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## Re: [O] Enginnering notation in tables exported to LaTeX

**From**: |
Daniele Nicolodi |

**Subject**: |
Re: [O] Enginnering notation in tables exported to LaTeX |

**Date**: |
Thu, 7 Apr 2016 14:43:22 -0600 |

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On 4/7/16 1:15 AM, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
>* Hello,*
>* *
>* Daniele Nicolodi <address@hidden> writes:*
>* *
>*> when exporting to LaTeX, numbers expressed in engineering notation*
>*> contained in tables are transformed into a quite confusing notation:*
>*> 1.234e5 becomes 1.234\,(5) which is rendered by LaTeX as 1.234 (5) with*
>*> the space being a very narrow one. This notation is confusing because it*
>*> is usually used (at l;east in physical sciences) to indicate uncertainty.*
>*>*
>*> I haven't found mention of this in the manual. There is a way to*
>*> disable, or customize this conversion?*
>* *
>* See `org-latex-table-scientific-notation'.*
Thanks!
Cheers,
Daniele