{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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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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Cell style for biblatex

Is there a citation style for biblatex for the Cell format? There seems to be one for bibtex, but I can't find one for biblatex. This answer gives a number of other formats including APA (which is ...
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Redefining `scriptsize` and `smartcite` size

I'm trying to change the size of indices, both super- and sub-. I thought that by redefining \scriptsize it would do the trick, but it doesn't. Also, I tried to redefine \textsuperscript, but 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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Thesis references [on hold]

I am writing Ms. thesis using Latex. I have a problem with reference. The problem is that the references numbering of last chapter start first, then chapter 1,2,3,... I use the following code to run ...
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PDFLatex throws errors, undefined control sequence, use of \sortlist doesn't match it's definition, etc [closed]

I recently asked a question about using biblatex, but that didn't seem to be a problem. I now used some code which should work fine, but I'm still getting errors. Here is the code I used: ...
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How to use unicode in URL in biblatex using xelatex?

Here's an example document: \documentclass[a4paper]{extreport} \usepackage[style=gost-numeric,defernumbers]{biblatex} \addbibresource{t.bib} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Biblatex using polyglossia language setting

I noticed biblatex uses the language option passed to polyglossia first, before acknowledging the option passed to it via the language = <language> option. Here is the MWE that illustrates the ...
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Latex - BibTeX throws 3 errors

I'm quite new to LaTeX, so the problem might be simple, but I'm not sure about why.... I'm using LaTeX on Windows, (MiKTeX) and working with Texmaker. This is the code I'm trying to use: ...
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How can I use BibTeX and Biblatex properly using vim LaTeX suite?

I just stated using the vim-LaTeX-suite. It works quite well, but I fail in using BibTeX. My vimrc file is the following. I use an external build order and I think this causes additional problems: ...
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Biblatex + biber - Sort citations by report issue

I'm trying to sort some tech report citations from the same year in the bibliography by report issue number, but have got no chance so far, i've even tried adding the month in order to make them sort ...
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Bibtex errors “Environment thebibliography undefined”

I'm trying to get the simplest code to work to try bibtex but I can't figure it out dispite following tutorials/searching. I'm using texmaker and I'm quite new to this. I get these messages: ! LaTeX ...
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Changing reference title to “Referanser”

I am trying to change the header of "References" to "Referanser", but it does not seem to work. At the start of the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Declare multicite command with just part of the citation in parentheses

Update: I can get the result I want by doing this: \newcommand*{\textapud}[2]{\citeauthor{#1} (\citeyear{#1} apud \citeauthor{#2}, \citeyear{#2})} But there are a few problems. First of all it ...
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How to preserve lowercase in curly bracket with \MakeUppercase in BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I use \renewcommand*{\mkbibnamegiven}[1]{\MakeUppercase{#1}} \renewcommand*{\mkbibnamefamily}[1]{\MakeUppercase{#1}} in my .bbx file to make a uppercase name. But for some author name, such as an ...
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beamer+biblatex: change the \footnotemark style of \footcite

Is it possible to change the \footnotemark style created by \footcite (from biblatex) so that it looks more like a citation symbol? I want to keep my references as footnotes, but I would like them ...
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How to cite an epub or ebook with biblatex-dw?

Background Reading so-called electronic books is becoming increasingly common, not only as a leisure activity, but also as a serious means to do research. However, there is some reluctance to embrace ...
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How to change the format of biblatex references to have 3 columns (alpha, author, 'Titel and other information')?

I need to customize my references in the following style using biblatexs Alpha style having the columns Label, Author, and Title and Other Information. Till now with your help I could already ...
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Biblatex - Citation order different from Reference order

I am using biblatex with biber option. Is there a way to use the ieee style with citation being number in brakets, ordered by order of appearance but to have the references displayed with ...
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Get a command to ignore stuff in braces?

Update: @wipet's answer is nearly perfect, it seems like the only problem is that it doesn't work properly with safeinputenc: accented characters aren't capitalized properly and weird commands like ...
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Different sorting schemes for different entry types?

I'm writing my own style and for most entry types the type field must be printed after the title, but for some entries it must be printed before. So for some entry types I need the type field to be ...
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What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation?

What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation? If it is not 'none', then in the text the citation will appear in a strange order.
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Smallcaps and Ubuntu 16 update [duplicate]

The following solution, provided here: Yet another bibliography style question does not work anymore. Only the DI part of the author name appears in smallcaps (while it needs to be all in smallcaps). ...
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Is there a way to prepopulate biblatex fields for some entries?

When writing a biblatex style, Is there a way to prepopulate fields for some entries? More specifically, the bookpagination field. The norms I have to follow require that I use "sheets" for theses, ...
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References from same author order randomly (not by year)

In my bibliography (Chicago Style), references from the same author order not by year but randomly (as it seems). I am using the following specifications: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{report} ...
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cite with superscript, also Vgl. and Pagenumber in Bibliography

I'm quite new to LaTeX and I'm currently clueless how to implement superscript references to the bibliography and also things like "Vgl." and Pagenumbers in the bibliography. I'm using biblatex ...
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Bibliography conforming to “ISO 690” standard using natbib in LaTeX

I have searched a lot about ma problem and did not get any fruitful results. So i hopefully get the help here. I am using natbib package for reference citation. I would like to get the bibliography ...
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How can I split Biblatex's \printbibliography over multiple pages, with different styles?

