NumberSigns

NumberSigns
is an option for NumberForm and related functions which gives strings to use as signs for negative and positive numbers.

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  • NumberSigns->{"sneg", "spos"} specifies that should be given as the sign for negative numbers, and for positive numbers.
  • The default setting is NumberSigns->{"-", ""}. »
  • NumberSigns->{{"snleft", "snright"}, {"spleft", "spright"}} specifies strings to put both on the left and right of numbers to specify their signs. »
  • In AccountingForm, the default setting is NumberSigns->{{"(", ")"}, ""}. »

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Positive and negative numbers with default number signs:

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Add explicit positive signs:

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Parentheses are used for negative values in AccountingForm:

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