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

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Removing random gridlines in Numbers

How can I remove gridlines in Numbers? I have cleared all the gridlines and still can't remove from two rows. Is there a way to remove them?
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Maverick update to network and now Numbers documents on server locked

We updated Macs on network that are new enough to Mavericks. This included the server. Now all the Maverick computers are locked out of Numbers documents on server. The non Maverick computers can ...
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OSX Numbers 3.2 inserting date / time

I want a cell to take on the date and time of "this moment", and then leave it. Contrary to some experiences I've read about, the Insert menu does have Date & Time, but it doesn't seem to respect ...
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How to handle Numbers' automatic Data Formatting?

I'm trying to put together a sheet that calculates hours I work. One thing I want to do is calculate hours that are billable. So I have something like this: Things that aren't billable or are ...
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Copy Paste formula in Number 3.2

I have20 three-member groups with different individual measures. So, I have a sheet in which I have 60 (20*3) rows and number of columns )+ heading row). I also have another sheet in the same file ...
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Why does the message icon show only for one number

In one of my contacts I have added two phone numbers. I want to know why the message icon that let's me text to this number show up only for one of the two numbers as well as how can I fix this.
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How to display labels on bubble chart, Numbers (v3.2)

I want to display the label of each bubble on a bubble chart in numbers. How do you do this? I want either a truncated "description" or the 3-digit NAICS to be the label of the bubble. Here's an ...
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How do I create a Pivot Table in Numbers 3.2?

I'm new to Numbers and currently using Numbers 3.2. I already have an idea of how to use SUMIFS to create Pivot Tables in Numbers, but I'm still looking for a better way to generate the column & ...
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How do you rotate a cell in Numbers (3.2)?

I want to rotate the header row by 45 degrees to look like this (from Excel). How do you do this in Numbers?
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How do I change the sheet color in Numbers 3.x?

Right now the sheet color is white. But it is hard on my eyes. How do I change the sheet color to black? I'm using a Numbers 3.x in OSx 10.9.3
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Equivalent of cmd+down in Numbers

This is the key combination I would use in MS Excel to jump to the last contiguous cell in the current column. Similarly, cmd+shift+down would perform the same jump while selecting all the cells along ...
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Change Default Table Style when opening a CSV file

Background I often open a CSV file on Numbers, and then I see the table of which style is 'Basic'. I want to use another style (e.g. 'Gray'), but it's annoying to change the style every time I open ...
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Sequential numbering for pseudo-“Rows”

tl;dr: Formula to number rows that doesn't break when some "rows" are made of multiple, merged spreadsheet rows. Scenario: I am making a check-list (of things to look at when apartment-hunting) in ...
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How to write a function in Numbers to get the DATES for different tasks

I am trying to figure out how to write a function to get Dates going on and back from a different moments in my to-do spreadsheet. I know that i can use function DATEVALUE() to count from one specific ...
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One Odd-Sized page in Pages Document for PDF

Need to embed a Numbers spreadsheet in a Pages doc that will “live” as a PDF. Generating a scaled image that I then embed results in mediocre resolution.
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Numbers '08: How to create a histogram?

I have data (ranging from 0 to 1, e.g. 0.61 0.23 0.99 1.0 0.89 0.0 0.42 0.42 0.86 and I would like to create a histogram with bins 0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.0 with the upper ...
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Comma separated list to Columns / Mac Numbers

I have a very huge list of Data (.txt file) .e.g. 945874,stu2,3826,120558,74,15 1836682,CHAOSTAURUS,90,978,3853,0 1411981,KasiaLover,101,28285,684,5 8270041,Daniel33de,3883,2389,2397,1 ..... etc ...
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Directory contents into a spreadsheet entry

I would like to turn the contents of a folder into entries for Numbers (or Excel) - is there a way to automate doing this?
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How to calculate total rental income of a property in Numbers?

I'm trying to calculate the total rental income of a property which increases in value over time. If I assume that the rent will always be 5% of the property value, and that the property is initially ...
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Keyboard shortcut for prev/next sheet in Numbers 3

Is there a keyboard shortcut for moving to the next or previous sheet in Numbers 3? I have a dream I found those shortcuts, but can't seem to figure out what they were...
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Numbers: Countif with condition the content of a cell

I am struggling to come with a solution on this problem, making me wonder if the Countif function is designed to work this way, or what is wrong with my syntax at the end. I have my first table with ...
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Tracing the forward use of values in formulas in Numbers

I use Numbers version 3.1 on Mavericks. One can easily look at a formula in a given cell and immediately see the other cell references it uses. I think of this as a backwards look. Does any means ...
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Numbers 2: Create a new header cell, listing once the contents of a column

Not sure how to search for this question, and moreover I rather think that what I want might not be possible, but just in case I am asking it here. I am looking for a way to create a new table where ...
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Numbers v3.1: Automatically link URLs in spreadsheet?

