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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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loop macro fails if wrapped in conditional

The following code is a subset of the answer in this question. The code provided in the answer works fine, but fails if I add a conditional \IfPackageLoaded. I post this error as a new question, ...
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BibLatex warning as below. Any clue? Thanks [closed]

Here is what I want to accomplish, i.e., apa-style citation \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{american}{american-apa} But I received ...
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Biblatex sentence case and math mode not working together

Short version: how can I get maths/subscripts working with title case in biblatex without errors? This question and its answer describe making sentence case titles using biblatex (handy when your ...
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biblatex debugging

Background: Something I did recently has caused me to get loads of "missing { inserted" errors when I compile after running biber, as pdflatex typesets the bibliography. It's not as many as one per ...
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Why is Biblatex not working and showing “Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item”

I have this LaTeX document thesis.tex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber, babel=other ]{biblatex} ...
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Debub .bbl for missing right brace

I have a long .bbl which is generating an error when compiling with LaTeX. The error message is ERROR: Paragraph ended before \name was complete. --- TeX said --- <to be read again> ...
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Harvard style biblatex commands already defined [closed]

I'm very new to this so I'm probably missing something obvious but I can't find the answer anywhere. I'm trying to use Harvard style citations and even the following won't work: ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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Undefined control sequence at end{document} [closed]

I am a new latex user. I encountered an "Undefined control sequence at \end{document}, but I do not understand the problem as end{document} is supposed to be a normal function in latex. My code can be ...
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BibTex Referncing Number order based on appearence

Today while i tried to add bibliography in bibtex I found problems with sorting like the figure How to solve this kind of error .. I tried to sort based on appearance but failed .. What should i add ...
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Undefined control sequence in \printbibliography (biblatex)

EDIT: On a suggestion I added: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and changed \bibliography{citations.bib} into \addbibresrouce{citations.bib} This solved this specific problem, even though I now ...
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Biblatex/biber fails with a strange error about missing recode_data.xml file

I'm trying to use biblatex and when I compile my document I get an error like the following: Windows data source C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\par-5061756c\ ...
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“Missing $ inserted” error in bibliography, no underscores

When I compile my thesis the following error pops up: Underfull \hbox (badness 1264) in paragraph at lines 61--61 []\T1/ppl/m/n/12 ^^U^^U^^U.^^P Naples 2008, or, the Waste Land: Trash, Citizenship, ...
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MikTeX update caused compilation problems (Oct 2013)

I just updated all my MikTeX packages in an attempt to deal with the problem posed in this question: Biblatex citation and bibliography misbehaving in Texmaker - help!. Now TeXworks and TeXmaker both ...
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biblatex: Undefined control sequence. \lbx@lfromlang ->\iffieldundef [closed]

I'm a bit stuck here. While trying to change my document from plain bibtex to biblatex (for some various reason of cite handling) I'm stuck at this error message: Undefined control sequence. ...
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BibLaTeX and babel - strange errors

I' m writing my MA thesis using LaTeX + BibLaTeX for bibliography. Sadly it seems that BibLaTeX paired with babel results in a number of strange errors: \extraspolutonikogreek ...unct ...
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Language problems with biblatex and babel

I am trying to use biblatex with IEEEtran and babel, however I am having an error: Package babel Error: You haven't defined the language ENGLISH yet.. With regular Bibtex everything works as usual. ...
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biblatex-apa error with silence package, is it innocuous?

I am getting the following compilation errors when using biblatex, APA and silence. I hope it is not harmful? I just updated my MiKTeX distribution and reinstalled biblatex-apa. [ ERROR ][ C:\Program ...
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biblatex: bbl wrong format version [closed]

I am using texlive 2012, and both pdflatex and biber are executed with full path to ensure the correct binary. biblatex has version 2.2, biber 0.9.9. If I run pdflatex, biber, pdflatex I get the ...
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Biber fails at supporting { } in author names

I have a bug using Biber and LaTeX: Here is my MNWE: test.bib: @misc{citation1, title = {Any title}, author = {{{Foo} bar}}, }, test.tex: \documentclass{book} ...
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Problems with undefined control sequence in list of figures

I'm using TeXLive 2011. I had a lot of problems with compiling my large document yesterday and finally seemed to have gotten back to a working version, however now I get strange error messages in the ...
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“Missing character” or “does not map to ascii” message with biblatex and biber

I started drafting a question here but then, through some further work, found a solution. I though it might be worth putting in what I found here for others. The problem relates to using biber as a ...
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“Cannot find file” error when running biber

I'm commuting to using the new biber/biblatex system of referencing. Previously I have been using bibtex as a backend and have tried converting to biber. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 under windows xp sp3. I ...
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xkeyval error: 'defernums' undefined in families

Relative noob in LaTeX, and I'm trying to adapt an existing (public) template (with attribution) to my own needs, and the first step is gutting all the project specific code and setting up the ...
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Error message when using biber

Great site here. I have a question regarding Biblatex and Biber. My current .tex file structure looks like this in TeXworks: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{inputenc} ...
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Compilation problem after running bibtex [closed]

I'm having the following problem: My document compiles properly before running bibtex. When I try to recompile after running the bibtex command it gave this compiling error: Runaway argument? ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't seem to work with MacTex 2010

I've read good things about biblatex so I want to use it for my paper. I use MacTex 2010 on OS X 10.6.6 with Textmate. So far I've been happy with MacTex but I just can' get biblatex to run. I did a ...