{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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Error output in biblatex

I want to use biblatex, but I have errors in the output. I wonder if it's a software problem for typesetting, or maybe the incompatibility of biber and biblatex. I'm using TeXpad in Mac OS X. This ...
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How to collaborate with those who work in Word?

I write my papers in LaTeX and always reference the same, giant .bib file for citations (natbib+bibtex or biblatex, depending on journal or document requirements). If this is your mode of operation, ...
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Biblatex square brackets around athoryear style in Bibliography

I've done a lot of looking and have found solutions to this for citations, but not for the bibliography "tags". My professor has asked me to use the style: "[author, year]" in my bibliography. I'm ...
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Struggling to come up with custom driver for BibLaTeX entrytype -> letter

It seems my LaTeX setup does not have a default style for referencing letters. I discovered this when I tried to reference an email. My reference manager (Zotero) exported it as @letter{}. This gives ...
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On modifying a bibliography style (bst) file

I have recently written a survey article for some journal. The problem is that they have not given their bibliography style file. However they have given in their preferred format for the ...
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Changed Biber/Biblatex citation styles, changed back, now citation keys instead of citations are displayed

I am attempting to create an APA citation of the format (Rubinstein, 1994, p. 773). The instructions I found online say to use: \parencite[p.~773]{Rubinstein1994}, with the following set-up: ...
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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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Main.tex not compiling well with TexStudios, though worked on overleaf

I have a project consisting of multiple files. The master file is main.tex, there are chapters, and a bibliography called MyBib.bib. Everything was working fine on overleaf, but on my own pc with ...
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How to get sorted and compressed citations when using split bibliography lists and defernumbers=true in biblatex?

My reference list is showed in 2 lists based on the entrytype of the bib reference. I want the lists sorted numerically. Also, I want the citations in a sorted and compressed way. The problem is that ...
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\usepackage[sorting=none]{biblatex} code complie anymore [duplicate]

I am very newbie to the latex word. I am using a template i received from a friend. Write my whole thesis on this document and finished like a minute ago. I realized my references were not in ...
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How do I cite classical works with biblatex?

What I'd like to do is to cite classical works. For example, to cite Aristotle's Metaphyisic according to the Bekker's cannonical edition. How could I do this using biblatex with author-year style?
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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Using biblatex with apa style and portuguesa language

I'm trying to use apa style with biblatex but I get "Undefined control sequence." right after \printbibliography. Here's the code: \usepackage[main=portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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BibLaTeX, biber - control file/undefined control sequence -> version missmatch [closed]

I already seen couple of topics with BibTeX problem but havent found anything that would help me solve my problem. I have MikTeX 2.9 (already tried to reinstall it couple of times). Also I am using ...
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Trouble with biber and biblatex in Texmaker with MikTeX

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write a thesis with Turabian formatting, specifically using biblatex-chicago. I downloaded 32-bit MikTeX and TexMaker but for the life of me I can't get citations to ...
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Command \printbibliography not shows the bibliography

I am trying to show the bibliography in a LaTeX document. But \printbibliography does nothing. I am using biblatex with bibtex8 as backend. Here is the code: ...
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Equivalent of \iffieldundef under \DeclareSourcemap command

I use \DeclareSourcemap command to fix a whole bunch of things that get rendered in an undesirable manner. For instance, I use it to suppress the month of publication if an article has been published ...
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Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist

I have met problems when I intended to add a bibligraphie, there are three errors: Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist Extra \endgroup. \begin{document} Empty bibliography How to solve this ...
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what are the elements of these bibliographies?

I'm supposed to rewrite some old document into Latex and the Bibliography is as shown in the images i know most of the elements like (\author, \title ,\pages, \year ) but i don't know "tome 61", ...
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Biblatex: Filter out cloned entry from bibliography iff source entry also appears

In my custom biblatex style, I have some bibliography entries that use the related field in such a way that the related entry should appear in the bibliography. This is achieved by setting ...
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Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
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How do I put a footnote in the bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to have my footnotes look just like citations in the text, and to have their content contained in the bibliography, so the code in the body would look like: ...blah blah\footnote{Incidentally, ...
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How to make Biber also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from BibTeX to Biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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possible typo in newest biblatex documentation? [closed]

The most recent Biblatex documentation (3.4, of 14 May 2016) seems to have been set using a macro that expands to biblatex$_$.def, as in line 2 of page 99, etc, instead of biblatex_.def. To make this ...
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incompatibility between biblatex and titlesec?

My goal is to have a separate reference list for each chapter and to have custom headers and footers. For the former I am using biblatex and for the latter I am using titlesec. Using the attached tex ...
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Parsing Underscores in URLs from Mendeley

Introduction Mendeley's desktop software has the ability to export the references to a bibtex compatible file for use in TeX based documents. However when exporting, Mendeley escapes all special ...
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How to force a related entry to appear in the bibliography with biblatex?

