Chapter 16. Formatting and Printing Numbers Documents

In This Chapter

  • Displaying charts and tables effectively on paper

  • Reorganizing, sorting, and categorizing data

  • Searching for data values

Each iWork app has its own settings for its documents and their major subdivisions (sections for Pages documents, slides for Keynote documents, and sheets for Numbers documents). For Keynote presentations and Pages documents, the size of the canvas you're working with is set for the document. In the case of Numbers documents, each sheet can have a different size; it's only when it comes time to print a sheet that you need to worry about its actual size. That's one of the reasons why the procedures for formatting and printing Numbers documents are somewhat different from the procedures for formatting and printing other iWork documents.

Formatting Multiple Charts on a Single Sheet

Creating multiple tables and charts on multiple sheets in Nunbers so that you can track data is simple. Figure 16-1 shows a multiple-sheet solution (it's one used previously in Chapter 15).

Keeping each sheet focused on one set of data (a single week in this case), makes it easy to manage just the information you care about.

But you can also create a new sheet to provide a summary so that you can see all the data together. This section shows you how to combine the tables and charts and how to reorganize and reformat them so that they look their best.

Figure 16-1. Create multiple sheets, each with its own tables and charts.

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