{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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format of double quotation marks in biblatex with cleanthesis

I am writing thesis with a downloaded template of scrreprt. I find a problem with the reference format. The following picture is as my reference shows now The problem is that the double quotation ...
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Different `andothers` expressions for `\textcite` and `\parencite`

Is it possible to have two different expressions for andothers, when using either in-text or parentheses citation with biblatex classes? For instance, I would like to use "and others" in text (with \...
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Biber/Biblatex problem (Use of uninitialized value)

So I had a paper ready for a presentation tomorrow, and I decided to add a new reference. Bad idea, this happened when I compiled: Use of uninitialized value $name in string eq at C:\Users\kevinalh\...
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Referencing a .bib file in a subfile [duplicate]

I want to cite references within a subfile and have the subfile correctly compile, but I seem not to be able to access my .bib from the subfiles, since it always gives me an error message when I try ...
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biblatex and empty “In()”

I use a .bib file as such: @article{juniper, author = "Checkoway et al", title = "A Systematic Analysis of the Juniper Dual EC Incident", year = "2016", url = {http://eprint.iacr....
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BibLaTeX: combine reading and number citestyle

i am using BibLaTeX in my current paper. My usepackage looks like this: \usepackage[citestyle=reading]{biblatex} With this, cites created like this \cite{Influx_Download} will get me the ...
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Problems with Biber/BibLaTeX in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

For reference, I'm using MiKTeX 2.9, 32-bit on Windows 7 64-bit. However, I tried this with the 64-bit version of MiKTeX and got an identical problem. When trying to compile the following code: \...
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Color citation number

Is there any way to color the number associated to citations where the bibliography is printed? (I.e. I want to have 1 and 2 in the reference section to be in red.) Here is a MWE: \RequirePackage{...
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Is there anything like biblist for use with biblatex?

Is anyone aware of a modern tool that can be used with biblatexto produce a structured list of an entire BibTeX database, like to old \biblist\ under LaTeX 2.09?
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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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Reference the number from a specific footnote later in the document

I am using Biblatex, Biber backend, and autocite for all of my references. I found this question (Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide), but it was never answered and ...
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Biblatex and Biber in a subfile

I have a problem with compiling a subfile with bibliography entries in it. My setup is a follows: My directory structure is: main.tex/chap/chapter1/subfile.tex Now, my main.tex has the following ...
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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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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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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 make a citation reference-able?

I am using BibTex, and have created a citation: \cite{referenceName}. This produces a little number, e.g. [1]. How do I make the [1] clickable, so that it references me to the location of the BibTex ...
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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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\fullcite and footenote-dw don't work with biblatex

I'm trying two things: \footnote{\fullcite{label}} \usepackage[style=footnote-dw]{biblatex} then \cite{label} in both case only the label appear in the footnote and not the full citation. This ...
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citation also in footnote

I'm trying to have a citation (\cite{something}) appear in the footnote as well. I've tried doing this by adding \foonote{}\cite{} to stuff, but it became weird. \usepackage[style=footnote-dw]{...
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Caron accent in the bibliography causes a microtype error

I'm getting the microtype-related error ! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }. when trying to compile a BibLaTeX bibliography that contains a caracter with a caron accent (\v{a}, i.e., ǎ). Here's a ...
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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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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 ...
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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 doesn'...
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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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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} \usepackage[russian]{...
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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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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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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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error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode [closed]

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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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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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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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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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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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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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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Biblatex urldate - how to change parenthesis with square brackets

I would like to produce a Reference list for online resource that ends with angular brackets for urldate. For example, I would like to have the following example end with "[Accessed 1st Apr. 2016]". ...
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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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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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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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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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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? I'...
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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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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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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 ...