I want to cite an entry related to another entry such that the child entry appears in the bibliography. MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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When using BibLaTex, encountered LaTeX Warning: Citation `foo' on page N undefined on input line XX

This question has been asked in Tex.S.E. before; an answer that seems to have solved the problem for BibTex users has been given: Question mark instead of citation number. I use Biber and have ...
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How to get automatically “origdate” with the date in a citation?

I am using authoryear with biblatex. When, for instance, I type \parencite[p.6]{gusfield2009}, I get : (Gusfield, 2009, p.6) How to get also the origdate entry in the citation in order to have ...
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Biblatex and entries with no date

I have a bibliographic entry with no date. I would like this to be printed both in the citation (i.e. in the text) and in the references with "n.d.", otherwise it shouldn't be different from a regular ...
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Bibliography partially not recognized

I am creating a document in Latex with a lot of references. My issue is that when I run it to get the pdf, I get all my references in the chapter "References", but some of them appears as question ...
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Biblatex/biber, citing website with “updated” tag

what is the correct way to cite a website that has published date, but also a updated date? Example: https://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/WhyIWrotePGP.html @online{PGP, author = {Philip R. ...
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Dash instead of author name on first entry of even page in the bibliography

I'm finishing a document in the book class, using biblatex with authoryear style. I'm also using the default behavior of the style to let biblatex replace repeated author names in different entries ...
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How to sort references in the order of .tex file?

I downloaded the cleanthesis template and run LaTeX on thesis-example.tex. Bibliography is printed according to alphabetical order of author's name. I don't want any type of sorting. I want it ...
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Page break differences between biblatex 2.9a and 3.4?

On a whim I decided to try out biblatex 3.4 on my 784 page book, which had been originally set with TexLive 2014 and biblatex 2.9a . When I ran TL 2014 with BL 3.4 dev, I found a difference in page ...
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Multiple citations same author same year using biblatex---list year

I have searched for a solution but so far I haven't been successful. My citations for same author same year appears as: (King 2000a,b, 2001a,b). However I would like it to appear as: (King 2000a, ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid, what am I doing wrong in my latex file or bibtex file?

I would like to add a reference list to my thesis latex file, but I am having some troubles with the style of my bibliography and the use of \addbibresource{Bibtexfile.bib} or ...
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format of double quotation marks in biblatex with cleanthesis

I am writing thesis with a downloaded template of scrreprt. I find a problem with the reference format. The following picture is as my reference shows now The problem is that the double quotation ...
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Different `andothers` expressions for `\textcite` and `\parencite`

Is it possible to have two different expressions for andothers, when using either in-text or parentheses citation with biblatex classes? For instance, I would like to use "and others" in text (with ...
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Biber/Biblatex problem (Use of uninitialized value)

So I had a paper ready for a presentation tomorrow, and I decided to add a new reference. Bad idea, this happened when I compiled: Use of uninitialized value $name in string eq at ...
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create bibliography with reference button in biblatex [duplicate]

i have seen a paper where the author used bottuns in his bibliography to refer to additional Explanation of his literature. Is there any possible way to create in latex a bibliography automatically ...
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Referencing a .bib file in a subfile [duplicate]

I want to cite references within a subfile and have the subfile correctly compile, but I seem not to be able to access my .bib from the subfiles, since it always gives me an error message when I try ...
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biblatex and empty “In()”

I use a .bib file as such: @article{juniper, author = "Checkoway et al", title = "A Systematic Analysis of the Juniper Dual EC Incident", year = "2016", url = ...
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BibLaTeX: combine reading and number citestyle

i am using BibLaTeX in my current paper. My usepackage looks like this: \usepackage[citestyle=reading]{biblatex} With this, cites created like this \cite{Influx_Download} will get me the ...
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Problems with Biber/BibLaTeX in MiKTeX 2.9 [on hold]

For reference, I'm using MiKTeX 2.9, 32-bit on Windows 7 64-bit. However, I tried this with the 64-bit version of MiKTeX and got an identical problem. When trying to compile the following code: ...
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Color citation number

Is there any way to color the number associated to citations where the bibliography is printed? (I.e. I want to have 1 and 2 in the reference section to be in red.) Here is a MWE: ...
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Is there anything like biblist for use with biblatex?

Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with biblatexto produce a structured list of an entire BibTeX database, like to old \biblist\ under LaTeX 2.09?
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Use only the last name as namepartfamily instead of everything after prefix

Biblatex considers everything after the prefix as a family name. In the name "Carlos de Souza Carvalho Pinto", for instance, namepartfamily is "Souza Carvalho Pinto", and using authortitle and ...
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Reference the number from a specific footnote later in the document

I am using Biblatex, Biber backend, and autocite for all of my references. I found this question (Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide), but it was never answered and ...
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Biblatex and Biber in a subfile

I have a problem with compiling a subfile with bibliography entries in it. My setup is a follows: My directory structure is: main.tex/chap/chapter1/subfile.tex Now, my main.tex has the following ...