Manipulate Objects

Tables, with their strict row-and-column structure, can keep even the most disorganized user in check. But as you work on a sheet you’re not confined to a grid as you add tables, some charts, a few text boxes and maybe even images, movies, and recordings.

Fortunately, Numbers provides tools that can keep sheet elements in line (literally). In this chapter, after you attend to the basics of setting ruler and guide preferences and reviewing how to Select and Move Objects, you learn how to align, group, and resize selected objects manually when you Work on the Sheet, and see how to take a more by-the-numbers approach (no pun intended) when you Work in the Arrange Tab.

Set Ruler and Guide Preferences

Before trying to organize ...

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