{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 is printing a 5 digit number when converting to pdf

I am using Emacs Org-Mode to export to pdf. I get a five digit number printing out in the references like the 00005 below. Schneier, B., (2004, January), Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a ...
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How do I use shorthand from the first time with verbose-trad1

I am using biblatex, Biber, and style=verbose-trad1 for my LaTeX document. However, I would like, not to print the full title the first time, when using shorthands, but to have the shorthand ...
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Updating biblatex using mpm

I'm trying to get biber to work, and for this I need the most updated version of biblatex. I used the MikTex package manager mpm --update=biblatex (I also tried uninstalling and installing ...
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biblatex: place parentheses around all editor information

I would like to place parentheses around all of the editor information in an incollection reference using biblatex. My current reference appears as the following: Gotelli, N.J. & Colwell, R.K. ...
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Web address specification creates a problem [duplicate]

\item E. M., \textbf{C. B.}, "Shot Boundary Detection and Key Frame Extraction from Neurosurgical Video Sequences", The Imaging Science Journal, 2011. ...
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biblatex 3.0 apa undefined control sequence (\mkbibdateapalongextra?) [duplicate]

I am not sure why I cannot copy from the TeXShop console anymore, but here is my problem. This does not seem to be related to my bib file or how I cite things. How can I fix this? I am calling ...
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biblatex 3.0 and APA citation styles [duplicate]

I am using biblatex 3.0 (current with the TeX Live 2015 pretest) and hope to hove APA citations and a bibliography. Instead, the relevant lines shown below in LuaLaTeX generate a PDF with no ...
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Follow-up-question to modification of biblatex APA style

For my final thesis I need to use a slightly modified version of the APA style. Before I go into more detail, I would like to show you a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Modification of biblatex APA style

For my final thesis I need to use a slightly modified version of the APA style. Before I go into more detail, I would like to show you a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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bibliography is not recognized [on hold]

I use the following MWE, and it suddenly doesn't recognize the references any more. It is not the first time that it happens, but to solve it I would just have to copy the MWE into a new document. ...
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Bibliography not on new page

I have multiple Bib generated with biblatex/biber. How can I suppress that every bib is on a new page. There would be plenty of space to put two bibs on the same page. Still each \printbibliograpy ...
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Biblatex: control space between two \printbibliography sections

I am running biblatex to print two bibliography sections using \printbibliography[prefixnumbers=P,category=modlabel] \printbibliography[notcategory=modlabel,heading=none] Between both sections ...
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Automatic substitution of spaces in fields with Biber and Biblatex

I have a pretty large .bib file which fields may contain spaces (e.g. the "series" field can be "SIGMOD '99"). When I print the bibliography, some lines are thus broken on these spaces, which is ...
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LaTeX crashing on APA citation style [on hold]

Hi I try to integrate the APA citation style as described here: How do I use APA-style citations with BibTeX? into my university's thesis template https://gitlab.cg.tuwien.ac.at/auzinger/vutinfth ...
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Biblatex: Declare new driver with new fields

For several reasons I need to declare within a LaTeX-document by help of biblatex a new driver with new fields. E.g. the following BibTeX-entry may be given: \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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New user - Bibliography not working [on hold]

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to create a bibliography for the first time. I'm follwing all the steps I can find on various resources on the web, but it doesn't compile as I'm expecting it to. I've ...
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How to define a new name prefix in biblatex-mla?

I need to cite an author whose last name is d'Ardenne, and I want it to sort under A as it would if the name were de Ardenne. However, biblatex-mla does not seem to recognize "d'" as a prefix and ...
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biblatex custom style no numbering in bibliography

se community, i would like to write my masters thesis in tex using miktex + texstudio. i wrote my bachelors thesis using bibtex and now switched to biblatex + biber. i was searching for a citation ...
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Biblatex not putting a dot behind “abbreviated” single character author name

Here it is claimed that using biber as backend is enough to correctly "abbreviate" with a dot author names given as a single character, however, from my MWE it does not seem like this would be the ...
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Exclude \fullcite{…} citation from bibliography and bibliography-counter

I try to exclude fullcite entries from my Bibliography. I found this very useful answer Exclude \fullcite{…} citation from bibliography but i have the problem that this excluded entries still impact ...
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With defernumbers, right biblatex' numeric labels even with skipbib, but wrong in case of citation \AtEndDocument

Context: biblatex 2.9a and biber 1.9. Thanks to defernumbers, biblatex' numeric labels are right even with entries skipped from the bibliography (options={skipbib}), as shown by the following MWE: ...
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Is there any way to preview a bibliography inline? [duplicate]

Take a look at the article at this link: you will notice that mousing over hyperlinked citations generates a popup that previews the bibliographic entry corresponding to that citation. Is there a way ...
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IUCr paper on Sharelatex - references

I am writing a paper for the Journal of Applied Crystallography using Sharelatex. To manage the references I put them in a .bib file and I added the following lines in the preamble: ...
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Adjusting the left margin of List of tables and List of figures in latex

I am in the process of editing my final PhD. thesis using latex. I need to satisfy certain formatting criteria before I can submit my final thesis to graduate school. One problem I am facing right ...
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APA style quotes, year with parentheses, footcites, ibidem

