I have a .numbers file in following format:

Product Quantity Price
Apple   5        3
Banana  7        2
Orange  3        4

I need to get three variables with new-line separated values, e.g. identical to what I entered in script for testing:

set Products to "Apple

set Quantities to "5

set Prices to "3

At best loading the file with closed Numbers.app, but selecting a range is also OK.


In the process of doing this exercise I understood lists are much better for storing read data. So here is the working code:

tell application "Numbers" to tell the front document to tell the active sheet to tell table 1
    repeat with i from 2 to the count of cells of column "A" -- row 1 is a header
        set theProduct to formatted value of cell i of column "A"
        set theQuamtity to formatted value of cell i of column "B"
        set thePrice to formatted value of cell i of column "C"

        set the end of Products to theProduct
        set the end of Quantities theQuantity
        set the end of Prices to thePrice
    end repeat
end tell
  • thanks, fixed the wording here – Pavel Jan 13 at 22:17

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