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Numbers for iPad: Visual QuickStart Guide by Chris Fehily

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3. Data Entry

In This Chapter

Editing and Formatting Cells

Copying and Moving Cells

Filling Cells with Data Series

Using Forms to Edit Lists

Sorting Rows in a Table

Using Text-Editing Tools

The first task in building a spreadsheet is to enter your raw data into table cells. Each cell holds an individual value: a number, text, a date, or a duration. (Formulas, which are mathematical and functional expressions that resolve to values, are covered in the next chapter.) Numbers provides specialized onscreen keyboards that pop up when you edit a cell’s contents. You also can do the usual operations common to many spreadsheets: copy and move cells, fill series of values, edit lists via data-entry forms, and sort rows. This chapter describes how to ...

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