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The si package --- A comprehensive (SI) units package
Maintained by Joseph Wright
Released under the LaTeX Project Public License v1.3c or later

Typesetting values with units requires care to ensure that the
combined mathematical meaning of the value plus unit combination is
clear.  In particular, the SI units system lays down a consistent
set of units with rules on how these are to be used.  However,
different countries and publishers have differing conventions on
the exact appearance of numbers (and units).  A number of LaTeX
packages have been developed to provide consistent application of
the various rules: SIunits, sistyle, unitsdef and units are
the leading examples.  The numprint package provides a large number
of number-related functions, while dcolumn and rccol provide tools for typesetting tabular numbers.

The si package takes the best from the existing packages, and
adds new features and a consistent interface.  A number of new
ideas have been incorporated, to fill gaps in the existing
provision.  The package also provides backward-compatibility with
SIunits, sistyle, unitsdef and units. The aim is to have one
package to handle all of the possible unit-related needs of LaTeX


Name Size Date Notes
README 1427 2008-02-21 09:54
si.dtx 304777 2008-02-21 09:54
si.ins 2511 2008-02-21 09:54
si.pdf 751765 2008-02-20 09:47

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si – A com­pre­hen­sive (SI) units pack­age

This is a com­plete re-im­ple­men­ta­tion of units sup­port for LaTeX, build­ing on the ex­ist­ing SIu­nits and sistyle pack­ages. The pack­age in­cor­po­rates ideas from the units­def and numprint pack­ages, and aims to pro­vide a con­sis­tent and log­i­cal in­ter­face.

This is an ear­lier ver­sion of the pack­age now known as siu­nitx; that pack­age should be used for new ap­pli­ca­tions.

Pack­age De­tailssi
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2008 Joseph Wright
Main­tainerJoseph Wright
Topics pack­age de­clared ob­so­lete
uni­form type­set­ting of units
sup­port for writ­ers of sci­en­tific doc­u­ments
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