{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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`alphabetic` style label for entries without author

I would like to use the Biblatex alphabetic citation style, which produces citation labels like [Knu]. However, two of my references are websites, and they have no author. Currently they are displayed ...
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Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex produces error

Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex with Sorting citations using \cites command in biblatex worked fine but doesn't work anymore with TexLive 2016. Error produced with the minimal ...
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Biblatex: Change \printbibliography[title={}] header output from uppercase to lowercase

I am using the \printbibliography[title={Legal Documents}] command of biblatex with a biber backend in order to created several subchapters within my bibliography chapters. However, the output header/...
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LyX, Biblatex, ClassicThesis: How can I avoid line breaks in citations?

I suspect I am not the only person with this problem but I cannot find any solution for it: I am writing a thesis using LyX and the classicthesis template. I manage my bibliography with Zotero but ...
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Prohibit hyphenation between biblatatex bib label and prefixnumbers

If one uses prefixes for bib labels in biblatex it frequently comes to hyphenation between the prefix and the actual bib label, especially for longer prefixes. How can this be avoided? Solutions ...
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Combining style numeric with style authoryear in BibLaTeX

I haven't had a lot of experience with biblatex so far and I decided to use the numeric style for citations in the text. However, the authoryear style for the bibliography is much nicer. I know, I can'...
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bibtex, the last authors Initials are in a different order then the rest of the authors.

When I compile my .bib file using bibtex, the last authors Initials are in a different order then the rest of the authors. Consider the following example: the out put should be: Xu, L., Jordan, M.I.,...
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In biblatex, style=verbose kills \printbibliography

I want to combine both verbose footnote citations (e.g. style=verbose) and a complete list of all bibliography items (with \printbibliography). As it turns out, it doesn't work. This is entirely ...
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How do I properly implement Biblatex with the Biber backend in Texmaker? [closed]

I believe I have everything configured correctly (having looked at other questions). I have replaced bibtex % with biber % in the Commands and I have selected PdfLaTex + Bib(la)tex + PdfLaTex (x2) + ...
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Biblatex not printing umlauts [duplicate]

I have a bibliography entry with a german umlaut in the name. In the .bib file the character is correctly escaped: author={B{\"o}ttcher} The corresponding entry in the .bbl file no longer contains ...
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Biblatex causing undefined control sequence error at \begin{document} [closed]

I've been having this problem for quite some time now but can't figure it out and it's driving me crazy. I'm new to latex and can't find any already answered question that can help me sort it out, so ...
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Line break in title in biblatex [duplicate]

I have some bibliography entries with points in the title field like "org.apache.lucene.analysis" or "java.util.Date". As there is no linebreak after ".", the text runs over the page margin in some ...
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Differentiate between all entrytypes in biblatex (e.g. mathesis vs. phdthesis)

I recently switched to biblatex, which is so far great, but no as easy as bibtex. I ran into a problem, which I couldn't solve so far: My bibliography contains reports, techreports, mastersthesis and ...
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Biblatex: make footcite look the same for all bibtex types

In the following MWE the title of both citations have a different format. One is italic, the other one in quotations. \documentclass[nobib]{tufte-book} \usepackage[% backend=biber, bibencoding=utf8,...
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Biblatex: Shorthands or aliases with authoryear-comp

How can I use shorthands or aliases with the citation style authoryear-comp? Specifically, I would like to have First text citation: Bravo & Charlie (2002, hereafter Paper I) Bravo & ...
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Bibliography won't compile (with biblatex package) [closed]

When editing bib file I faced a problem, which seems to be connected to either biblatex package or biber or their compatibility. Before I made some changes in one of the fields (I think it was a “...
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Forcing first initials in bibliography, but adjust “F.” to “Fdez.” for just one reference?

I am in a situation where I want to use first initials with the Biblatex package. However, in one instance, I want "Fernandez" to be instead shortened to "Fdez.". I know I could construct the ...
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biblatex: Remove space between p. and page number in postnote

How can I change a command like \textcite[][8]{example} to display p.8 rather than p.~8 in the text, while printing the postnote as-is if it does not resemble a page number. I tried using \...
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Biblatex : date range inherited from parent with crossref

In the following example, the @article inherits its date from the @mvbook, but doesn't display the range correctly (cf. screenshot). If I remove {date=1983} from the @article in my .bib file, the ...
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csquotes messes up babel language selection for printing bibliography

In the following example, enabling the csquotes packages wrongly uses German quotation marks in the bibliography, although I told babel that this is English: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Redirect citation link to custom location

I am writing a thesis with appended papers which I include using the pdfpages package. I am using biblatex for referencing and hyperref for hyperlinks. In order to refer to the papers in the thesis, ...
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@MastersThesis{} entry results in “MA thesis” output instead of “Master's thesis” with biblatex

I use biber and biblatex for my citations. Strangely, if I use the @MastersThesis{} entry, it doesn't output [96] Firstname Lastname. “Title goes here”. Master’s thesis. University of the South ...
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How to include each capital of multi-word surnames into abbreviations?

