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

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Insert date & time in latest version of Numbers

I've looked around online and have found references to an "Insert => Date & Time" capability in Numbers for OSX. But it's not there in my version of Numbers (3.0.1 -- 1483). Has this capability ...
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Numbers 3 - How to apply custom chart style

Using Numbers 3.0 with Mavericks. I am creating a bunch of scatter plots in numbers. I want to remove the big bubbly data point symbols and simply display the data as connected points. Setting this ...
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How to write AND condition in Numbers

I have a dataset where I want to write a COUNTIFstatement in Numbers (Mavericks). Specifically I want to count if a number is between 16 and 30. So far I have tried: COUNTIF(test-array, ">15 AND ...
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COUNTIF using two conditions from data inside and outside the dataset

I'm struggling to use numbers to do a function. Specifically, I want to use COUNTIF to check two things within my data set table and put that information into another table that we'll call "query ...
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How can I do text-to-columns in Numbers?

I've got a column where each cell in the column contains two different pieces of data separated by a known delimiter ", ". How can I split each cell in this column around the delimiter? Given: ...
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iWork Numbers 3: detect change in row

I'd like to update the datetime in a cell whenever any cell in the row changes. Is this possible in iWork Numbers 3? If not possible to look for changes in entire row then perhaps only "watching" a ...
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Where has Numbers gone?

I created several spreadsheets in Numbers. Lately I have been using Excel, which won't open them. I can't find Numbers in my application folder--is it hiding somewhere??
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Mac Numbers date functions

Can I colour a cell red if todays date is on or after the date I have entered in the cell? I have tried the IF function and conditional formatting but cannot make it work...
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Numbers.app - How do I add a series of columns

I have a spreadsheet with about 600 rows and 20 columns. I want to add a unique identifier to each cell so that I can use the exported CSV output in another app. So I thought that I could add a ...
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Numbers Won't Open On My MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5

I'm not a tech or computer expert - I understand clear directions, but not tech-speak, so I'm going to put this as plainly as I can… I've updated to the most recent system, OS X 10.8.5, on my MacBook ...
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Any suggestions for an ultra-lightweight spreadsheet-like application?

Does anyone have a suggestion for an ultra-light spreadsheet application which is very fast and snappy? I do most of my deep analysis using advanced statistical programs and I manipulate ...
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New Numbers has no Auto-Complete?

It would appear that my documents in Numbers (since upgrading to 3.0 with Mavericks) no longer auto-complete cells. I've Googled for "turn on auto-complete in Numbers" and found plenty of questions ...
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How to store new iWork (2013) documents in a flat file (for version control)?

With the October 2013 iWork update, the new UI is great but it seems one cannot store documents as 'flat file' any more. This really limits my ability to store the files, essentially ruling ...
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Numbers has stopped showing up in Launchpad

Numbers has stopped showing up in Launchpad. How can I add it back?
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Is there a way to create a polar plot in Numbers?

I am trying to do a polar plot, or radar chart as excel calls them, for a report. I don't have excel, only Numbers, is there a way to do that type of plot with Numbers? I can't seem to find a way. The ...
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Performance of Numbers 3.0 for large calculation sheet

When I used previous versions of Numbers to work with files containing a lot of large formulas, the performance of many actions were slow, including scrolling. Can you comment how about the latest ...
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Concatenate rows of variable length to a single row in Numbers?

I'm currently trying to write a spreadsheet for scoring students on papers while also storing the maximum amount of points achievable. Each week, a new paper is released with a number of exercises ...
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Numbers floating sheets

In Numbers, how can I get the spreadsheet to remain stationary on the page? I have tried to double tap thinking that would display and anchor the sheet but it doesn't work.
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How do I sum up specific things in Numbers?

I have a spreadsheet in the newest iWork Numbers.app, with something like: CATEGORY | POINTS HW | 100 HW | 100 NW | 12 HW | 50 NW | 23 I want to just sum up all the ...
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Numbers regex for stripping domain from email address

I have a field that contains email addresses, I want to use regex to strip everything before the @ symbol to give me just the domain e.g. john@apple.com => apple.com jill@apple.com => apple.com ...
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How to maintain capital letters within a Numbers files exported as a CSV file?

I imported a CSV file into Numbers which contained emails, phone #'s, first and last names. I cleaned up the data in Numbers so that names started with capital letters and phone numbers contained ...
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Numbers spreadsheet can't be imported

I have a spreadsheet I have been updating in IOS Numbers for several months and I sometimes update it with OSX Numbers However when I did a recent update in OSX I get the error message Spreadsheet ...
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Exporting CSV with Numbers with different languages

I am exporting a file from Numbers to CSV and it contains language other than English, like Japanese or Russian. After I export the CSV, all these funny characters shows up in the CSV. Is there a ...
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Pages mail merger with numbers formulas in pages not working afterwards

I have the following setup for my invoices: Numbers file with client info, daily rate and days worked on a project. Pages file with mail merger fields. The merging works fine, and all infos are in ...
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How to change cell background color in numbers according to some rules?

Making it simple, using Numbers, how can you set up the following: If number is positive make background cell green, else make it red
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Converting a float to hours:minutes in Numbers

Probably this is a very easy thing to do, but as handicapped as I am using Apple's iWork applications, I just can't find it. I have made a calculation in Numbers which results for example in 14,25 or ...
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How to make Numbers accept the “.” instead of the comma “,” when inserting data?

