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How to make LaTex group

by ronaldor9
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Jun24-09, 07:46 PM
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How can I tell LaTex to group by thousands such as a large number like this: 1 000 000 000 instead of 1000000000

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Jun25-09, 02:39 AM
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I don't think you can tell it that, because as far as LaTeX is concerned there is nothing special about numbers. You can do it manually, just type $1\,000\,000\,000$ or $1\;000\;000\;000$ or $1\:000\:000\:000$, depending on your preference. Or use scientific notation ($10^9$), of course

  • $1\,000\,000\,000$
    [itex] 1\,000\,000\,000 [/itex]
  • $1\;000\;000\;000$
    [itex] 1\;000\;000\;000 [/itex]
  • $1\:000\:000\:000$
    [itex] 1\:000\:000\:000 [/itex]
  • $10^9$
    [itex] 10^9 [/itex]
Jun25-09, 02:14 PM
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Thanks, yea I was hoping there was a simpler way. Thanks though!

Jul20-09, 09:26 AM
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How to make LaTex group

This can be accomplished by using the numprint package. Check out for details.

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