{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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Loading BibLaTeX from within the AtEndPreamble hook

The following MWE compiles: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} \end{document} whereas the following does not: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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How to have just author, title and year in bibliography?

I am using biblatex with alphabet style. I want \printbibliography to only print the author, title, date (and possibly doi) fields. Is there a style for this?
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Biblatex - End Occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete [closed]

I've been trying to troubleshoot this warning I've been getting: (\end occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete) where n is always the line containing \begin{document}, and I've ripped ...
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Edit footnote citation in beamer [duplicate]

Based on Footnote Citation in Beamer I was able to produce a citation that is Authors, Journal Year. By I was hoping to fix two things in the example below to match the \footcite case: 1) I would ...
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Make specific author bold using biblatex

I am writing my CV in LaTeX. I am using biblatex and want my name (and only my name) to be bold for every reference. Is there a magic way to do this? A similar question Make one author's name ...
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Superscript citations in numeric-comp style

to meet the requirements for our lab reports I need to use a special citation style. It is basically the numeric-comp style from biblatex but the citations shall be superscripts. Everything else is to ...
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Setting maximum number of authors locally with biblatex

I need to set the maximum number of authors to print in a reference before replacing them with "et al.", but only for a particular place in the document. If I want to change this setting globally ...
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Inconsistent citations using Biblatex authoryear style [duplicate]

I am having trouble with the authoryear-comp citation style in biblatex. I would like a citations to be of the form "Smith (1957)". For some entries I get this, but in other entries I might get "John ...
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Problem with update biblatex

Recently I reinstalled Windows 10 on my computer, so I reinstalled texlive, texstudio, etc. I had a bibliography style which was perfect thanks to this forum but yesterday when I compiled, I ...
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Sorting cites by year while sorting bibliography by ny [duplicate]

I using the following options: style=alphabetic, sortcites, sorting=ny This sorts both citations and bibliography by author and year. I want to keep ny for the bibliography but change the order ...
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.bbl file not created by BibLaTeX; no preexisting BibTeX conflict [closed]

I run the following code: % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bibshort.bib} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Formatting inside .bib files with Biblatex

I'm trying to manually put formatting codes into the fields of my .bib file, but the final compile step crashes with a Missing \endcsname inserted error on the \printbibliography line. In particular, ...
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Error when combining biblatex, hyperref and latexdiff

I've stumbled upon a weird incompatibility between the hyperref and biblatex packages and latexdiff. If there is an added citation with more authors than the biblatex maxcitenames parameter, then I ...
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Prevent linebreak in URL in biblatex bibliography

Unlike most people, I'm trying to prevent breaking the URL in my bibliography. In the case below, the URL in the first item should stay the way it is, since it is not broken across the lines. The URL ...
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english bibliography when main language is not english with polyglossia

I use lualatex, or xelatex, and biberand bibaltexand polyglosia to compile my document. I prefer to load biblatex first if possible. I want the french language as main language for the document, but ...
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BibLaTeX not working with MikTeX, TeXMaker [closed]

I am using the latest version of both MikTeX and TexMaker (fresh install about two weeks ago). I am getting very frustrated because I am completely unable to use BibLatex in any of my documents. ...
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add URL to citation apa biblatex

I need to add the URL in the citations in footnotes for every source that has a URL. It should look like the footnotes a and b in the MWE output. I found this: Add URL field to footcites using ...
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Biblatex is zeroing Bob! Is Biblatex incompatible with titling, Memoir and more?

Consider the following Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse,titling} \NewDocumentCommand\makethis { } {% {\LARGE\theauthor\bigskip\par} } \author{Bob} ...
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Biblatex, citing with endnotes, ibid tracker gets thrown off

Consider the output below, created with biblatex and its vanilla authoryear-icomp scheme, with the citations placed in endnotes (using the enotez package). There isn't much that seems wrong about ...
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Biblatex Replace URL label from “url:” and enclose URL with “<” and “>”

I am using biblatex and I would like to replace the "url:" with "<" and ">" in my references section. \usepackage[style=authoryear, backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mybib.bib} ...
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Best Windows tool for managing .bib files to be later processed by biblatex?

I think this topic is not specifically covered by none of the existing questions about biblatex. Sorry if I am wrong. I am planning to use biblatex to include and manage references in my LaTeX ...
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How to fix weird `\'i` behavior when using biblatex?

I started to use biblatex not so long ago. Everything is working properly in general, however, I have had some trouble with the special character \'i, used in order to obtain the character "í". It ...
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Remove vertical spacing above References Label

I am using biblatex to format my bibliography. I would like to remove the vertical space that is inserted above the "References" in the references section. I wish to have the label as the top of ...
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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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Adjust sorting for specific custom biblatex bibliography driver

I am currently writing a custom bibliography driver in a authoryear style, because I had to introduce a new bibtex type called "din-norm", which then in turn I will use to cite a DIN Norm (which is ...
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biblatex show urldate as full date

I am trying to use biblatex to format the reference to print the urldate in long form (Australian order) to match my university's style guide. I modified all the other fields using biblatex.cfg I ...
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Empty Bibliography error despite implementing multiple fixes?

