# Template:Ntss

This template employs intricate features of template syntax. You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with its setup and parser functions before editing the template. If your edit causes unexpected problems, please undo it quickly. Remember that you can conduct experiments, and should test all improvements, in either the general template sandbox or your user space before changing anything here. |

**Ntss** stands for ** N**umber

**able**

__T__**orting**

__S__**caled and display numbers with short or long scales in a sortable table and have them numerically sorted in alphabetic sort mode. It is applied to all numbers of a column, in cases where numeric sort mode does not work or is not desired.**

__S__### Usage

edit`{{Ntss|value|scale|long|prefix=prefix}}`

Where:

**value**- the significant value that will be displayed in front of the scale (required).**scale**- scale used with value, see below.**long**- if included, will use long scales, otherwise uses short scales; see below.**prefix**- String to display before the number.

#### Decimal scales

editUsing long and short scales:

- thousand, million, billion, trillion, quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion

The "long" (old British) scales differ from "billion" (10^{12}) onwards. When using long scales, this template also accepts the following -iard scales:

- milliard, billiard, trilliard, quadrilliard

#### Bit and byte scales

editUsing standard SI prefixes:

- bit, kbit, Mbit, Gbit, Tbit, Pbit, Ebit, Zbit, Ybit
- byte or "B", kB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB

Using binary prefixes:

- kibit, Mibit, Gibit, Tibit, Pibit, Eibit, Zibit, Yibit
- kiB, MiB, GiB, TiB, PiB, EiB, ZiB, YiB

### Examples

editTemplate | Result |
---|---|

`{{Ntss|9.1}}` |
9.1 |

`{{Ntss|8.2|thousand}}` |
8.2 thousand |

`{{Ntss|8.4|million}}` |
8.4 million |

`{{Ntss|35|billion}}` |
billion | 35

`{{Ntss|2|trillion}}` |
trillion | 2

`{{Ntss|4|billion|long}}` |
billion | 4

`{{Ntss|12|thousand|prefix=$}}` |
$12 thousand |

### See also

edit- {{Nts}} – used to generate hidden sort keys for numbers
- {{Ntsh}} – used to generate hidden sort keys for numbers (does not display the number)
- {{Ntsc}} – for converted units, sorts by the first number
- {{Convert}} – has a sortable option
- {{Dts}} – for sorting dates
- {{Sms}} – used to generate
__any__hidden sort key