{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 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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I make a standalone document loading siunitx work?

I've got a standalone document that uses siunitx: % subdocument.tex \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \SI{10}{\kilo\newton} \end{document} I'd like to include this ...
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How to format expl3 floating point number using siunitx

Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{expl3} \usepackage{siunitx} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \begin{document} \ExplSyntaxOn \fp_new:N \mynumber \fp_set:Nn \mynumber{5} \fp_div:Nn \mynumber{2} ...
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unicode-math interferes with siunitx

The Problem I'm using unicode-math and the font TeX Gyre Pagella Math. Also, I use siunitx to denote my quantities. Unfortunately, the option \micro of siunitx doesn't get expanded to µ, but is ...
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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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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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SI Unit Volt Ampere (VA) printed wrongly with space

The symbol Voltampere VA should be printed without space between V and A, is there a way to correct that with siunitx? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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typeset large uncertainties using siunitx

I have some entries in a table where the uncertainties are very large compared to the value due to outliers in the data: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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\bfseries and alignment in table

I'm trying to highlight some decimal-point aligned entries in two large tables which are arranged in two columns. I'm using \bfseries to do this and unfortunately this seems to be affecting the ...
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How to typeset hh:mm:ss time format in math mode?

What's the correct way to typeset a daytime in the format hh:mm:ss in math mode? For example in $2:13,12\,\mathrm{min} = \SI{133,12}{s}$.
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Recommend way to get angular velocity in degree with siunitx

The siunitx package has a special macro for setting angles in degrees called like \ang{42}, which renders as , i.e. sets no space between the number and the unit as recommended and in contrast to the ...
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siunitx carry error when rounding? \num{89.80} renders as 810 [closed]

I've found what I'm afraid is either a bug or a supremely foolish error on my part: whenever I ask siunitx to render \num{89.80}, rounding by figures, it renders it as "810.". Likewise, \num{898.0} ...
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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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Specific unit output using siunitx

Consider the following example. I would like to use the \SI command from siunitx to type the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[separate-uncertainty=true]{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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How to display numbers in the format 12.3 (4.56) in a table column?

I would like to print numbers in a table in the form 12.3 (4.56) using siunitx. How can this be achieved? I'm a bit worried that siunitx changes the numbers in various ways and I would like to ...
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How to vertically align 'numbers' in a table? [pairs of numbers given as strings]

I display two sorts of values (say, A and B) in one table. The values are generated in R and I automatically create strings like "A (B)", so all values of type B are put in parentheses and are ...
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How to perform arithmetic within siunitx?

I often put comments in my documents to remind me where a number comes from: \SI{39.68}{\milli\metre} deep % 0.31 * 128 I'd like LaTeX to calculate the product by itself. I wrote a function to do ...
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Scientific Notation Only For Large Numbers

I have a table full of numbers. Most of them are floating point numbers that are less than one, some are integers from 1-100, and a few are large (×10^75). I know how to set the precision of the ...
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Unwanted behaviour of siunitx

Consider the following example. Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[per-mode=symbol-or-fraction]{siunitx} \begin{document} \[ \frac{x}{\SI{4}{\m\per\degree}} \] \end{document} Output ...
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Is there a more convenient way to represent (1,2+3,4) m with siunitx?

Background: I want all decimal numbers in my TeX input file use . as the decimal separator. If my document is translated to German (for example), the . can be globally converted to , by locale ...
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Best practice for typesetting physical quantities using siunitx [closed]

Consider the following example. Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[ locale=DE, output-product=\cdot, product-units=single % I use this option a lot in the document, ...
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Odd behaviour when dashes are add in a table?

Using the following MWE : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[lmargin=3.81cm,tmargin=2.54cm,rmargin=2.54cm,bmargin=2.52cm]{geometry} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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siunitx and engineering 'E' notation

Is it possible to use the siunitx package to typeset numbers with the "E" notation so that the output might look like 1E3 instead of 1 x 10^3