In indesign is it possible to automatically round numbers to x decimal places within a table?

  • If you know how to write JavaScript, you can definitely whip something up pretty easily. – atrnh Mar 17 '15 at 13:59
  • I found a couple scripts like this: indesignsecrets.com/… but I don't know JavaScript unfortunately! – PaulBarr Mar 17 '15 at 17:25

Probably your best bet for this is to create the table in Excel, where you have good control over decimal places, and then link the table from InDesign to your Excel spreadsheet. There are a few things to watch out for in terms of holding your beautiful InDesign formatting, but these are very well explained through this complimentary Lynda tutorial at:


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