I'm from elgium. In Dutch, as probably in some other languages, you write numbers like this: 3,141592, where in English it'd be 3.141592, but the Numbers app only interprets my input as a number when ...
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How to stop Numbers from beeping at me when I use the arrow keys?

When I edit spreadsheets in Numbers, I often hold down the left or right arrow key to get to the far-left or far-right column of a table. Numbers always beeps at me when I do this. It seems to think ...
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How to disable default alt-left / alt-right keyboard shortcuts for Numbers.app

I'm continually hitting Alt+Left Arrow to move navigate within a cell in Numbers, and inadvertently inserting new rows.. How can I disable all the Alt+Arrow shortcuts? I've tried changing the ...
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Select statements in Apple Numbers '09

I've got a table as follows | Name | Year | Price | |____________|_______|_______| | Foo | 2013 | $10 | | Bar | 2009 | $3 | | Baz | 2010 | $100 | What I'd ...
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What's the Numbers equivalent to Excel's “A1:A10-B1”

I'm switching from Microsoft Excel to Number.app, in Excel you can do =SUMPRODUCT((A1:A5-A1)^2,B1:B5) the a1:a10-b1 bit will return a cell range equivalent to a1:a10 but with all the cells ...
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How to convert a chain into a number

In Apple Numbers I want a cell to have 4x8x7 (or 4*8*7) to show the detail of the volume, and in another cell I want that volume calculated 4*8*7=224 based on the first cell. But it doesn't consider ...
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How to convert a Numbers file to .pdf and still have its formula work

Is there a pdf creator or something that I can convert my Numbers file with all its formula still working. The file is a price calculator with choice of products. I dont want the client to change ...
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Making and applying a custom design to a chart in Numbers

I'm making a column chart about certain dice rolls in the game Descent: Second Edition, and the problem I'm having is that there are multiple dice of the same color in the standard rolls. For example, ...
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numbers: Copy/paste of cells messes up my formular

When I copy a cell (see picture 1) and paste it (see picture 2) the pasted version of the formular is messed up. As you can see there are some parts of the pasted formular which are not colored ...
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Numbers: Can I highlight the row and column of the selected cell?

When reading larger spreadsheets, it would be helpful to highlight the row and column that the currently selected cell is in. I'm not talking about conditional formatting or anything in the ...
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Is it possible to change the font and button size of the format bar in numbers '09

I need to increase the size of buttons and front on the format bar in numbers '9
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iWork Numbers increase column size for sum

If I have columns that sum at the bottom, how can I have the sum function automatically include a newly inserted row. a +---+ 1 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 3 | 1 | 4 | 1 | +---+ |=sum(a1:a4)| Then when ...
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How to set default number formatting in Numbers?

In Numbers, I've seen how to change the default cell colour and font, based on table styles. But how can one change the default number formatting? The default "American" formatting for dates, for ...
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How to install Pages, Numbers and Keynote on Snow Leopard?

I just purchased a used 2006 MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6.8. I went to the Mac App Store and tried to load Pages, Numbers and Keynote, and it said it could not load them unless I had 10.7. When I try ...
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How can I assign custom colors to groups in a dispersion chart in Numbers?

I have a table with measurements of the runtime of different sorting algorithms. This data should be shown in a chart, with the number of items on the X axis and the runtime on the Y axis. To make the ...
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How to plot a histogram to show occurrence of a certain number using Numbers

Sorry for this newbie question: I want to do something like in a column there are numbers 0.2, 0.3, 0.2, 0.4, 0.2 occur 2 times, whereas 0.3 and 0.4 occur once, I want to make make histogram that ...
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Numbers create a chart with transposed data

I'm willing to use numbers to create a chart. Unfortunately it is creating the chart using the rows of my data source and I can find how to tell it to use columns instead. Do you know how I could ...
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How to transfer numbers docs from lion on 2006 iMac to mountain lion on another computer (MBA)

My iMac has OSX lion and cannot be upgraded further. How can I transfer iWork documents to my new MBA using mountain lion?
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Is it possible to do conditional formatting in Numbers for iOS?

Is it possible to do conditional formatting in Numbers for iOS? I'd just like to change the text or background colour depending on the cell's contents.
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Is it possible to remove cell borders from Numbers?

I imported an Excel spreadsheet that contained a few cells with black lines as their border. Is it possible to remove these outlines through Numbers (iOS)? I have tried copying and pasting, the ...
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Do I need to wait for an upload to complete before closing Pages/Numbers?

After updating a Pages/Numbers document in iOS, I can go back to the app's file browser to get the list of all of my docs in iCloud. At that moment, the document that I had just updated displays a ...
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Using the Numbers app, how to make 2 plus +0.25 become 2.25?

When a row in a table from a webpage is copied to the Numbers app, such as 2 3 4 5 and another row is copied, as some "deltas" (minor addition or subtraction): +0.25 0 0 -0.5 ...
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How can I change the data source of a chart in Numbers '09?

I have made a chart in Numbers '09 and now I want to create another very similar chart but with different data, so I have copied and pasted the chart and now I want to make it take its source data ...
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Numbers: Count unique items in a column

I'd like to count the occurrence of unique items found in one column of about 120 items. I can't find a way to do this in Numbers.app