Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Tables Turned

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-08-17
 
 
 

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers

Users can create charts to organize information contained within a table.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Charting Tables

To create a chart using information contained within a spreadsheet's tables, users select the table they wish to chart and then simply select which type of chart they'd like to use to organize the information.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Charting Tables

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Exporting Files

In iWork '08, Numbers can export files to PDF or Excel formats. Here, a Numbers spreadsheet is exported to PDF.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Exporting Files

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Font Issues

One of the drawbacks of importing spreadsheets in Numbers is the program's inability to support all Microsoft-supported fonts.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Font Issues

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Looks Like Excel

Users accustomed to Excel will find the look and feel of Numbers a near match.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Looks Like Excel

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Tables Turned

Tables that appear on one spreadsheet in Numbers are dispersed over three spreadsheets in Excel.

Apple iWork 08 Ably Fills Spreadsheet Hole with Numbers - Tables Turned

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