{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 includes redundant author initials

I'm using biblatex and \textcite, and most citations are appearing correctly with author initials appearing only when needed for disambiguation. But for just a few authors, the initials are always ...
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How to find the correct bibtex item from the reference we have?

Here are my file contents for my bib file. @Book{bapat2013combinatorial, author = {Bapat, R. B.}, title = {Combinatorial matrix theory and generalized inverses of matrices}, publisher = ...
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Change the '.,' in to ',' between authors and eliminate the '.' between surname and first name, but leave spaces [duplicate]

minimal working example: \documentclass[12pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[backend = bibtex8, defernumbers = true, sorting=none, style = numeric]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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A problem of compatibility between titlesec/titleps and biblatex

I recently met a problem when trying to format headers and footers of the bibliography with titlesec/titleps, and I can't understand what's happening. More precisely, if I change the page style just ...
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Change the '.,' in to ',' between authors and eliminate the '.' between surname and first name [duplicate]

The traditional reference format can be set by the following command \documentclass[12pt,openright]{book} \usepackage[backend = bibtex8, defernumbers = true, sorting=none, style = numeric]{biblatex} ...
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Multiple BibTeX-Files [duplicate]

is it possible to include multiple BibTeX-Files in one LaTeX file? Normally it is possible with the command \bibliography{bib1,bib2,...}. But I'm searching for a command like \bibliography{bib/*}, ...
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List all co-authors

I'm listing all my publications using biblatex (for my resume), using a separate bib file (lastname.bib). I'm using biblatex with biber backend. I would add a section to list all my co-authors. Is ...
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Customize biblatex alpha labels

I'm facing some problems when customizing the standard alpha label definition of biblatex. \DeclareLabelalphaTemplate{ \labelelement{ \field[final]{shorthand} \field{label} ...
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How to merge bibtex number and issue?

I have the following: Is it a good Idea to merge the Iss. 1 number in [6] to 76(1) (such that is is more consistent with [7]) or is that no good citation style? So I like to replace the ...
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How to import an external bibliography style file if using 'usepackage{biblatex}' and PdfLatex compiler instead of BibTex compiler

recently, I've moved my latex editor from the desktop version 'TexMaker' to the online version 'ShareLatex'. Then I've got a bibliography issue - that is, the 'Reference' section is totally missing at ...
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How can I add Volume/Series/Doi/ for Books

How can I add the Series for books as: @book{blaa, Author = {First Last}, Publisher = {GAGA Publishing}, Address = {New York, NY, USA}, Series = {Lecture Notes in Something Cool}, ...
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Biblatex: Custom date fields

I've written my own entry types & bibliography driver as per my previous question. I'd like entries to have two sets of dates (a seriesdate and a "normal" date), and have them both formatted ...
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Biblatex-chicago formatting: no period after “a” and “b” sources for same author same year

Thanks for so much help from the community I've gotten so far. This is my first time to ask a question since I am really stuck this time. I have quite an advanced template using biblatex-chicago and ...
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Bug: biblatex can not deal name prefix like “van der ”, Miktex updated on 2016.01.16

Firstly, hello everyone. I am new here : ) I am writing my phd thesis using MikTeX + TeXnicCenter and everything goes well, until I have updated MikTeX today. My Problem: The program gives an error ...
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references with number and names

the problem that I have is that some references appears as numbers and some of them appears as author names. The problem is that I only want numbers. The .tex compiles without any error. I tried to ...
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Manually adding manuscript sources on the final bibliography

I have cited all the manuscript sources of my doctoral dissertation manually using \footnote. I am now wondering how to include these sources in the final bibliography separately. (1. Primary sources. ...
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References not respecting margins with biblatex

I am using biblatex with the biber backend for my bibliography. The problem I encountered is that margins are not always respected. It seems to be a fairly common issue, cf. these possibly related ...
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Change \footcite style

I use \footcite and \endnote for my note (I copied the related part only). \documentclass[report, 10.5pt, a4paper, oneside, openany, dvipdfmx]{jsarticle} %--citation ...
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Bibliography according to icelandic system

The icelandic bibliography system requires sorting authors by surname comma first name (if not icelanders) and by first name no comma patronymic (if icelanders). I'm using biblatex-chicago and ...
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Adjust BibLaTeX style - Number of displayed editors

The attached MWE gives the following result Author, A., B. Author, C. Author, et al. (1992). “Title”. In: Booktitle, ed. by A. Editor, B. Editor, and C. Editor. Vol. 59. Springer, New York. What ...
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Why pdfLatex compilation fails after I add a footnote with protected citation?

I recently started learning LaTeX for the sheer beauty of it. As much as my document looks pretty my code is ugly as hell. I'm using Kile on Windows 10, and BiblateX with BibteX backend (dropped the ...
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Bibliography with BibLateX, Biber and Winedt 9 [duplicate]

I started doing LaTeX less than one week ago, so I am completely fresh to the game. To be quick: I am running Windows 8 (probably not relevant), my LaTeX sits on MikTeX 2.9 but I am using Winedt 9 as ...
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Referencing a white paper

I want to reference a white paper with over 50 authors as just author et al. both in the citation and in the bibliography. So how do I let latex know that I want 'author et al.' to be viewed as one ...
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How can I cut, strip, truncate or rename parts of bibtex fields with biblatex

How can I truncate http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/ from every adsurl field that looks like adsurl = {http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015EPJST.224.2217S}. Could it be accomplished by changing the ...
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LaTeX Report Template for Windows PdfTeX

