# Tagged Questions

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

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### What is the Numbers equivalent of Excel's “Solver”?

I'm a former Excel user and particularly of the "Solver Routine" I have found nothing of that nature in Numbers. Also is there an integration routine to find the area under curves?
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### Scatter Plots in Numbers

Using Chart in Numbers how can I reverse the plot values on the X axis of a scatter plot? I have searched Numbers Help to no avail.
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### Error when using Numbers CONVERT function. Invalid unit?

Using Numbers 3.6.2 I'm trying to convert some numbers (with Numbers) with the use of the CONVERT function, like so: Working: CONVERT(1, "m", "cm") Not Working: CONVERT(1, "d", "c") CONVERT(1, "...
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### Mac Numbers - How do I add up cells containing data (text) per column

In my Mac Numbers Spreadsheet, I have got a column containing a product title. I would like to add up the cells containing a title at the bottom on my spreadsheet. What formula do I use for that? ...
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### Numbers: How Can I Make Rows and Columns Smaller than 9 Points?

I am making a grid-like diagram (for table seats at a party) using a Numbers table. Some cells are considerable wide and hold the names of the guests. But I need to make some of the rows and columns ...
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### Numbers: Count number of payments, SumIf, CountIf, Concatenate Date, change data types

I am trying to create a spreadsheet that will figure out how much has been paid to date, from a list of payments in a separate row. I have tried many different options including using SumIF and ...
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### How I label scatter plot points in Numbers?

I have a scatter plot in Numbers using one column of data from my table for X values and another for Y values and want to label each point with the corresponding entries in a third column. How do I do ...
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### Numbers: thin the data going into a chart

I have a CSV file with just shy of 60,000 rows. It's a time series from a device. Numbers kind of chokes plotting a chart, even though I only want 2 columns from it. It makes one, but it beachballs ...
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### How do I set the number of decimals in a Numbers cell using AppleScript?

I can set the format of a cell in a Numbers spreadsheet using: tell application "Numbers" activate tell document 1 tell active sheet set the selectedTable to ¬ ...
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### Numbers: checking if cell with specific text exists

Prerequisites I have some tables with cells like so: Also, I have some more tables like so: Objective Note the YES and NO. in the Included column in the Example Requirements table. You ...
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### Numbers graph how to get series in front of grid lines

I am making a graph in Numbers with logarithmic y-axis. I would like to have grid lines at 0.01, 0.1, 1 and 10. However, if I use the "main grid lines" function (in the tab "axis") it won't draw a ...
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### Numbers version 3.6.2

In my old version of Numbers, I could see the page break (both at the bottom of the page, and on the side) so I would know when I needed to add a row or column. I can't seem to be able to see the page ...
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### Numbers formula for calculating *part-time* workdays per month?

I want to calculate the total number of monthly workdays for part-timers. Example, I need to calculate the full number of workdays in a month for a 3.5 day workweek, running from Tuesday to half ...
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### Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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### Using date as x-axis

I wish to create a chart where you can compare how many awards a bunch companies have won over time. After collecting the data I now want to plot it in Numbers. To simplify I have put together some ...
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### How to get rid of default font (Helvetica Neue) in Numbers?

I am using Numbers '09. I defined (and saved within My Templates) a template of a very basic table format where all cells are formatted with Palatino: If I simply hit ⌘+Xwithin any selected cell, ...
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### How do I save the Numbers document I'm working on?

Using Numbers 3.6.2, and would like to save document to finish later. Where do I save it? (Saving to PDF is permanent)
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### Can Numbers use 8 hour long days when converting from days to hours?

Using Numbers 3.6.2, I am using cells formatted as "Duration" in days. I then have a SUM cell that sums all the durations and shows for example "64d" (Suppose in cell D1). I then do in a new cell (D2 ...
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### Numbers Mac — Search for text in a cell based on a list or range

Here's what I'm trying to do: Basically, I want to automatically "categorize" items in Column A. I have a list of course titles in Column A. I want to search each cell to see if it contains a ...
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### How do I fix a file that crashes Numbers?

A long time ago, I made a relatively simple Numbers document with some tables containing text and images. It lives in iCloud, and I can preview it using Quick Look. But now when I try to open it, ...
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### How to fill down in Numbers without dragging?

I have a 20,000 line spreadsheet in Apple Numbers, and I need to fill a column with data. I don't want to sit there dragging down the fill handle for thousands of rows. How can I fill the whole ...
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### How do I refresh a Apple Numbers spreadsheet to reload formulas?

I have a csv file that I import to Numbers. The file contains formulas such as =HYPERLINK("http://www.google.com","url to google") The problem is that it does not parse my formula but instead ...
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### Is it possible to link a table between numbers and pages? [duplicate]

I'd like to know if I can create a table in numbers and link that table into pages so I can edit it in numbers and display it in pages with the rest of my document. Can this be done?
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### Automatic email sent from numbers?

I'm currently working on a spread sheet using the APP Numbers. It would be useful if when a particular number is entered into a cell an email reminder is sent to a member of my team asking them to ...
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My friend sent me the shared link of the iCloud Numbers spreadsheet. I could access the document without any problem via the browser for the first time. However, from the second time, the following ...
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### How can I make two cells edit and display the same information in Numbers?

