+1 That's also getting on my nerves when I use it
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 11:35 AM, Jakob Schnitzer <issues-re...@bitbucket.org > wrote: > New issue 224: bean-format: allow specifying just the currency column > https://bitbucket.org/blais/beancount/issues/224/bean- > format-allow-specifying-just-the > > Jakob Schnitzer: > > Currently, bean-format will determine the maximum width of prefix and > number "columns" and uses this to align the currencies at column number > `prefix (left-aligned) + 2 + number_width (right-aligned) + 1` if possible. > The recently added command line options allow specifying some preferred > values for these widths. I find these options a bit complicated and propose > adding the "simpler" option `currency-column` (or some other name): For > this the algorithm would be adapted to insert the necessary number of > spaces between the prefix and number so that the currency ends up in the > given column. I think if one wants to set these alignment options by hand, > this is really the value that one is interested in (and one doesn't need to > study the code to see what the options actually mean and where the +3 comes > from). Currently, to achieve this, one has to do some trial and error to > see which combination of prefix-width and num-width works best. > > Note that this would also mean that the columns could overlap as follows. > I find this to be a slight improvement, but one might also see this as a > disadvantage. > > longlonglonglonglonglonglonglongprefix 10.00 USD > shortprefix 10.00000000000000000000 USD > > [I'd be happy to implement this in a PR] > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Beancount" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to beancount+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. > To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/ > msgid/beancount/20180307163517.36810.83710%40celery-worker-107.ash1.bb- > inf.net. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Beancount" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to beancount+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/beancount/CAK21%2BhMUXqijQdXANV30wRKsYgx3Dne3qNv9iJvs5-FN4Q8ZZA%40mail.gmail.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.