I have been trying to sort this out for almost a straight day and any fix I find for similar problems doesn't seem to work. I am using TeXStudio to write my thesis and my bibliography isn't being ...
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Suppress author field when printing shorthands with biblatex

I want to print a list of shorthands of the cited literature. This list will be part of the frontmatter, and all of the references in this list will be from the same author. As the complete details of ...
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biblatex with numeric-comp doesn't compress

I want to use the numeric-comp style of biblatex to produce cites like [1-3]. Unfortunately, all I ever get is [1, 2, 3]. Any ideas what could be the problem? A minimal tex-file is: ...
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Problem with the bibliography (biblatex) on TeX STudio

I'm discovering biblatex and i have a few problem or misunderstanding. I'm actually working with TeX Studio and when i'm trying to run the bibliography, I have the following message: This is ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek [closed]

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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biblatex: “Apalike” LaTeX usin & instead of and

Intro I am currently writing a report on my local language. The usage of "and" in my reference list is not preferable and I would like to use "&" instead of "and" such that the reference list and ...
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Suppress bibliography headings in biblatex' refsection environment

MWE: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0em} \usepackage[style = authoryear-comp]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} You should read \emph{either} ...
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Override implicit resetnumbers when using Biblatex's prefixnumbers

I have to use multiple bibliographies, but some of those should share the same number prefix. Biblatex allows to set prefixnumbers, but this implicitly enforces resetnumbers. This results in multiple ...
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\citefield to include abstract from BibTeX file

I am trying to use \citefield{soure1}{abstract} to include an abstract from my BibTeX file in my document. But, I always receive the message Undefined control sequence.\citefield Here is an MWE: ...
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biblatex: Name disambiguation only for FIRST author

I use biblatex (with biber as backend and apa as style) and in my document, I cite several sources whose first author is (say) Alan Smith. Everything works fine and is cited correctly (as per APA ...
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Revisiting: “Adding an [AuthorYear] block at the beginning of bibliography entries”

I am trying to achieve citations and a bibliography, that look like this: There’s a sentence, where a book of SCOTT (1991) is quoted. Then some text with STRATTON et al. 1981 in it. ...
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Citestyle exact like in bibliography

I am new to LaTeX and have a problem with my cite style. I use biber as backend, style is alphabetic and citestyle is authoryear. Now my bibliography looks like this (which is just fine): [FR14] ...
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BibLaTeX – “In” text in bibliography doesn't get translated

I am trying to write a report in french for a chemistry class, but for some reason, when I try to cite a book, the "in book name" doesn't get translated: Here's my document: ...
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Omit author in biblatex verbose style (starred cites) [duplicate]

With biblatex styles such as authoryear, I can use the starred version of cites commands to omit the author name (for instance \parencite*{key}). How can I do the same with verbose? More ...
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Biblatex for dummies [duplicate]

I have the following code which according to an answer to this should print a list of references. But When I compile it it does not. Could someone make a guide for dummies like me, how to make it (or ...
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Biblatex MLA Suppress Title in Intext Citations [closed]

I cite different economist articles in my essay which means that the default in text citation style will look like this: (The Economist, “Train ’em Up. Kick ’em out.” 1). If I want to get rid of the ...
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hyperref inside refsegment always linking to first bibliography, not current bibliography

It seems as if the citation links created by hyperref always direct to the first bibliography in which the respective entry is listed instead of the current one. Is there any way to fix this ...
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referencing to citation in a refsection

Is it possible to reference to a citation inside a refsection from the outside? And I mean outside not as in "inside another refsection", but as in "inside no refsection". In the following MWE, the ...
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automatically update \addbibresource file path

Is there a way to automatically update the file path of where my references are stored? I keep them in a folder "References". This is the full path to my references: ...
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WinEdt warning message for .bib files

In the screen capture below: Why is there a warning in the WinEdt tree structure that the bib files cannot be found. My document compiles normally as I have the following commands for my biblatex: ...
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BibLaTeX – Remove Year Labels

I started using BibLaTeX with the APA style, and I noticed that if two dates are the same (including n.d.), a label will be added to the year (e.g. 2016b or n.d.-b). I would like to remove these. ...
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biblatex inbook custom page number postion

I borrowed the following code from here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage[style = authoryear-comp, maxnames = 99]{biblatex} ...
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biblatex-apa: full first names in the bibliography

Some publishers prefer the APA citation style in a modified way and do not want any initials for authors' and editors' names in the bibliography. According to the biblatex-apa handbook, this is made ...
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\printbibliography doesn't show the references [duplicate]

I am using a thesis template where: \printbibliography[heading=bibintoc] at the end of the document is used to print out the references (example.bib) already declared as follows: ...