{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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Capitalizing “forthcoming” in bibliography but not in citation

I'm citing a couple of forthcoming articles without a known publication date, so I want to have "forthcoming" instead of the year in both in-text citations and the bibliography. However, I want to ...
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Automatically fill an empty prenote field when quoting with csquotes

I use biblatex with csquotes. If I quote indirectly I use \autocite and if I quote directly I use csquotes \blockcqute. I'd like to insert predefined text into the prenote field of the \blockcqute (or ...
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Only initials with citations, full names in the bibliography

My goal : I'd like the first names to display only initials when citing (like with the option firstinits=true), but the full first name in the bibliography. I already have customed the style in bbx ...
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Issues switching from natbib to biblatex; %-symbol in howpublished field and style from .bst file

I would need to have two bibliographies in my work and it seems this is rather tricky to do with natbib. Thus I thought I would move over to biblatex as printing two different bibliographies with it ...
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reference webpage apastyle

Im currently using Latex to write my thesis and I experience problems when adding webpage sources. I have tried with for example with @misc, but can't really figure out a good solution. I have ...
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Bibliography not printing/broken references links after .bib file update [closed]

I am using TexShop to write a thesis using the document class article. I was using a bib file which was updating all the references correctly without any errors with the \autocite option in the foot ...
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Suppress a biblatex field in only one of split bibliographies?

I am aware of \clearfield, \clearlist etc (cf. Is it possible to suppress a specific field from bibtex .bbl in biblatex?) - but I'm really not sure how to apply it in this context: Say you have a ...
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BibLaTeX: Rename author name on the fly

I'm using biblatex (backend: biber) and bibliography categories in order to construct automatically a bibliography of all my publications. In principle everything works fine. I just would like to ...
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Show first author only with \cite (with exceptions) - maxcitenames ignored for some authors

In a presentation I am currently working on, I would like to have all citations look like [LastNameOfFirstAuthor et al. 1999] where 1999 is the year and the "et al." only shows up for multiple ...
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bibtex to word download not working [closed]

Good day all. I wish to convert my bibtex to a word document. In the quest to download a software for such conversion I googled bibtex to latex and was referred to BIBTEX.ORG at ...
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Deleted author names if repeated

First, I'm French so I'm sorry for my English level :) During my bibliography production, I have this : But, I want : LAST NAME First name - Fasc. 176, ... - Fasc. 175, ... So, a list of ...
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“Empty Bibliography” error when compiling Biblatex [duplicate]

So I have been banging my head against a brick wall literally all day. I have tried 3 different Latex editors (Texmaker, TeXstudio, and Texworks) all on top of MikTex. I have tried copying code from ...
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biblatex not omitting shortauthor with repeating authors

I added support for shortauthors in biblatex authoryear. When one author has multiple entries authorname is omitted, but not shortauthor. How can I fix that? example \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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biblatex: don't show pages attribute

I would like to remove the "pages" attribute from .bib files. I tried to pass \usepackage[usepages=false]{biblatex}, which seemed the logical way to do it, based on the documentation, but it does ...
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BibLateX - Missing \begin{document} [closed]

I wanted to use BibLateX with IEEE style, because of urldate. The problem is, I'm getting error: ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. I'm using pdftex and bibtex for compilation. I'm ...
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Illegal Parameter with Biblatex

I am getting some Error when I try to compile my Latex File and I have no clue why. ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue.<to be read again>W ...Documentation (last accessed: ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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biblatex : avoid redundant information, the return

I've been happily using the solution found by Paul Stanley to the question I asked last year : http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/172777/50288 However, there's one detail that bothers me, and I can't ...
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How to disable the use of shorthands in biblatex?

My bibliographic database contains pre-set shorthands for some items. However, sometimes I have to use the numeric citation style and the pre-set shorthands end up overriding the numeric labels. Is ...
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How do I suppress the repetition of \nameaddon information in a biblatex-chicago bibliography?

