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 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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Sync Numbers templates between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

I want to create a template spreadsheet in Numbers for OS X Yosemite and have this template appear in Numbers in iOS 8. I've followed the advice in this page and have created a template on my Mac. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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 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 ...