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The si package --- A comprehensive (SI) units package
Maintained by Joseph Wright
E-mail: joseph.wright@morningstar2.co.uk
Released under the LaTeX Project Public License v1.3c or later
See http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt

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

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (616.1k).

si – A comprehensive (SI) units package

This is a complete re-implementation of units support for , 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.

LicensesThe Project Public License
MaintainerJoseph Wright
TopicsScientific docs
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