I use alphabetic abbreviations in bibliography. Some authors have surnames with multiple words, such as Eric Colin de Verdiere. I write the entry as author = {E. Colin de Verdiere and A. Schrijver} ...
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Bibtex/Biber: how to cite an author using Ethiopian conventions?

In Ethiopian naming conventions, a person has a given name followed by their father's given name and their grandfather's given name. The person will generally be addressed by their own given name, ...
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Biblatex cite authors [duplicate]

As it is now, the authors are displayed as ex. (Anderson and Henderson,2013) But I want the cite to be (Anderson & Henderson,2013) My code is: \usepackage[backend=bibtex, bibencoding=utf8, ...
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Inserting tilde ~ in Latex [duplicate]

A very simple question that is How can I insert ~ that goes above the letter in Latex? Thanks
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Format of a reference in Biblatex [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and using biblatex. The journal papers appear as: H. Zhang and S. Wang. “Linearly constrained global optimization via piecewise- linear approximation”. In: Journal of ...
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Different citation styles for multilingual bibliography using biblatex-gost package

I am using biblatex-gost package, style gost-authoryear. Since I have a multilingual bibliography, I need the citations look differently depending on the language of a particular bibliography item. ...
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Biblatex and thumbs package

In the following example, I use "biblatex" and "thumbs" packages. I need an overview page of thumbs - see page 5 of the document. I have 13 chapter in my book, but only 6 chapter in the overview (see ...
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Unwanted comma between author and year using citet command

I've been using the biblatex package for a while, and since updating my TeX installation (post-el capitan upgrade) I have been experiencing the following. If the following is typed: Such and such ...
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Downgrade biblatex and biber (due to change to name formats in biblatex 3.3)

I use the droit-fr class but it doesn't work anymore after the changes made to name formats in biblatex 3.3. I'll contact the developer, but the update is not trivial. In the meantime, what would be ...
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verbose-ibid - first citation page number

I have the following Problem with verbose-ibid: whenever I autocite for the first time and indicate a page number, I get the page number of the full citation plus the one I want to cite. Example: \...
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Biblatex 3.3 name formatting, just year shown

I tryed to adapt my bibmacros to the new version of Biblatex but now when I use them, just the year is shown in my citation. My bibmacro looks like this: \newbibmacro{name:normalfall}{% Normalfall: ...
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\addbibresource doesn't work with file contents [duplicate]

I want to cite using the \filecontents command for the books. But it doesn't recognize the books. It only shows the keyword in bold. It says citation "elch" is undefined \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Apa style biblatex, file for my language doesn't exist [duplicate]

I want to use apa style within my bibliography but the file for my language doesn't exist. What are the steps I should do to create it? I'm using biblatex. Here's the code: \usepackage[portuguese]{...
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How to create a “running” (= non-list) bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to create a "running" bibliography. That means that each entry do not start at a new line after a carriage return, but is simply separated from the previous one with a symbol I want to chose (e....
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Citations in small caps using Biblatex in french (APA style)

I have a small issue while using Biblatex with the APA style in French. My in-text citations are in small caps and I would like to have them written normally. This issue doesn't happen when I write in ...
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Conditionally choosing biblatex backend

To simplify collaboration with others I would want to have something like the following pseudo-code in my preamble. if passing bibtex: then use backend bibtex else use biber backend ...
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bibtex with style=phys sorts references according to order in .bib file even though sorting option is set to none [on hold]

I use the biblatex-phys style package for biblatex with the preamble \usepackage[style=phys,sorting=none,backend=bibtex]{biblatex}. Although the part sorting=none,backend=bibtex is superfluous since ...
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Want title in simple numeric not italic through bibliography

I am working on book and in that book I \cite{title} many times and it is printed in italic form, not in simple form. I changed various styles to print in simple numeric form. But did not get results. ...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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Separating bibitems according to author

I am using biblatex. Is there a way to have 3 lists of bibliographies which contain the following: the first contains some papers I have written (type=article) the second contains preprints I have ...
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Citations with biblatex-apa: Same lead author, yet actually different group of authors

I have run into a problem in biblatex-apa that has previously been discussed here: citing -- within the same parentheses -- multiple author groups that abbreviate to the same (Smith et al.), yet ...
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Automatically citing all entries with keyword

Is there a way with biblatex to automatically cite all papers with a certain keyword or from a certain resource, while keeping the original citation order and adding the uncited publications at the ...
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Present reference in a table

Update 1 I use biblatex and bibber to create my bibliography. the reference section contain a list of the articles referenced. How can the reference section be changed that the reference appear in ...
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BibLaTeX automatic capitalization of pubstate in entrytype thesis?

I have a bibliography entry of type thesis, with institution and pubstate given. In the citation, this results in a dot after the institution, followed by uncapitalized version of pubstate. I would ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Bibliography error: “Use of \blx@bbl@verbadd@i doesn't match its definition. \verb”

Currently having problems with compiling my Master's thesis after downloading the newest version of TeXStudio and MiKTeX. The error message is as follows: Use of \blx@bbl@verbadd@i doesn't match its ...
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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, ...