Re: format mixed integers & floats with text styling (see )

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg82254] Re: format mixed integers & floats with text styling (see )*From*: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>*Date*: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 03:30:14 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <fesqmo$pdc$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Oct 14, 3:23 am, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at math.umass.edu> wrote: > Two years ago in I posed this problem of formatting a table > column having a mixture of integers and approximate numbers in such a > way that the decimal point on the floats would be vertically aligned > with the implied decimal on the integers. > > For example, here's the data for the table: > > statNames = {"N", "Max", "Min", "Mean", "Std.dev.", "Median"}; > statNumbers = {40, 103, 2, 56.8, 22.5, 59}; > > The object was to combine these into a properly formatted table starting > from: > > (* original table *) > TableForm[Transpose[{statNames,statNumbers}]] > > A good solution was proposed by Valeri Astanoff (sorry, I don't have the > message reference number): > > pad[x_Integer]:=PaddedForm[x,3]; > pad[x_Real]:=PaddedForm[x,4]; > > (* aligned table *) > TableForm[Transpose[{statNames, pad /@ statNumbers}]] > > Now I need to complicate the problem by putting everything in a > non-default font, by using, e.g., > > fmtTxt[txt_]:=Style[txt, FontFamily -> "Arial",FontSize->12] > > so that the TableForm expression is changed to: > > (* formatted table *) > TableForm[Transpose[{fmtTxt/@statNames, fmtTxt/@ pad /@ statNumbers}]] > > Unfortunately, this now breaks the nice vertical alignment. How can the > alignment of "aligned table" be restored but still use such text formatting? > > -- > Murray Eisenberg mur... 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 The suggestion I made two years ago in http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2005/Oct/msg00548.html seems to work just fine with Times changed to Arial: myForm[x_Integer,{n_,f_}] := ToString@PaddedForm[x, n-f ]; myForm[x_, {n_,f_}] := ToString@PaddedForm[x,{n,f}]; StyleForm[TableForm[Transpose[{statNames, StringReplace[ myForm[#,{4,1}]," "->" "]&/@statNumbers}]], FontFamily->"Arial"]

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Re: format mixed integers & floats with text styling***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>