{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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How to use siunitx to write 100 MBps?

I want to show 100 MBps (one hundred mega byte per second) in my article. How to make use of siunitx package to produce the rate correctly? The following outputs are not what I want to get.
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How do I get expl3 from CTAN?

My real problem is that I am trying to use a package which depends on siunitx, and it complains on compiling with the following error: (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/siunitx/siunitx.sty ! Package ...
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Properly align numbers with units in table

I need to typeset a table comparing, among other things, the temporal resolution of certain datasets. Ordinarily, I would put the common unit into the table header, and only list the values in the ...
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siunitx: How do I unset options previously set with \sisetup?

In the siunitx package (v1.3), I know that I can set various options with the \sisetup command. But what if I want a particular option to apply to only a small section of my document, with default ...
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SIrange with leading plus

When using siunitx, by default, \SIrange{-4}{+6}{\percent} will render -4% to 6%. Is there any general way to change rendering of the positive values with a leading "+" for the positive values? ...
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Preserving thousands separator with siunitx

I'm writing a paper and my advisor is requiring that all large numbers have a comma as a thousands separator. I've read this question which asks about how to make siunitx not throw errors when there ...
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Getting \bm to pass thru siunitx macros

It seems that macros form the \siunitx package have a \bm problem, but no problem with \textcolor: Note that the 180 passed thru the \ang macro is not bold. So, how do I change the \MyFormat macro ...
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Can I make siunitx commands use serif fonts like the rest of the math in beamer?

In a beamer presentation I can use \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} to typeset the math in a serif font while the rest of the presentation is in a sans-serif font. But the \SI command from siunitx ...
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How to use lining figures in siunitx and fontspec?

I'm using XeTeX and fontspec, and I have selected old-style figures for my body text. Now I use the siunitx package, and have set it up to use text fonts instead of math fonts. For the siunitx values ...
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siunitx: per-mode=fraction in displaystyle with tfrac

Is it possible to display a per-mode=fraction unit as a small fraction (\tfrac) in displaystyle math mode? In the following MWE, the first output is what I want in the displaystyle math mode. ...
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Make pgfplots typeset axis units as reciprocals using siunitx

pgfplots has a library units that allows to typeset units in axis labels provided through x unit=<unit>. Through the key \pgfplotsset{unit code/.code={\si{#1}}}, it can be made to typeset the ...
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Having problems aligning in a table with siunitx when using uncertainties in some power of 10

I'm trying to have a table, with an S column (from the siunitx-package) where the numbers are aligned to the \pm signifying uncertainty. Some values have uncertainties like 1.00 x 10⁴ and that seems ...
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siunitx tabular numbers with separated uncertainty

I would like to format the space reserved for a number shown in a table with separated uncertainty. It seems that when I use the table-format option the brackets around the mantissa disappear. This is ...
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Why is there extra whitespace to the left of this standalone document when using siunitx?

I'm using the standalone document class. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[siunitx]{circuitikz} \begin{document} Hello world \end{document} The problem ...
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Numbers in tables: align by decimal point *and* flush right?

This is a followup question to siunitx: aligning numbers by decimal points in tables doesn't work for bolded or italicized numbers and Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns. While ...
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ascii and siunitx packages collide

I want to load both the ascii package and the siunitx package. The problem is that both define a symbol \SI. Is there any way to make both packages work together?
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How to typeset dimensions of a box?

I want to typeset something like this: 3.0 × 3.0 × 0.9 mm How can I do that in LaTeX (using siunitx package)? So far, I have this: \num{3.0} × \num{3.0} × \SI{0.9}{\milli\metre} But probably ...
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SIrange typeset different in text and math mode

I observe a difference in the dashes typesetting when using SIrange in text or math modes. Any idea of why this happens? Here's the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{ ...
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How to use SIrange in math mode

I cannot figure out which of the siunitx font options is the correct to typset the rangephrase when using SIrange in math mode the same way as in text mode. See the MWE \documentclass{book} ...
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In siunitx, have \mile\per\hour be recognized as mph

Suppose I am using siunitx with per-mode=fraction, and that I have declared \mile to be a new unit (with abbreviation 'mi'). Is there any automated way to have \si{\mile\per\hour} be recognized as ...
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siunitx and 'e' notation in Tables with S column

I have a problem using \sisetup{output-exponent-marker = \text{e}} in my table. I use the S-columns provided from the siunitx package. It does change to the 'e' notation but it does not delete the ...
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Can I change the “range” punctuation in siunitx?

When using siunitx, by default, \SIrange{0}{10}{\celsius} will render 0 °C to 10 °C. Is there any general way to change the default rendering of ranges to 0--10 °C (i.e., using an en dash instead of ...
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amsmath - bidi - siunitx possible bug?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[detect-all]{siunitx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[math-style=ISO,bold-style=ISO]{unicode-math} ...
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How to denote the standard deviation with siunitx?

