14 Replies Latest reply: Mar 1, 2014 1:47 PM by SGIII
MrsSpecialKJ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Am I just missing the menu change, or is there no way to change the margins in Numbers? I can't find a page set-up or any menu of that type. I found the menu in Pages, but it is not in the same location in pages.


Numbers, OS X Mavericks (10.9)
  • Jerrold Green1 Level 7 Level 7 (29,855 points)

    I guess they figured you could do your own layout, At least Numbers still has the vertical ruler and guide lines, eliminated in Pages.

     

    Jerry

  • hunabku Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    I can't wait to hear how we're supposed to solve this one. 

  • Jerrold Green1 Level 7 Level 7 (29,855 points)

    I'm curious how you use the Margin settings in Numbers. I've never set a margin in Numbers - always used the default, whatever that may have been. Margins set the width of a Text Layer and the width of Headers and Footers. Since page Headers and Footers have been eliminated in V3, and a Text Layer has never been a part of Numbers, what's to be gained by having margin settings?

     

    Jerry

     

    Edit: Just found the answer in another thread on this subject. Reducing the margins increases the useable space in the printout. Important is some situations, I'm sure.

  • Thomas Glendon Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    I'm interested in being able to set the margins again as well.

  • Sinetempore Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same issue here! Unbelivable. It is also very frustrating that we have to do some many clicks to switch from "Table" "Cell" "Text" "Arrange". Excel still better.

  • Jerrold Green1 Level 7 Level 7 (29,855 points)

    News Flash!

     

    Numbers 'Lite' doesn't alter margins set in Numbers 'Pro'.

     

    May help in a pinch.

     

    Jerry

  • cmelder Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    what is Number lite vs Numbers Pro?  I thought it was just Numbers.  Please explain

  • Yellowbox Level 5 Level 5 (6,180 points)

    Hi cmelder,

     

    Jerry was referring to 'Numbers Lite' as Numbers 3 (it appears to be a lighter version) and 'Numbers Pro' as Numbers 2 (Numbers '09) as the more professional version. We shall see...

     

    Regards,

    Ian.

  • mjesus.qcm Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    This is a major disappoiment.

     

    Professionally I have many numbers documents with multiple pages set up with header, footer, ...

     

    Header and footer information is all gone and I cannot set-up page layout anymore.

     

    My documents are now useless. Most likely have to quit using the program.

     

    I can't believe Apples has done this, upgrading a program making users loose information on their documents is something I have never seen before...

  • cmelder Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thanks..I thought I missing out on a version.  However, with the new numbers, it seems like we are all missing out now.

     

    Chad

  • Jisu PR Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    That was the firs thing i found  missing..!!  they have toput it back or as i claim in  review  show us how to do it because even the manual is wrong... or inacurrate

     

     

     

    so disapointed because i the only wau i can use the app is changing it

  • Jerrold Green1 Level 7 Level 7 (29,855 points)

    cmelder wrote:

     

    Thanks..I thought I missing out on a version.  However, with the new numbers, it seems like we are all missing out now.

     

    Chad

    Chad,

     

    Sorry if I caused any confusion.

     

    My current thinking on the lack of Margin Setting in Numbers 3.0 is to edit my tables in Numbers, which I think still handles table editing better than Pages, but to publish in Pages where the layout aspects of the composition are much easier to control.

     

    Jerry

  • MelodyfromNV Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    This is seriously stupid of Apple and extremely frustrating and customer unfriendly. I hope they fix this soon.

  • SGIII Level 5 Level 5 (5,255 points)

    Hi MelodyfromNV,

     

    Wow, another cross-post.

     

    See Shawn L.'s suggestion and Ian's elaboration in the workarounds thread.

     

    SG