{biblatex} is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX. It has its own backend {biber} which can be used instead of {bibtex} and which supports, e.g., full {unicode}, highly customisable sorting, data source filtering, and customisable field inheritance.

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Neatly aligning the bib entries by equal signs

Every time someone post biblatex bib-file entries, the various fields (author, title, year, journaltitle, etc) are all neatly aligned with an equal sign-column in the middle. I would like my own ...
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Latex longtable not working?

I have some data I have put in Latex in order to make a table for a report. The table would extend over two pages but my longtable code seems not to make it to the second page. The code I am using is ...
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Change separator of multiple authors in references using BibTeX

i am working on my master thesis and I have problem with citating multiple authors. The separator in pdf is "and", but it is not correct in my language. Is there any simple solution to change this ...
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How to reference a student report (semester report)?

There are some institutions where undergraduates/bachelor students may submit reports (e.g. project reports) at end of a semester. Say, I want to refer to such a report using a bibtex or biblatex ...
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Biblatex: suppress colon after “In” for edited volumes

I'm using Biblatex with biber backend, authoryear-comp style. Is there a quick way to remove the colon after the "In" introducing the title of an edited book (@inbook bibliography items)? I've found ...
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Citation style and arranging references

Following is the latex code provided by @Mike Renfro from Putting Serial Numbers in References \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{refs.bib} @BOOK {KandR, ...
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Online journal pages field that is compatible with natbib+bibtex and biblatex+biber?

I want to know how I should properly use the provided page field of an article published in an online journal (such as PLoS Computational Biology). Even though articles published in online journals ...
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Biblatex and ACM Proceedings bibligraphy style

I would like to use biblatex in order to control for the amount of information which is outputed in the bibliography (e.g., doi, issn, urls) but the problem is that the original ACM Proceedings format ...
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Biblatex: \textcite style in footnotes

I would like to use the \textcite style: "Author (year, pages)" in the \footcite as well. I could do \footnote{\textcite}, but I was wondering if it would be possible to change the \footcite to work ...
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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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How to activate syntax highlighting for multiple references in TexStudio?

I want to enable highlighting for multiple references command \parencites {} of Biblatex package the same as of a similar command for one reference \parencite {} using TexStudio editor. The image ...
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Overfull hbox in biblatex

I just ran into a problem using biblatex with a long author and title: The output extends past the right margin of my text, because biblatex does not insert a linebreak before the date. Please see the ...
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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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Using (thebibliography) in a separate tex file

I have manually created my references in separate file bio.tex using \begin{thebibliography}{}. When I try to cite using \cite{} in another tex file introduction.tex it gives me error while compiling ...
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biblatex: Retrieve which references are NOT used [duplicate]

I think this is a gerenal issue: If you have a .bib-file with 200 entries and you use maybe about 170 of it, how can you retrieve the missing 30 keys? The background is: \nocite{*} will add all ...
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How to change number style in bibliography for biblatex

I wonder how to change the way that references are listed so that it is of the format 1. rather than [1]? I give a slightly complicated example where I am also reversing the numbers and adding a ...
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“n.d.[a]” missing in bibliography [duplicate]

Basically I am trying to implement this solution: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/127158/17533 using this MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Combining biber with BibLaTeX

I'm trying to use BibLaTeX, is there any other solution instead of using biber to display bibliography ? if it is, does it allow the edition of biblographies refenrences to this format ...
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Get multiple citations; [1-5] instead of [1,2,3,4,5] [duplicate]

I'm using the package; \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, 11pt]{report} \usepackage[sorting = none, backend = bibtex]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Refs.bib} to get my references. But I want to refer to ...
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Putting Serial Numbers in References

I wish to have a citation in the text as follows: However with growing sustainability concerns (Madu, 2001), organizations need to undertake suitable measures to improve their sustainability ...
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Biblatex Printing “ibid” Lowercase at Beginning of Footnote

My ›house‹ citation style is an author-year system with the citations placed in foot- or endnotes rather than in the text. I'm using biblatex's \autocite exclusively, with autocite=footnote so I don't ...
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Removing brackets from biblatex references for lncs

I want BibLaTeX bibliography without square brackets, but without putting things all on one line, because that's what lncs requires. That is, I have \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} ...
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BibLateX/Biber is incorrectly sorting entries with hyphens in their respective author's last name

UPDATE 2 I now finally understand that this behaviour is indeed a feature that is to be modified according to need. Thank you very much to @moewe for educating me on this. I have now set his/her ...
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punctuation between authors/editors and title in bibliography

With the hook \labelnamepunct I managed to change a period to a colon after the first set of authors and the following title. But, as in the example below, if this is an inbook, for instance, there is ...
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url not showing in references

this LaTeX code: @ONLINE{Doe, author = {Doe, Ringo}, title = {This is a test entry of type {@ONLINE}}, month = jun, year = {2009}, url = {http://www.test.org/doe/} } generates this output ...
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Biblatex equivalent to labeled multibib with working hyperref

I have a document using a labeled version of multibib, i.e. \usepackage[labeled]{multibib}. However, hyperref does not work on the cites and according to "Why does hyperlink point to a wrong page when ...
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Biblatex style for 'author, year, publisher' [on hold]

For a beamer presentaion, I need to use footnote cite, and the citation entry should be in 'author, year, publisher' format; But I cannot find any exisiting style in biblatex; can anyone suggest a ...
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Biblatex and a relational database?

