{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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Biblatex + Beamer: missing citation abbreviation in the bibliography

I recently switched from using natbib to biblatex and observed some strange behavior trying to print the bibliography in a presentation using latex beamer. After experimenting quite a while I think I ...
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Biblatex - wont compile

Can't make tex compile when I include \usepackage{biblatex}, any solutions? I get the error Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...docsvlist \expandafter {\bbl@loaded}\ifboolexpr { not ...
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How to set up Bibtex

after 4 hours of searching for answers and trying everything I could I need specific help. I write a report and I want to include a bibliography. I still get these error messages: Empty ...
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biblatex \fullcite in table

I am receiving an error when I try to use \fullcite{} in a table. Here is a code showing what I would like to accomplish: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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Biblatex: remove dots from abbreviated journal title

I am using the "authoryear" style in biblatex. In the bibliography, the journal name is abbreviated using dots (e.g. "Am. J. Epidemiol."). Is there a way to get rid of the dots to obtain "Am J ...
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\nocite{*} not working while using biblatex

I am trying to list all references on a paper I am writing, however only the cited documents are appearing. I have placed a \nocite{*} at the end of my document, and it is able to generate my ...
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Biblatex, Bibliography, and \bibnamedash for treatises published in/as articles

Usually the texts of historical authors (e.g. Aristotle, Plato) are published as books. So, the BibLaTeX-entry would be book with the various fields for editor, introduction, translator, etc. used ...
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Biblatex: iffieldequals appears to return true for false conditions

Question: I am using \iffieldequals{pubstate}{str} to test the pubstate of two different .bib entries. But even pubstate={foo}, it still behaves as if pubstate={str}. This is in response to the ...
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Customizing and Follow an MS WORD Template for bibliography styles

I don't want to use fully a particular bibliographic style. Instead, I want to customize it. For instance. I want all title of journal and conference articles enclosed in double quotes. While the ...
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Biblatex replace title with alternate field

Question: I would like to replace the biblatex+biber title when a .bib entry does not contain a title. For example, if I have the entry: @article{key123, author = {Name AA and Name BB}, title = ...
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Why pp. disappear in the Ref. when I add letters in the pages = “--”? [duplicate]

In the Ref. When I have @article{Common, . . Pages = "07104-07109", . .} I get pp. 07104-07109, which is perfect! But when the pages for example do have a letter such as letter B ...
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Citing from an Encyclopedia with sub voce

I would like to cite from an encyclopedia. My advisor would like me to use s.v. (see 1. example here: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._v. ). I am currently using @incollection but adding s.v. to the ...
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Apa6, biblatex, and backend=bibtex

I have to use apa6 with biblatex and bibtex as the backend. Unfortunately, that doesn't really work although my approach seems ok (according to tons of other posts here). \documentclass[doc]{apa6} ...
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What is the simplest way to extract a URL from a .bib entry for use in \href{}{} (probably using Biblatex)?

I am trying to define a new macro with the following syntax: \citeimg*{<bibkey>} The unstarred form should simply produce \citeauthor{<bibkey>}, \citetitle{<bibkey>}, ...
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Extra } or forgotten \endgroup when using footcite in table

I have a problem using footcite of bibtex and \makesavenoteenv of footnote together. This is my (not so minimal) MnWE, where I am trying to use \footcite inside a table floating environment: ...
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Looking for a suitable bibstyle

I am very new in BibLaTex. I need such a way to cite: Tropical cyclones (TCs), referring to hurricanes, typhoons, tropical storms, and weaker tropical depressions (Vitart et. al, 1997). ...
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How to define the bibliography style using biblatex and fullxite

I use \biblatex and \fullcite. When using \fullcite, all references are shown as below. G. Chen and A. Zhang. “User Profiling Methods using Social Media Platform”. In: International Conference on ...
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Citing in Texstudio gives jibberish symbols in autocomplete citation commands

When I cite in Texstudio, the bibtex keys appear as jibberish and renders unusable in the autocomplete command in TexStudio, see attached figure. My .bib and .tex files are encoded in UTF-8 according ...
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Use alias with booktitle in biber

I have several different works that are part of a single collection with a very long name, e.g., @incollection{item1, title={Some article}, booktitle={Very Long Collection of Obscure Conference ...
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Biblatex remakes bcf and bbl files despite no change to bib files

Any change to my project tex files, even those that do not involve bib files or citations, result in biblatex recompiling the bcf and bbl files. How to prevent this behavior in order to save time ...
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\sidecites command for biblatex and Tufte LaTeX?

A terrific answer to a question about fine-tuning citation positions with the Tufte-BibLaTeX combination provided a \sidecite command with an optional offset parameter. It works like a charm. Can ...
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Citing inline “AuthorYear” and “Title - Journal Name” in footnotes

This question is most similar to Citing Author inline and Year in footnotes. However, the respondents placed considerable effort in customizing the behavior of Year. I want to preserve the default ...
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Abbreviated cite with Biblatex's philosophy-modern style

I am writing my master thesis with classicthesis and I decided to use Biblatex's philosophy-modern style \usepackage[style=philosophy-modern,hyperref,square,natbib,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} ...
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How to use vancouver citation style with biber/biblatex?

i know how to use the vancouver citation style with bibtex, but i use biber in my project, but i don't know how to use the vancouver citation style there? i configured my tex file like this and added ...
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Is there a way to print the cited reference in my presentation from another file?

