{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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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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How to change rounding precision across rows in a table?

I use the package siunitx to print tables. In the following table, I would like to have a different rounding precision and number of printed decimal places for each row. \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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How to keV^{inverse} in SI?

I would like to have $keV^{-1}$ in SI package. My unsuccessful attempt: \SI{}{ke \per \volt} giving How can you write keV to inverse in SI package?
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Use of \SIlist macro in math mode

Let us consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} text $\phi = \SIlist{10;15;60}{\degree}$; text text $\phi = ...
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Apply Siunitx to every other row

I have a table that has alternating rows of percentages and counts. How can I conditionally apply SIunitx to every second row? I want the row of percentages to be left as it is (to one decimal ...
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Unit conversion tables macro/command

Conversion tables are useful converting units from system to another. For example, to convert 1 m^2/s to m^2/hr, we write: I usually generate this using tabular environment: ...
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csvsimple and siunitx

I'm trying to import data from a csv file and using the S column type from siunitx to format the numbers with this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{csvsimple} ...
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How to typeset the size of multidimensional objects using siunitx? [duplicate]

What I want to write is The square has a size of \SI{3 \times 4}{\cm\squared}. However, it does not compile. These may be alternatives, but it's not semantically correct since an area is not ...
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Formatting longitude with siunitx

My question follows this one about formatting coordinate using \ang{} command of the siunitx package. When listing coordinate on a map, it is required to use two digits for minutes and seconds. As ...
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bold exponent in siunitx

I have a large table of numbers generated from a script, and I use siunitx to format the output nicely. I would like to highlight the important part of the numbers, which is the exponent, in bold, so ...
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Ångström sign not outputting correctly with libertine OT1 font

I have this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} %\UndeclareTextCommand{\l}{OT1} %\DeclareTextSymbolDefault{\l}{T1} %\UndeclareTextCommand{\AA}{OT1} ...
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Marking single table values with dot alignment

I have a table with multiple columns that I have aligned with the S column type from siuntx. In each column I want to mark some special values in a clear and subtle way, I've used the * symbol for ...
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Font of siunitx in captions not transfered by options of the caption package

The package option defines the caption text as italic, but this is not reproduced by measures inserted using the \SI functions are not. What can I do ? The MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Siunitx, saving variables and calculation with FP

I am trying to store variables with some info about them, perform calculations on the variable number and display it correctly with siunitx. This works great when only saving numerals as the variable, ...
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Setvariable and siunitx exponent-to-prefix producing error“prefix-only”

I am trying to store SI-units in variables so that I can manipulate the number mathematically and show it afterwards with the correct prefix and exponent according to our schools scientific notation ...
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Calculations with siunitx and fp [closed]

I would like to use some variables for math-calculations, stored as SI-units, so that I don't have to retype their units every time I supply them into a equation. I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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Clash between siunitx and mdwtab

I just had the following error after including mdwtab while using siunitx inside a tabular block: ! Extra \fi. \@maybe@unskip ...skip \m@ne \lastskip \relax \fi l.18 1.0 & 0.0 \\ ...
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siunitx option retain-zero-exponent not working in tabular

I'm trying to format a table using siunitx. There's a column I want to have with scientific notation in which zero-exponents are retained, but the output doesn't put the zero-exponent there even with ...
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How do I automatically multiply columns by 100 to get percentage numbers in a pgfplotstable?

I have a csv file with percentages to load into a pgfplotstable. I already format them with siunitx but I did not find a possibility to shift the decimal point (multiply by 100) to get percentage ...
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Use emulateapj/aastex with siunitx

I am trying to use siunitx in an emulateapj document, however it reports a conflict of command: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! LaTeX error: "xparse/command-already-defined" ! ! ...
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Datatool and Siunitx - ERROR: Can't break out of anything

i'm constantly getting "! Package datatool Error: Can't break out of anything. " when using data tool and siunitx, if i change the S column definers to normal centered columns (thus not using siunitx) ...
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Symmetry between tables

I need to make these tables look the same. With the same column width I would like to make the top row independant and not have any vertical lines. Below the first row the columns should have a line ...
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Thermal conductivity unit

I am trying to type the unit for thermal conductivity w/mK in my document using the siunitx package but I get the wrong output. I'm writing \SI[per-mode = symbol]{113}{\watt\per\metre\kelvin} which ...
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siunitx inconsistent when using parse-numbers=false

In the MWE below I was expecting that even with the option parse-numbers=false. I would have the f written in math mode, not as regular text. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Unit spacing in bibliography with siunitx

