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I can't figure out how to align a column in my table by decimal point (it's a
financial word table). I'd appreciate any pointers.

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Insert a decimal tab stop. See
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/SettingTabs.htm and/or
http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/N...tm#DecimalTabs

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I can't figure out how to align a column in my table by decimal point

(it's a
financial word table). I'd appreciate any pointers.

Thanks


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Select the table column and insert a decimal tab stop (see
http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/Format...ttingTabs.htm). Make sure
the paragraph formatting of the cell contents is aligned left, not
centered or aligned right.

You don't have to type a tab in the table cell, just type the number,
and it will align with the decimal point at the decimal tab stop. (In
regular text outside a table, you do have to type a tab to the left of
the number.)

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I can't figure out how to align a column in my table by decimal point (it's a
financial word table). I'd appreciate any pointers.

Thanks

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Thank you so much...I really appreciate the help!

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I can't figure out how to align a column in my table by decimal point (it's a
financial word table). I'd appreciate any pointers.

Thanks

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