Handle Formulas and Functions

Maybe you won’t ever think of formulas and functions as fun, as I do, but this chapter should at least remove any stress accompanying your dealings with them. It starts with the “quick calculations” available from the toolbar’s Insert menu and from tokens in the Smart Cell View.

After you Learn Formula-Building Basics and how to Work in the Formula Editor to build formulas, I’ll help you Understand Functions and Arguments, and then Explore the Function Browser with you.

Save Time with Quick Calculations

All of Numbers’ calculations are quick—very, very quick—but in the phrase quick calculations, “quick” refers to ...

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