3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 20, 2014 3:11 AM by F. Arabak RSS

Left Justify Dollar Symbol in Columns

F. Arabak Newbie
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I had asked this question previously in the wrong forum so I'm posting it here.

 

I am not seeing how to justify symbols to the left or right. For instance, instead of "$100", I want to left justify the dollar symbol to "$   100" such that all of the dollar symbols line up in a columns. I followed the suggestion to Right click the column -> format -> in "Number" tab, write $ then space in the prefix field. But this yields a space between the symbol and the number but doesn't line them up:

 

"       $ 100"

"    $ 1,000"

" $  10,000"

 

I would like to left justify the $ to the same place in each row:

 

"$        100"

"$     1,000"

"$   10,000"

 

Thanks

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