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Take Control of Numbers by Sharon Zardetto

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Numbers Tutorial

Whether you’re new(ish) to Numbers, or to spreadsheets in general, this is for you. It’s a “just dive in” exercise that introduces you to many of Numbers’ features and interface elements, and demonstrates different ways of achieving the same goal. You’ll also see how they work together—something the rest of this book can’t always describe, as it must cover features separately in order to include their details.

I used many guinea pigs (none were harmed) in developing this tour: male and female, ages 13 to 60-something, spreadsheet neophytes to Numbers dabblers to experienced Excel users. Everybody learned something—often things they wouldn’t have thought to explore on their own.

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