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I am trying to use siunitx package to format tables, but it just doesn't seem to be working. I am using texlive2012 installation under ubuntu 12.04. A minimal "working" example would be:

\documentclass{scrreprt} 
\usepackage[ngerman]{babel}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

\usepackage{siunitx}

\begin{document}

\begin{table}[ht]
  \centering
    \caption{Test}
 \begin{tabular}{S}
  {Test2} \\
  0.23 \\
  0.56
 \end{tabular}
\end{table}

\end{document}

When trying to compile this, it just gives me 3 errors with "undefined control sequence" - here an excerpt from the output:

l.14   {
        Test2} \\
! Undefined control sequence.
<recently read> ...gnore_spaces_execute_branches: 

l.15   0
        .23 \\
! Undefined control sequence.
<recently read> ...gnore_spaces_execute_branches: 

l.16   0
        .56

It would be great if someone could help me here ...

Thanks, Juergen

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Welcome to TeX.SE! When I run your MWE on a system with MacTeX2011 with the latest versions of all packages installed, I don't get any error messages. When did you perform the most recent run of tlmgr update --self -all on your system? –  Mico Aug 18 '12 at 11:08
    
You code also works with me (TL2012 + siunitx 2012/07/22 v2.5g). I believe a package update might help. :) –  Paulo Cereda Aug 18 '12 at 11:11
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Indeed, that is an error due to mismatched package versions. You have an updated siunitx but older l3kernel/l3packages. –  Joseph Wright Aug 18 '12 at 11:12
    
Well, that was the solution :-) Thanks a lot! –  Juergen Aug 18 '12 at 12:05
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closed as too localized by Torbjørn T., Joseph Wright Aug 18 '12 at 12:43

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