A spreadsheet application developed by Apple as part of its iWork suite. The iWork equivalent of Microsoft Office Excel.

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How to change the default format in Numbers?

When using Numbers and I want to underline a cell, the default format is outlining the whole cell. I want the default format in Numbers to be only an underline not a box. Any way to do this?
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Filter by column in Numbers [on hold]

I have blanks in each row. Can I hide them? I want to be able to select a row and gather it together by getting rid of the empty cells.
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Apple Numbers using AND in formula to find dupes

I don't get it how to use multiple conditions in the following case... IF(COUNTIF(name,name)>1 AND(ISBLANK(meaning)),"x", "") What this should do is compare the cells in column A (name) for ...
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how to conditionally ignore cell when applying sumproduct using Numbers (Mac)

Under Excel, there's something like = Sumproduct((A1:A100),--(A1:A100<>"")) from Excel formula -> how to change SUMPRODUCT formula to skip null cells But it did not work for Numbers. Wondering if ...
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Total per month of daily values

I would like to have a total per month in second table of the first table I would like the table to be separated and I would like the process to be automated: typing the month and year in one cell and ...
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SEARCH in a range of field , and decide to display / not display a value

I'm currently working on the following numbers document If there is no BTW-Code 1 or 2 in the right column , I don't want the line to be displayed in the summary. Is there a way to achieve this in ...
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How to do multiple conditions in one formula; and/or use a string as a condition?

I’m trying to make a formula that does different things under different conditions in different cells. What I have is: IF(BM16=−1,1,"O") This produces the letter ‘O’ for open in my case. What I ...
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fixed date in numbers template

Is it possible to use the =today() function (or something else) to insert the current date but then not update each time the file is opened? I want to create a numbers template for my invoices. I'd ...
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Charts from numbers not dynamically updating in Pages/Keynote

I have the latest (5/2015) Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on Yosemite. I created a chart in numbers and then copied it to Pages or Keynote. I then want to be able to change the data in Numbers and see ...
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Sync Numbers templates between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

I want to create a template spreadsheet in Numbers for OS X Yosemite and have this template appear in Numbers in iOS 8. I've followed the advice in this page and have created a template on my Mac. ...
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Numbers: is it possible to add multiple select elements?

I'm working on template in Numbers. Some cell in template can have only specific values from code lists, so I decided to add pop-up format for them. But some cell can have multiple values from code ...
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How do I separate multiple comma separated values in Numbers

So, one of the CSV files I'm using has lumped the address into one single cell, separated by commas. For example: 12 Fairy Tale Lane, Wonderland, Oz, Neverland I need to separate these into Address ...
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How do you formulate Microsoft Excel “if” statement equivalent in Numbers?

The syntax of a simple Excel if statement is: =IF(a1="a",b2,"") This places the contents of cell b2 in the current cell if cell a1 contains the character "a". Otherwise the current cell is cleared. ...
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Apple Numbers program, weird thing with unix time code formula

Hi I have applied the unix time code formula =(((A1/60)/60)/24)+DATE(1970,1,1)+(-5/24) And it works! But the result I get on my column only shows the date and not the time. Does anyone know how to ...
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Problem with Numbers, stopped working!

The Numbers Icon on my IPad suddenly greyed out. When I selected it it went in to waiting state. Eventually it tried to load but gets to a certain stage of loading and hangs. I have some important ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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Numbers: Replace URL with image

Is there any way to replace a text field cell which contains a URL with the image which that URL points to? It would make my life so much easier.
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Get cell value by address string in Numbers

In Numbers 3.5.2 I manage to get a cell address sting (I compute it based on some data). Now when I have it, how can I get the value behind that address without copying the result of my function to ...
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Numbers spreadsheet - list of worksheets on right side

How can I get a menu of the worksheets on the right side of a Numbers workbook? In an older Numbers version, the default was to have a list on the right so you could scroll down to find the worksheet ...
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When does Numbers sync spreadsheets?

In Numbers, connected to wifi (good bandwidth), after modifying a spreadsheet I go back to "Spreadsheets". Then I wait for the Arrow ↑ to appear, as it indicates that Numbers is syncing with iCloud. ...
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Cross-reference data from different tables in Apple Numbers

I have a table with exchange rates, and a table with business costs made in various currencies (Yen and USD). I have a column that lists the exchange rate on that day to make the calculation back to ...
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Numbers default colors

The default grays in Numbers don't suit my needs (the gray is too dark). Is there any way to adjust this pallette? I always find myself diving into the colors palette but this gets time consuming and ...
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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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Why can't I edit a Numbers spreadsheet I created?

I have a small spreadsheet I created in Numbers. But when I click in the spreadsheet, there is no cursor and I can't edit anything. Could anyone tell me why this might be? Numbers 3.5.2 MacBook Air ...
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How to use Numbers to generate pdf on a web server and then email it out?

I have an issue. My client loved the report I generated using Numbers on Mavericks OS X. The bad news is that the data is being processed on a ubuntu machine running python and django. I want to ...
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Export specefic iTunes music information to spreadsheet?

