Given the following code


\usepackage[scientific-notation = fixed, fixed-exponent = 0]{siunitx}



I get

./test.tex:9: Number too big.
<argument> 10000000000

l.9  \SI{1e11}{\kg}

 *File List*
 siunitx.sty    2016/03/01 v2.6q A comprehensive (SI) units package
   expl3.sty    2016/05/18 v6512 L3 programming layer (loader) 
expl3-code.tex    2016/05/18 v6512 L3 programming layer 
siunitx-abbreviations.cfg    2016/03/01 v2.6q siunitx: Abbreviated units

However, in this related post, the accepted answer says that the problem was fixed in siunitx v2.6l (2015/09/14).

What is the problem?


1 Answer 1


This was due to a bug in siunitx which is fixed in v2.7b, release data 2017-01-28.

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