# siunitx – typeset your units in a consistent way

By | April 14, 2015

# The siunitx Latex Package

When you’re writing your thesis or dissertation it can be important to be consistent with how you typeset them. The siunitx Latex package helps you typeset units consistently by automatically setting things like spacing, unit symbols and prefixes.

### Visit the CTAN site

Here are some examples for how you might use it:

```\SI{0.5}{\tesla}
\SI{4}{\micro \metre}
\SI{20}{\kilo \electronvolt}
\SI{100}{\nano \metre}
\num{e-3}
\num{10}
```

Which when compiled looks like: