[texhax] Aligning decimal point in table using "tabu"

Christopher Skeels Chris.Skeels at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Sep 21 18:14:49 CEST 2015

Hi Jerry,

Do a search on Excel2latex and see if your life can be improved just a

Cheers, Chris.

On 22/09/2015 2:01 am, "texhax on behalf of Gerard E. Seibert"
<texhax-bounces at tug.org on behalf of jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:

>On Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:12:45 +0200, Ulrike Fischer stated:
>> Am Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:27:22 -0400 schrieb Gerard E. Seibert:
>> > Thank you. I hate it when the documentation is wrong. I will have to
>> > a line to the author/maintainer and see what they can do to correct
>> I doubt that is it only the documentation which is wrong.
>> > \newcolumntype Z{S[group-four-digits=true ,
>> does work but then you no longer get "an S column from siunitx
>> embedded into a X column".
>> Imho tabu is buggy.
>I am not very good at creating tables, even simple ones, in LaTeX. I have
>used "tabu" because it lets me set the width of the table easily.
>when I have a semi-complex table to create, I use MS Excel to create the
>table the way I want it to look, then save it as a PDF and import that
>my document. It may seem like a lot of work; however, when you consider
>much time I end up wasting tying to configure a table to look exactly how
>want it to, it is far quicker to do it in Excel and import it into my
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