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Old 07-23-2012, 04:20 AM
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Hello all,



I had to align numbers in tables today that use blank spaces as thousands separator and I couldn't use the decimal tab as I usually do with comma-separated thousands.

Example:
1 333 123
(2 777 345)

I need each digit to be aligned with the respective digit under it, regardless of the parentheses that they use to denote negative numbers.

Does anyone know how to handle this situation in a smart way without having to drag right indents for each number?

Thanks a lot in advance.
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Hi Aston,

You could use white commas instead of spaces, then the normal alignment tabs will work as usual.
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