{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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siunitx: Error while including value

A value is saved in a file (value.txt, let's say). The command \SI{\input{value.txt}}{\someunit} gives the error: Argument of \input has an extra } How can I read numbers from an external file ...
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Angular frequency in siunitx

When using siunitx, is there an intuitive way to type angular frequencies with the prefix 2\pi \times? The provided example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \SI{2\pi x ...
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How to automatically switch unit systems?

The question Why use a package to typeset units? made me think about something else: In non-scientific context one may have to provide data for persons using ... imperial units (shiver). But there may ...
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Why use a package to typeset units?

I've seen a lot of posts about different packages for typesetting units and their relative strengths and weaknesses. Most posts seem to agree that the siunitx package is the most up to date package, ...
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Wrapper for siunitx' \SI macro to automatically split number and unit

Problem I use the siunitx-package to typeset numbers and units with correct spacing etc. There is a command \SI{<number>}{<unit>} for that. However, it would be much easier to write ...
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Too narrow S-column in siunitx

I'm making a small table with numbers and units given with the \SI{num}{unit} call. However, the units stretches outside the table width, such that the booktabslines (or any other line) looks too ...
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Can the siunitx table alignment feature, S, align ratios?

I'd like to align a list of ratios in a column of a table by the colon. Is this possible using siunitx? For instance ratios like the following. 1:0.9 1:1.0125 1:0.99
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Omit zeros before the decimal point and convert scientific notation in siunitx/pgfmath

I'm trying to automatically format numbers in a way that doesn't convert say .8 to 0.8 while at the same time scientific notation is converted to exponent-free notation. siunitx seems to be able to do ...
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How to I fix my axis to suit the correct order of magnitude? [duplicate]

Problem: It's the times ten to the 3 bit part which bothers me. Not just that is exists but also because it's positioned itself in a strange place. My files is formatted so it is in MHz so I don't ...
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number with subscript in siunitx

I would like to use output-decimal-marker = {--} in siunitx to align a column with molecular transitions where the states are separated by --. However I get a Missing $ inserted error when the state ...
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ctable and siunitx: Last column does not center correctly (possible incompatibility?)

I would like to use ctable in my thesis for tables and graphics and I also would like to use siunitx for formatting numbers and aligning numbers on the decimal marker in tables. Everything seemed to ...
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Siunitx installation: I can't find file l3docstrip.tex

I have some problem trying to compile siunitx. When I do latex siunitx.dtx, I get the following message: ! I can't find file `l3docstrip.tex'. l.77 \input l3docstrip.tex Where am I supposed to find ...
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Siunitx's \micro symbol has serif

I am trying to reproduce the look of the micro symbol in the siunitx documentation; see for instance the following picture: However, when compiling the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Wrapping or adding line breaks in header cell of siunitx's S-type column

When using the siunitx package, is it possible to either "wrap" or insert line breaks in the header cell of an S-type column (see Section 4.6 of the documentation)? I have a relatively long table ...
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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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Why do the standard siunitx settings not detect font weight?

Using KOMA-script I got a bold font for chapter/section titles. I had a unit, \SI{1}{\something}, in one of them which was not set in bold font. Giving siunitx the following options ...
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Problem with \SIlist with two values and list-final-separator = {, }

First and foremost, thanks to Joseph Wright for developing and maintaining siunitx package. I have a problem with \SIlist macro. The desired result: 3.23 (dd, J = 3.9, 0.9 Hz, 1H). and I'm ...
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Font mismatch with Linux Libertine and siunitx package

Following example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} ...
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siunitx does not work with overline

When I am typing a laboratory for physics, I tried using \overline inside SI from the siunitx package, like so: \begin{align} \begin{split} s &= \frac{d}{t}\\ &= ...
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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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coordinate number format \ang{}

In a table, I am listing several coordinates. I want to use a number format such as this W 95°13'14'' W 95°03'00'' ... I am using the \ang{} environment of the siunitx package. ...
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Align math contents in a table

While trying to display some data in a table, I use tabu and siunitx. I want the content to be centered by the dot. However, the cell at last column, first row is not centered. ...
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Aligning Tuples of Decimals with PgfplotsTable

In this question, Jake gave an awesome answer that shows how PgfplotsTable can be used to read tab-delimited data from a file, and typeset the parsed decimals in scientific notation such that all of ...
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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 with svg graphics

I am using pdfLaTeX (TeX Live 2011) to compile a document. Unfortunately it does not compile. Again, my example compiles flawlessly with TeX Live 2009. I include an SVG/PDF graphics following this ...
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Using siunitx in captions?