I am working on Latex document totalling 360 pages for group coursework at University. Part of the coursework, is that we have to have each of our names on each page, to which we contributed. I am ...
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How to fix biblatex warning about deprecated option

When I compile my document using latexmk main.tex I get the following warning Package biblatex Warning: 'firstinits' option is deprecated, use 'giveninits' instead. How do I get rid of this? ...
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biblatex-philosophy can't handle relatedtype

With biblatex-philosophy as option passed to biblatex and german as main language everything is fine -- as long as biblatex doesn't encounter relatedtype = {reprint} or = {reprintin}. It inserts the ...
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Check if a string is just numbers or includes letters

Well, the title pretty much says it all, I'm looking for a way to tell if a string has any letters in it or if it's made up of just numbers. I used biblatex as a tag here because of my question's ...
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Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ...
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How to add year in my numeric citation style?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, bibstyle=numeric, citestyle=numeric, natbib=true ]{biblatex} \bibliography{biblio} \begin{document} \citet{federico2014reserve} \printbibliography ...
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Remove the square brackets in ieee-alphabetic style for the bibliography with biblatex

I have the square brackets in the JOURNALS, on the left. I just want to get rid of the square brackets, but keep what is inside [here, Aut01, Aut02 and so on] for the bibliography only. ...
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Sorting the alphabetic citations with biblatex

EDIT:@PLK In fact, this happens only with texlive 2016 (up to date) with biblatex 3.4, and not with texlive 2015 up to date.... I forgot that I was on texlive 2016, not on the stable one. ...
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Check if biblatex field is the first to be printed?

I am trying to write my own biblatex style, and… The first field in each bibliography entry must be in uppercase; When there is no author or editor, I must print the organization first and it must ...
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Change citation style from square brackets to backslashes with Biblatex

How can I do the style of citation in Biblatex from [Abc97]to this \Abc97\ in both citing within the document as well as in the references at the end of the document. I use this code : ...
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Using dashed option for other fields

Some biblatex styles have a dashed option that replaces repeated authors' names with dashes. I want to do that for other fields besides the author. Here's a (not so) minimal working example: ...
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Switching from amsrefs to biblatex

I always used amsrefs as my references package. However, it seems like biblatex is better supported, and more widely used (at least in this community). Compare 37 posts with the amsrefs tag to 3.6k ...
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Getting superscript citations in RSC Chem bibliography format

The RSC package is supposed to format the text so that citations appear in [] in super script however this is not happening in my text, they are in [] but inline with the text. My bibliography is also ...
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BibLaTeX: have two separate bibliographies with consecutive numbering

I am trying to split my bibliography into two parts. The first part is local to a special section of the document, the other takes care of the rest of the citations. The two bibliographies may have ...
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Customizing eprints with conventional .bst bibtex styles

I am fairly happy with the way I can customize eprint references with Biblatex/biber, see below. I would like to know whether there is a way to achieve a similar result by solely relying on the ...
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Why the order of biblio graphy list changes [closed]

I have added some references in my thesis but the problem is the order in list of biblio graphy have changed automatically. I want first reference to be at number 1 and so. But the order is changed. ...
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How to insert citation in footnote in beamer? [duplicate]

I am using beamer latex (Tex maker and TexStudio in Linux) and I need to give reference in the footnote. My reference is about 2 lines. but when I write the following code it writes it in more ...
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creating bib.file in a very simple language [duplicate]

I am ''VERY NAIVE'' about bib.tex (EVEN LATEX). I have used \begin{thebibliography}{99} in my latex text. But now I have to use bib.tex, and need ''VERY SIMPLE'' information how I should creat a bib ...
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Editing .bib file to fix error [closed]

I'm a fairly new LaTex user and i'm using Biber to compile my list of references. I updated everything to get rid of the incompatible versions of biber error message. This worked for me last time, ...
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\bibstring adds period inside brackets

I'm trying to write my own biblatex style and my citation norms require that I add "[S.l.: s.n.]" after the title when there's no address and no publisher information. So I tried doing something like ...
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error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode [on hold]

When I include my bibliography I get a "You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode" error as it reads in the bbl file. If I open the bbl file and delete these lines, my book compiles normally: ...
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Make just part of titles uppercase with biblatex

I'm trying to make a biblatex replacement to the abntex2cite bibtex package (a package for brazilian norms), and one of the requirements is that, in the absence of an author, the title should be used ...
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Seperate URLs for each bibliographic entry which refers to the same source, but to different page(s); + 1 URL for the source in the \printbibliography

When one wishes to cite a reference (and more specifically: a certain page 123 of a source) in a footnote, one can e.g. use \footfullcite[p.~123]{Bestbook}, in case the reference would be labeled ...