I am using siunitx package.

When I type \SI{60}{\second}, the output will be 60 s.

How can I change the appearing text in the output to be 60 sec?

1 Answer 1


\DeclareSIUnit writes over old definitions with impunity, so you can use the following. Note you will no longer be following the SI standards.

Sample output





  • Does not seem to work for \DeclareSIUnit{\byte}{o} (with binary-units package option). Any idea why ?
    – audeoudh
    Jun 14, 2019 at 16:04

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