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Numbers '09 Essential Training
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Creating bulleted and numbered lists


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Numbers '09 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Creating bulleted and numbered lists

When you need to create a list in your spreadsheet, Numbers provides preformatted bullet and numbering styles for creating a simple or ordered list. Let's use some existing text in the text box here, in our current listing sheet of our Milea Listing and Prospects spreadsheet. And when you have already got the text entered you can select the text first and create a bulleted or numbered list from there. So one click selects our text box. You can click again to get inside and now we are going to click-and-drag from our first point to the end of our third point and you'll even see where the hard returns were typed to create the separation between these points.
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  1. 1m 59s
    1. Welcome
      1m 12s
    2. Using the exercise files
      47s
  2. 7m 17s
    1. Launching Numbers and exploring templates
      2m 24s
    2. Exploring the user interface
      2m 45s
    3. Customizing the user interface
      2m 8s
  3. 15m 36s
    1. Creating and opening spreadsheets
      1m 12s
    2. Importing spreadsheets
      1m 48s
    3. Saving and exporting spreadsheets
      2m 39s
    4. Working with sheets
      3m 0s
    5. Laying out sheets
      3m 7s
    6. Headers, footers, and page numbering
      3m 50s
  4. 48m 42s
    1. Adding tables
      2m 43s
    2. Modifying tables
      2m 39s
    3. Working with content in table cells
      4m 55s
    4. Using controls
      5m 0s
    5. Working with rows and columns
      4m 59s
    6. Table headers and footers
      5m 24s
    7. Auto-filling table cells
      3m 50s
    8. Working with table cells
      3m 17s
    9. Using table categories
      4m 18s
    10. Reorganizing table data
      3m 7s
    11. Defining reusable tables
      3m 38s
    12. Copying tables
      2m 48s
    13. Using Address Book data
      2m 4s
  5. 14m 4s
    1. Using table styles
      2m 3s
    2. Overriding table styles
      1m 51s
    3. Redefining a table's style
      2m 31s
    4. Copying and pasting table styles
      2m 46s
    5. Creating, renaming, and deleting table styles
      3m 41s
    6. Using the default table style
      1m 12s
  6. 18m 24s
    1. Using formulas
      3m 47s
    2. Using the Formula bar and Formula Editor
      3m 52s
    3. Using cell references
      3m 25s
    4. Using functions
      4m 15s
    5. Using Formula List view
      3m 5s
  7. 32m 48s
    1. Adding a chart
      2m 42s
    2. Creating a mixed chart
      2m 33s
    3. Modifying chart data
      2m 23s
    4. Adding data to a chart from multiple tables
      2m 20s
    5. Changing a chart from one type to another
      2m 19s
    6. Formatting general chart attributes
      4m 56s
    7. Using trend lines and error bars
      5m 21s
    8. Creating a two-axis chart with different value scales
      2m 34s
    9. Formatting 3D charts
      5m 15s
    10. Linking charts to Pages and Keynote
      2m 25s
  8. 32m 56s
    1. Adding, removing, and selecting text
      3m 24s
    2. Formatting text
      4m 11s
    3. Formatting numbers
      6m 53s
    4. Conditional formatting
      3m 28s
    5. Using special characters
      3m 57s
    6. Using hyperlinks
      2m 33s
    7. Checking spelling
      4m 58s
    8. Find and Replace
      3m 32s
  9. 37m 25s
    1. Using text boxes
      5m 9s
    2. Copying text to a text box
      2m 26s
    3. Paragraph formatting
      3m 14s
    4. Creating bulleted and numbered lists
      3m 50s
    5. Working with shapes
      4m 29s
    6. Adding and adjusting images
      2m 46s
    7. Masking objects
      3m 50s
    8. Using Instant Alpha
      2m 0s
    9. Inserting media files
      3m 37s
    10. Aligning and layering objects
      6m 4s
  10. 11m 46s
    1. Printing a sheet
      4m 8s
    2. Password-protecting and emailing spreadsheets
      3m 36s
    3. Sharing spreadsheets with iWork.com
      4m 2s
  11. 12m 37s
    1. Designing a template
      5m 26s
    2. Creating initial spreadsheet content
      2m 54s
    3. Creating media placeholders
      2m 33s
    4. Saving a custom template
      1m 44s
  12. 18s
    1. Goodbye
      18s

