[texhax] Units in technical writing

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Dec 29 11:03:39 CET 2011

Philip TAYLOR wrote, On 2011-12-29 10:59:
> Lars Madsen wrote:
>  > That might actually depend on that is written. If it is an abbreviation
>  > then thin space is used (as siunitx does), but if the full name of the
>  > unit is written a normal space should be used, i.e.,
>  >
>  > 10\,m vs. 10~metres
> I agree.
> Philip Taylor

Then there is the case of units which has no abbreviation. Which space 
is used then? I cannot find an example right now, but AFAIK they exist.



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