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

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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 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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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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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 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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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 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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What is the Numbers keyboard shortcut to get in the formula bar of a cell?

I am looking for a keyboard shortcut in Numbers to edit the current cell via the formula bar (if that is the right word). Screen shot: Please note, I am not looking for this answer. That is how to ...
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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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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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How can I link data from Numbers to a Pages document?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Is there a way to create a polar plot in Numbers?

I am trying to do a polar plot, or radar chart as excel calls them, for a report. I don't have excel, only Numbers, is there a way to do that type of plot with Numbers? I can't seem to find a way. The ...
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Exporting CSV with Numbers with different languages

I am exporting a file from Numbers to CSV and it contains language other than English, like Japanese or Russian. After I export the CSV, all these funny characters shows up in the CSV. Is there a ...
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Is there a way to have a formula in numbers 09 return an empty value (ie isempty() returns true?)

I've got a list of times and ages, and want to extract ages for a particular range of time values. So I've used an 'if' formula to copy the age for an entry if its time is between two values. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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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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Data dependent multiplication of sheets

I have one number document with three sheets. They look like this: DataSheet: Name,Sex,Year,Val1,Val2,Val3... FactorSheets: Name,Val1,Val2,Val3... I want to create a fourth sheet (ResultS) that ...
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copy / paste and remove spaces in Numbers

When I copy non-sequential items in a column (using the Numbers spreadsheet on an iMac), then paste them into another column, is there a way to automatically take out the spaces (or vacant cells) as ...
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How to highlight or filter for duplicate values in a column in a Numbers spreadsheet?

I have a Numbers spreadsheet with a few thousand rows containing a column with phone numbers. As part of a cleanup of the sheet, I need to identify rows where the phone number has been duplicated so ...
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Apple Numbers 3: how to set a background-color for the whole paper?

I want to set the backgroundcolor (in Numbers 3) of the paper to specific color. I tried to fill the cells but it does not work. I tried to to do it with an rectangle but it does not work. See the ...
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Numbers Full Screen on iPhone

I have recently got an iPhone. I transferred some of my Numbers spreadsheets. I expected these to be smaller than on iPad and Mac, but 20% of the screen is used for menu and list of sheeets (even on a ...
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Locally created excel file does not open in Numbers

I have a local process which creates an excel file using the python library openpyxl. I am not able to open the file in Numbers. When I try I receive the simple message "filename can't be opened." I ...
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How can Apple iWork's number generate the empty data field?

The left is excel and the right is number. I would like to do the result like the left one, and how can I do it in number? Thanks.
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User stylesheet / formatting for all osx apple apps

I'm increasingly spending lots of time tweaking text formats from one document to the next, updating styles, formats and generally improving them. Is there a way i can export styles from numbers, ...
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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 update the formula in a column without deleting comments using Numbers for Mac

The question pretty much sums it up, I have a huge sheet with many calculated cells, conditional formatting and comments. In one column, lets say column K, I have a formula similar to this, ...
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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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Does numbers have a way to auto-fill an entire column?

Excel has a feature where when you are trying to auto-fill equations (i.e. you can drag an equation down and it makes an appropriate equation for the next row), you can double-click the drag-handle ...