Is there any way to refer the references cited (and only those cited, not just any old entry in the .bib) in a another file with the same labels (probably numeric) as in that file? ...
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Author punctuation in Biblatex bibliography

I'm looking to remove the comma between author first name and surname in the bibliography. To come out as: Vincent C, Amalberti R. (2015) LaTeX works so well. BMJ 25(1):370-81 Instead, I'm getting: ...
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sorting publication list

I am trying to sort my publication list with year and month to differentiate publications from the same year. I am kind of struggling to get this right. I used one of your implementation and i manage ...
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How I can print nicktitle from title using bibtex?

I am dealing with bibliiography in LaTex. In biblography, we usually references to another books, their titles and so on. Somewhere we want, title entry as such and somewhere we want only shortform of ...
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biblatex Error 'cite' undefined: autocite=footnote with biblatex-mla

I would like to use the MLA citation style in footenotes. The following mwe produces the expected result. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=mla]{biblatex} ...
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Get last name first in biblatex using numeric style

Below is a short example of my code. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=numeric, sorting=nyt, bibencoding=utf8, defernumbers=true, ...
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Bib label in alphabetic style but with full 4-digit year

Consider the following bibliography example using alphabetic style, maxalphanames = 1 and deactivated + in case of multiple authors: How can achieve a complete 4-digit year in the label? So in ...
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Authors print customization in biblatex, package Biblatex-GOST

I use gost-numeric style in xelatex-biblatex-biber. I need changes concerning authors at least in @book and @article types but also it wil be good to see them in all types. When authors are 4 or more ...
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Change alphabet for sorting in biblatex for same year

I take MWE from here Sort bibliography with same author and same year (biblatex) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[style=authoryear,sorting=nyt]{biblatex} ...
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Problem with biblatex [on hold]

I'm having problems with referencing in Sharelatex. This is what I try to run but doesn't work. Any idea?? Thx. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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biblatex: Index authors with something like indexname (in parallel to indextitle)?

I use biblatex to compile an author index. Some authors publish under several different names, so there are bibfile entries with different author/editor names that I would like to consolidate for the ...
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how to create separate bibliography per chapter in lyx

I am writing a book and I have separate .lyx file for every chapter (i.e., chapter1.lyx, chapter2.lyx...). In the main file, I have included all these files as child document. Now, when I want to ...
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biblatex with bibtex alphabetic all upper case

i am trying to get my whole bibliography to have shorthandles with Upper case. I am using: \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=alphabetic,urldate=comp]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bib/literatur.bib} ...
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biblatex and special character \'{\i} [duplicate]

I want to cite an article from a spanish author having the character í in his name. MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{bib1.bib} ...
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Getting correct sorting using shortauthor and shorthand in bibliography

I've been using the following answers in my document: How to print shortauthor in the references as well? biblatex: merge the list of shorthands into the bibliography Different font for specific ...
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Help with citation format needed

I am using Biblatex. For a thesis, I need to have footnote citations to look like this: author (year:page) for example ²Johnson (2010:29) I have already implmenented the code from this question, ...
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biblatex includes redundant author initials

I'm using biblatex and \textcite, and most citations are appearing correctly with author initials appearing only when needed for disambiguation. But for just a few authors, the initials are always ...
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How to find the correct bibtex item from the reference we have?

Here are my file contents for my bib file. @Book{bapat2013combinatorial, author = {Bapat, R. B.}, title = {Combinatorial matrix theory and generalized inverses of matrices}, publisher = ...
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Change the '.,' in to ',' between authors and eliminate the '.' between surname and first name, but leave spaces [duplicate]

minimal working example: \documentclass[12pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[backend = bibtex8, defernumbers = true, sorting=none, style = numeric]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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A problem of compatibility between titlesec/titleps and biblatex

I recently met a problem when trying to format headers and footers of the bibliography with titlesec/titleps, and I can't understand what's happening. More precisely, if I change the page style just ...
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Change the '.,' in to ',' between authors and eliminate the '.' between surname and first name [duplicate]

The traditional reference format can be set by the following command \documentclass[12pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[backend = bibtex8, defernumbers = true, sorting=none, style = numeric]{biblatex} ...
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Multiple BibTeX-Files [duplicate]

is it possible to include multiple BibTeX-Files in one LaTeX file? Normally it is possible with the command \bibliography{bib1,bib2,...}. But I'm searching for a command like \bibliography{bib/*}, ...
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List all co-authors

I'm listing all my publications using biblatex (for my resume), using a separate bib file (lastname.bib). I'm using biblatex with biber backend. I would add a section to list all my co-authors. Is ...
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Customize biblatex alpha labels

I'm facing some problems when customizing the standard alpha label definition of biblatex. \DeclareLabelalphaTemplate{ \labelelement{ \field[final]{shorthand} \field{label} ...
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How to merge bibtex number and issue?

I have the following: Is it a good Idea to merge the Iss. 1 number in [6] to 76(1) (such that is is more consistent with [7]) or is that no good citation style? So I like to replace the ...
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How to import an external bibliography style file if using 'usepackage{biblatex}' and PdfLatex compiler instead of BibTex compiler

recently, I've moved my latex editor from the desktop version 'TexMaker' to the online version 'ShareLatex'. Then I've got a bibliography issue - that is, the 'Reference' section is totally missing at ...