{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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Biber/BibLaTeX \printbibliography causes “undefined control sequence” in the proceeding line

I'm using biblatex with biber as the backend to write my document. Without \printbibliography, all the citations work perfectly well, and appear in the document, so I assume that my bibliography.bib ...
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New user - Bibliography not working

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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knitr and biblatex

I'd like to create a PDF report with knitr with LaTeX-code in RStudio with biblatex for citations. However, the in-text-citations are always undefined and no bibliography is printed. The same ...
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\citeyear{} omits trailing character for citations from same date

Bug in biblatex Well, I have this document: \documentclass[11pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Biblatex Style or Package for Council of Science Editors Citation Format

I have seen that in between texlive 2011 and 2012, there were a lot of new styles developed. But I still have to see a style intended for the Council of Science Editors Citation Style. I'm definitely ...
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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?

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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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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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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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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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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Get rid of abbrevated first name in text citation

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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.bcf file not created when using apacite

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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Biblatex induced headache: Bibliography bst style not found

I'm new to LaTeX and have been trying to get my document to use a specified .bst bibliography style file, but to no avail. I downloaded my preferred .bst file (amnat.bst) from here into the same ...
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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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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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Install Biber in MiKTeX on a 64-bit version of Windows

The question Biblatex + Biber + Texmaker + MiKTeX describe how to use Biber with MiKTeX. But on the 64-bit version of MiKTeX Biber isn't installed. How it is possible to install Biber on a 64-bit ...
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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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Still Biblatex will not print bibliography

I have read all the related questions and taken all the suggested steps (well, the ones that had anything to do with my situation since for example I am not using Xelatex). As far as i can see, this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Auto-complete feature for Texmaker citations

I have Texmaker 4.1.1 and autocomplete feature for citations doesn't work in it. I have my .bib file in the correct directory (the same as my .tex file), use biblatex, have added the command ...
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Biblatex - How to change format of journal, volume and page numbers in bibliography

I'm a little bit stuck in my attempts to change the format of my journal articles in my biblatex biography. What i have so far: Smith, A. and Smith, J. (2006). Article title. Journal title 29.2, ...
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BibLaTeX preserve case of acronyms in title

I have an extensive list of references(mostly journal articles) exported from Mendeley to a .bib file automatically. The issue that I have currently is the IEEE style uses sentence case and thus I ...
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Biblatex/Biber not resolving citation if more than 3 authors cited [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and biber for my citation needs, but I have the problem, that one citation remains undefined, if I cite more than 3 authors, with 3 it shows up, with more than that it is undefined! ...
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biblatex: separator for citing multiple sources, some of them with page, some not

I'm using biblatex for my references. Normally, if I use \cite{source1, source2, source3}, I get a citation like [3, 45, 98] If I now want to give a page number for one of them, it looks confusing ...
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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Forcing linebreaks in \url does not work with biblatex and menukeys

This question is related to “Forcing linebreaks in \url”. One of its answer is to pass the hyphens option to the url package: \PassOptionsToPackage{hyphens}{url} \usepackage{hyperref} As I have my ...