{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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How to cite work and make it not appear in references? [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex to cite and reference previous works, via the external file containing such references (the .bib). When using APA, if I want to cite an author whose cited text contains another ...
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Package inputenc Error Unicode \u8 not set up for use with Latex only on OSX

I'm running my CV, which is compiled by calling pdflatex then biber then pdflatex twice. I have a .bib file generated in Mendeley which biber is reading. When I run this script on my Mac laptop, I ...
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sortlocale no longer works with current versions of biblatex and biber

With the most recent versions of biblatex (v. 3.0) and biber (v. 2.1), the sortlocale option has no longer any effect. This code, then, will no longer produce the correctly sorted Norwegian ...
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Weird citation error for a specific entry

I am pretty new to Latex but I thought it would be better to write my bachelors thesis in latex than in word... its pretty easy to look up the main parts for latex but I'm at my wit's end: A specific ...
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what is the standard citation format (in biblatex) for a lecture given in a school

i want to cite a lecture given in a school. How is the standard way to do so in bibtex? @unpublished{123, author = {X. YY}, institution = {NASA aerospace school, USA}, year = {2014}, title = {Air ...
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How to include all bibfiles in a directory?

I managed to add all bibfiles in a bib/ directory to my default resource list by using \write18 and pdflatex -shell-escape. Is there a less cumbersome way to do add all bibfiles in a directory to the ...
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bibtex style -> incorrect ouput!

I'm trying to use the acs-chem style with bibtex backend. There is something going wrong somewhere on two levels. The month is being included when only the year should be Papers with 10 authors ...
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Biber and traditional alpha citation style [duplicate]

Beace of Bibtex issues with UTF8 characters, I switched to using BibLaTex in conjunction with Biber. I installed the biblatex-trad package to get traditional citation styles. However, even by using ...
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Biblatex: authoryear style with full date instead of year only

I'm trying to use the authoryear-icomp style with full date (if available) instead of year only. With this MWE: \documentclass[paper=a4,12pt,oneside,ngerman]{article} \let\mkccitation\mkcitation ...
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Bibliography clarity issue

I have quite an extensive bibliography and I am hoping for some help. All my entries within the bibliography are inconsistent. The commands used to generate the bibliography are as follows: %Loading ...
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Inconsistencies printing bibliography

as seen below, my bibliography has no consistency when being output to the page, is there anyway to get APA style bibliography? am using biblatex with the following commands: ...
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How to deal with “please cite as” using biblatex and biber

Often, when working with online resources and online databases, you get statements such as the following: When refering to the site in publications please cite the following references: AJG ...
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Bolding numeric citations

Hi all I am cite sources in my report using the cite command: \cite{test} and I am using biblatex in Numeric mode: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, style=numeric]{biblatex} however I was hoping to ...
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Compilation order behind Texstudio

Until a few days ago, I only ever used Texstudio (on windows) to create LaTeX documents, relying entirely on the build and compile button to sort everything out for me. I've been trying to understand ...
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Biber fails with error “Can't locate Biber/Input/file/biber.pm”

I have just upgraded my Texlive 2014 installation with tlmgr update --all However, when I run biber on a document, I obtain: INFO - This is Biber 2.1 INFO - Logfile is 'my_file.blg' INFO - ...
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Multiple publishers and locations with biber/biblatex

I want to cite a book which has two different publishers (for the same edition), each with its own location, and I want the bibliography to reflect that. I am using biber/biblatex. Can this be ...
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In-text citation of book with year:page [duplicate]

I apologize if this question has been asked before, I wasn't able to find anything that exactly fit what I was trying to do. I'm attempting to change my citations in order to display the page number ...
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Biblatex empty bibliography under biber [closed]

I'm still trying to use biblatex instead of bibtex. I got MiKTeX latest verion. I read many topics about similar output errors and failures to mine, but couldn't help. What I'm actually trying to do, ...
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Problem with authors' name in Jabref [duplicate]

I'm working with bibliography in latex. I loaded the package biblatex (\usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex}) in latex and used Jabref to create a bibliographic database. In Jabref, when I added a ...
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Customizing citation style for multiple articles by same author in the same year

My problem is similar to the one here. But I am unable to make the solution work for my use case. I need it for parencite, and I am calling biblatex with options from the ones used in the other case. ...
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Remove “et al.” only from citation and maintain it in bibliography

I'm using authoryear style (biblatex) and I want to remove "et al" from (in-text) citation while showing only the first author name in it. But I want to show "et al." in bibliography (maxbibname=3). ...
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An entry with multiple keys in the related field: is Biblatex expected to split multiple related entries into multiple paragraphs?

I want to cite an essay that was originally published in 2 parts, Part1 and Part2, in consecutive years, but published again later as a single Reprint essay in a Collection of my author's essays. ...
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What is the difference between `reprintof` and `reprintfrom` in Biblatex' `relatedtype` tag?

Biblatex allows a BibTeX entry to be related to another BibTeX entry, and the relatedtype tag can specify that one is a reprintof or a reprintfrom that entry, among other possibilities. When should I ...
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How to force a linebreak in multiple author inline citation using biblatex?

