Numbers Question

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  1. Knightoftheapp
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    I'm almost embarrassed to ask this but can anyone tell me how to add a column of numbers in the Numbers spreadsheet?
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    Enter the "sum" sign (looks like the Greek letter sigma) in the first blank cell under the column.
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    I'm afraid I wasn't very clear. If in Numbers on the iPad, tap the cell below the column. Hit the equal sign and the tap "function". You'll see the "sum" function.
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    Thanks for your help.
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    I hope it helped.
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    For summing columns ( and only colums ) you can use the SUM key on the keypad ( in formula entry mode ). I suppose Apple offered this shortcut because adding a column of numbers is such a common feature of spreadsheets.
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