{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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Digit grouping while typesetting many-digit numbers

I am well aware of the siunitx package, but as far as I can tell, it comes short for this task. In decimal notation, there are many conventions such as using . or , for the decimal mark, as well as ...
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How to localize package siunitx to spanish?

I'm writing a report where I use units inside a table. In few cases I need to use a range with units. But since I'm writing not in English (actually in Spanish) The result of a range using the ...
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Upright Greek font fitting to Computer Modern

I'm looking for an upright Greek font for single Greek characters (like "β-decay" or "µ-metal") which fits to the default CM/latin style, i.e. the upright version of the default italic math mode Greek ...
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Removing double punctuation when SI units with dots occur at the end of a sentence

I'm writing a document that uses a mix of SI and atomic units. The latter are usually written in the slightly awkward notation p = 1 a.u. with dots and all. (I know, it's not great, but what can ...
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Change font in column centred using siunitx [closed]

I have centred a column about the decimal point using siunitx v2.6 (column B). The font used in this column is different compared to that used in the other column (column A). How do I make the ...
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Percentage sign in column centered about decimal point

I know how to centre a column about the decimal point using the siunitx package. How do I include a percent sign in the column heading, ie "Heading (%)"? Neither \% or \SI{}{\percent} seem to work. ...
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How to write 7.5 ( ± 2.5) × 10 − 5 in siunitx?

I can seem to find a question like this one, but maybe I don't know how to properly describe it, so sorry if it has already been answered. I am using siunitx but I want to put my range in parentheses ...
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How to write hyphen between number and unit in an attribute (30-s acquisition) with siunitx?

I think the title says it all. I browsed through the whole manual of siunitx, but I could not find an option allowing to write 30-s acquisition with a single \SI... command (I could of course use a ...
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Print “< .001” in table with siunitx

I have a table where one column are p values. p values should be formatted without leading zero, and if they are smaller than .001, they should be reported as "< .001". Numbers should be aligned at ...
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Grouping of digits with siunitx different when using alignment character (&) or not

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \sisetup{group-minimum-digits = 6} l &= ...
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siunitx automatically rounds the values?

\documentclass[12pt,landscape,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} % nice alignment for decimals \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ >{$}c<{$} | ...
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unicode-math + siunitx + lualatex = long compile times. Why?

The following MWE, compiled under several situations (with appropriate lines removed) gives the following timings (with all output files removed between runs), as timed by Measure-Command on Windows 7 ...
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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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siunitx does not detect semi-bold font

The option detect-all of the package siunitx should apply all font attributes of the surrounding text to the quantity and the unit. However, this does not seem to work for semi-bold text, see the ...
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Text with spaces in units using siunitx

I used to (a month or two ago) be able to make my units with some arbitrary text, with spaces, which helped a lot since I use a lot of different units and labels in my data, and I have no need to ...
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Non-slanted (siunitx style) unit prefixes with pgfplots

I've taken the example from the pgfplots manual on Preset SI prefixes and modified it slightly, changing a prefix from milli to micro. The result is that the units of the yaxis are stated as ...
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In siunitx, have \mile\per\hour be recognized as mph

Suppose I am using siunitx with per-mode=fraction, and that I have declared \mile to be a new unit (with abbreviation 'mi'). Is there any automated way to have \si{\mile\per\hour} be recognized as ...
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Using MinionPro Tabular Figures in Tables and Proportional Figures in text

I am trying to use MinionPro tabular figures in tables because they look much better than proportional figures. However, I would like to keep proportional figures in text. This is the configuration ...
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Typeset a degree sign in tex4ht

I am trying to produce a degree sign in tex4ht (ideally with the same code that produces the pdf) The PDF works fine in all of the different ways of displaying the degree sign, but the html document ...
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Automatically-adjusted spacing for scientific notation in siunitx

With the input [ n=CV = \SI{3.29e-3}{\micro\mol\per\L} \times \SI{8e-4}{L} = \SI{2.63}{\micro\mol} \] I get output As you see the spacing is not quite right - I really want the spacing of the ...
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siunitx tabular numbers with separated uncertainty

I would like to format the space reserved for a number shown in a table with separated uncertainty. It seems that when I use the table-format option the brackets around the mantissa disappear. This is ...
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fontsize fractions in the package siunitx

I'm using the siunitx package to problems in physics, but to express the speed units in the style \sfrac, they are too small, how could slightly increase the size? \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Problem with packages siunitx, datatool and xkeyval

After having read several articles concerning the siunitx problem I am still struggling with my problem. Your comments and your help is highly appreciated. The following error occurs when I switch on ...
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Too many math alphabets used in version normal when using 4 packages only