I am finishing my thesis and get ugly inline citations with multiple authors when using biblatex. The issue arises especially with double last names as in the attached picture: As you can see the ...
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Suppress author option: remove the name of an author already used in text

Sometimes, I write the name of an author in a sentence before the citation. For this reason, I'd like to suppress it in the citation. How can I do that? Is the only solution to create a new macro, ...
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bibliography does not appear using QUickGuide.tex as a template [duplicate]

I am using the QuickGuide.tex as a template and my bibliography for some reason does not appear. If I uncomment the \printbibliography I get an error. Here is my code using PDFLaTeX: ...
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sharelatex does not recognize chapterbib [duplicate]

I am working on a fairly large document and would like to break up the bibliography for it to appear after each chapter (instead of doing one big references section by the end of the document). To ...
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How to customize the \textcite command?

I use Biblatex with the authoryear-icomp citation style. The \textcite{ref} command prints out Lastname (year) ie Groenig (2000) but I want it to give me Firstname Lastname (year) ie Peter Groenig ...
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Gather citations even though the list of authors is different

How to gather the citation? I use \cite{ref_by_author1_author2_author3, ref_by_author1_author4_author5}. I want the output author1 et al (year1, year2) even though there might be more authors ...
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biblatex use et al. for more two authors [duplicate]

In my preamble I have the following: \usepackage[ natbib=true, style=authoryear, maxbibnames=3, maxcitenames=2, uniquelist=false, firstinits=true, backend=biber ]{biblatex} I use natbib because I ...
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biblatex-mla — Wrong hanging indent size

I'm using biblatex-mla (based off the template in this answer). It works perfectly except, the hanging indent in biblatex-mla is 1/2 the length it should be (which is 0.5in) according to the MLA ...
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disambiguation surprise in textcite with biblatex, biber, and authoryear [duplicate]

Here is behavior that surprised me and took me a while to track down, so I thought I would share it. In \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} ...
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only use one author, biblatex [duplicate]

I am using biblatex and I have the following \usepackage[ natbib=true, style=alphabetic, dashed=false, backend=biber, citestyle=authoryear, bibstyle=authoryear, uniquename=init, ...
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How do I remove “References” from my running header?

I am using fancyhdr to create a short running title for an article I'm drafting. I also need my tables and figures to be printed after the bibliography upon submission to the journal. Initially, the ...
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Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography (when there are two author's with the same last name but different first name)

This answer (Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography) works fine, but when there are two authors with the same last name and different first names it makes both of ...
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Punctuation after institution and recognizing thesis type in biblatex

I have two problems. I am trying to conform to the bibliography style for a thesis of my university. I decided to switch to biblatex+biber, since .bbl style files are a mystery to me. I want to ...
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Changing “Bibliography” title with biblatex - within the document

The answer to this article describes very nicely how to change the title of the bibliography in the preamble when using biblatex. My problem: I am printing multiple bibliographies and want to have ...
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biblatex author (year) citations

What is the biblatex equivalent of \citeasnoun{} from the harvard bibliography style? For example, we cite like Marx (1867). (The open-paren does not go before Marx.)
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How to remove orphan character from bibliography

Compile with pdflatex 1.14.16 (Miktex) the following source: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,english]{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{biolinum} \usepackage{XCharter} ...
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Biblatex does not print inbook book title

I recently started using biblatex and have an extensive bibliograpy file created with bibtex in mind. I compiled my bibliography and notice that InBook looses the book title. As can be seen in the ...
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Repeating the same footnote reference on different pages for biblatex-gost footnote style [duplicate]

I need to repeat footnote references on each page instead of creating lots of footnotes with references to previous footnotes. I found this answer which looks like it does exactly what I want except ...
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How to get month written in full for URL access date?

In my example below, I would like to change the appearance of the URL access date. Rather than the date being typed numerically like (accessed 2013-09-01). I would like the month to be written ...
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How do you change the Editor field in Bibliography using Biblatex?

EDIT: I've revised this to be a single Q&A following @moewe's advice. In my bibliography how do I get the "editor" field to be abbreviated, written in lowercase, and in parentheses? I need it to ...
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Biblatex, hyperlink postnote

I want postnotes for inline citations to be hyperlinked, i.e. I want the authorname, year, and any postnotes hyperlinked (but not prenotes!). I've used the answer here to get authorname hyperlinked, ...
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List of the most common causes and solutions to bugs compiling bibliographies in TeX

I start using the Texmaker on my home PC, when I try to run my files I get an error message from this type: INFO - This is biber 0.9.2 INFO - Logfile is 'bibertest.blg' FATAL - Cannot find control ...
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Lines in bibliography too long [closed]

I have some lines in my bibliography that are printed too long while this is not the case for other long items. See the image for at the word International (item 77) How to solve this? Latex code ...
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\DeclareFieldFormat command doesn't apply to phdthesis?

I want to modify the format of title field in references entries of both article and phdthesis. It is odd that the modification only applies to article but not to phdthesis. See the MWE: ...
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Get full list of authors instead of “et al” [duplicate]

When a reference now contains a lot of namen I see Jesse Levinson et al for example in my bibliography. However, I want to see all full names This code I use ...
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Commas in biblatex entries

First a warning. This is a highly specific and idiosyncratic problem I have that will only interest a few people who are very invested in biblatex and/or regular expressions. From the answer to ...
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recommended bibliography handling system in 2015? [duplicate]

I want to switch to a bibliography system that will take care of me for the next 10 years. I wish TUG clearly endorsed the future---what to deprecate, what to use. (Without it, they are becoming ...