# [texhax] Units in technical writing

seelenhirt seelenhirt at gmx.net
Thu Dec 29 03:04:32 CET 2011

> The easy way is to use \, for the space and \text for units e.g.
> $1\,\text{W}$. There are some packages for typesetting units. Have a
> look at siunitx.

Sorry, this won't work. \text is a command I once defined... You should
use \mathrm.

Regards,