{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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Alignment of siunitx S-column looks bad with big numbers

I have to put a bunch of numbers into a lab report, and I currently use siunitx with tabular and the S column type. It looks great for small numbers and large column heads. However, for small heads ...
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Align position of decimal point within tabularx

I have made a table with 5 columns, of which I'd like the last 4 to be of the same width. Therefore I was told I should use tabluarx. Using this package my output looks fine, but I have also numbers ...
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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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tlmgr install siunitx problem

Method 1 (failed): tlmgr install siunitx sudo texhash Method 2 (failed): Download zip folder containing .dtx .ins files Unzip into MacSSD/Users/Username/Library/texmf directory Run sudo ...
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Statistical and systematics uncertainties with siunitx

I am writing a paper and need to include statistical and systematic errors with units. Using siunitx I would like to be able to do the following (for example) \SI{1 \pm 0.3 (sys) \pm 0.1 ...
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Siunitx: alignment, parentheses and font size

I'm trying to align numbers (that are bolded, between parentheses, etc.) by decimal points in table columns while using the auto-round option of the siunitx package. The following code doesn't work: ...
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Using siunitx to display confidence intervals?

Is there a native way of using siunitx to display the confidence interval of a value without using a separate calls of siuntix separate definition. I am doing something like this at the moment, which ...
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Change fonts for units in siunitx

In the rules of typography for my language there is a rule, that units (only units, not numbers) should be displayed in different font than the rest of the text. E.g. if all of the text has serif ...
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siunitx's \ang errors with variable

When I put a number into a variable and put that variable into \ang, I get an siunitx error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,pgfplots} \begin{document} \def\degreed{129.2234} ...
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Highlighting SI: “invalid-token-in-number” [duplicate]

I need to highlight some parts of code containing both text and numbers using the siunitxpackage but I get an invalid-token-in-number, the token being a number! Here's my mwe: ...
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siunitx error: “invalid-number” from R

I have a document in .Rnw which I use to produce a .texdocument with kntir. I have a problem with the formula \num{\Sexpr{max(degree)}} which in R console produce 12598 but after the running knitr in ...
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Add a percentage error using siunitx package

I have a problem with the siunitx package. What I would like to do is the following. I have a number which for instance equals 145 and has the units mm. However, there is also an error expressed in ...
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siunitx in scrreprt - problems with beamer class

I want to use the usepackage siunitx for my thesis (scrreprt). MikTeX asks for installing the documentclass beamer each time when I compile my document (and then freezes while installing). When I ...
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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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Using text inside \num from siunitx

Consider this TikZ drawing of the table of elements (taken from here and edited a bit): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{ifpdf} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Leading zero for azimuths using siunitx

Azimuths are often written with a leading zero, e.g. NE as 045°. I am using the siunitx package to format all the other quantities in my document with the \SI macro, e.g. \SI{100}{\metre} but ...
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Alignment at specific character with S column from siunitx

To avoid starting a new question yet again, I'll use this tread as the problem is the same as the first one. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn} \usepackage{calc} ...
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Both centering and left alignment in same column in S colummn from siunitx

Here we go again with an S column problem: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[locale=DE]{siunitx} \DeclareSIUnit{\kroner}{kr.} \begin{document} ...
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Conflict between glossaries and siunitx (possibly via hyperref) when defining color

I'm in the process of writing my thesis which has a large glossary. The hyperref and glossaries package allow for linking and colouring the references, which is great. Unfortunately the large number ...
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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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'e+0' notation in columns with S-specifier

I know it sounds silly but I want to have the scientific notation e+0 in a table with S specified columns. Currently it gives me only e0. It just looks better in my table to have the zero with sign, ...
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xkeyval gives error with siunitx on some LaTeX installations

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \SI[per-mode = fraction]{3.00e8}{\meter\per\second} \end{document} I've tested this on three different computers, all running ...
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bold \angstrom (perhaps in conjunction with siunitx)?

How can I get a bold \angstrom (perhaps in conjunction with siunitx)? \mathbf{(\si{\angstrom})} or \bm{(\si{\angstrom})} or \boldmath{(\si{\angstrom})} does not work. An example- I want the ...
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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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siunitx: µ doesn't work

I'm using TeXnicCenter for Windows (7) and I'm a bloody beginner in everything that concerns LaTeX. I'm using the siunitx package for mathematical formulas and it works just fine... with one ...
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Why do I have to choose between global and local settings for siunitx tabular behaviour?

