{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: Some entries show author field as a dash (-) [duplicate]

I am observing a strange effect in BibLaTeX. When I have two papers printed in succession that do have the same author (see example below) I get only a dash (-) in the second reference where the ...
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biblatex does not print techreport

According to section 2.2 of the BibLaTeX manual, TECHREPORT is a lagacy-supported type. So, why does this example below now print the entry? Is there something more to it? I would rather not use ...
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What is the difference between a biblatex literal and string?

Some biblatex fields are of type 'literal' and some are of type 'string'. What is the difference between the two types? Given that 'string' is used for the ID, it would make sense if a string must ...
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Biblatex references “[1,2]” instead of “[1], [2]” [duplicate]

I use biblatex with IEEE-style. For \cite{key1, key2} I now get [1], [2] How can I override this (so that only this behaviour changes) to get as output [1,2] EDIT: The nicest solution ...
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Bibliography Printing without Numbers - TikzPoster

When attempting to print references in a block, there are no reference numbers to link to the citations. main.tex \documentclass[25pt, portrait, margin=0in, innermargin=1in, colspace=1in, ...
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biblatex does not print phdthesis

I have the following basic LateX with BibLaTeX to print a categorized bibliography. I have one phdthesis in this simplied self-contained example: \documentclass{article} % introduce asticks (*) in ...
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Mendeley and arxiv citation style

I'm using Mendeley as article-library. How can I format the citations as follows ? In particular I would like the Arxiv-link to be displayed... PS: I already saw a previous similar question No ...
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How to cite a number of a journal's volume?

I would like to cite a (French) paper in a journal. According to this journal, the correct citation should be something like : Author, «Title», Journal's name 2015/1 (n° 167), p. 67 à 88. 2015/1 ...
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Include call number for books in reference

University textbooks are very expensive so that most of us need go to library to find the books listed in a reference. Hence, I would like to include call numbers (e.g., QA278.2.D38 2013) in my ...
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Beamer footnotes references with same number

Is there any possibility that if in the same frame a reference is cited more than 1 time, give the same footnote number to it? In my MWE you see that there is two footnotes. But the bib entry is the ...
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How to cite a chapter by X in a book by Y edited by Z

I need to cite the introduction to a collection of short stories. The author of the book itself is the short story writer (Y), but it is an edited collection, so it has an editor (Z). The introduction ...
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Using \DefineBibliographyStrings (getting undefined)?

If I try to compile this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \DefineBibliographyStrings{english}{% teststring = {Test string}, } \begin{document} ...
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How can I get BibLatex to show an access date on every entry with a URL

In my document, I have a few scientific articles and other reports which I have provided a URL for. Is there a way to get an access date on these other than to set them to the "web page" type when I ...
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pgfplotsset error

I am running the following code \documentclass[% reprint, amsmath,amssymb, aps,onecolumn,showkeys, %pra, %prb, %rmp, %prstab, %prstper, %floatfix, ]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphicx}% Include ...
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Can biblatex parse a name string directly instead of loading from a file?

I've inherited a large, highly customized project for building a handbook for an academic conference. Among the many, many macros is the following: \DeclareCiteCommand{\citefullauthornames}{% ...
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Citation of the British National Corpus (BNC) [duplicate]

I am new here but I have been reading along for couple of months now. My biggest problem at the moment is to cite internet sources especially internet webpages. In my current paper I would like to ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...