{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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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 ...
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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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Grouping digits according to the Indian numbering system in siunitx

\num{100000} prints 100 000 I want to have 1 00 000. Question: How to set siunitx package to do the above? Some more \num{1000} => 1 000 \num{10000} => 10 000 \num{100000} => 1 00 000 \num{...
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siunitx uses math mode for symbols - workaround needed when using different fonts for math and text

This is a follow up question from Using old style fonts of palatino (mathpazo) in math mode. The original problem has been solved using siunitx instead of dcolumn. However, the problem is that I am ...
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siunitx: aligning numbers by decimal points in tables doesn't work for bolded or italicized numbers

This is a follow-up question for Aligning numbers by decimal points in table columns. User lockstep provided this solution: \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{S[table-format=3.2]} ...
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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 \SI{42}{\micro\meter\...
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How to use siunitx and tabularx together?

I'm using the tabular features of siunitx (for what it is worth: v1.3 since I'm on TexLive 2009) to align numbers in tables, eg. \begin{tabular}{ p{1.5cm} S S S } bla & 1.23 & 4.5 & 67.89 ...
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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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Table typesetting with pgfplotstable

I have two questions concerning pgfplotstable and number formatting with pgf. Consider the following piece of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells

I'm struggling to make a single numeric cell in an siunitx table bold. (A similar question for making a whole column bold is available here.) I want to define a simple macro which I can set for 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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siunitx: specifying custom command as input-symbol

This is a follow up from siunitx uses math mode for symbols - workaround needed when using different fonts for math and text. The problem has been solved thanks to David, however there is a problem ...
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Differences between SIunits and siunitx packages

I was reviewing What packages do people load by default in LaTeX?, and noticed that the siunitx package was recommended. I have been using \usepackage[mediumspace,mediumqspace,squaren,binary]{SIunits}....
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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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How to set the precision in numbers

I include the number as \num{0.12368455}. I need to print '0.1237'. How to do this...
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Can I make siunitx commands use serif fonts like the rest of the math in beamer?

In a beamer presentation I can use \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} to typeset the math in a serif font while the rest of the presentation is in a sans-serif font. But the \SI command from siunitx ...
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Expressing capital M for molar in siunitx package

The following code isn't valid but conveys my intention: \SI{}{\micro\molar} as in micro followed by a big M. I don't want to use the explicit form of micro moles per L raised to the negative one ...
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siunitx rounding in table with parentheses

I'm trying to create a standard regression table with standard errors in parentheses below the coefficients, while using siunitx to align the numbers on the decimal point, and to round the numbers. ...
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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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tabular, siunitx and input - `Extra }, or forgotten $.`

I'm trying to include data into a tabular environment \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{table} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{SSSS} \toprule {$na^3$} & {$V_0/...
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xfrac + siunitx gives me a font warning

I'm using mathpazo and the AMS math packages, and I just started using xfrac for the \sfrac command. However, now when I use \sfrac (or when I set siunitx to use it), I get this output: LaTeX Font ...
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Using oldstyle figures of palatino (mathpazo) in math mode

I am using \usepackage[osf]{mathpazo} for oldstyle figures and the dcolumn package to align the contents of tables at their decimal point. The problem is that dcolumn automatically sets the aligned ...
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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 \documentclass[12pt,...
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Problem with siunitx and T1 fontenc

I'm having a slight problem with siunitx and fontencwith T1 encoding (I write a lot in Swedish and most people suggest that I should use T1). When I compile to PDF with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} the ...
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How to overwrite siunitx's binary prefixes

Is there something special that needs to be done to overwrite a binary prefix using the siunitx package? Overriding the SI prefixes is no problem. The MWE with \sisetup{binary-units=true} yields: ...
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Automatic thousands separators?

I want to typeset big numbers with a separator (e.g a space or a ",") between hundreds and thousands, etc... For example 1 Million = 1 000 000. I know the package siunitx which does it very well, but ...
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How to use siunitx to write 100 MBps?

I want to show 100 MBps (one hundred mega byte per second) in my article. How to make use of siunitx package to produce the rate correctly? The following outputs are not what I want to get.
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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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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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Comma as decimal marker with siunitx (Spanish usage)

I'm using siunitx to input some big numbers and units in my document. Is there a way to make the output of \num{3.14} be "3,13" instead of "3.13"? In Spanish, we use the first one.
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Adjust the exponent to switch between notations using siunitx

I have a big question about the siunitx package and I hope somebody out there can help me. At first I want to use the automatic number conversion of the package. So I defined: \sisetup{scientific-...
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How to typeset dimensions of a box?

I want to typeset something like this: 3.0 × 3.0 × 0.9 mm How can I do that in LaTeX (using siunitx package)? So far, I have this: \num{3.0} × \num{3.0} × \SI{0.9}{\milli\metre} But probably ...
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siunitx: How to get bold, aligned entries and how to align when units differ in length?

I tried my first steps with siunitx, but I have trouble achieving the following in the minimal example below: 1) aligning the entries in the first column with respect to the decimal dot 2) getting a ...
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siunitx: how can I avoid adding decimal zeroes?

How can I format a table column with siunitxwithout adding additional zeroes after the decimal separator? I'd like to see 5,2 in the output instead of 5,200 (however: 0,246 shall still be displayed ...
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Siunitx: how to deal with invalid numerical input '-'?

Thanks to you all, I found siunitx for decimal alignment. However, some of the columns in my correlation matrix don't have any numbers and have "-" instead. siunitx gives me an error about invalid ...
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Problem with uline and table-format in siunitx table

I asked a previous question about underlining data in a table when using the siunitx S column definition (see Use of underline and siunitx in a table). The advice given was perfect until I added \...
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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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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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Why does \num{} not work in situnitx's S columns?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{SS} 0.01 & \num{0.01} \\ 0.1 & \num{0.1} \\ 1 ...
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Using one group separator for integer part and another for decimal part (siunitx)

I thought I was able to do something like this before, but I can't find my solution. I would like to format my large numbers as follows: 12,504.3124 2359 3 I know I can use siunitx to partially ...
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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, list-final-...
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Beamer and siunitx - overlay problem

I try to make a table with siunitx column type in a beamer document with overlay. Here is a minimal non working example : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{array,tikz} \usepackage[% locale=FR,% ...
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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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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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microtype + siunitx and \micro - mysterious warnings

This code \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \SI{10}{\micro\metre} \end{document} produces these ...
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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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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 exception....
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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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sans serif font with siunitx

My students found this problem, which I could not solve. The percent is always printed in the serif font. Here is a test code: \documentclass[]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]...
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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 ...