Sharon Zardetto has a new book that helps get you up to speed with Apple’s spreadsheet. In Take Control of Numbers, she explains the benefits and limitations of the Excel competitor, stressing that, while it admittedly isn’t as fully featured as Excel, it has everything that anyone not running a company needs and more. Why Numbers’ methods of formula and data entry are easier, especially to spreadsheet novices, the capabilities that are unique to Numbers and how she is trying to teach the art of using spreadsheets and charts instead of just the mechanics of the program.
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Sharon Zardetto wrote several dozen Mac books when they were still produced only on paper. She has since moved to ebooks, with her most recent titles being Take Control of Safari 6 and Take Control of Spotlight for Finding Anything on Your Mac. Follow her on Twitter at @SharonZardetto.