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Numbers '09 Essential Training
3h 53m Beginner Jun 05, 2009

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Numbers offers intuitive organization features, allowing users to focus more on analysis and presentation. In Numbers '09 Essential Training, David Rivers explores the important features of this spreadsheet application and introduces the new tools for formula development and charting. He walks through the new functionality of charts, tables, and templates, and shows how to make spreadsheets effective and eye-catching. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Exploring and customizing the user interface
  • Creating, importing, and laying out spreadsheets
  • Working with, modifying, and reusing tables
  • Using the Formula bar and Formula Editor
  • Formatting chart attributes in 2D and 3D
  • Inserting media files and manipulating objects in a spreadsheet
  • Sharing spreadsheets via print, email, and iWork.com
Subjects:
Business Computer Skills (Mac) Spreadsheets
Software:
Numbers
Author:
David Rivers

Creating bulleted and numbered lists

When you need to create a list in your spreadsheet, Numbers provides preformatted bullet and numbering styles for creating a simple or ordered list. Let's use some existing text in the text box here, in our current listing sheet of our Milea Listing and Prospects spreadsheet. And when you have already got the text entered you can select the text first and create a bulleted or numbered list from there. So one click selects our text box. You can click again to get inside and now we are going to click-and-drag from our first point to the end of our third point and you'll even see where the hard returns were typed to create the separation between these points.

Numbers is going to use those hard returns to create separate bullet or numbered points. So with our text selected now we can access the Text Inspector. Click the Inspector button, let's move it out of the way. So we can see our text. And now we'll click the Bullets button of the Text Inspector. And here you'll see No Bullets have been turned on. But of course that can be changed by clicking the button. We can use Text Bullets for example. When you choose Text Bullets automatically the default bullet appears. It's a black dot. But of course, you can choose other Text Bullets by clicking the drop-down button. Maybe a star would look good.

We can change the color of those bullets as well, click the Color button and from the Colors window let's just choose a nice bright orange here. Close the Colors window. You can see they really stand out. We can also change the Alignment and Size of those bullets. So if we want to make them a little bit bigger, we can use the Up arrows. We could also change their Alignment. Right now, they are right beside our text. If we want to raise them up a little bit we could. Now we can even adjust the space between our bullet and the edge of our text box, as well as, the space between our bullet and our text. Let's bump these both up to 0.25 and you can see that's far too much.

So in that case, we might want to click the down arrow to set them back to zero. And click-and-drag inside the first box and we'll type in 0.1. You can add your own value. Press the Tab key on your keyboard to move to the next field. We'll try 0.1 there as well and press Return. You can see that looks a little bit better. So our points really stand on their own and those bullets stick out. Let's try a different type of bullet now. When we click the button that now displays Text Bullets, we can choose Image Bullets. Notice now we have got a series of images. We can choose from like checkboxes and pushpins. Let's move up near the top and choose the gold sphere. That's kind of cool.

It's 3-dimensional. We can adjust Alignment and Size of that as well. Notice the Bullet Indent and Text Indent stay and that's fine. If you prefer to number of the items on your list, click the button now that displays Image Bullets and choose Numbers or Tiered Numbers. In this case we don't need Tiered Numbers. Numbers will be fine. And now we can choose the Style. When we click the Style button you can see there is a number of numbering styles like Roman Numerals, for example. Let's select that one.

Again, we can choose Number Indent and Text Indent or I think we should just go back to that Image Bullet. It probably suits this particular list best. Let's close our Text Inspector. And now what's kind of cool is Numbers knows that Bullets have been turned on so we can click after the last item, right after the word features, and when we press Return on the keyboard, we get a brand new bullet if we needed to add an additional point. If you need to remove a bullet just use your Delete key to backspace a couple of times back to the previous item and that's where we started.

So whenever you need to list items or show order create a Bulleted or Numbered list.

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