You can align numbers on printed forms by adding trailing zeros to quantities.
Note: This option is not available on predefined (standard) templates for statements or sales receipts.
To do this task
Open the Additional Customization window.
Note: If you receive a message about editing a predefined template in
a sales receipt template or a statement template, click Cancel and either select a different template to
edit or duplicate this template. This option can't be added to predefined statement templates or predefined sales receipt templates.
Click the Columns tab and then select the Print checkbox in the Quantity row.
What if I don't have a Columns tab?
Click the Print tab.
Select the Print Trailing Zeros checkbox.
Why can't I choose this option?
In the Minimum number of decimal places drop-down list ("Number of decimal places" in the statement or sales receipt templates), select the number of decimal places (0 through 5) to add.
How will the quantities look?
The following example shows how trailing zeros can be used to align
different quantities (including integers and decimals) on a printed form.
"Minimum number of decimal places" setting
adds the same number of zeros to the quantity you enter:
If the quantities have a different number of decimal places, the trailing
zeros are added so that they are aligned on the decimal point. The precision
for quantities is either the value you set on the Format tab, or the greatest
number of decimal places among the quantities to be aligned, using whichever is
It's a good idea to preview the layout before printing your form. To do so, click the Print Preview button at the top of the form.
Click the Print Preview button in the Preview section of the window to see if your quantities are aligned correctly.
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