This one is very strange. After much struggle, I narrowed it down to some combination of 4 packages. When I comment any one of these 4 packages, the error goes away. MWE ...
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Typesetting the “spectral voltage noise density” unit “volt/sqrt(hertz)” with siunix

How do I typeset the "spectral voltage noise density" unit "volt/sqrt(hertz)" with siunitx? My naive (and unsuccessful) approach was: \SI{100}[per-mode=symbol]{\nano\volt\per\sqrt{\hertz}}
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siunitx does not detect typeface and size

I am using a template from PNAS (http://www.pnas.org/site/authors/LaTex.xhtml) on sharelatex and when I am adding units like: \SI{15}{\mL} they are not scaled properly, as seen in the attached ...
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Using siunitx when submitting to APS

Just got to know the pretty amazing siunitx package. I started converting all the units in my last draft for a publication, but I'm wondering now if maybe it is useless if the publisher does not ...
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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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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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Problems with table layout

I have some issues when creating my OLS regression in LaTeX and I really hope, that some of you could help me. I have three questions: 1) How to make "Growth 91-92" and "Growth92-93" with a space, so ...
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Using siunitx package with Optics Express journal template

Drafting a manuscript for Optics Express, using a template provided by the Optical Society of America, I stumbled on following incompatibility with the package siunitx. Namely, ...
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Grouping numbers in a table without using S-column

This is bit different than my previous question. I have a huge tables with 7 to 8 digits. I need to make a small space between groups of three digits in the numbers. I have used the package ...
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exsheets vs. siunitx

I want to use \vary from exsheets and \SI from siunitx. The \SI macro parses the first argument (it wants a number), but can it disable with parse-numbers=false, but in this case the \SI doesn't ...
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Integer padding with something other than a zero

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx,collcell} \sisetup{minimum-integer-digits=4} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{S} {Header} \\ 1234 \\ 234 \\ 34 \\ 4 ...
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Automatic three digit grouping

I have huge numbers in tables (some of them are grouped in three digit groups but some are not). I need to make a small space (or comma) between groups of three digits. I have used two packages, ...
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Using siunitx and pgfplotstable removes header when used as a style

I'm following the solution presented here. However, for some reason when I used the code as a style defined in pgfplotstableset the header disappears. How can I fix it? \documentclass{article} ...
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Error in siunitx with TeXlive 2012? 'missing $' with inter-unit-product option

With the latest TeXlive update to the 2012 version, for some reason I am getting missing $ inserted messages, when using the inter-unit-product option for \si. For example, this is taken directly ...
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Notation and output in siunitx

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[locale = DE]{siunitx} \newcommand*\something[3]{ \SIlist[ list-separator = #1, ...
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How do I get expl3 from CTAN?

My real problem is that I am trying to use a package which depends on siunitx, and it complains on compiling with the following error: (/usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/siunitx/siunitx.sty ! Package ...
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Formatting numbers the Indian way [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question to Handling numbers and calculations. The numbers printed by \num[group-separator={,},group-minimum-digits=4]{\the\numexpr(5000)\relax} will produce comma separated ...
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Redefine a given unit in siunitx

I would like to redefine the electron mass unit in siunitx so that it is \mathrm{m}_0 instead of the default \mathrm{m}_\mathrm{e}. How do I do that?
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Libertine with sfmath and siunitx in Beamer

I am trying to use the Linux Libertine fonts with sfmath and siunitx package but it doesn't work with beamer class. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Using lengthconvert with siunitx S column

I need to align numbers in a table. The numbers are generated from the \Convert command from the lengthconvert package. I want to use an S column from the siunitx package to align the numbers, but ...
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Prefix with no unit with siunitx

How can I typeset a number with a prefix but without a unit with siunitx? The following code \SI{1.0}{\mega} gives this error: "Prefix with no unit."
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Alignment of numbers in table with wide columns

I have a table with numbers which get aligned using the S column type from siunitx. Some numbers are put into \multirow and with the \tablenum macro the alignment works perfectly as long as the ...
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\SIlist with uncertainty AND units

Using the siunitx package, I want to create lists of values that have both uncertainties and units. They should appear in the document like this example: 4 ± 2 %, 3 ± 2 %, 2 ± 1 % and 3 ± 2% Here is ...
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radianpersecond error in SIUNITX

Simply, radianpersecond doesn't work; all other units does. \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{commath} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{align} ...
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Alignment of exponential numbers with non-exponential number

I would like to align non-exponential and exponential number at their decimal point in a table. I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} ...
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Problems for coloring tables using booktabs and xcolor

Well, recently I posted a question related here. Thanks to the solution suggested by Harish Kumar I could fix the two tables posted at first. Later I tried to apply the solution to a new third table. ...
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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 ...