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Take Control of Numbers by Sharon Zardetto

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Manipulating Objects

Tables can keep even the most disorganized user in check, what with their strict row-and-column structure. But you’re not aided by any grid when you work on a sheet as you add multiple tables, some charts, a few text boxes and perhaps some divider lines. And maybe images, movies, sounds….

Fortunately, Numbers provides tools that can keep sheet elements in line (literally), so you can present yourself to your colleagues or boss, or to the world, in a better light.

After you attend to the basics—set your ruler and guide preferences, and review basic techniques to Select and Move Objects, you’ll learn how to rearrange, align, group, and resize selected objects manually when you Work on the Sheet, or take a more by-the-numbers ...

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