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Inputenc error: Unicode char in bibtex

Postby prion » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:52 pm

Hi there,


While using the template Masters/Doctoral Thesis, I encountered an issue when I have unicode characters in the bibtex file. E.g. if I have an author name with a \'{i} it does work, but characters like \'{\i}, \u{i} or \v{o} don't: they produce an error which says "Inputenc error: Unicode char in bibtex" ...

I am running archlinux with an up to date latex distribution, I used the biber backend, and I compile with latexmk (using pdflatex).

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Postby Johannes_B » Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:42 pm

Type in the unicode characters directly. Do not disguise them with macros.
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