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Biber error on Mac - locale and bibtex subsystem issues [duplicate]

Biber runs with this warning: Running `Biber' on `citation_issues' with ``biber citation_issues'' perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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What characters are allowed to use as delimiters for BibTeX keys?

Surprisingly, I wasn't able to find the list of symbols which can be used for separating fields in BibTeX keys. Many programming languages have their own lists of exceptions, but it seems there is ...
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Utf8 character in citation keys

This is my first post on tex.stackexchange, so Hello to everyone. I am using biblatex with biber to produce the bibliography and I have a problem with utf8 characters. As usual, I can use utf8 ...
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How do I get biblatex to skip over incorrect BibTeX entries like bibtex always has?

I have for three decades now kept notes in my BibTeX file. Unfortunately, I have to use biblatex in order to get footcite. I just want biblatex to skip over anything, that is not a properly formatted ...
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What is valid as a BibLaTeX entry key?

What characters are valid in a biblatex entry key? I'm asking because Zotero will export entry keys with <i>foo</i> in them, and pandoc-citeproc doesn't like that. But I don't know ...
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What is the difference between a biblatex literal and string?

Some biblatex fields are of type 'literal' and some are of type 'string'. What is the difference between the two types? Given that 'string' is used for the ID, it would make sense if a string must ...
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Why is my bibliography not appearing despite the fact that my citation matches my .bib file?

I have a file citea123.bib containing my bibliography, which I would like to include in my file test123.tex. I cannot get my bibliography to appear and cannot figure out why. I realize this question ...
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valid biblatex id

I've been searching in the Biblatex documentation and I couldn't find it. I was working with some in file bibtex citations using \begin{thebibliography}, and I had spaces in the ids, and there seemed ...
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meaning of \cite{../foo/bar:baz} in sphinx-generated LaTeX

Trying to debug (after update to sphinx 1.8.5 from 1.7) documentation biulding produced by sphinx, we see in generated LaTeX files calls to \cite with an argument involving a path to a file, like \...
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Which characters are valid for bibliography entry identifiers? [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a paper for my study on the applicability of Spring Batch (a java framework) for the use cases of the department I'm currently in. For this, I'm citing parts of the Spring ...