I've inherited a spreadsheet that has a loooong column (thousands) of URLs, all unclickable. I'd like to make them clickable. I have tried the following: Highlighting the column. Select column, ...
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How do I sort a Numbers' table using data from another table?

So, I've got this data set coming from questionnaires. I created one table per question, questionnaires in rows, answers in columns, and everything is fine and dandy, but now I have this situation ...
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How to display zero value as blank cell in mac numbers 3.1

How do I display zero value as blank cell in mac numbers 3.1 yet maintain a formula. I want a running balance column that only shows balance to the line of the last entry like a checkbook register. ...
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How do you get different color bars in Numbers 3.1?

In previous versions including 3.0 when you made a 3D Bar chart each data point (ie. months) would be in a different color - now I can't seem to find any way to make them different. Is this a bug in ...
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Latest Numbers changes, how to graph things?

Ok this is insane, I have a table Selecting both columns, and What i get back makes no sense. Plotting columns as series i get Plotting rows as series i get Things worked perfectly fine ...
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Insert MathType Equation is disabled in Numbers

I am running Numbers 3.1. When I try to select the Insert > MathType Equation... option, it is disabled. There doesn't seem to be anything in the help related to this feature. How can I use this ...
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How to calculate max with condition in Numbers?

How can I calculate max with condition in Numbers? In other words, I want something like maxifs, which operates max operation instead of sum operation for sumifs.
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Updating a chart dynamically in Numbers

Background: I've been having some sleep issues so I have started tracking my sleep habits along with some other data but so far, they are just entries in Evernote and as such it is not possible to see ...
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Swap X and Y axes on Numbers 3.1

This link is now outdated with the new release of numbers. I want to transpose the X- and Y-axes on a chart in Numbers 3.1. How the heck can I do this? The first chart I made was able to sum my ...
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Connecting MySQL DB to Apple iWork Numbers?

I'd like to visualize some data from a MySQL database using a Mac, but it hasn't been easy finding a solution to this. I understand Excel has DB connectivity, but currently I only have Apple Numbers. ...
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Reinstall Numbers?

I got myself into a state where App Store says that I have numbers "installed" but in fact I don't have it installed. I tried the recommended option/click and shift/click over the installed button and ...
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How to gracefully import CSV files into Numbers.app v3?

I have a process, which has worked faithfully for years in Numbers '09, whereby I download my Bank account data in CSV format, then drag that data directly into my Numbers sheet (after creating an ...
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Numbers: Grouping daily data into weekly data

I have a spreadsheet where I am keeping track of several statistics on a daily basis. I have another spreadsheet where I am keeping track of several statistics on a weekly basis. I want to graph the ...
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Numbers: conditonal highlight based on a date in a different column

In numbers, I would like to change the background colour of Column D based on whether the date in Column A is still in the future (i.e. graying out). I can get the colour formatting to work on the ...
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How to create sum in Numbers up to a specific row?

I have column which contains prices for my work. The last row of that column should contain the total. Currently I have to adjust the SUM() calculation every time I add or remove a row. Can I somehow ...
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How to uninstall Numbers and Keynote on Mavericks?

I installed Pages version 5 on Mavericks via the "App Store". But the problem is Keynote and Numbers are installed also. I'm not interested in Keynote and definitely not in Numbers. I want to ...
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Can I remove items from my App Store updates

The App Store wants me to update my Pages 4.3 to Pages 5.0. Given the changes to and reviews of Pages 5.0, I wish to stay with 4.3. Can I somehow delete the upgrade reminder from the list? I ...
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Is this possible to link the value to a database in Apple's iWork suite?

For example, I would like to make a Pages document that has a value that's linked to the company information and Keynotes and Numbers as well. So, when our company information changes, all the ...
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Numbers no longer opens .xls spreadsheet

I have very recently converted to a MacBook Air from a PC and have a 1.3mb .xls file which 1 week ago Numbers happily opened, edited and saved in its own format. Today, when I opened it it was ...
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Keyboard shortcut to delete row in Numbers

I can add rows conveniently using Option+Shift+Up Arrow (insert above) or Option+Shift+Down Arrow(insert below). Is there a keyboard shortcut to delete the current row?
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Numbers: How to change cell text conditionally?

I am trying to change the text of a cell in Numbers 3 according to a condition. E.g. if A1-A2 is a negative value, the text shall be 'Negative'. If the value is positive the text shall be 'Positive'. ...
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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 ...