[NTG-context] mkiv digits/units zero padding not working
Wolfgang Schuster
wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Thu May 7 18:21:04 CEST 2020
Benjamin Buchmuller schrieb am 07.05.2020 um 17:31:
> Hi,
>
> I’m trying to get
>
> \digits{15.0=}±\digits{1.00}
>
> \digits{_8.12}±\digits{0.34}
>
> horizontally aligned as
>
> 15.0 ±1.00
> 8.12±0.34
>
> But I get
>
> 15.0±1.00
> 8.12±0.34
>
> instead.
>
> From the source (phys-dim.mkiv), I can see that “=“ should expand to \hphantom{0}. (I think \zeropoint in the table is outdated, since \def\zeropoint\hphantom{0} does not solve the problem either.)
1. Which table?
2. This is not how \def works.
3. When you redefine \zeropoint (which isn't a macro) you're going to
break everything.
> I can’t use tabulate or alignment in math mode for this problem unfortunately.
I looked at the code and the problem is = can only be used to insert
space for two digits (e.g. 100.==).
Wolfgang
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