{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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Can I use nicefrac within siunitx?

I suspect the answer is a straight 'No', but nothing ventured... I have a table of time periods (minutes and hours), and a couple of the periods involve the fraction 1/2. I generally use the \SI macro ...
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Changing mu in siunitx

I'd like to change the font of the mu-Symbol in siunitx so that it matches the mu-Symbol in the text mode unfortunately my code doesn't realy work. I would be very grateful for any feedback you might ...
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Calligraphic font for Bitstream font and inter-package error

I try to load and use a calligraphic font but it seems that the combination of siunitx, upgreek and bm causes the error, but for some reasons the error-message ('Too many math alphabets used in ...
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Siunitx does not format numbers

This is my code for the table, I was expecting siunitx to add the comma to the numebers with more than 3 digits, i.e., 3456 -> 3,456 but it does not happen, the numebers without decimals are shown as ...
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Can siunitx parse uncertainty values (the bracketed values) in the same magnitude as the main value in a table?

I'd like to have 117.3(11.1) parse as 117.3 \pm 11.1. Is this possible to achieve in a table? Currently sunitx somehow regards the bracketed value as too small so it's all wrong. Note: this question ...
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How to combine cmidrule of the booktabs-package with siunitx correctly?

After rewriting this post multiple times, I'll just write it like this: How can I use \cmidrule in combination with siunitx? Is this even adviseable or not? Did I make an error somewhere else? The ...
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Combining numbers and units with a multiplication sign to show dimensions

Using the siunitx (or any other) package, is there a may of combining numbers and units with a multiplication sign? For example, I'd like to give a sheep pen size of 1.5 m × 2.5 m. I can do it with ...
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siunitx displaying wrong uncertainty values for integers

I am getting incorrect uncertainties displayed for integer-valued numbers using the siunitx package. It seems to insert one decimal place and divide the uncertainty I specify by 10. This is a new ...
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the macro \micro in siunitx does not work with fontspec

In recent versions of siunitx the macros \si{\micro} and \SI{0.550}{\micro\m} do not work with the package fontspec. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Is the use of “siunitx” recommended for dimensionless numbers for any reason?

My question is about possible advantages of writing $\mbox{\textit{Re}}=\SI{0.137}{}$ instead of $\mbox{\textit{Re}}=0.137$ Is there any?
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How to allow line breaks in siunitx lists and ranges in math mode?

I have written my thesis using \numlist and \numrange (and the \SI variants thereof) from the siunitx package. In some cases, I have used these macros in math mode, for instance, $\phi = ...
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Sum of quantities using siunitx

I'm trying to display the sum of two numbers using the siunitx package. Specifically, I'm trying to write out the conversion from Celsius to Kelvin. Ideally, I'd like to display the following ...
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multiple tabular environments using siunitx

Does anyone know of a way to create several decimal-aligned tables within an enumerate environment? This is NOT a table, but it is a set of enumerated items with explanations and numerical data ...
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siunitx and frac in numrange

With siunitx (up to date on MacTeX 2014), I would like to use something simple like \numrange{1/100}{1/1000} But I just get an error. Is there a way to typeset this with siunitx?
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Include siunitx package in subdirectory

I am creating a TeX project that uses the siunitx package. I would like to be able to place the siunitx package in a subdirectory, to simplify folder structure and to allow me to easily transfer this ...
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How can I improve showing several different measures for one sample?

I am displaying 4 bits of data (three of them are of the same type) for a sample shown on the left of it. Is there a way I could improve this? So far I came up with this layout: MWE ...
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How can I use regular dashes in S-columns?

I would like to have the cells with non-number entries centered but I can't even figure out how to get -- (or ---) working and printed out. The reason behind this is that I have several instances of ...
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Translation not working when using siunitx + glossaries + polyglossia + xindy + LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to move to a modern LaTeX setup, by using LuaLaTex, polyglossia, glossaries + xindy. When I create a German document with a glossary, the title of the glossary correctly changes to ...
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Error with parenthesized neg. numbers and siunitx in a table

Why do I get an error (Misplaced sign token) for the negative sign in the second parenthesized number? Executing without the negative sign works! \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,siunitx} ...
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Add zeros after decimal marker

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[locale = DE]{siunitx} \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new_eq:NN \calc \fp_eval:n \ExplSyntaxOff ...
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Format table with aligned values +/- errors and units (and parentheses)

I want to have a table with numbers ± errors and units (or a percent sign). Ideally, the numbers are aligned at the decimal separators and the ± sign. Here is my best solution so far using siunitx ...
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siunitx's S column misaligns numbers if retain-unity-mantissa is false

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{l @{\hskip+0.5em} S[retain-unity-mantissa = false]} ...
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How to ignore hard space (~) in siunitx number parsing

I used to format number grouping with a protected space (~). Now I'm switching to siunitx's \num. According to the package documentation ... The formatter removes ‘hard’ spaces (\, and ~) but ...
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How can I use \SI from siunitx inside \replaced from changes?

