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nicefrac in siunitx

Postby Singularity » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:17 pm

Is it possible to use standard units as in package siunitx and have the units display as if in a \nicefrac?

Also, how do you get the number portion of sinunitx (e.g., \num{\nicefrac{a}{b}}, or \Si{\nicefrac{a}{b}}{\units}) to work with \nicefrac?

I've looked over all of the options (and the cryptic documentation), but do not see how to make that work.

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:21 pm

You can use the original nicefrac, just turn of the siunitx internal parsing in such a case:

  1. \usepackage{siunitx}
  2. \usepackage{nicefrac}
  3. ...
  4. \SI[parse-numbers = false]{2\nicefrac{1}{4}}{\hour}

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