I would like my citation style to be a footnote Author (Year) for the entire Author (Year) to be a hyperlink to the bibliography for repeated citations to be Ibid So far I can almost do it all. ...
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In-text citation does not work

Consider the MWE below. All the citations work, except for england2002. It only returns england2002 but no citations. How can this be solved? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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.bcf file not created when using apacite [on hold]

When I run pdflatex on the following foo.tex file, no .bcf file is created, causing biber to fail. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \cite{Newman} ...
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biblatex - Manually replace dash with en dash in bibliography

I use biblatex, biber with the style biblatex-philosophy. Unfortunately, the page ranges in the bibliography are produced with a regular dash and not an en dash. Here is a MWE: ...
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Get rid of abbrevated first name in text citation [on hold]

Have a look at the code below and corresponding bibtex file. In the pdf file the text appears as: I cite Efron and Tibshirani (1994) and Renshaw and R.J. Verall (1998), whereas I want the citations ...
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Dropping brackets / key in bibliography with alphabetic style

For a CV, I want to print a list of publications without being citing them in the text. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Using `\headlesscite` with `biblatex-chicago`: how to keep ibids lower-case

I format my bibliography with biblatex-chicago. I have been using the ibid option so when two consecutive citations are to the same work, the second one is typeset as "ibid." followed by the page ...
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Only last name in citation

Have a look at following minimal code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[backend=biber, natbib=true, style=authoryear]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bib/literature.bib} ...
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Incollection entry with separate years for book and chapter

I want to cite a chapter in a book, hence I think I should use incollection. However I would need to specify two years: one for the year the book was published one for the year the chapter was ...
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Modify the dash in biblatex ibid

I'm using \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-ibid]{biblatex} Is it possible to modify the dash used in the bibliography to denote the same author by another symbol (e.g. a much longer ...
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How do I cite both author and year in biblatex-mla?

I'm wondering if there's an efficient way to cite both the author and year, similar to what you get with biblatex's \textcite i.e. Author (year), when using biblatex-mla. Right now I'm using a quite ...
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Mixing footcite with numerical citation style

I would like to use \footcite primarily when citing, but every now and then I want to refer to a reference as part of a sentence. These in-text references would ideally be formatted like Ref. ...
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Change format of month in biblatex

I'm using this to make the dates in my bibliography appear as year month day, but the month is coming up as, e.g. "Mar." but I don't want the trailing dot. ...
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Customise / Customize biber bibliography output

I'm trying to adapt bibliography to display in the same way as the style given from college. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} ...
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biblatex : Book with the same title as MVBook

So, question completely changed because the comments got me on the right track, and updated again (the example is a bit harder now, I think). But maybe I'm not using MVBook correctly ? Here we go: In ...
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Special writing of reference in latex [closed]

I want to write this reference in latex, and I want the output in the references similar to the attached please. I checked all of the Entry types on this link but non of them give me the same output ...
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Splitting a bibliography-driven Latex document into per-page Open Document ODT files?

I have already seen Can one TeX file output to multiple PDF files?, and I'm aware this is likely to require "external" scripting - but I just wanted to see if anyone has a straightforward approach. ...
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Is it possible to fine-tune the citation positions in Tufte-BibLaTeX combination?

I'm using tufte-latex in combination with BibLaTeX, as described in Can I use biblatex with Tufte classes? and I have tried the variants suggested both in the question and in the answer. Using the ...
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LuaLaTeX: Load order fontspec, microtype (breaks hyphenation in bibliography)

The microtype documentation clearly states: With LuaTeX, load fontspec before microtype However, this breaks hyphenation in some cases in the bibliography, created with biblatex/biber. The same ...
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ordered citation in text with \autocite{} by date [duplicate]

I hadn't take care about citation order in my phd. I have used \autocite{} as well as \textcite{}. Now I would like to do this job automaticaly... and order by date. It's possible in a less tricky way ...
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Is there a Bib entry type that combinds Online and Book?

Often I'd like to cite an electronic version of a book. It will be by a scientific publisher, and have all the publisher, editor, etc. information, but has a URL and an accessed-on date instead of a ...
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Data model macro cannot be used in preamble

I'm using this answer to create an annotated bibliography with biblatex, with the following code: \documentclass{article} % This just makes a dummy bib file \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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used biber for compiling - but receive bibTeX .blg file? [closed]

I want to include a bibliography (biblatex) into my text - I compile with biber, but receive an BibTeX log file, which honestly doesn't make sense for me. I use the newest versions of kile and ...
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biblatex: multiple bibliographies with same prefix, using resetnumber

I've tried a few days to get the following done with biblatex: I need two bibliographies, whose entries should be preceded by a letter, e.g. "A". The second bibliography should continue the numbering ...
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Formatting issues with biblatex-chicago

I'm trying to get this output through biblatex, “Prospects of Slavery Expansion,” Charleston Mercury. In The Causes of the Civil War, edited by Kenneth Stampp, 148-49. New York: Touchstone, ...
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Conflict between biblatex's refsection and lot/lof with citation in float caption

I'm writing a standard complex document (ie, thesis), in which chapters are separated into different files which are included. I am using biblatex, and I would like to have a separate bibliography per ...