{siunitx} is a package that provides consistent typesetting of physical quantities, allowing application of various typographic conventions with the same input syntax. This package replaces the deprecated {siunits} package.

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siunitx error: “invalid-number” Invalid numerical input 'e'.

Well I've been working in some tables and for the number alignment I normally use the siunitxpackage since Mico helped me with this question. But I've had in these new tables an error I don't ...
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Display French instead of English while using \SIlist

While using \SIlist from siunitx package, say something like \SIlist{-3;3}{\Pa}, the following is displayed: -3 Pa and 3 Pa However, I am writing a report in French. How can I change the default ...
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l3fp keeping trailing zero in math calc

I would like to keep the trailing zeros when the data, used for internal calculations with l3fp, are printed. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{expl3} ...
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Misaligned vertical lines in table

In my document I use different kinds of tables, as shown below in a simplified way. My problem only affects the first table shown in the output. Strangely, the vertical lines between columns "B" and ...
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Siunitx S column with line break

I have a table with many S columns of the siunitx package containing mean and errors. The table is to wide for the page width when the mean and error are typed in one line. However breaking a line ...
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siunitx : forced parenthesis

Is there a way to force siunitx use parenthesis systematically ? I tried bracket-numbers but it's only if : There are certain combinations of numerical input which can be ambiguous. I'd like to ...
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\luaexec inside \num causes errors

To me, an attractive feature in LuaTeX is the ability to effectively perform calculations directly in the document. Now say I want a command \proc that performs calculations and then formats the ...
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How can I show a leading + sign in siunitx S column?

I'm using siunitx's S columntype to align numbers in a table. The numbers are percentage values which should all have a preceding sign (some - and some +). The numbers with a "-" are shown with a ...
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Is it possible to set per-mode for math and displaymath environment separately in siunitx?

I would like to globally define the per-mode of siunitx for math environment and displaymath environment separately. Is this somehow possible? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Aligning number with siunitx in spreadtab including calculated numbers

I would like to have this kind of table \begin{spreadtab}{{tabularx}{\linewidth}{XS[table-format=4.2]l}} \toprule @{Was} & @{Betrag [\euro]} & @{Belegart} \\ \midrule @Nice People Charity ...
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Round numbers while using plus/minus sign

I'm working currently with the siunitx-package and I would like to use scientific-notation mode, while rounding the numbers. It all works well until I use the \pm command to seperate the uncertainty ...
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Problem with empty cells in siunitx 2.6f

I've just updated to TeX Live 2015, which updates siunitx to v2.6f. Now tables that include some empty cells do not compile anymore, with the error: ! Misplaced \cr.\reserved@c ->\ifnum 0=`{}\fi ...
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Speed up compilation of a document with a table created with siunitx

I have this table that I want to include in my document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % kodovani ...
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Math font changing and siunitx?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A, T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{mathpazo} ...
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pgfplotstable error on read

I have a Problem with a \pgfplotstableread command. I m always getting the output: Package PGF Math Error: Could not parse input 'VasconcelosEtAl2012' as a floating point number, sorry. The ...
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Currency formatting with siunitx

This is just an oddity. I use siuniutx to format currencies (with some spacing every three digits, and to 2 decimals irrespective of input). However the prefix does not like the usual \pounds symbol ...
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How to fit a table with long header cells in “S”-type columns?

Well fit tables in LaTeX is hard for me, and I don't know if there is a manual with good practices about it. I need to create a table with S columns contending numbers, but the header of those columns ...
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“12,345” and “1.234,5” with siunitx

\num{12345} formats as "12,345". That looks right. I want that thousands separator. \num{1.2345} formats as "1.234,5". I'm not used to seeing the comma group separator used after the decimal like ...
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Center-set column headers in siunitx S columns

I'm using the siunitx package to automatically put thousand separators in all my tabular environments. It works fine, but not if you have a column header. This seemingly innocuous MWE fails to ...
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Passing unit macro to siunitx with pythontex

I want to write a macro combining \pythontex and \siunitx packages. More precisely, I want to make calculation with (complex) numbers in python and then typeset result in \SI{number from ...
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siunitx: Warning “\textsuperscript invalid in math mode” and missing spaces

Is there a reasonable explanation for those warnings/errors? How can I avoid them properly? If I use pdfLaTeX, I get the same (incorrect) output, but no warning. %!TEX TS-program = lualatex ...
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Different column widths under a multicolumn prevent appropriate centering

How can I center the two columns inside the multicolumn? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{input-ignore={,}, ...
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Comma format error (siunitx)

Why is the comma missing in the rendering of 1,089 ? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Align colored numbers in table

How to align colored numbers in the last line with other numbers in the same column? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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LaTeX error for siunitx in a longtable environment

I've been working on a large document which makes frequent use of \include{}ed longtable environments and siunitx. Recently, longer expressions using siunitx have been causing compile errors which I ...
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Finding current siunitx settings (or extracting expl3 keys)

The siunitx package provides a way of formatting (SI) units. It has a plethora of internal settings that the user can set with \sisetup. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Sans-serif font in siunitx does not work with \electronmass

As default font, I want to have a serif font (MinionPro in my case). But for figure and table captions I like to use a sans-serif font (MyriadPro in my case). If I want to give a mass in electron ...
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Formatting and aligning of floating point numbers in table

I've got the following table: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[intlimits]{amsmath} \usepackage{floatflt} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{listliketab} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Conflict between siunitx and sansmath?

