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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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: Count unique items in a column

I'd like to count the occurrence of unique items found in one column of about 120 items. I can't find a way to do this in Numbers.app
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Numbers spreadsheet - list of worksheets on right side

How can I get a menu of the worksheets on the right side of a Numbers workbook? In an older Numbers version, the default was to have a list on the right so you could scroll down to find the worksheet ...
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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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Cross-reference data from different tables in Apple Numbers

I have a table with exchange rates, and a table with business costs made in various currencies (Yen and USD). I have a column that lists the exchange rate on that day to make the calculation back to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Export specefic iTunes music information to spreadsheet?

Ok so I really need help with this one. I'm doing a school project and I need to be able to chart the Date Added, Date Last Played, and # of plays. Does anyone know of a way to export/copy/retrieve ...
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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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Numbers.app - How to add up items from multiple sheets and popup lists

Based on the "Personal Budget" template: I want to use the Personal Budget template and modify it to my needs — I want a total sheet that will add up information from 12 data sheets (for each month). ...
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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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Is it possible to do conditional formatting in Numbers for iOS?

Is it possible to do conditional formatting in Numbers for iOS? I'd just like to change the text or background colour depending on the cell's contents.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...