After trying all of the monospaced fonts, almost all of which came out as Courier in the PDF, I ended up making the horizontal position a variable, and writing a subroutine to calculate a position.

Thankfully, in most typefaces (but not all; at the IPM, I can find you some examples among the Ludlow matrix collection), the digits are monospaced. (Of course, in any actual typesetting environment, it's very easy to quad a line to the right, even when the digits aren't monospaced. I wonder why IBM never thought of adding "quad right," "quad center," and "justify" functions to AFP.)


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