I'm trying to rceord some changes using the changes package - I've already done a lot of the text, and had to work around display maths but I've got a simply value typeset using siunitx, and changing ...
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Defining a list and range of \ang values in siunitx

The angle processing function \ang provided in siunitx to print angles are printed in arc format with degree, arcmin and arcsec separated by semi-colons: \ang{1;2;3} Is it possible to define a ...
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print hour & minutes in french style

I'm using babel, datetime & siunitx but I don't see an automatic way to mark and to write time in the french style. It's possible with plain hour with datetime: SI{18}{\hour} -> 18 h. But for ...
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Rounding a number to its hundred

Does anybody know how I could have LaTeX round a number like 2,386 so that I finally get only written 2,300? I tried with siunitx and its option [round-mode=places,round-precision=-2] but it didn't ...
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Table alignment help

I have three fairly minor problems, but I can't seem to figure out how to fix them. First Problem: Even though I have 'gaps' in my Latex editor between the semi-colon and the number after it (e.g. ...
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Table alignment problem

So I wasn't happy with how esttab was formatting my regression tables from the statistical program Stata. So I instead I decided to attempt to build my own skeleton table, which had better formatting, ...
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Basic S Column Alignment with siunitx package

OK, what am I missing here? Why is the S column not aligning on the decimal: The desired result is the data aligned on the decimal and centered within the column: Code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Can I write a range in [0-1) style with siunitx?

I want to give a range of degree in my document. One end is explicitly inside the range, while the other is outside. Is there a "correct" SI way of writing a range with an inclusive and exclusive end ...
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One header for all subtables: Correct arranging of Columns

I am trying to create a table consisting of three other subtables. I have tried it with two versions (see e.g Alignment Problem in Table environment). There are three problems: 1) The Columns of the ...
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Dotted vertical line in math array + siunitx?

This works until I uncomment siunitx. I presume this is a bug? Should I file anywhere? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{arydshln} \usepackage{mathtools} % Uncommenting this ...
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\num with parameters in siunitx table

I have a couple of different methods to solve a diven problem and I want to compare them in a table. My aim is it to automatically add the relative deviation. I got some problems using siunitx within ...
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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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xspace's spacing with siunitx macro does not work in math mode

To make life with LaTeX easier and faster (especially faster), I defined some macros in the preamble with the help of xspace. They work as intended in text mode, but fail in math mode. How could I ...
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How to keep useless zeros in SIUNITX

I want to keep all useless zeros using siunitx. How could I ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \verb+\num{5}+: \num{5}\\ \verb+\num{05.0}+: \num{05.0}\\ ...
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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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Add custom key to display units in glossary with siunitx

I decided to enrich my list of symbols by adding a unit column with a newly defined key "unit". \glsaddkey {unit} {} {\glsentryunit} {\Glsentryunit} {\glsunit} {\Glsunit} {\GLSunit} A new ...
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Control stargazer table output in combination with mathpazo and siunitx

I like the idea to control all my numeric outputs with the smallest number possible of packages. I use mathpazo to control my fonts and siunitx to control formatting. Yet when I knit a LaTeX table ...
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Knitr and numbers

I return to a question, which is few months old and then maybe not yet the best practice around. I use the siunitx package in my documents along with knitr to compile my R chunks. As far as I ...
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Typography of unit symbols for Molar and Liter in siunitx

The siunitx manual suggests using \DeclareSIUnit\Molar{\textsc{m}} as the symbol for Molar but this creates a small cap M. This is (apparently) how Molar was defined in version 1 of siunitx. However, ...
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Problem with \setmathfont and siunitx

I have some problem with the following code. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fontspec,luatextra,unicode-math} \usepackage{icomma} \usepackage[noload=abbr]{siunitx} \sisetup{decimalsymbol=comma, ...
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siunitx - What is the best way to write “million”? [closed]

Is this a good way to write "million"? How do you do it? Initially I used the scientific notation of the value but of course this got silly fast. What do you do in this case? Picture MWE ...
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How to combine engineering notation from siunitx with pgfplotstable

I'm trying to get engineering notation (i.e. scientific notation in which the powers of ten must be multiples of three) in my tables produced by pgfplotstable. Because pgfplotstable does not support ...
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Using space instead of comma for large numbers?

Is there a package I could use to insert a space instead of a comma for large numbers? For example, 12 345.67 instead of 12,345.67 If needed, I am using the extbook environment. All of ...
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Automatic per-mode switch from symbol to reciprocal

Is there a way to make the siunitx package output a unit with a single slash using per-mode=symbol and fallback to per-mode=reciprocal when there is more than one slash? \documentclass{article} ...
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Centering siunitx columns

I have the following table, with the decimal aligning handled by siunitx (MWE): \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{siunitx} \sisetup{ ...
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Align missing data in siunitx S column type

How can I align missing data inside a S column type like in the below image? If I just add {\textemdash}, the dash is not centered, example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Engineering notation (scientific) as tick labels with pgfplots (maybe via siunitx)?

I would like to have numbers on the ticks labels formatted in engineering notation -- but unlike in How to control pgfplots axis scaling for engineering notation (multiple of 3 exponent)?, I would ...