I use the following preamble to get a sans serif font in my docs: \usepackage{lmodern} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} The siunitx package works well with this, ...
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calorie unit with siunitx

How to get the calorie unit in siunitx package. Thanks \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} ...
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Conflict between ULon and siunitx

I am trying to create an automatic numbering of remarks which will be highlighted. It does produce the expected result but it crashes and I don't understand what is wrong. Below is the minimum working ...
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Why does TeXstudio's autocomplete suggest missing commands like \microfarad, \microampere, etc.?

TeXstudio's autocomplete suggested \microfarad as a command so I attempted to use it but received an "undefined control sequence" error. There are easy workarounds (\micro\farad and \micro\F), but why ...
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Siunitx adding the \cdot and \chemfig to get extra top space in a tabular

i am having a problem compiling, i get an error of missing $ and { also } when i use \si....... [siunitx package] ----> I tried the \sisetup... but it gives me an error, may be it has conflicts with ...
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center dollar values in siunitx S table column

How do I get \$ values centered properly in this table? This should be straightforward, but a frustrating search on this site and in siunitx documentation didn't help me. Of course I can always ...
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table formatting help (centering on a dash)

I'm not happy with the look of this table: I think the dashes in the entries in the first column should align vertically. I don't like the extra space after the integer percentages in the second ...
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Replace missing character (minus) in text font for use in siunitx with fontspec

I'm forced to use a commercial (Univers) font in my presentations, which obviously does not contain a dedicated \minus sign, which is called by siunitx. (Though I'm not sure if it is \minus or ...
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MinionPro: Tabular Figures in Tables and Proportional Figures in text

I am using TexMaker and MinionPro and I would like to keep proportional both in figures and in the rest of the document. For figures, I use this configuration: \documentclass[english]{article} ...
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siunitx does not detect number style

Siunitx does not recognise the oldstyle numbers, despite the detect-all setting, can you help me? MNWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{TeX Gyre Pagella} ...
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How to get siunitx to centre columns of integers correctly

I've just discovered siunitx, which seems to do what I want with tables, that is centering a column but keeping numbers decimal aligned. I find it doesn't work for a column of integers (say 99, 9, 99, ...
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How to declare a variable as a unit with siunitx?

In astronomy the value of the Hubble constant is still somewhat uncertain. Therefore, it is customarily written as $H = h \SI{100}{\kilo\meter\per\second\per\mega\parsec}$, where $h$ is now considered ...
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siunitx table with separate-uncertainty is too wide

I'm using a tabular environment with the siunitx type S and the package option separate-uncertainty, like in the example below. In the resulting document, the columns are too wide, and the 3rd column ...
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centering column headers in siunitx table column

In this table with some big numbers the column headers centered over the decimal point look odd to me. And, too, the columns seem a little too wide. I've puttered a bit with other answers here and ...
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Select largest value from a list of variables in LaTeX

I am trying to adapt this example How to iterate over a comma separated list? as my base. Except, rather than display all values, I actually want to iterate through all the values and only return / ...
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siunitx: How to hide a part of a number

I want to suppress a number in a \SI-command. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,textcomp} \sisetup{per-mode=symbol} \begin{document} current output: (\SI{{}e9}{\per\litre}) % current ...
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Using the macro generated by \pgfmathprintnumberto in a \pgfmathparse or \SI

To demonstrate, here's a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,titlepage]{article} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \pgfmathparse{1 + 1} ...
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How do I increase spacing between unit components in pgfplots?

I'm using pgfplots (version 1.12) with the units library. When I create a unit label \si{molecules \cm^{-2}}, this turns up without any spacing between "molecules" and "cm". When I use the same ...
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Format table number alignment

I am having a few problems with the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ l S[table-format = 4.2] ...
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Showing plus or minus error in siunitx

Using the notation we were taught, 0.0010 plus or minus 0.0001, for example, would be: (1.0 +/- 0.1)*10^-3s Is there a way to print this in latex using the siunitx package?
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siunitx: mu is jerky + memory object warning [closed]

First of all, I am sorry if this was already mentioned before (I did look at threads with problems regarding mu in siunitx). The problem is that when I use code: \SI{1}{\micro\metre} I get a ...
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siunitx: why is there a value in \num{} with empty argument?

I accidentally stumbled upon the following Problem: If I use the \num command of the siunitx package and leave the argument empty like \num{}, I get a value in my pdf output and it seems to ...