I am preparing a document where I have to use SI units and US Customary units, Yet I have 2 issues:

  • I can use siunitx package to insert SI units, but what package can I use to insert US Customary units in a similar manner?

  • siunitx package insert only the abbreviated form of the unit, for example kilogram is inserted as kg, is there a way to insert the full description of the units?

  • On the first part, see for example tex.stackexchange.com/questions/42087/… – Joseph Wright Dec 3 '19 at 10:10
  • On the second part, unit symbols are not abbreviations: the siunitx package is about typesetting in mathematical contexts, not writing out 'in words'. There are various acronym/glossary packages one could use if you want to have the 'full text' available. – Joseph Wright Dec 3 '19 at 10:11
  • There are several questions on defining new units, for example tex.stackexchange.com/questions/6016/… – Joseph Wright Dec 3 '19 at 10:16
  • @ Joseph, all solutions regarding US customary units rely on defining the units. Is there a package, an available options which provides a systematic approach for the use of the US customary units as in siunitx? – Silva Dec 3 '19 at 10:18
  • @Joseph, regarding using the FULL text of the units, can you help me out by mentioning some packages? – Silva Dec 3 '19 at 10:19

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