Is there a way of using a relation database (e.g. MySQL) as a bibsource in Biblatex?
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biblatex + \mcite; add arbitrary text in references with subentries

I've fiddled around with biblatex + biber and the \mcite and \bibnote comand, but came to no solution. I want to add some text in certain references with subentries before the first entry. See some ...
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How can create one bibliography file for different tex files in one project

I am beginner in Tex writing, and writing a report in Texmaker on Ubuntu 13.10. I have separate files for different chapters. Now I want to create one .bib file for all chapters including main file, ...
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How to correctly display and separate the author names in a bibliographic entry?

How to correctly display and to separate among the BibLaTeX's author's names? Code: @book{atl1, label = {SELLS}, author = {Cristopher TAVARES, Kirk FERTITTA, Brent RECTOR, Chris ...
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Change entry label to [Jones,82]

I'm trying to set a bibliography this way: \documentclass[12pt,french]{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=alphabetic ]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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Installing biber for use with TeX Live 2013 on Debian wheezy

I recently backported what I think is TeX Live 2013 from Debian testing/unstable to Debian wheezy. The version number is 2013.20140314-1. This is no longer the most current version in Debian; there is ...
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How to swap field entries in Bibliography (biblatex, bibtex8)? [closed]

I am currently modifying the layout of my thesis' bibliography and I still have to change three things. This is part of my preamble which includes the biblatex package. I already managed to render ...
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double braces for author in biblatex not working?

Hej, I have a problem with biblatex when the author name has to many braces. My MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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A \cite{} as name for a chapter header

I'm writing a document where each chapter is a reading record of a paper. So I want the name of the chapter to be the title of the paper, and the header of the chapter to be the short citation of the ...
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biblatex multiple sourcemap : add field to entry

I am trying to add a field to biblatex entries in the texfile. I am currently not able to apply a rule to one entry then apply it other rules to other entries. I defined a command to add a field. ...
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Using biblatex for footcites / footcite no reference to .bib file [duplicate]

I want to use footcite. The problem is, that in the footcite it self it doesn't use the informations from the .bib file. From my file: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Why is caron treated differently than breve

I'm using biblatex and wanted to add the author Kruzhkov into my Bibliography. As far as I see he is written Kru\u{z}kov Writing him that way leads to an error as here: inputenc Error: Unicode char ...
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In biblatex, treat periods in journal as abbreviation dots

I would like to consistently have a comma between the journal and volume number for article references using biblatex with biber as the backend. Unfortunately, the punctuation between the journal and ...
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biblatex: different bibstyles in the same document?

I'm using biblatex to print the bibliography for my document and I'm quite happy with the result. However, I also want to add a list of personal publications in another part of the document. It works ...
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\nocite{*} for single bibdatasources with biblatex/biber

Several bibliography resources are used in one single tex-document. They resources have been added using: \addbibresource{}. Now I'd like to use the \nocite{*} command to print all references of one ...
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Latex references and bibliography not working [duplicate]

I need to deliver a report using Latex. Since the beginning I have had a lot of difficulties with it, that thankfully were resolved when I started using the Texmaker tool. Unfortunately the references ...
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Errant comma with biblatex publist when omitting name

I would like to use biblatex and the publist style to present a list of publications that omits my own name. But when I do so, I get two styles (see comma before et al.) depending on whether my name ...
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Building bibliography out-of-source: couldn't open `blx.bib`

My Makefile: MK=lualatex -output-directory=$(TARGET) TEX_FILE=report TARGET=./target $(TEX_FILE): $(MK) $(TEX_FILE).tex bibtex $(TARGET)/$(TEX_FILE) $(MK) $(TEX_FILE).tex ...
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Biblatex-apa style shouldn't show issue number in references for journal publications with doi

A journal article with doi number shouldn't show the issue number according to the APA6 publication manual. However, my biblatex-apa style (with biber) shows it. Does anyone know a good way to remove ...
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How can I cite from bibliography in separate .tex files?

I'm working on a large document, and for that reason I'm using a main.tex file and including several files like chapterX.tex etc. Problem is that only my main.tex file has the bibliography in the ...
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How to create a hyperlinked author-year citation?

I am using the biblatex package, and I'd like to reproduce an effect similar to the one required in this question. biblatex's standard \citeauthor{bibid} command puts in the authors name, but without ...
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biblatex: inherit shorthand

UPDATED MWE I want to cite articles from an encyclopedia, with using the shorthand of the encyclopedia: Like Lastname, Firstname. Art. articltitle. In: NG, Vol. 11, pp. 30–40, p. 35. I want to ...
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Macro to suppress name in citation if already mentioned in sentence

I am trying to reduce the number of citation commands I use throughout my documents. Ideally I would like to use only one: \autocites. There is any ready to use macro that will suppress the author ...