{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: first names in text only for some sources - why?

I have a rather complex document using the biblatex style apa. For some sources that I cite first names appear (which I don't want, according to the APA guidelines), such as in: \autocite{...
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TexMaker biber stuck compiling at Processed Started

I'm trying to include a bibliography with biblatex and biber. I read a lot of related questions and answers here but I could not find the solution at my problem. When I run Biber the compilation ...
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Biber doesn't run

I have a question concerning the use of Biblatex, Biber and Texmaker. I just started to write with Latex so I apologize in advance ;-) I want to write an assignment in the APA6-format and use the APA6-...
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Customizing citations depending on the author with BibLaTeX style “authoryear” or “authoryear-comp”

Say I use BibLaTeX with standard style authoryear or authoryear-comp. Then given a citation command such as \parencite{A, B, C} (or any other standard Biblatex citation command), I'd like the ...
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How to sort references by year if they have the same author

I want to chronologically sort the citations where the author is printed only once (same author, 2 or more papers from different years). I am trying with the option "citestyle=authoryear-comp." ...
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Capacity exceeded error

I am using MacTex 2016 on a Mac (El Captain 10.11.2). My text editor is TexStudio 2.11.0 and all my packages have been updated (TeX live Utility 1.24). Since I updated MacTex from version 2015 to ...
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Manual install of previous version of Biber-BibLaTeX in MacTex 2016

Due to compatibility issues with my template files, I have to use previous versions of Biber 2.3 and BibLaTeX 3.2 (MacTeX 2016), which I downloaded from source forge. But I have found no install ...
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american-apa citation using biber with japanese title

I'm writing a document which is entirely written in English. However, I have to cite a Japanese source. I'm using MikTex (and there's no way to change to texlive). Is there a way to cite the Japanese ...
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CJK Bibliography Problem, Biblatex-Chicago

For several years now, I have been typesetting scholarly work that makes use of East Asian source materials with xelatex, and creating bibliographies through the use of biber/Biblatex-Chicago. The ...
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Extra space in LaTeX bibliography [closed]

I have a problem with my bibdesk. I have a source, which is inserted fine. @article{pal1981, Author = {E. Palmore}, Date-Added = {2016-01-28 18:33:05 +0000}, Date-Modified = {2016-06-28 12:42:40 +...
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Biblatex style for author only and numbered when not unique

How do I get a biblatex style which only displays the author, i.e. Hans, and in case there are several publications by the same author, numbers them like Hans1 and Hans2 ?
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comma between title and edition

As per the answer to another question I have removed the punctuation at the end of book titles like this: \DeclareFieldFormat[article]{title}{#1\addcomma} \DeclareFieldFormat[book]{title}{\textit{#1}\...
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Changing Citation Format bib latex (In collection, PhD Thesis)

I am a new LaTeX user. I work with TeXShop for Mac and BibDesk for citations (PhD Thesis). I use package biblatex. Following the package info I was able to adapt several details of the verbose style ...
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format of editor in biblatex

I want to put "ed"/"eds" in parentheses with no dot. I can do the parentheses, but not remove the dot. How do I remove it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} \...
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Using \input within \textcite{}

I have a file called Test.tex containting ID1 I'm trying to feed this file to a \textcite{} command, using the input{}command. \begin{filecontents*}{References.bib} @article{ID1, Author = {...
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punctuation at end of titles in biblatex references

How do I remove the period from the end of a book title, and put a comma at the end of an article title? This is the sort of thing I am working with: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=...
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Problem using Biblatex (unwanted output)

When I compile my .tex document, this annoying text appears in the first page of the output: T (2008) Slav crit I'm using the biblatex package. I have noticed that the [backend=bibtex] argument is ...
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Which bibliography entry type should I use for a document defining a European norm? [duplicate]

I'm currently doing a research internship in the Photovoltaics laboratory of a university. I am writing my report, and in my bibliography, I would like to cite a document that is an International ...
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Undefined control sequence “ibnameprefix {de}\isdot \ifprefchar” [closed]

I'm sorry if this question is vague, but I have no idea how to phrase it otherwise. I'm compiling a large scientific paper and am encountering the following error on compiling: [65] [66] [67] ! ...
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Very big spaces before year in bibliography

I have received a great customized code for my bibliography and it's great but now (suddenly?) there are big spaces in front of the year in the bibliography (biblatex). How can I get rid of those? \...
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Bibliography Latex Bibtex [duplicate]

I am trying to write the bibliography, the code runs but the bibliography doesn't appear in the final .pdf. I get the warning: Empty bibliography \documentclass[11pt,twoside,a4paper]{article} \...
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Limiting number of middle names in bibliography

I am working on a bibliography where the entries are supposed to look like this: Slager CJ, Wentzel JJ, Gijsen FJ, Schuurbiers JC, van der Wal AC, van der Steen AF, Serruys PW. The role of shear ...
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Problem after transition BibTex to [BibLaTex,Biber]

I've been using TexMaker and MikTex under Windows10 for 3-4 months and I managed to convert the short .odt thesis I wanted to submit into a .tex file. For the bibliography, I used Jabref and BibTex. ...
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Primary sources grouped by text name

I'm having trouble with the formatting of primary sources in my bibliography. I work on several texts, most of which are anonymous and edited several times. I'd like the "primary sources" section of ...
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Data entrytype fails to print title in ref list

I am having some trouble in getting the data entry type to print a title in the reference list with biblatex-apa. The example from the test references seems to work fine, as well as when the entry ...
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biblatex: clickable doi outside the reference section

Is there a way to insert the doi of an entry in the text as an hyperlink? I've tried \citefield{<key>}{doi} but the result is not an hyperlink. I've also tried to use the above command within \...
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BibLaTeX: Edition as superscript in front of year, but year after author(s)

There is a similar question (biblatex-verbose: edition as superscript in front of year) that has already an answer, but the solution doesn't help me. I need a quite strange order in my bibliography: @...
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How can I provide page ranges in \cite?

