Numbers is a spreadsheet software included in the iWork productivity suite by Apple.

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### How to interchange a column and row in a table (Transpose) in iWork Numbers?

I want to transpose a table (interchange rows to columns and vice versa). How to do that in iWork Numbers.

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### Does any spreadsheet allow you to create your own functions?

I've always been frustrated when using spreadsheets by the inability to define my own functions when there is no existing function to (cleanly) do what I want. Does any spreadsheet offer this ...

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### How to break a spreadsheet containing CSV into multiple columns?

I'm working on preparing data for export, and the client has put all of the data into a spreadsheet. Each field of data should be its own column. The problem is that the client erroneously put ...

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### Export to csv options using Numbers

I'm using Numbers on my Mac at the moment and exporting to a CSV file. Is there a way to enclose every value with ""?
For example I'm getting the csv file like this:
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
When I ...

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### Sum the first N elements in a spreadsheet column

I'm trying to sum the first N elements in a column, where N is a value in another cell.
I've come up with this:
=sum(B1:indirect(concatenate("B", A10)))
Where A10 contains N. But I don't want to ...

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### In Numbers for Mac, possible to have custom formatting depending on value of other cell?

I have several columns of numbers, and I want to highlight one of those with a background color.
I have created a single cell at the top of these columns, that for each column contains either a 1 ...

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### Apple Numbers: keyboard shortcut for “smart fill”?

If I've got some sort of patterned data selected — say sequential numbers — I can click and drag the little circle in the bottom right corner of that selection to “smart fill”. For example:
Is ...

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### What is the Numbers equivalent of F2 in Excel?

What is the Numbers equivalent of F2 (edit cell) in Excel?

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### iWork Numbers: how to copy only filtered values?

I'm using Apple's iWork Numbers to look through some big spreadsheets of economic data. I used the Sort & Filter Panel to filter out just the rows of data I need, and now I'd like to copy just ...

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### Numbers conditional formatting based on a different cell in the same row

I have a Numbers spreadsheet, with "quantity required" and "quantity in stock" columns, then each part is on a row. I'm trying to use conditional formatting to turn a cell yellow when # required = # ...

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### Auto-fill rows between two cells in iWork - Numbers (or MS Excel)

This is my table
...A............
1 1
2
3
4
5 9
I know the minimum value (A1=1) and I know the maxiumum value (A5=9). Now I want to fill the rows in between with the numbers leading up to ...

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### Pull row of data from one place in spreadsheet to another

I have a list of names and their assorted properties.
I am trying to find a way to quickly move an entire row's worth of data into a different sheet so I can manipulate it.
Currently I can ...

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### using a formula across sheets in numbers

I have a numbers spreadsheet and am making a totals page to take the totals from each page, add them together in an overview sheet and was wondering if anyone knew how to create a formula to do t

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### Not counting values if strikethrough in iWork- Numbers

I'm building a holiday expense planner and I'm trying to get the sum of a column in a table, however as I pay things off I want to be able to strikethrough the amount and then it minus it from the ...

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### How to assign a shape to each series of values in iWork '09 Numbers?

How can I assign a shape to each series of values in iWork '09 Numbers? Currently all series are forced to have the same shape, which makes them hard to distinguish on black and white prints.

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### Quickly increase/decrease cell value by 1 in Numbers

Is there a quick way to increase/decrease a cell value by 1 in Apple iWork's Numbers?

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### Spreadsheet formula to count consecutive values in a column

I have a column with "Y" and "N" values, and need a formula to count the last consecutive occurrences of "Y". So if I the column looks like this:
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
N
Y
Y
the desired result would be 2
Y
Y
...

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### How to reformat all columns to be hyperlinked in apple numbers?

I have a large spreadsheet where one of the columns has text hyperlinks. They are not clickable though.
I can make them clickable by selecting url text and clicking Insert -> hyperlinks -> webpage.
...

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### Ms Excel or Apple Numbers import rules

I have an Excel file from which I need to export specific colums and place them in a separate file. Is there a program in Windows or Mac, which allows me to set the rules and have these saved for ...

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### Not showing negative results in Numbers.app

How can I make iWork Numbers not show me negative results?
For example: The thing is that in A1 I have number 101 and I am doing -A1 from B1. B1 is empty (because I am waiting for the result) so in ...

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### How to plot this in iwork-numbers

I got an array of data like this
0,1
0,56
0,4
0,57
0,6
0,006
0,34
0,46
...
I got another array of data that classifies the data above in categories like this:
from 0,1 to 0,5 category A
from 0,51 ...

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### Numbers is no longer shipped with OSX from Mountain Lion?

