea.
I strongly suggest that you update your microsoft office program, to either 2008, or preferably 2011
I strongly recommend the home and business version, compared to the home and student. You can get it here.
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Thats a savings of 100$ of the direct from microsoft price for the business version. ( compare below)
Also , microsoft does offer a free trial of office 2011, it only lasts 30 days, but thats enough to get you at least reading those files to you decide whether you want to purchase 2011 or not.
you can get the free trial here.
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