I would like to add page numbers to my references. I have tried the following things: \cite[221\psqq]{knuth:ct:a} for page sequences \cite[221\psq]{knuth:ct:a} for only one page following 221 ...
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Problems with “retrieved from” in bibliography produced by BibLaTeX (APA style)

I am using biblatex with apa style. More or less everything works fine. However, LaTeX produces the following warnings Package biblatex Warning: Bibliography string 'retrieved' undefined (...
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qrcode in bibliography margin/bibliography entry with height of marginpar-content

Printed URLs are inconvenient and i just noticed, that there is a LaTeX package to generate QRCodes. I think using QRcodes to aid with URLs could turn out quite nice, so i used the code below to ...
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biblatex and percent sign

I am trying to switch to http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis in my masters thesis, and suddenly my bibliographic references are breaking everything, despite working fine ...
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A Full Stop Suppresses the Delimiter Between Citations

I have a problem with the delimiter between multiple citations when using Biblatex-Chicago (compiling with XeLaTeX). Normally when citing multiple sources with \cites or \autocites, a semicolon ...
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Trouble with displayquote and page numbers for citations

I have a problem trying to get a citekey to work properly in a blockcitation. I have a nested file setup via the subfiles package and using csquotes to generate the block quote as follows: In the ...
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defbibenvironment letters instead of numbers

I want to print a list of publications at the end of my thesis. I found the following solution on stackexchange: After the "real" bibliography, I put \defbibenvironment{mypubs} {\list {} {\...
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Truncate name but not year in authoryear-comp style citations

When passing two cite keys of the same author to the citation command in the author year-comp style of biblatex, the name is only printed once. That is: Author 2001, Author 2011 => Author 2001, ...
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Redefine \psq and \psqq to refrain from inserting a space after page number

The Biblatex manual tells me about the \psq-command: "The spacing inserted between the suffix and the page number may be modified by redefining the macro \sqspace. The default is an unbreakable ...
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Localized author's names?

I have a few bibliography entries somewhat like this: Plato. Hippias Minor. In: Platonis Opera. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1903. v. 3. The citation norms I have to use right now require that I ...
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Custom citing style

I am new to Latex, so I am sorry if I do not know something. I am writing here because I need to create my own citing style. I have been doing research for the past 2 days, however, the further I go,...
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Ordering .bib file alphabetically

I'm searching for a way to edit/re-order the entries in the .bib file to match the ordering defined for the bibliography. There are several questions here about ordering the bibliography, but I haven'...
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Using colon “:” after author only for book and thesis, biblatex

I am using biblatex with numeric style. I would like to set it so I can have colon ":" after authors only for book and thesis. For all the rest I need a coma. I was trying to use \renewcommand{\...
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printbibliography is printing nothing [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex to print my bibliography at the end of my thesis but unfortunately nothing is printed at the end (not even a blank page). Here's an example of what I'm using: \documentclass[...
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Biblatex: entrytype for authors and indirection

I am trying to somehow support multiple writings for names (romaji, kanji, hanzi, furigana, etc) of authors. Now this is not supported, and the experimental vform interface never made it into biblatex....
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Breaking biblatex-chicago URLs with mathastext in LuaLaTeX [closed]

Haven't recently changed engines from XeLaTeX to LuaLaTeX, I'm having trouble with breaking URLS in my biblatex-chicago bibliography. The problem seems to be due to mathastext, which I've decided to ...
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Im getting an Undefined Control Sequence with BibTex [closed]

I made this work again, the undefined control sequence with \begin was because my old file was somehow corrupted I think. I copied the main files and switched to biber. Now my setup is finally working ...
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Suppressing page range of the reference

I'm using biblatex-gost package, gost-footnote style. If I'm citing some bibliography item for which the pages field is filled (usually an article, book chapter, materials in conference proceedings...)...
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Bib(la)tex error when compiling beamerposter template

Dears I have downloaded this template http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster but when compiling it, the texmaker gives me the following error: Process started INFO - This ...
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Adding symbols to the beginning of certain references in the reference list

I have an article in which I want to place symbols before some of my references, indicating their role in the work. For example, some of them might just be ordinary references while others might point ...
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Backref for sets - unwanted different formatting

I'm trying to polish my thesis with a nice bibliography (with biblatex, backend=bibtex) but I have a problem with the way the backreferences are treated with respect to sets of references. Indeed, I ...
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biblatex-chicago Book review of two or more books

In the reference of a book review that reviews more than one book I am trying to have it include the titles/authors of all the books reviewed, following the Chicago Manual of Style as implemented in ...
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ambiguous multiple citations with same authors (first name either full or initials)

Here is minimal example (edited after this)-- \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,natbib, uniquename=false, uniquelist=minyear, backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \addbibresource{\...