# Template:Ntss/doc

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**Ntss/doc** 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