NumericalAbbreviation

The numerical abbreviation sets which abbreviation to use for scale prefixes of numerals, for example M for mega or a million (106), and µ for micro (10-6).

Syntax:  

NumericalAbbreviation

You set the NumericalAbbreviation variable to a string containing a list of abbreviation definition pairs, delimited by semi colon. Each abbreviation definition pair should contain the scale (the exponent in decimal base) and the abbreviation separated by a colon, for example, 6:M for a million.

The default setting is '3:k;6:M;9:G;12:T;15:P;18:E;21:Z;24:Y;-3:m;-6:µ;-9:n;-12:p;-15:f;-18:a;-21:z;-24:y'.

Examples:  

This setting will change the prefix for a thousand to t and the prefix for a billion to B. This would be useful for financial applications where you would expect abbreviations like t$, M$, and B$.

Set NumericalAbbreviation='3:t;6:M;9:B;12:T;15:P;18:E;21:Z;24:Y;-3:m;-6:µ;-9:n;-12:p;-15:f;-18:a;-21:z;-24:y';

Did this information help you?

Thanks for letting us know. Is there anything you'd like to tell us about this topic?

Can you tell us why it did not help you and how we can improve it?