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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I sum values over a range of dates in Numbers?

I have the following formula SUMIFS(Daily Log::Income,Daily Log::A,"≥"&A3,Daily Log::A,"<"&A4) that I want to sum income over the associated month. As you can see, it's not doing what ...
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Locally created excel file does not open in Numbers

I have a local process which creates an excel file using the python library openpyxl. I am not able to open the file in Numbers. When I try I receive the simple message "filename can't be opened." I ...
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Writing Text in Cells in Numbers

How do I get the cell in numbers to expand but not merge with the other cell when the text is too long? Like, I want it to stay in the same line, unlike wrap where it'll just force the text down. ...
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How can I set Numbers to automatically copy a row of data from one sheet to another sheet?

I have a Numbers spreadsheet that has years worth of data in it. I'd like to call out specific rows in the spreadsheet and copy just those rows into a new sheet in the same file where I'd like the ...
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How can Apple iWork's number generate the empty data field?

The left is excel and the right is number. I would like to do the result like the left one, and how can I do it in number? Thanks.
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How to get long decimals from functions in Numbers?

I am using Numbers on OS X to help me with a GIS project; I have created a .CSV file that describes a polygon in terms of the distance and bearing between any two consecutive vertices. Using the ...
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Concatenate & VLOOKUP

In Numbers, I'm trying to enhance a Concatenated formula of multiple VLOOKUP results. I'm currently producing a result of three concatenated answers (each a specific VLOOKUP formula). I would like to ...
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How to change the colors of individual bars in Numbers 3.2

How do I change the colors of individual bars, in a bar chart of in Apple's Numbers 3.2.x
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App Store Purchase Update gives “An error has occurred” messages for Keynote and Numbers

I am trying to install Keynote, Pages, and Numbers from my App Store account using my Apple ID and password. Pages has installed properly and works. Numbers and Keynote both failed and do not open. ...
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Xls to csv - Numbers creates multiple csv files for some reason

I have a small xls file which 200Kb of size. When I export it to csv format, Numbers creates multiple csv files. How do I make it create a single one?
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User stylesheet / formatting for all osx apple apps

I'm increasingly spending lots of time tweaking text formats from one document to the next, updating styles, formats and generally improving them. Is there a way i can export styles from numbers, ...
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How to sort column by date in Numbers?

I've my column in format dd/mm/yyyy and I would like to sort them by date. But I can't find any way of sorting the column by date. If I Sort Ascending, it doesn't recognise that the rows have the date ...
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iWork'08 sumifs equivalent in Numbers

Does iWork '08 have a sumifs type command? If not, how can I sum on multiple conditions? Essentially how do I fo the following: =sumifs(A$2:A$20,B$2:B$20,"<10",C$2:C$20,"female) many thanks!
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Conditional IF DATE function

I am working to create a function that keeps the data in a cell dynamic until the date is beyond that of the date column. In other words, there is a column of dates, i.e. 9/5 9/6 9/7... and the other ...
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Remove hyperlink formatting from address

I have created a Numbers spreadsheet containing a set of data including email addresses. Some of these addresses appear as hyperlinks, and I can't seem to edit or change them. Every time I try to ...
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Can't open Numbers, but can open Numbers.app/Contents/MacOS/Numbers

Okay, this is weird. I can't open Numbers by trying to open the .app file, but I can open it by drilling down into the app and opening Numbers.app/Contents/MacOS/Numbers via terminal. Anyone have ...
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How to update the formula in a column without deleting comments using Numbers for Mac

The question pretty much sums it up, I have a huge sheet with many calculated cells, conditional formatting and comments. In one column, lets say column K, I have a formula similar to this, ...
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How to use an array as a condition in a COUNTIFS or SUMIFS formula

This question could be tricky to follow so I'll split it out with examples Given I have this table of overpriced fruits; Item Price Apple £0.80 Peach £1 Pear £1 ...
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Numbers app: how to change x axis position + change chart's line width

I have a regular linear graph and have y values running from negative to positive, enabling x axis shows the line at the bottom of the graph. How is it possible to set it to show at zero, i.e. running ...
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Using last column in Numbers

I would like to subtract the last column of a specific row. Since the number of columns is always changing, I need to get it dynamically. I figured there is a function that gives you the number of ...
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Numbers never responds

When I try to run Numbers, it bounces for a while, and then just stops. No windows, no menu bar, nothing. When I Ctrl-click the icon, it says not responding, so I force-quit. I have never actually ...
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Change date format in Numbers 3.2

I recently updated Numbers to 3.2. I want to be able to put a date in a cell numerically (8-22-14) and then have it show up with the month name, day, and year (August 22, 2014) without having to do a ...