I am using pdflatex(texlive 2011) to compile a document. Unfortunately it does not compile. ! Undefined control sequence. \metre ->\ERROR l.69 ...feld \num{6}{\metre} mal \num{6}{\metre}} ...
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Vector notation in siunitx

I'm trying to use the siunitx package to format a number which is a vector (using \hat{x} to represent a vector in the x direction). Using \hat{x} leads to complaints about invalid tokens. After ...
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Table out of margin

I created this table using siunitx package since values must to be represented in scientific notation. Unfortunately the table goes out of margin. How can I fix the issue? ...
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ctable decimal alignment

I'm trying to replicate siunitx's decimal alignmnent in tables, using ctables. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} \ctable[] {rc} {}{ \FL \textbf{Data} & ...
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Are packages siunitx and xfrac incompatible? - “redefsymbols” [closed]

Is this a bug? Where can this be reported? Can someone of you report this? Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{xfrac} \begin{document} bla \end{document} Output: ...
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Consistant formatting with siunitx and pgf: Thousands Separator

I like the default behavior of the siunitx package in that the thousands separator is not applied to four digit numbers, but is applied when the number of digits exceeds four. In documents that ...
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Align siunitx columns in numbers table

Here is a table but it has a problem: the column of 1, 20, 50, and 100 aren't perfectly aligned to others. How can I do that? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,booktabs,multirow} ...
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Incompatibilty between siuintx and linguex?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{linguex} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} This MWE produces a plethora of error messages, regardless of the order in which those two ...
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Align numbers and separated uncertainties in tables with S columns

If I have a table like this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[separate-uncertainty=true]{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{ ...
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siunitx: combine “\num” and “\SI” and change order of arguments

I'm trying to combine the \num and \SI command of siunitx and change the order of the arguments. In particular, what I want to achieve is a new command ...
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siunitx S column does not align numbers without dot

I have a table that uses the S column type provided by siunitx. Unfortunately, if a number does not have a . it is not aligned properly. Yes, i could write number. but then the table will list the ...
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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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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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xelatex select local math font

The problem I am facing is that I am typesetting with MinionPro-Regular.otf as the main font and MinionPro-Cn.otf for the captions. However I have to declare only one math font for the whole document, ...
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Representation of complex number with exponents with siunitx (workaround)?

It looks like siunitx (by @Joseph Wright) has a limitation regarding complex numbers with exponents: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[]{siunitx} \begin{document} \num{1 + 2 i}\\ %ok, complex ...
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Aligning complex numbers in centre of table with siunitx

I'm trying to align complex numbers in the middle of a table column using the siunitx package for nicer alignment, but the numbers are centring based on where the decimal point would be on the real ...
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Character substitution: combine \llap{(} and \llap{-} to \llap{(-}

This is a follow up to question siunitx: specifying custom command as input-symbol . The idea is that (,) and - are wrapped into \llap or \rlap so that they do not take any space when a table is set ...
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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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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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\SIlist does not work though there is no problem with \SIrange [closed]

When trying to compile the following I get the error undefined control sequence \SIlist. Other parts of the siunitx package like \SIrange work perfectly well, so I really have no idea what what I am ...
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altering per-mode for a single siunitx-equation

I am using siunitx in "per-mode=symbol", and that is working very well. However now I have run into an isolated case, where I need the "per"-symbol to be ^{-1}. Here is a MWE showing what I desire: ...
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Aligning text in S columns in a way that respects the decimal marker for numerical entries

As I understand it, using various options for the S column in siunitx, I may produce columns containing both numerical and nonnumerical entries. I may have the numerical entries aligned at their ...
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Oldstyle numerals or lining numerals with units of measurement?

What is considered proper typography regarding which set of numerals to use with units of measurement? A real-life example: In the experiment, shown schematically in figure 2.2, we illuminate an ...
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Siunitx and cancel package

I want to symbolically cancel out units using the siunitx package. To do so I tried the cancel package as in the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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undefined control sequence when cross-referencing with xr-hyper

I'm trying to create references between two documents. Normally it works great, but I can't figure out why using siunitx inside a chapter name, causes build errors. Simple example: doc1.tex ...