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 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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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 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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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 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 ...
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Delete table name

That must be probably obvious, but I can't seem to figure out how to delete the table name. Only the hide option is available. create table default name "Table 1" appears don't want it - and don't ...
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Numbers app lists all file names

When we go to a program we go there to create a new file or resume work in one. When one clicks the Numbers Application icon Why does Numbers in Mavericks list files with different extensions and not ...
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Why does Numbers hide a huge PNG file in exported Excel sheets?

OK, this is a weird one. I take my blank Numbers sheet: ...and export it to Excel: Whoah, that seems a little large. Let's rename the Excel doc to .zip and have a look inside: Digging a ...
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Two numbers on one phone

I recently moved to USA for 10 months so I had to get an American number. Can I keep my old foreign number? If so how do I do that?
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Can't find SUMIF in my Numbers functions. Could someone tell me where to find it?

For the first time I am working with Numbers rather than Mac Exel, which I was running on my old G4. I now have a 2012 MacBook Pro with Mavericks, and the one function I use more than any other is ...
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How can I restore an older version of a Numbers document (before the sync)

I'm using Numbers on my iPad and my Macbook. Yesterday I opened my Macbook and for some reason it opened the Numbers app but didn't sync. I didn't really need to work on the file so I just left it ...
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Sort selected columns by row

In Numbers, how is it possible to sort selected columns by a row? In the following example I want to sort the columns B, C and D by using the values in row 1. So far, I have only found the reverse ...
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Can't use any of the iWork apps

I'm unable to use any of the apps included in the iWork package. If I try to open any one of them, the app opens but I can't perform any action. I click on the bar menu items to see that even 'About ...
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Convert Numbers.app spreadsheet to JSON document?

Is there a way to export a Numbers.app spreadsheet as a JSON formatted file? I know I can do it manually but this will be used as data input to an iOS app and I'd like to have an automated way to do ...
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Can I have multiple graphs in the same place in Numbers?

I have a spreadsheet with a bunch of graphs based on a table. Instead of having a long list of graphs, is there a way to display these graphs all in the same space, but change between them? And to ...
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Sum of Formula results?

Is there any way in Apple Numbers to apply a formula to a selected set of rows, and sum up the results? This is how i'd like to have/use the formula SUM(TableA::$A$1:$A$20;"=$1*"&TableB::A1) ...
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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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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.