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography (biblatex-chicago with Biber backend). Thanks to @moewe I am using \AtEveryCitekey{\clearfield{nameaddon}} ...
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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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BibLatex doesn´t show Referencelist [duplicate]

For an assignment I have to use LaTeX and biblatex. I am using it with Texmaker. I defined an external .bib file where I put my references. So, my problem is when I am running (pdf)latex -> bibtex ...
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Unexpected behaviour with sorting option, multiple ref context and biblist (biblatex 3.0)

I have a large bibliography file where the vast majority of entries are annotated (and annotations can (and do) contain \cite commands). I have to produce a list of the annotated entries displaying ...
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Can I suppress \nameaddon in Footnotes without using \shortcite in Biblatex-Chicago? [duplicate]

I am using the nameaddon field to include death dates of certain authors in my bibliography. This is working well in the bibliography at the end, but doesn't always give the results I want in the ...
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Biblatex/Biber issues (authoryear-icomp, MiKTeX/TexMaker) [duplicate]

I have some problems using Texmaker 4.4.1 with MiKTex 2.9, Biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and Jabref. When compiling, there occur following errors (example): Citation 'ngrip2004' on page 4 undefined ...
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Citations out of order with appendix and split bibliographies in backmatter?

As References before appendix points out, I can use citations both in mainmatter and appendix of a book, with only a single \printbibliography at end of mainmatter and before appendix. In the below ...
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BibLaTeX: different name order for author/editor

I would like to sort the names of authors and editors differntly in my citations. Authors should be listed as LastName, FirstName and editors as FirstName LastName. So far I've tried this, but it ...
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Biblatex natbib option kills \citeauthor* (starred)?

My texdoc biblatex states: \citeauthor[ prenote ][ postnote ]{ key } \citeauthor*[ prenote ][ postnote ]{ key } ... The starred variants effectively force maxcitenames to 1 for just this ...
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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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linebreak in bibliography with url and date

I have an issue with urls and urldate. The line is a little bit too long for one line, but I have no idea how to fix a manual linebreak in urldate. I've had a look into the bbl-file, but the ...
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biblatex is not producing the output as expected [duplicate]

I am using biblatex for my bibliography but not getting the output. Can you figure out what wrong with my Latex code? I need a very simple code to get the text cited and bibliography at the end of ...
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Is there a field for 'last modified' in Biblatex?

I am writing a report in which I cite several webpages. I would like to supply the dates on which these websites were last revised. Is there a field called last modified (or something similar) for the ...
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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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biblatex: Abbreviated author names?

When using biblatex, how can you obtain abbreviated first names for authors in the bibliography (i.e. like the abbrv bibtex)? I've been trying to look everywhere in the manual, but so far no luck.
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Biblatex macros for url printing

I'd like to change the "URL:", which appears when quoting an online document, by the urlfrom string corresponding to the language I use. The options I use for biblatex are: ...
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Extending the hyperlink for backref in biblatex

I am currently trying to improve my bibliography for my LaTeX article. I am using \usepackage[hyperref=true, backref = true, sorting = none, backend=biber, style = authoryear]{biblatex} for my ...
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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 IEEE extra comma before and: author1, author2, and author3

When I use Biblatex with style=ieee, I get a COMMA and a AND before the third author in my bibliography: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Changing predefined words in a biblatex bibliography

My university calls for a Harvard style and Biblatex style authoryear works well. For online sources it requires this I have managed to change the standard URL: to '[Online]. Available at' with ...
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Bibliography string 'by' undefined in Canadian

I use babel with the canadian language, and biblatex-chicago. If I use a @inbook reference with a bookauthor field, I get the following error: Bibliography string 'by' undefined at entry 'smith' on ...
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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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Howto format “Edition” in bibliography with Biblatex

I use biblatex and biber. I want "edition" part of my bibliography appears "edisi pertama","edisi kedua","edisi ketiga",etc instead of "1st edition","2nd edition","3rd edition",etc. I have ...
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which variable controls separation of entries in entry set

using \defbibentryset and block=nbpar I would like to replace the default semicolon by a new line to separate entries in the entry sets. Which biblatex variable controls it?
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Force biblatex to print initials of the author even in the following citations

The default biblatex verbose-ibid style prints the initials of the author the first time you cite the work, and the following times it only prints the name. Example : Filler texte\footcite{ex}. ...