I would like two cells to contain the same information, if I modify one the other should modify also. I was using the Concatenate function to make "slave" cells that pull data from a "source" cell ...
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### I need to link a cell in numbers to a Pages document. HELP

I would like to link a cell in a numbers document to a document in pages. I am creating a meal plan and want the recipe to pop up when clicking on the item. Any suggestions welcome, including whether ...
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### Concatenate not working in Numbers

Sample numbers file B4 contains CONCATENATE(B2,B3) In the file above, I am getting syntax error on B4, despite the formula seems correct. Can anyone reproduce the problem? How can I solve it? ...
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### Why does Cut in Numbers remove the cell formatting?

In Numbers 3.6.1 cutting [CMD+X] one or more cells not only clears the text, but removes the cell formatting too. Is there a setting to disable this behaviour? My only workaround is to Copy [CMD+C] ...
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### Can I create a Range in numbers

I am using Javascript for Automation (JXA) with Numbers.app and I am wondering if I can instantiate a Range object, i.e. define which rows are concerned by the Range so that I can apply a function ...
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### Auto sum of daily sales on a monthly range

Given a table of monthly sales where one row contains one sale but one date can have multiple rows as follow: Date Earnings 2016-04-12 USD 10.00 2016-04-12 USD 56.00 2016-04-12 ...
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### How to calculate a date field in Numbers

I'm using a date field as a conditional element. If cell A1 which is date field is empty (no date has been entered yet), then leave the cell A2 blank. If there is a date entered into A1, run a ...
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### Multiple condition or Regular Expression matching with conditional formatting in Numbers?

I'm useless without colors to help my brain, so Numbers' conditional formatting works well for me.. up to a point. I'm afraid I'm hitting up against Apple's wont fix complexity threshold, but oh well. ...
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### Apple Numbers Query - Conditional Formatting

I am working on a numbers Spreadsheet that compares dates in cells. I am trying to create a condition where a date cell will turn green when the date is 3 months or more later than another date cell i....
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### Summing data on multiple worksheets

I’ve recently run into a curious issue. I need to sum the values across multiple tables - basically to combine fields from the two pairs of tables I have, e.g. row 1 column 2 from table 1 with row 2 ...
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### Make a line chart in Apple's Numbers using series of Numbers

I have a table in Apple's Numbers where I log a number every day: I want to do a line chart where every week is a line, so I can compare, every week, the trend for every day, week by week, but I ...
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### Numbers: Force a calculation

My apologies for such a basic question, but I have searched for many hours to no avail. I have a very simple spreadsheet with two columns of data. In the third column, I write a formula such that ...
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### Does Numbers on the iPad pro allow you to sketch with the Apple Pencil?

Using Apple Numbers a lot on my iPad iOS 9.2.1 Due to the limited availability, I haven't seen anyone sporting an Apple Pencil with an iPad Pro. Stores in my area have the iPad Pro but no Pencil. ...
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### Two formulas in the same cell in Apple's Numbers

In Apple's Numbers, I have a table which calculates GAP between two values in two rows (red), I would like even to calculate gap between calculated values in the same cell (blue), is it possible?
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### Getting the First Cell NOT Containing Certain Text in Numbers

I have a table in Numbers, and I'm trying to get the value of the first cell that contains the character …. In order to do so, I wanted to use MATCH(), but had no luck after I realized it could only ...
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### automatic daily email with value of Apple Numbers spreadsheet cell

How can I use Automator (or some other tool) to email the value of a cell in an Apple Numbers spreadsheet every day?
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### Text in cell with URL hidden

I'm trying to copy and paste a number (tracking number) from a UPS notification into a cell on Numbers. I want the number to appear with the link hidden but it keeps pasting the entire URL in the ...
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### How can I prevent empty cells when hitting the delete button in excel 2013

I use data validation with a list of values (--Select--;1;2;3) for all cells in range "B7:E1006". The default value should be --select-- . With the vba code below: If someone hits the delete button ...
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### Tan-1 on Numbers

Is there a way to do tan-1 using numbers on El Capitan to return an angle? I have two lengths 1.5 and 2.2 for example. I can do it on a scientific calculator but not on numbers.
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### On Pages, inserting a graph from Numbers gives a black line at the bottom

Notice the black line at the bottom of the graph. When I add another graph after it (its inline), the line moves to the bottom of the next graph so that there is only ever 1 line.
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### Can I create a formula to provide a value depending on when a timestamp falls in the day?

In column A, I have timestamp values. In a second column, I'd like to have a formula that would return words or strings like "early morning" or "Late afternoon", so that I may count and chart these ...
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### Automate Safari form filling

I have a Numbers spreadsheet with lots of data (currently at 275 rows, 14 columns each). I need to submit this data to a web form, one row per form submission, each column going into a text box on ...
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### iCloud numbers reference date/value from another table

I am trying to create a daily budget tracker with separate tables for each month, which I have created. I now want a front/first table to show: the balance as at today's date the amount spent today ...