Ok so I really need help with this one. I'm doing a school project and I need to be able to chart the Date Added, Date Last Played, and # of plays. Does anyone know of a way to export/copy/retrieve ...
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Numbers - date cell set to last day of the month

I have a Numbers sheet that I use to forecast the monthly interest payments on my mortgage and it's working well. The only issue is that the date cells auto-sets to the first day of the month. Is ...
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Numbers: VALUE function does not recognize empty string

I am using Apple Numbers and find it frustrating that cell arguments containing empty text (and sometimes contain numbers from other sheets) are not converted to a number of value 0, when referenced ...
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How to convert to millions in Mac:Numbers?

I understand in Microsoft Excel you would use the format string $#.##,," M" so that 12,271,359 would appear as 12.27M I am alittle confused with the Numbers app on Mac (the excel equivalent) and I ...
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Numbers.app - How to add up items from multiple sheets and popup lists

Based on the "Personal Budget" template: I want to use the Personal Budget template and modify it to my needs — I want a total sheet that will add up information from 12 data sheets (for each month). ...
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Creating an adding and subtracting formula in Numbers

I'm creating a financial spreadsheet and need to ask the spreadsheet to calculate the new balance after subtracting and adding sums. For example, I want to calculate the running total in E column. I ...
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Greyed out Hide Column command

In iWork Numbers, why is the command Hide Column greyed out? What format do I have set up that does not allow me to hide that specific column? I have un-merged all the cells.
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How to mark some columns as ignored for calculations Numbers?

I'm creating a template on Numbers and I would like to know if there is a way for the formula to ignore, or skip over some cells or even entire columns. I need these columns for some calculations, but ...
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batch convert iWork 08 files to new version on Yosemite

TL;DR Short version: I have a bunch of files that were created with iWork 08. Is there a way, maybe using AppleScript or Automator, to convert them to the new format (Pages 5.5, Numbers 3.5) without ...
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Why does CMD+1 work if using my top row numkeys, but not my right-side NumPad? Mac

I use a lot of keyboard shortcuts, like CMDkey + 1. However, that 1 has to be from my top row numeric keys. If I try using CMDkey plus a number from the NumPad on the right side of my keyboard - this ...
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How do I insert a row into numbers, in just one column

How do I insert a row in one column only. By moving the current data down and inserting a row above it. I don't want to insert a row across the entire spreadsheet - just that column.
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Template for solving systems of equations in Numbers?

Can anyone direct me to a template, method, or example for solving systems of equations with Numbers? Excel supports this with its SOLVE facility, but I see nothing obviously like that in Numbers. ...
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Cannot update Numbers document on iPad

I have a Mac, running OS X 10.10.2 and an iPad Mini running iOS 8.1 Both have the latest version of Numbers. I have a spreadsheet, which I update roughly monthly on the Mac. I have transferred this ...
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Linking between tables in Numbers

I have a table in numbers, and I want a cell to equal the value of a cell in a different table. Following the advice of this Apple discussion, I tried =Units Sold::B2 , with Units Sold being the ...
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Increase precision in numbers

In Numbers, when I enter 0.981, it gets automatically formatted as 1. How can I increase the precision? When I double click on the cell I can see 0.981 but as soon as I deselect it, it goes back to ...
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Two value-based axis for chart in Numbers 3.5

I am trying to achieve a chart in Numbers 3.5 where both axis scale linearly. Right now, my chart looks like this: Obviously, I want the x-axis to scale because the 100.000 bytes message is MUCH ...
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How do I do a COUNTIF on another table column in Numbers?

I am on 2014 Macbook Pro running Mavericks. I have two tables. In table 1, I have a cell that should store the number of cells in column A of table 2. In the same table 1, I have a different cell ...
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Open new Numbers document in older Numbers

I have a Numbers (v3.5) file from a Yosemite install. I have since abandoned Yosemite (here is why WindowServer high CPU on Yosemite). Now I cannot open this file in Mavericks' Numbers (v2.3) app. I ...
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Data dependent multiplication of sheets

I have one number document with three sheets. They look like this: DataSheet: Name,Sex,Year,Val1,Val2,Val3... FactorSheets: Name,Val1,Val2,Val3... I want to create a fourth sheet (ResultS) that ...
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How do I delete one of my custom templates in Numbers - OS 10.10.1

I would like to delete one of my custom templates I made in Numbers - in previous OS versions you went to Library>iWork>Numbers>Templates and just trash it - but, since I updated to Yosemite - I only ...
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copy / paste and remove spaces in Numbers

When I copy non-sequential items in a column (using the Numbers spreadsheet on an iMac), then paste them into another column, is there a way to automatically take out the spaces (or vacant cells) as ...
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Numbers V3: If cell contains a value, convert cell value to X

I have a spreadsheet which contains a mixture of text strings and empty cells. I'm looking for a formula to replace the value of all non-empty cells with a single character 'x', while leaving empty ...
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Applescript read specific data out of iWork Numbers

I am trying to get data out of a table in Numbers. I have an index number, I need to get the name associated with it in applescript. (Eventually I need to set names of files with one of columns of ...
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How to open numbers spreadsheet in 2 separate windows

I often find it useful to have two tabs of one spreadsheet open in separate windows. In Excel this is easy (Windows/New Window). Is there any way to achieve this in Numbers (as of Version 3.5)? For ...
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How to visualize calendar dates (in Keynote? Or Numbers?)

I am having trouble visualizing dates in a presentation. This image is a good example of what I'm hoping to have, but I would like a way to make the slide from a table of dates (rather than making ...