[texhax] align numbers in a table

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Apr 13 23:08:11 CEST 2006

Paul Tremblay :

> I have a table of two columns, the first consisting of the date in
> terms of a year, and the second expressing a dollar amount. I am using
> the \tabular environment to create a decent looking table, but I was
> wondering if there is a way to align the numbers in the second column.
> I don't think I should use the tabbing environment because the second
> column has the heading "Amount spent on store modernization by
> chains." (Since the caption is "Amount Spent by Chain Stores,"
> probalby the second column should just be "Amount Spent," or even
> "Amount," but that is another matter.)
> Thanks
> Paul

as always a minimal exaple would be nice.


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