CTAN submission -- numprint.sty

Rainer Schöpf rainer.schoepf at proteosys.com
Sun Aug 1 20:08:39 CEST 2004

On Sat, 31 Jul 2004, Harald Harders wrote:

 > I have uploaded numprint-v1_20.tar.gz to ftp.dante.de. Please replace the
 > old version in CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/numprint/. License stays LPPL.
 > >From the README:
 > Print numbers with a separator every three digits and convert numbers
 > given as 12345.6e789 to 12\,345,6\cdot 10^{789}. Numbers are printed
 > in the current mode (text or math) in order to use the correct font.
 >   Many things, including the decimal sign, the thousand separator, as
 > well as the product sign can be changed by the user, e.g., to reach
 > 12,345.6\times 10^{789}. If requested, numprint can round numbers to
 > a given number of digits.
 >   If an optional argument is given it is printed upright as unit.
 > Numbers can be rounded to a given number of digits.
 >   The package supports an automatic, language-dependent change of the
 > number format.
 >   Tabular alignment using the tabular(*), array, tabularx, and longtable
 > environments (similar to the dcolumn and rccol packages) is supported
 > using all features of numprint. Additional text can be added before and
 > after the formatted number.
 > Two things are new in this version:
 > - Numbers can be padding by an arbitrary character on their left side to
 >   a given number of digits.
 > - Plain exponential numbers (e.g., \numprint{e5} => 10^5) may now contain
 >   signs (e.g., \numprint{+-e5} => \pm 10^5)

Thanks for the update, I installed it in


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  Rainer Schöpf

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