## How do you display cell formulas in Numbers?

Select the cell that will hold the result of your calculation. Click inside the Formula Box and type = (the equal sign). The Formula Box appears to the right of the Sheets heading, directly under the Button bar. Note that the Format Bar changes to show a set of formula controls (a.k.a. the Formula Bar).

## Where are formulas in Apple Numbers?

Click the cell where you want the result of the function to appear, then type the equal sign (=). in the toolbar, then choose New Formula. The formula editor opens, and the Functions Browser appears on the right side of the window, displaying a list of all the functions. For help with a function, click it.

**Where is the Inspector toolbar in Numbers?**

Show the sidebar: Click Format or Organize in the toolbar, or choose View > Inspector > Show Inspector (from the View menu at the top of your screen).

**How do you enter what looks like a formula but you want it to actually show the formula — not the result of the formula?**

Excel displays formula rather than result

- Select the cell.
- Format the cell as “General”. (Right-click the cell, select Format Cells, and choose “General.”)
- Delete the “=” at the beginning of your formula, and hit Enter.
- Insert the “=” back in the formula at the beginning.

### Where is the formula bar in Numbers?

Numbers doesn’t have a formula bar. It does have a formula editor that is invoked by clicking a cell and typing =. To edit text in a cell just double-click it. Numbers doesn’t have a formula bar.

### How do I move the formula bar in Numbers?

Hover the cursor over fx on the left of the formula edit box until the cursor changes to a hand, then drag to where you want it. Regards, Ian.

**What is the Inspector icon on Mac?**

The File Inspector is basically a dynamic “Get Info” window on the Mac, as it adjusts depending on what you select in the Finder of Mac OS. This is very useful for so many reasons, but particularly if you frequently use the “Get Info” command in Mac Finder to reveal details about finder items.

**How do you display formulas in Text?**

Show formula text with formula

- =FORMULATEXT(C5) returns the text “=IF(B5>=70,”Pass”,”Fail”)”.
- =IFERROR(FORMULATEXT(A1),””) Alternately, you can use ISFORMULA and IF like this:
- =IF(ISFORMULA(A1),FORMULATEXT(A1),””) Checking for specific text.
- =ISNUMBER(SEARCH(“apple”,FORMULATEXT(A1))) The result is either TRUE or FALSE.

## Which button can you tap to access quick formulas in Numbers?

Tapping the = button in iWork’s Numbers for iPad app lets you enter a formula, which automatically computes values based on the data you type in. The result of the formula can be displayed in a cell in any of the usual formats, and, as is the case with any cell, that value can be used in a chart.