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Re: formatting table with integers and floats in a column

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg61377] Re: [mg61356] formatting table with integers and floats in a column
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 02:29:45 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <20051016121525.UUOK13165.eastrmmtao01.cox.net@[172.18.52.8]>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Yes, terrific.  Now, if I want the FontFamily to be "Times", there's 
still trouble!

Bob Hanlon wrote:
> This does it by brute force.
> 
> statNames={"N","Max","Min","Mean","Std.dev.","Median"};
> 
> statNumbers={40,103,2,56.8,22.5,59};
> 
> StyleForm[
>   TableForm[
>     Transpose[{statNames,
>         If[IntegerQ[#],
>               StringReplace[
>                 ToString[
>                   NumberForm[#,{4,1},
>                     NumberPadding->{" ","0"}]],
>                 ".0"->"  "],
>               NumberForm[#,{4,1},
>                 NumberPadding->{" ","0"}]]&/@
>           statNumbers}]],
>   FontFamily->"Courier"]
> 
> 
> Bob Hanlon
> 
> 
>>From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>>Date: 2005/10/16 Sun AM 12:18:11 EDT
>>Subject: [mg61377] [mg61356] formatting table with integers and floats in a column
>>
>>I have a 2-column table whose first column consists of strings --
>>
>>  statNames = {"N", "Max", "Min", "Mean", "Std.dev.", "Median"};
>>
>>-- and a column of corresponding numbers:
>>
>>  statNumbers = {40, 103, 2, 56.8, 22.5, 59};
>>
>>If I use
>>
>>   TableForm[Transpose[{statNames, statNumbers}]]
>>
>>then of course all the numbers will be left-aligned on their leftmost 
>>digits.
>>
>>I want to format the numbers in the table so that they will appear as 
>>follows:
>>
>>N         40
>>Max      103
>>Min        2
>>Mean      56.8
>>Std.dev.  22.5
>>Median    59
>>
>>Notice that I want the integers to appear as integers -- WITHOUT any 
>>trailing decimal point; but the alignment is to be as if the numbers 
>>were aligned on the decimal points including the implicit, but 
>>unprinted, decimal points in the integers.
>>
>>How??
>>
>>I've tried various things with mapping NumberForm onto the individual 
>>numbers but cannot quite get the correct effect.
>>
>>-- 
>>Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
>>Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
>>Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
>>University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
>>710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
>>Amherst, MA 01003-9305
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 

-- 
Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
Amherst, MA 01003-9305


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