Numbers for iOS (iPad): Keyboards for entering formulas and functions

Keyboards for entering formulas and functions

To perform mathematical calculations in your spreadsheet, use the formulas and functions keyboard. This keyboard allows you to enter numbers, operators, and constants to define a formula within a cell, or to access the hundreds of predefined functions available within Numbers.

The formulas and functions keyboard opens when you tap Function keyboard button to the left of the input bar.

Input bar with functions selected

The keyboard is divided into three groups of keys, as shown below.

Function keyboard

The Delete button key along the right edge of the keyboard deletes the last thing you typed.

To see detailed instructions on entering formulas and functions into cells, see Calculate values using data in table cells.

Last Modified: Dec 11, 2014

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