I am very novice in LaTeX and would like to make similar documents (template) like the one referenced in the LaTeX template here. I would like to place the header, footer as in the similar fashion ...
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Bibliography fails ./main.aux:2: Undefined control sequence [closed]

I am getting an error due to my references. It happened on my dissertation randomly so I'm not sure what change caused the problem but I am able to reproduce the error using the following code ...
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Supercite with square brackets

Same requirements as this question. But as soon as I try to set the style option, I get this error (Bibliography macro 'site' undefined): MWE (comment the 3rd line in to reproduce the error): ...
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Diacritics in Bibliography using xelatex and biber [duplicate]

I use XeLaTeX to compile my documents. Now, I want to typeset diacritics both in the main document text and the bibliography. The problem is that LaTeX simply leaves out every character with a ...
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Biblatex: Citing complex nested unpublished sources

I am writing a genealogical document and am working on the bibliography. Some of the sources I have used are encapsulated inside "bundles". An example: Name of jurisdiction, box no. 2 containing ...
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How can I add a field to an existing biblatex type?

I wish to add a new entry to the biblatex bibliography type @online. For example, @online{abc, author = {A Author}, title = {Some lengthy title that's awesome}, url = ...
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Biblatex: all entries indented in bibliography [closed]

The other day I was working on my paper, when all entries in the bibliography were suddenly indented -- as if they belong to one entry. Here is a screenshot: Interestingly, when I copied my ...
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ShareLaTeX: How to recompile .bcf file?

How do I recompile the .bcf file in ShareLatex? My references are not updated upon recompile.
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Unconventional bibliography style with BibLaTeX

Introduction I am required to use bibliography style, that is so far from anything made with BibLaTeX I have been able to find, that I do not have an idea how to achieve it. I am pretty confident ...
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How to add adsurl field as link to bibliography

For each paper at SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) a BibTeX entry is provided containing a field like adsurl = {http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015EPJST.224.2217S}, which I would like to add ...
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Latex Error: Command crashed: biber.exe

I am getting an error when running Bibliography on Windows 10, using MikTex 2.9 and TexStudio 2.10, running biblatex 3.1 and biber 2.2, all 64 bit. Process started: biber.exe "MWE" Error: Command ...
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How to use alphabetical bibliography instead of numerical?

I'm trying to write my references as [Harp], instead of [1]. I've read the Bibliography Styles section on Wikibooks, but It's not clear what I should do.
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Biblatex can't read bib-entry

I have been struggling, sincerely, with this citation I got. But, it just won't work. I have identified the citation that creates the error, but I still can't seem to fix it. @article{sanada2011ndx, ...
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Customizing citations and the list of publications depending on the author

Say I use a bibliography file in my document, relying on Biblatex and Biber for citation management. Given a citation command such as \cite{A, B, C} (or any other standard Biblatex citation command), ...
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Incompatible month formats between biblatex and Mendeley

As the title suggests, I'm using Mendeley as my reference manager (which automatically generates a .bib file for the entire bibliography) and biblatex with BibTeX as the backend to handle the ...
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Can I configure texcount to not ignore certain optional arguments?

Is it possible to configure texcount not to ignore text in optional arguments for certain macros? Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Can I configure texcount to double-count text in certain mandatory arguments?

Is it possible to configure texcount to double-count the contents of non-optional arguments for certain macros? Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Bibliography not printing using biblatex and biber [duplicate]

I'm trying to finish my paper and the bibliography is simply not printing on the paper. I get this error: Latexmk: This is Latexmk, John Collins, 5 February 2015, version: 4.43a. Rule 'biber test2': ...
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Customized reference labels in biblatex / incremented shorthands

In writing a proposal, I'd like to have a way so that the references to my papers appear as [XXn] instead of [n], where XX would be my initials and n the sorted or not counter. Eventually, I'd ...
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Biblatex entries in bibtex-mode (emacs)

Biblatex introduces new entries such as journaltitle (see Compatibility of bibtex and biblatex bibliography files?). Biblatex manual, section 2.3: In sum, the following items are different from ...
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message error in biblatex.4ht with tex4ht, even with no bibliography

I have the following message when I compile a document calling biblatex, whether I run biber or not, in order to create a .bbl. I use Biber 2.3. My file is % biblatex.4ht (2015-08-05-15:37), ...
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Mimic behavior of \cites without BibLaTeX?

Per this answer, BibLaTeX allows for the \cites command to combine multiple citations with page numbers. I was wondering if there's a solution to allow for similar (read: identical) functionality ...
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How to make a bibliography without the header using Biber and the Friggeri CV template?

I want to make a cv using the Friggeri template I found there : http://www.latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv But since I only have articles in the publication section I do not want the ...
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redefine \cite command to change its design

I am happy with the alpha style for bibliography; but however I want a special design to be rendered for the \cite{} commands, exactly as described here. Here is a minimum working example: Content ...
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Hyperlinked footnote and footcite markers automatically separated by raised commas

The posting Incompatibility between footmisc-option multiple and hyperref contains a solution to having consecutive footnote markers hyper-linked and automatically separated by raised commas. How to ...
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Custom short citation merging author-title-volume to one single field

How can I make a custom short citation merging the fields of author-title-volume to a custom field such as "MRCLC 61:130" instead of "Matuz, Contemporary Literary Criticism, 130." I need this in view ...