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

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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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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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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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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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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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exporting numbers 09 to excel with photos in spreadsheet

When I export my numbers spreadsheet with photos in the column the photos do not transfer when I import it into excel. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Is there a way in Numbers to flip columns with rows?

Is there a way in Numbers to flip columns with rows ? I have several tables in my sheet and I need to swap columns with rows for each table. e.g. A1 A2 A3 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 should become: ...
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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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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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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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SEARCH in a range of field , and decide to display / not display a value

I'm currently working on the following numbers document If there is no BTW-Code 1 or 2 in the right column , I don't want the line to be displayed in the summary. Is there a way to achieve this in ...
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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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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 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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Numbers floating sheets

In Numbers, how can I get the spreadsheet to remain stationary on the page? I have tried to double tap thinking that would display and anchor the sheet but it doesn't work.
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Performance of Numbers 3.0 for large calculation sheet

When I used previous versions of Numbers to work with files containing a lot of large formulas, the performance of many actions were slow, including scrolling. Can you comment how about the latest ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What causes all iWork apps to have blank, unusable documents after a reinstall?

After deleting and re-installing the apps, I can't use iWork. Specifically, the document area is always empty, no matter if I create a new document or open an existing one. This applies to Pages, ...
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How can I use a secondary axis in Numbers?

One of my main problems with Numbers is the fact that it has much less of the functionality of Excel. That's why I barely use Numbers. One of the main things that I always thought impossible was ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can't I edit a Numbers spreadsheet I created?

I have a small spreadsheet I created in Numbers. But when I click in the spreadsheet, there is no cursor and I can't edit anything. Could anyone tell me why this might be? Numbers 3.5.2 MacBook Air ...
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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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Problem with Numbers, stopped working!

The Numbers Icon on my IPad suddenly greyed out. When I selected it it went in to waiting state. Eventually it tried to load but gets to a certain stage of loading and hangs. I have some important ...
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Numbers: Replace URL with image

Is there any way to replace a text field cell which contains a URL with the image which that URL points to? It would make my life so much easier.
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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 ...