# Re: [NTG-context] mkiv digits/units zero padding not working

Benjamin Buchmuller schrieb am 07.05.2020 um 17:31:

Hi,

I’m trying to get

\digits{15.0=}±\digits{1.00}

\digits{_8.12}±\digits{0.34}

horizontally aligned as

15.0 ±1.00
8.12±0.34

But I get

15.0±1.00
8.12±0.34

From the source (phys-dim.mkiv), I can see that “=“ should expand to
\hphantom{0}. (I think \zeropoint in the table is outdated, since
\def\zeropoint\hphantom{0} does not solve the problem either.)


1. Which table?

2. This is not how \def works.


3. When you redefine \zeropoint (which isn't a macro) you're going to break everything.


I can’t use tabulate or alignment in math mode for this problem unfortunately.



I looked at the code and the problem is = can only be used to insert space for two digits (e.g. 100.==).

Wolfgang
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