This is a follow up to Numbers in tables: align by decimal point *and* flush right?. In a tabular set with siunitx, I can give formatting options or in the \sisetup{} command or in the ...
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DeclareSIUnit failed [closed]

It seems that the dtx-file-contained \ul (for \micro\litre) doesn't work on my machine Undefined control sequence I have tried to install from the .dtx, the .ins and the tds.zip files, all from the ...
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unknown problem in siunitx

I'm trying to use the inch mark (the double prime) in a piece of text; in the past I've gotten away with 4 $''$ \times 6 $''$ but for some reason that doesn't work when that line is an item in an ...
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siunitx: bold single numeric cells + mathspec

I need to bold and align numeric values in a table while using both mathspec and siunitx packages. I've looked at siunitx: Bold single numeric cells for bold and alignment in a tabular environment ...
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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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Including range is multi-part numbers

How do I produce something like "4 x 5 x (10--15) mm^3" in siunitx? Thanks!
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How much space between number and unit?

Javier Bezos (famous of titlsec, tensind, spanish ... packages; and now maintainer of babel) wrote a nice book on typography and scientific notation in spanish. He says (pag. 82) that the space ...
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Include a value and its uncertainty both rounded properly

The output of a program is a value and its uncertainty. I want to include them in a tex document correctly rounded. value_uncertainty.txt: 12345.67890 0.987654321 scientific_document.tex is ...
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Exponent notation in siunitx

I would like to use numbers in siunitx where the main number and uncertainty have exponents like: \num{1.1e-2\pm0.1e-2} However this gives a Misplaced sign token error and I have to first find a ...
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asymmetric errors with exponential

I'm using siunitx, but I don't see how to put an asymmetric error, like this one, in text nor in a tabular environment: $\left( 1.09^{+0.28}_{-0.23} \right) \times 10^{-3}$ Is there a way with ...
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siunitx not using kerning units correctly ahead of a sentence-ending dot (period, full stop)

If the unit is the final character in a sentence, the sentence-ending dot is not kerned correctly. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} ...
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siunitx alsoload option high energy physics

Until now (before release 2013/07/31) it was possible to use the option alsoload=hep. \usepackage[alsoload=hep]{siunitx} Actually I do not see how it should be possible to load the \gauss unit ...
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How do I set units in pgfplots without square brackets?

This MWE: \documentclass{article} % translate with >> pdflatex -shell-escape <file> % This file is an extract of the PGFPLOTS manual, copyright by Christian Feuersaenger. % % Feel free ...
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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 tables and commands between columns

I'd like to add parenthesis around some columns in a table, using the siunitx package. I'm using the > and < column specifiers, and they seem to work... except in the last column, where some ...
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Asymmetric uncertainties with siunitx package [duplicate]

Is it possible to typeset asymmetric uncertainties, e.g. $0.84_{-0.01}^{+0.02}$ with the siunitx package?
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Defining new unit (year, century) in siunitx

I'm having a hard time figuring out the LaTeX commands to define new units of year and century in siunitx. I'd like to write \SI{3}{\cm\per\year} and have it show: 3 cm yr-1, or ...
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multi-part numbers and units in siunitx

I'm trying to type set something like this "4 x 5 x 6 mm^2". the following command using siunitx package does not generate what I wanted. \SI{4 x 5 x 6}{mm^3} Instead, it produces “4 mm^3 x 5 mm^3 ...
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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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Defining \ang in siunitx

My Problem: I see that siunitx needs Latex3 support. Unfortunately I don't have this support (with respect to using latex on a server for which I am not admin). An older version of siunitx.sty ...
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How to define a style for drawings using a special font and siunitx?

I would like to define a style (e. g. style=techDraw) that gives me the possibility to define the behavior of all technical drawings made by tikz or imported as pdf_tex a. s. o. when the style ...
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Degrees, as numbers or units in SI system

When typesetting degrees the correct way is to make the degrees symbol part of the number (without the space between the degree symbol and the number.) Technically in the SI system then degrees C or ...
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\usepackage[group-separator={,}]{siunitx} Not working with longtable?

I have a table with very long counts (in the millions), so I would like to add commas. I have tried to use siunitx in a variety of ways in the preamble: \usepackage[group-separator={,}]{siunitx} ...
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How can I align numerical and angle values in a table using siunitx?

As described in DIN 461, units such as "Degree", "Minute" or "Second" should stay with their numerical value when labeling the tics of a coordinate system. I have no proof, but I think that this rule ...
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siunitx - distinguish unit with prefix and without

I would like to distinguish two cases when using the unit \byte: if used without prefix it should be written as "Byte" in the text if used with prefix, e.g. \kilo\byte, I would like to get "kB" Do ...