I'm certain that I saw a command generating the following kind of output the last time I read through the siunitx manual: \left( 12.3 \pm 0.4 \right) V for a measured voltage of 12.3 V and a ...
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Upright Greek font fitting to Computer Modern

I'm looking for an upright Greek font for single Greek characters (like "β-decay" or "µ-metal") which fits to the default CM/latin style, i.e. the upright version of the default italic math mode Greek ...
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Kerning between V and / in Palatino and Euler

Edit 1 I made the test with real palatino font and Neo-Euler, with the same result (As far as I can see) \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[] {PalatinoLTStd-Roman.otf} ...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells

I'm struggling to make a single numeric cell in an siunitx table bold. (A similar question for making a whole column bold is available here.) I want to define a simple macro which I can set for the ...
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Typesetting the “spectral voltage noise density” unit “volt/sqrt(hertz)” with siunix

How do I typeset the "spectral voltage noise density" unit "volt/sqrt(hertz)" with siunitx? My naive (and unsuccessful) approach was: \SI{100}[per-mode=symbol]{\nano\volt\per\sqrt{\hertz}}
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Grouping digits according to the Indian numbering system in siunitx

\num{100000} prints 100 000 I want to have 1 00 000. Question: How to set siunitx package to do the above? Some more \num{1000} => 1 000 \num{10000} => 10 000 \num{100000} => 1 00 000 ...
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how to get square brackets with \SIrange{}{}{}?

I'd like to get something like this: [-40 ; 80] °C Instead I'm getting: Below is a MWE. I've tried to include all necessary packages for siunitx, as written in its documentation; there are more, ...
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Store results of a calculation automatically under a new macro name

As I am now accessing values from tables via a macro to make dynamic references in the text (see here) and make calculations with it, I need a way to make the resulting variables under which the ...
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LaTeX's datatool package together with siunitx

I want to use the datatool package to read csv files and parse them to LaTeX tables. Furthermore I want to use siunitx to format the numbers from the csv file. Have a look at the following example: ...
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Time of the day or time period using the package siunitx

I would like to display the time of the day like 18h30 or 18h30m with siunitx. Is there a proper way to display time and time intervals? I have read some discussions on the Mailing-List, but it seems ...
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Selectively use scientific notation in siunitx “S column”

My question is similar to Scientific Notation Only For Large Numbers and Adjust the exponent to switch between notations using siunitx I have a table which, for the most part, has numbers between ...
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siunitx and Elsevier (EES)

This is the first and probably the last time I'll ever send a paper to an Elsevier journal. I'm having a problem with the siunitx package, a package that I'm very fond of and I use it very often. The ...
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the \percent macro is not working in siunitx package

I get error when I use the \percent macro in the siunitx package. Here is the code : \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Automatically spacing the tilde (~) symbol as a prefix number using the `siunitx` package

I'm trying to work out if there is a way to get siunitx to natively handle the ~ symbol (\sim) in the same way that it can handle the < and > operators before a number, as I would like to be able ...
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siunitx: aligning numbers by decimal points in tables doesn't work for bolded or italicized numbers

This is a follow-up question for Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns. User lockstep provided this solution: \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{S[table-format=3.2]} ...
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Table with Tabu & siunitx not working

I am trying to make a table with tabu and using the sunitx package to align and round the entries of my table. However I keep getting the following error: ! siunitx error: "unknown-option" ! ! ...
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How to format SI units?

I get 1.0 Nm. But how to get 1.0 N.m \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \SI{1.0}{\newton\meter}\\ 1.0~N$\cdot$m \end{document}
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How to set font-family for \num to always coincide with surrounding environemnt

I am trying to set my global options for the \num{} output so that it correspond to the same font style of the surrounding text. I am using the siunitx package. After reading the package ...
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Error in siunitx with TeXlive 2012? 'missing $' with inter-unit-product option

With the latest TeXlive update to the 2012 version, for some reason I am getting missing $ inserted messages, when using the inter-unit-product option for \si. For example, this is taken directly ...
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pgfplots - x unit with siunitx

I want to use x unit=something to draw the units to an axis. In the manual I find this to use siunitx to do so: \pgfplotsset{ unit code/.code 2 args={\si{#1#2}} } Now I make a plot: ...
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How to round to units of thousands or millions, etc., in a table column?

I have a table with lots of raw numbers in the billions and hundreds of millions. I'd like to abbreviate the figures in these columns to millions. So instead of 234,091,123 as per the input, I'd like ...
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siunitx rounding works only if centering

Using the siunitx package \usepackage{siunitx} Consider the following two tables: 1. \begin{tabular}{ S[table-number-alignment=center, table-figures-decimal=3, table-auto-round] } 3.23958398 ...
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Remove parentheses from number with uncertainty and the separate-uncertainty=true option with siunitx

This is a follow-up to my previous question. Using the separate-uncertainty=true option with siunitx, a number like \SI{100 \pm 12}{\kelvin} would be output as (100 \pm 12) K I want to get rid of the ...
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Freshman need to locally adapt SIunits

I just started to do my homework in \LaTeX to get ahead. (BTW, great motivation, learning two things at the same time.) Practicing the package SIunits at the moment. I live in scandinavia where we use ...
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charter and siunitx: either the kerning is bad, or the micro doesn't follow the surrounding text shape. What can I do?

I'm using Charter (with the mathdesign package) for my main text font. As mathdesign isn't doing a good job at kerning (see "NOP." and "DEF." in MWE), I'm additionally loading the charter package as ...
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Can I define a new unit that behaves like \ang in siunitx?

The siunitx package provides support for "astronomy style" placement of the degree symbol using the angle-symbol-over-decimal switch, and for simple entry of degree-minutes-second values using the ...
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Why does \num{} not work in situnitx's S columns?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{SS} 0.01 & \num{0.01} \\ 0.1 & \num{0.1} \\ 1 ...