Is it possible to typeset a number with uncertainty and add the zeros to both the number and the uncertainty?


I came to the conclusion that the uncertainty is breaking the formatting options but couldn't find any information about it. Should I use other options? Or is not possible to typeset the uncertainty with extra zeros?

What I mean is that the tabular displays of numbers 6 and 1 do not have the zeros that non uncertainty numbers have.



round-mode = figures

% these two behave the same

% this one doesn't work
0.006(1) \\% this one has no zeros (nor decimal places)
1\\% this one is ok
1(1)% sames as the first

Current output

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Expected output (without modifying the data)

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  • Some trial and error: try 0.0060(10) and 1.0(10). As to why, I cannot really say much. – gusbrs Oct 26 '18 at 2:16
  • Yes those are the results I was looking for. However, I was expecting to do it automatically instead of changing the original data. Is there a way? – adn Oct 26 '18 at 12:01
  • That one turned off the scientific notation on the first one. And you are still changing the integer for a float on the third row. – adn Oct 26 '18 at 16:49
  • I updated the question with the expected output given the data on the MWE. – adn Oct 26 '18 at 16:56
  • adn, sorry, as the reason of this behavior eludes me, I haven't a clue as to how to get the desired results without changing the original data. – gusbrs Oct 26 '18 at 21:06

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