[texhax] Units in technical writing

Boris Veytsman borisv at lk.net
Thu Dec 29 01:18:37 CET 2011

GH> From: Gordon Haverland <ghaverla at materialisations.com>
GH> Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:56:21 -0700

GH> I'm in the habit of \usepackage{isotope} now.  Is there a similar 
GH> package which allows for nicely typesetting values with units 
GH> (possibly with error estimates)?

I'd suggest siunitx package, which allows nice things like

\SI{3}{\meter\per\second}, \SI{6.2e3}{\kilogram},  \si{kg.m.s^{-11}},
\SI{2+-0.1}{s} and many, many more

Good luck


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