{dcolumn} is a package that defines a system for defining columns of entries in an array or tabular which are to be aligned on a ‘decimal point’.

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Align table by dot - Not with siunitx

I'm trying to align numbers in a table by the dots. I know of one method using the siunitx package. But I can't load the package. siunitx error: "incompatible-package"! Package 'SIunits' ...
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alignment problem with multicolumn in table (with dcolumn)

According to this question One header for all subtables: Correct arranging of Columns I am creating a table. Everything works fine except of two things: 1) When I use multicolumn over multiple columns ...
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One header for all subtables: Correct arranging of Columns

I am trying to create a table consisting of three other subtables. I have tried it with two versions (see e.g Alignment Problem in Table environment). There are three problems: 1) The Columns of the ...
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organize table with dcolumn

I created this table. But, the text are not center. the columns are organized on decimal marker, but the space between columns are not correct. I don't understand the dcolumn packege. ...
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Aligning by ; with dcolumn works only for 1 column

I have a problem with aligning columns by ;. Using the dcolumn package I was able to align the first column but when I try align all 4 columns by ;, like this \begin{tabular}{r|kkkk}, it fails with ...
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Centering on the decimal separator, figure font selection

I'd like to format a column with numbers with a decimal point. In my body text I use old-style figures for numbers, and lining figures in equations. If I use dcolumn my tables use lining figures, ...
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Bold row in table aligned with dcolumn

I am generating a bunch of TeX-tables (with Stata), in which one particular row has to be highlighted (bold). I can however only modify the first column in there, hence I want to place a command in ...
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How can I horizontally align checkmarks in a table column?

In my table I use different combinations of a checkmark standing alone, in parentheses, or with an asterisk. I would like to have a centered column in which the checkmarks align. By using the package ...
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Beamer alert in Math mode

I'm trying to alert my audience to numbers in a table that uses the dcolumn alignment environment. \alert works when it's used in a normal table cell, as below. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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dcolumn with alignment to comma

this is supposed to be an easy question, but I didn't find a clear answer anywhere. I want to use dcolumn with comma as a separator. However, I found different solutions and the manual is unclear to ...
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dcolumn with brackets

I am using dcolumn to align cells to the decimal point. But in case of brackets, I always got overfull errors in my main document. If I replicate a MWE with the full preamble, there are no more ...
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Optimizing size (font AND width) of tables produced with dcolumn/siunitx

I have a couple of tables in my document, and it's time to finalize them. This means I want to optimize: 1) the size of the font (if possible obtain \normalsize as in the rest of the document, or at ...
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dcolumn and tabularx, part 2

This is a follow-up on another question I asked. I am trying to combine the dcolumn package with tabularx (or tabular*for that matter) so the table spans the width I specify, columns are evenly ...
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Combine column types defined in dcolumn with tabularx

I'm looking for a way to define a column type which "mixes" the 'D' column defined in the dcolumnpackage and the 'X' column defined by the tabularx package. In other words, I want a column type that ...
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Align position of decimal point within table of numbers, text and percentage values

I have asked sthg similar with a MWE today answered by David C., but this is a more difficult follow-up question. Also I have just made a new account :) The Question is simple: I want the numbers to ...
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How to change table row heights and center their contents?

How can I decrease(or increase) the row height of a specific row in a table and center its content both horizontally and vertically? A related answer discusses how to decrease the height of a row, ...
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How to horizontally align headers and decimal centered cells

I use this code to produce a table and to align the column with the dot of the numerical values. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dcolumn} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{l D{.}{.}{3} ...
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Decimals in table don't align with dcolumn when bolded

I am making a table using booktabs and dcolumn. It works perfectly until I tried to bold one of the numbers and then the decimals won't read properly. Are there any workaround here? ...
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dcolumn italicize header for me

I am trying to use dcolumn to align the decimals for me. I am using booktabs while constructing the table. The code I have is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn} ...
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tabular with “centered” and “flushright” entries

I need to typeset a tabular with the following requirement: the head of a tabular should be center in the column the entries should be flushright and (more or less) center in the the column like ...
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Align text and numeric values by decimal in table body using dcolumn

How can I align numeric values in the body of my table by decimal point when some of those values are accompanied by character values? For example, say I wanted to report some standard deviations in a ...
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Using dcolumn with \underset in LaTeX

I am using the dcolumn package in LaTeX to align by ".". It works well with \newcolumntype{.}{D{.}{.}{-1}} \begin{tabular}{l . . . . . . . . . } However, I want to include the standard errors of ...
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coloring text in a dcolumn aligned cell of a table

I need to color some text red (not color the cell background) in cell in a table to highlight it. The numbers in the column are aligned on the decimal using the dcolumn package. The problem is that ...
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Bold text with dcolumn [duplicate]

I use dcolumn to align (and modify) numerical entries in a table. When I try to change the font of a cell to mathbf it affects only the number before the decimal point. Assigning the mathbf to the ...
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Aligning text in dcolumn table

I want the "Yes" to be perfectly aligned below. As the table is now, if there's stars proceeding the "Yes", it'll push the text to the left. However, I want each column of "Yes"'s to be aligned such ...
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Very wide columns with dcolumn package

I want the the following table to be perfectly centered within the margin, with an approximately even spacing between each column. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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How to make \rowfont (from tabu package) overlay specification-aware (in beamer package)?

I have tables in a beamer presentation, and I would like to highlight table rows sequentially (not necessarily in row order) using overlay specifications. So I would like to be able to write code ...
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dcolumn won't align negative numbers and positive numbers

I am using R to analyze data and have used the xtable package within R to produce a TeX output for a correlation matrix. I have also implemented the dcolumn package within TeX so that I would be able ...
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Why does 65* become 65∗ when using dcolumn package to align digits?

I am using dcolumn package to align some numbers after the decimal point. However, some of this numbers have "*** signs" in order to relate them to additional information at the end of the table. ...
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Using dcolumn assignment with datatool

I seem unable to use columns defined with dcolumn with datatool. For example if my table is table1.csv events,100,10 \usepackage{dcolumn} ...
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Colored text with dcolumn

I want to typeset a table where certain numbers are going to appear red. In order to achieve the correct alignment I am using the dcolumn package. The problem is that the parsing that dcolumn does, ...
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dcolumn and text in table header

I am using the dcolumn package to align cell contents at the decimal seperator. Now in the table header I have a textual description of the column, for example like this: \begin{tabular}{c|d{4.3}} ...
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Align numbers with numbers and asterisks in table by decimal point

I have created the following table with numbers and asterisks in it. Now I would like to align the numbers by decimal points. I included the package dcolumn and defined a new column type: ...
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Estout and dcolumn: Overriding decimal alignment

I'm using estout (esttab actually) to produce a table in Latex from Stata. I'm using the dcolumn package to align the decimal places in my table. I want to override the alignment for a single row; ...
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Tabular+dcolumn+mathspec — columns overlapping

I would like to typeset a table using the D column type as described in the dcolumn package. When I combine this with \setmathfont(Digits){Gotham Narrow Light} I get overlapping columns: ...
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Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns

Let me begin by stating that I did google the answers (and I'll reference to them soon). Yet each of the resources I found discussed one particular method, I'm interested in a comparison of the ...