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

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Why can't I edit a Numbers spreadsheet I created?

Numbers 3.5.2 Macbook Air 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? ...
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create a pie in numbers with data and value

So, I have this data, I'd like to show 200 instead of 81% I can't believe I haven't yet found a way to do so. any help is appreciated ciao
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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

How do I enter a sum formula in Numbers for Mac? 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 ...
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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 ...
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Changing the open with settings in 10.10.1

I am looking for a way to edit the open with settings in 10.10.1, i have looked through older questions and have attempted to rename the launch services plist and have gotten no where. I have looked ...
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How can I link data from Numbers to a Pages document?

I'd like to have all my client invoices in a Numbers document, including invoice number, service period, daily rates,... and generate a invoice from that with a template I have created in Pages. How ...
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Auto-Populate A Pop-Up Menu in Numbers 3.5

I'm trying to steer clear of Excel, despite my sister's nagging, and I've done pretty well to create a Quote and Invoice workbook in Numbers. The problem I am having is working out how to ...
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How to highlight or filter for duplicate values in a column in a Numbers spreadsheet?

I have a Numbers spreadsheet with a few thousand rows containing a column with phone numbers. As part of a cleanup of the sheet, I need to identify rows where the phone number has been duplicated so ...
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Set Print Range in Numbers.app

Is there any way to set a print range in Apple Numbers.app spreadsheets, to print just a subset of cells rather than entire document?
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Apple numbers '08: extending a formula

how can i get a formula to apply to every cell in a column (i.e., i want to subtract a number I just entered in one cell from a total I have in a previous cell and I want to do it each subsequent cell ...
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How to hide columns

The old version of numbers had a "hide column or row" feature. I could right click a column and the "hide" option appeared on the same window as "add/delete" and "merge." However with the 3.2 update I ...
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Apple Numbers 3: how to set a background-color for the whole paper?

I want to set the backgroundcolor (in Numbers 3) of the paper to specific color. I tried to fill the cells but it does not work. I tried to to do it with an rectangle but it does not work. See the ...
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Mastering Categories in Numbers

I have a budget with a Column for "Categories" and for "Amount". Within the Column for categories, as one might expect, is a category for "Groceries". Groceries is column "C" and Amount is column D. ...
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Numbers: How do I write between in an IF statement?

I can't get the following formula to work in Apple's Numbers.app. I need the second IF to be BETWEEN 33.3% AND 66.6%. This is what I have tried but it does not work: ...
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Numbers Full Screen on iPhone

I have recently got an iPhone. I transferred some of my Numbers spreadsheets. I expected these to be smaller than on iPad and Mac, but 20% of the screen is used for menu and list of sheeets (even on a ...
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Numbers for Mac: Force line chart to show axis at point (0, 0)

Look at this line chart. I wonder if its possible to force Numbers to show Y=0, for example, without needing to add a data entry point to make it happen. - Is it possible?
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How can I add custom error bars to a graph in Numbers

I am using numbers 2014 - above is a screenshot that should explain it.
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Disabling warnings in iWork

Is there any way of disabling the warning popups in the current versions of Numbers, Pages and Keynote that popup when files are opened? For example: They are pretty useless warnings, in the sense ...
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How to insert a “pop-out image thumbnail” into a cell in Numbers?

I have a Numbers document where I would like to insert images into each cell in one of the columns, in one of my data tables. The images are quite large, so I would like to insert the images as a ...
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I've just updated my Mac to Yosemite and now I can't open a .numbers file

I have just updated my Mac to Yosemite and after that when I try to open .numbers file, I couldn't, and it gives me this message "edit 1.numbers can't be opened". I do not know why and I really need ...
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How to export Contacts version 9.0 data or .abbu file to .csv or other usable spreadsheet format

In the newest Apple Contacts version 9.0, how do you export all contacts or an .abbu file to a .csv file or other usable spreadsheet format? Dragging and dropping to Numbers does not work. Exporting ...
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Apple Numbers: how to change a date format to a number format

In Apple Numbers the app can work out the number of days between dates, but then if I times this by a number (ie, a %interest rate and an amount of money) Numbers insists that the answer is a number ...
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How do I ignore units in Numbers?

I'm trying to do a simple calculation of 12 $/h multiplied by some other cells which represent days and hours. This is a simple multiplication on Google Spreadsheet, but in Numbers units are ...
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Deleting formula sources without destroying formula output, using Numbers for Mac

I would like to delete the source column for a formula in Numbers 3.2.2, without destroying values in the formula's output column. Specifically, I have a column of "Last, First" names, which I parse ...
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Can I use Javascript to write a custom function for Numbers?

It's always annoyed me that I can't write a custom function for Numbers. It would make the spreadsheet so much more useful to me. In Google Apps spreadsheets you can do it, using Javascript. In ...
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How do I preserve leading zeroes in Mac Excel?

I'm using Excel (v 14.4.4) on my Mac (10.9.5). I have opened a CSV file and I wish to save it to an .xls format (Excel 97-2004 Workbook). I have a column that has 6 digit numbers, some of which ...