# [texhax] Alignment with respect to symbol

zacharia zacharia at fhi-berlin.mpg.de
Fri Jun 27 15:43:47 CEST 2003

Phil,

Thanx for the clue, still I could not nest it in a table enviroment!
I think, I  wud put more effort......

Philip G. Ratcliffe wrote:

>>I have here a table with numbers having the error bar (something like
>>48.0 $\pm$ 3.2)
>>Is there any method to align with first decimal, symbol($\pm$) and
>>second decimal.
>>or at least some method to align with respect to symbol alone?
>>
>>
>
>Try the following example:
>
>\documentclass{article}
>\begin{document}
>\begin{displaymath}
>  \begin{array}{r@{\,\pm\,}r}
>    48.0 &  3.2 \\
>   153.5 &  0.1 \\
>     3.0 & 10.0 \\
>  \end{array}
>\end{displaymath}
>\end{document}
>
>If you understand the structure, it's easy to see how to align on decimal
>points.
>
>Cheers,  Phil
>
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