I am using the siunitx package to manage unit spacing in my text, but I just realized that it is not working properly when used in the references (using BibTex). TeXmaker does not through any errors ...
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package “charter” and “siunitx” problem with \textohm

Consider the following MNWE: \documentclass{article} %%% start code I can't touch \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{charter} % Serif: Bitstream ...
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How to use letter with SI unit in table using siunitx

I want this I (μA) and this ΔC (nF) but cannot seem to be able to use letter (instead off numbers) and how do I put the parenthese too. Thks in advance. \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] ...
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siunitx produces number too big error with large numbers

minimal (non)-working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{filecontents} \pgfplotstableset{ header=true, trim cells=true, col sep=comma, ...
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Just installed the latest siunitx and it says that expl3 is too old

Just installed the latest siunitx and it says that expl3 is too old. I looked on the miktex package update manager and I appear to have the latest version of everything. The package that now contains ...
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pgfplots units breaks when using classicthesis

I have some math-expression I want to have as a unit in a PGF plot. However, the greek letter is replaced by a horizontal line, if I activate the classicthesis package. Here a MWE (it works if I ...
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Typesetting numbers in binary format [duplicate]

I am writing a document that occasionally contains large numbers in binary format. I originally typeset them with spaces between groups of four digits, e.g. 1010 0110 0111 1100. However, when copying ...
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Defining a new unit in siunitx that has a subscript

I would like to define a new unit, analogous to \electronmass, in the siunitx package but this time for the proton mass. So I just copy/pasted the definition of \electronmass from the style file and ...
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Does `ruledtabular` environment from revtex4-1 break the S column in `siunitx`?

I am trying to used the revtex4-1 document class for a paper, and I want to align the decimal point in columns of numbers. I am trying to use the S column type from the siunitx package. If I use the ...
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Packages siunitx and cancel not working together [closed]

So I tried to use the MWE in the answer to this question. However my output looks identical to the original post's problem. I checked using \listfiles and my version of siunitx has cancel support. ...
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Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns

Let me begin by stating that I did google the answers (and I'll reference to them soon). Yet each of the resources I found discussed one particular method, I'm interested in a comparison of the ...
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Alignment of column headers in siunitx

I have the following table: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[locale = DE, round-mode = places, round-precision = 4]{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \centering ...
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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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Cannot declare molar units

I am trying to overwrite the small cap on \Molar to be a normal cap M and I cannot seem to change it. I have tried: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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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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Missing padding for S column in tabularx

I am trying to create a table that has a filling column in between. However, my last column (an S type) has not padding on the right side for reasons I do not understand. Here a MWE ...
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How to use siunitx and tabularx together?

I'm using the tabular features of siunitx (for what it is worth: v1.3 since I'm on TexLive 2009) to align numbers in tables, eg. \begin{tabular}{ p{1.5cm} S S S } bla & 1.23 & 4.5 & 67.89 ...
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How to use tabularx and siunitx together with siunitx 2.6h / texlive 2015

This is a follow up question of this question: How to use siunitx and tabularx together? Updating to texlive 2015 (with siunitx 2.6h) seems to have broken the accepted answer. So the question is How ...
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Alignment of table header in column with decimal numbers using siunitx

I have a table with decimal numbers aligned at decimal point. In the column header, I have a % sign. In the code snippet given below, the percent sign is aligned at the left in the column, but I would ...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells with turned off alignment

Having a table with numeric values, I want to achieve: Automatically grouping digits into blocks of three Highlight some cells in bold However, no alignment is needed. To achieve the first, I use ...
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Thousand Separator in LaTeX and LyX table

I want to get thousand separator in LyX tables. I had the following LaTeX code. It works fine for the second column but not for the first column and also when I import it into LyX it adds extra ...
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Using siunitx, \ohm results in an italic Omega

The title basically says it all. I use siunitx with \usepackage[binary-units=true]{siunitx} \sisetup{locale = DE} For \SI{...}{\micro\ohm}, the \micro is output correctly (non-italic), and \ohm is ...
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Currency group separators for India [duplicate]

I am typesetting some Indian currency using spreadtab for calculations. I want to obey the usual conventions followed in typesetting Indian money amounts: One thousand (hazar) = 1,000 One lakh = ...
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Different prefixes in SIrange

I use the siunitx package for typesetting numbers, units and ranges. When typesetting large ranges of numbers, for example "150 kHz to 8 MHz", I prefer the notation with different prefixes, i.e. ...
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Putting numbers in a column in parentheses

I am trying to put numbers in some siunitx columns in parentheses like this: ---------------------------------- time/s (efficiency/%) ----------------------------- ID strategy A ...
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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} ...