[texhax] Numbers in Table

Douglas Hespe hespe at acay.com.au
Thu Apr 15 03:35:52 CEST 2004

On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 06:22:05PM -0400, Robert Sherry wrote:
>     I have a LaTeX document that has several large tables. These tables are
> defined using the longtable command. Most of the tables consists of 6 and 7
> digit numbers. Since there are no commas in the numbers, it is hard to read.
> I know I could manual enter the commas but that would be a big job. Is there
> anyway I can get LaTeX to automatically insert the commas?
See Mr Ratcliffe's reply for details.

On a side note, you might want to insert "\," instead of a simple
comma. This is the new international standard, i.e. a space instead of
a comma between groups of three digits.

Doug Hespe.

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