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I am using Word 2003. How can I set the alignment of numbers in a Word table?

For example, I want the numbers to line up on the decimal point and show
negative numbers in parentheses. i.e. The following should line up correctly
on the decimal point:

12.50
(653.87)
18.567

Thanks much in advance.
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FormatTags and set a decimal aligned tab

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Yeah, I knew I was missing something rather obvious. Thanks.

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FormatTags and set a decimal aligned tab


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You need a decimal-aligned tab stop. For more, see
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/SettingTabs.htm Note that a tab
character is not required for decimal tab stops in tables.

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I am using Word 2003. How can I set the alignment of numbers in a Word

table?

For example, I want the numbers to line up on the decimal point and show
negative numbers in parentheses. i.e. The following should line up

correctly
on the decimal point:

12.50
(653.87)
18.567

Thanks much in advance.


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