# 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:

> old version in CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/numprint/. License stays LPPL.
>
>
> 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

macros/latex/contrib/numprint

For the CTAN Team
Rainer Schöpf