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 export a table with transparency from Numbers to PNG?

If I copy a table from Numbers to the pasteboard and then create a new document in Preview, it usually works fine, but if cells contain partially transparent background or border colors (especially ...
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How to default format in Numbers so all cells include 2 decimal points

I need to default all Numbers documents so that all cells within any Numbers spreadsheets include two (2) decimal points.
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Apple Numbers x-axis “Value Labels” can't be set to “Date & Time” or “Duration”

I am graphing a two-column data set that looks like this: 1/1/1963 3,209,827,882 1/1/1964 3,281,201,306 1/1/1965 3,350,425,793 But when I try to set the Value Labels in either a Line Chart ...
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Count checked cells if cell on same row matches state in Numbers

Following on from my previous question, I also record which entry records a competition. These are currently recorded as checkboxes. Counting them all is easy enough; I simply use the following ...
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Count contents of one column if an adjacent cell matches a query in Numbers

I have a spreadsheet maintained in Numbers where I record my practices at the range, which lists type of weapon (pistol, rifle, shotgun), as well as the numbers of shots fired. I am readily able to ...
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Numbers: how do I create a column with a sequence of times?

In Numbers, I would like to create a column with automatically generated cells to create a timetable with each hour and each half hour. I create a new document, type in "7:30 AM" and then in the cell ...
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How do I add cells together on OS X numbers app

What format should the cell be? This can not be added and only gives a exclamation mark - "the formula contains a syntax error. OS X and numbers v3.5.3
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Link tables for auto new rows - Numbers

Is there a way I can "link" tables in Numbers so that when rows are added to the "master" table that the identical rows and containing data are added in a linked table? I know I can "link" cells using ...
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Adding standard deviation (custom) as error bar in Numbers v3.5.3

Qn similar to How can I add custom error bars to a graph in Numbers. I'm not able to modify and/or customize error bars even after clicking on the graphical error bars for each series as mentioned in ...
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How do I do a pivot table MAX summary function in Numbers for iCloud?

I can use SUMIFS to sum data grouped by values but how would I get the max value of a group? This is Numbers for iCloud. For example, if I had A B red 2 red 3 green ...
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Apple software - Numbers [closed]

How do I identify and add(sum) only specific cells in a row - they are not continuous cells. Ex. I1, O1, U1 total sum and show in BG1
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How do I plot two data streams in Numbers as a graph?

I have two different streams of fractional values I want to visualize using Numbers for Mac. They both have one value per line and both look would look something like this (with different values ...
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Looking for charting recommendations beyond Excel and Numbers

Recently both Numbers and Excel failed me in my charting needs. I got the job done in Numbers, but only with brute force by creating 28 charts in what should have been two. Back in the 90s, when I ...
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Can Numbers create stacked column charts with two columns for each category?

I'm trying to create a column chart in Numbers where each column is also stacked. For example, consider the following data. Here we have numbers for the total sample and numbers for how that total ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 1....
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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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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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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 ...