Numbers User Guide for iPad
- Intro to Numbers
- Intro to images, charts, and other objects
- Create a spreadsheet
- Open spreadsheets
- Prevent accidental editing
- Personalize templates
- Use sheets
- Undo or redo changes
- Save your spreadsheet
- Find a spreadsheet
- Delete a spreadsheet
- Print a spreadsheet
- Change the sheet background
- Copy text and objects between apps
- Customize the toolbar
- Touchscreen basics
- Use Apple Pencil with Numbers
- Wrap text to fit in a cell
- Highlight cells
- Alphabetize or sort data in a table
- Filter data
- Modify chart data
- Move and resize charts
- Select text and place the insertion point
- Change the look of text
- Use text styles
- Format lists
- Add and edit equations
- Add links
- Change object transparency
- Fill objects with color or an image
- Add a border to an object or sheet
- Add a caption or title
- Add a reflection or shadow
- Use object styles
- Resize, rotate, and flip objects
- Use iCloud with Numbers
- Import an Excel or text file
- Export to Excel or another file format
- Restore an earlier version of a spreadsheet
- Move a spreadsheet
- Password-protect a spreadsheet
- Create and manage custom templates
Format text into columns in Numbers on iPad
You can format text in a text box into two or more columns in which text flows automatically from one column to the next.
Format columns of text
Tap a shape or text box, or select text.
Tap , then tap Text.
Tap Columns, then do any of the following:
Change the number of columns: Tap , or tap the number of columns and enter a new value.
Set column width: To use the same width for all columns, turn on Equal Column Width. To set different column widths, turn this option off, then tap below each column number in the Column Size section, or tap the column width and enter a new value.
Set the space between columns: Tap next to Gutters, or tap the gutter width and enter a new value. If you have more than two columns, you can adjust the gutter width between each column.
Force text to the top of the next column
Tap where you want the previous column to end.
Tap Insert, then tap Column Break.