I heave heard that Mac OSX Snow Leopard shipped with Numbers, an app used to manipulate spreadsheets. But I can't find it inside my default Mac OSX Mountain Lion installation. Checking with App Store, ...

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### Is there a key or combo to edit a formula in Apple's Numbers without using the mouse?

In Excel (and OpenOffice) I could use F2 to edit the existing formula. So far the only 'shortcut' I've found in Numbers involves clicking the mouse. Since I'm going from moving with the keyboard to ...

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### Define a range based on the result of the INDEX function

In Excel it is possible to write a function looking like that:
=SUM(A1:INDEX(...))
Where the end of the range of the data to sum is dynamically defined by the result of the INDEX function.
The ...

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### Excel/Spreadsheet - formula for last value in a row?

I'm trying to forecast increasing vendor costs in a spreadsheet.
My sheet looks something like this
col | A | B | C | D | E | F
vendor | 2013-09 | ...

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### Categorizing data based on a column in Numbers 3.X

I have recently migrated to numbers 3.0.1 on my MAC. I am not seeing the option "Categorize by this column" anymore. Any idea how do we group the data in new numbers based on a column.

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### How can I do this in spreadsheets?

Let's say you have a table like this:
| A | B | C |
-------------------------------------
1| sex | age | answer q1 |
-------------------------------------
2| ...

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### Numbers/Excel Hour Counter within Specified Date Range

The data shown in the image is just sample information but...
I would like to use the "Period Beginning" and "Period End" to create a range to determine the total number of hours and earnings. I ...

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### Aligning split columns in a spreadsheet

I'm using Numbers, but I think excel users would also know the answer here.
All I want to know is, how can align the 'amount' column with the columns below it, and the 'total' column with the ...

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### How does one add all values that occur before a specific date?

I know I need the SUMIF function, but I can't figure out the condition for the life of me. Given the following table, how would I get $150?
Value | Date
------+---------
$100 | 1/1/2013
$50 | ...

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### Apple Iwork Numbers: How to conditionally highlight a cell

I am using apple numbers to do some modeling.
(For those of you who are not familiar it is the apple version of excel that makes awesome looking charts, but has a bit less functionality).
I am ...

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### Numbers 3.2 (current) How to set a column data reference permanently

I'm struggling to figure out how to do what I want. I have a nice chart made with my data structured the way I want, however I find it a pain everytime I add a row to re-choose/edit the Data ...

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### Make a column be unaffected by any row in Excel?

Basically I want to keep a particular column unaffected by any row deletion (by unaffected, I mean no contents of that column are shifted). Is this even possible?

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### How do I lookup using 2 values, Verticle and Horizonal? (Apple Numbers)

I have a sheet that has an individuals info, one table as their Age (TABLE 1). Another Table has a score in cell (TABLE 2). I want to lookup the VALUE that corresponds with their age and score in ...

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### In one end of table cell, concat all text from Cell A when Cell B is blank

I've got a spreadsheet of potential expenses in Numbers.app.
Text String | $Price
In some rows, the $Price cell is empty.
I'd like to iterate over all the rows, and when $Price is empty, CONCAT ...

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### 'Categorize by this column' doesn't seem to work with formulas involving current date

I'm creating a table for bill statuses... The status can be paid, unpaid, or overdue. There's a due date column which you can guess is set to the due date.
So, I have my Status column, which uses the ...

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### How to create a line diagram with non-linear date points?

I have a spreadsheet with numerical data like this:
01.01.2011 | Val1 | Val2 | Val3
03.01.2011 | Val1 | Val2 | Val3
03.01.2011 | Val1 | Val2 | Val3
05.02.2011 | Val1 | Val2 | Val3
17.02.2011 | Val1 | ...

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### Make a differentiated barchart using numbers

I have a question about Numbers.
I want to make a bar chart that shows the membership of my organisation.
I want to divide between unitary organisations and membership organisations, so i want ...

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### Chart from groupings

Given such a spreadsheet:
col1 | col2 | col3
-----+------+----
alfa | foo | 10
beta | foo | 20
gamma| bar | 12
delta| bar | 42
I'd like to generate a chart grouping values from col2 and ...

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### My Numbers Spreadsheet does not show any data

My Numbers spreadsheet shows blank even though it has data in it.
What could be wrong?
Please see attached image.

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### Select each nth row in Numbers

I have an iWork Numbers spreadsheet with thousands of rows. How can I select every 5th row from that spreadsheet?
See also: Select each nth row in Excel

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### Rearranging spreadsheet data

If I have the following data table:
Country 1990 2000 2010 LEB 1990 LEB 2000 LEB 2010
Afghanistan 15 17.72 18.24 48.60 54.86 59.61
...
How would I in an automated ...