{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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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, ...
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Biblatex square brackets around athoryear style in Bibliography [closed]

I've done a lot of looking and have found solutions to this for citations, but not for the bibliography "tags". My professor has asked me to use the style: "[author, year]" in my bibliography. I'm ...
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Struggling to come up with custom driver for BibLaTeX entrytype -> letter

It seems my LaTeX setup does not have a default style for referencing letters. I discovered this when I tried to reference an email. My reference manager (Zotero) exported it as @letter{}. This gives ...
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On modifying a bibliography style (bst) file

I have recently written a survey article for some journal. The problem is that they have not given their bibliography style file. However they have given in their preferred format for the bibliography....
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\usepackage[sorting=none]{biblatex} code complie anymore [duplicate]

I am very newbie to the latex word. I am using a template i received from a friend. Write my whole thesis on this document and finished like a minute ago. I realized my references were not in ...
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Main.tex not compiling well with TexStudios, though worked on overleaf [closed]

I have a project consisting of multiple files. The master file is main.tex, there are chapters, and a bibliography called MyBib.bib. Everything was working fine on overleaf, but on my own pc with ...
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How to get sorted and compressed citations when using split bibliography lists and defernumbers=true in biblatex?

My reference list is showed in 2 lists based on the entrytype of the bib reference. I want the lists sorted numerically. Also, I want the citations in a sorted and compressed way. The problem is that ...
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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Using biblatex with apa style and portuguesa language

I'm trying to use apa style with biblatex but I get "Undefined control sequence." right after \printbibliography. Here's the code: \usepackage[main=portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \...
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Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist [closed]

I have met problems when I intended to add a bibligraphie, there are three errors: Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist Extra \endgroup. \begin{document} Empty bibliography How to solve this ...
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Equivalent of \iffieldundef under \DeclareSourcemap command

I use \DeclareSourcemap command to fix a whole bunch of things that get rendered in an undesirable manner. For instance, I use it to suppress the month of publication if an article has been published ...
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How do I put a footnote in the bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to have my footnotes look just like citations in the text, and to have their content contained in the bibliography, so the code in the body would look like: ...blah blah\footnote{Incidentally, ...
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Biblatex: Filter out cloned entry from bibliography iff source entry also appears

In my custom biblatex style, I have some bibliography entries that use the related field in such a way that the related entry should appear in the bibliography. This is achieved by setting ...
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incompatibility between biblatex and titlesec?

My goal is to have a separate reference list for each chapter and to have custom headers and footers. For the former I am using biblatex and for the latter I am using titlesec. Using the attached tex ...
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Trouble with biber and biblatex in Texmaker with MikTeX

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write a thesis with Turabian formatting, specifically using biblatex-chicago. I downloaded 32-bit MikTeX and TexMaker but for the life of me I can't get citations to ...
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Parsing Underscores in URLs from Mendeley

Introduction Mendeley's desktop software has the ability to export the references to a bibtex compatible file for use in TeX based documents. However when exporting, Mendeley escapes all special ...
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When using BibLaTex, encountered LaTeX Warning: Citation `foo' on page N undefined on input line XX

This question has been asked in Tex.S.E. before; an answer that seems to have solved the problem for BibTex users has been given: Question mark instead of citation number. I use Biber and have ...
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Biblatex/biber, citing website with “updated” tag

what is the correct way to cite a website that has published date, but also a updated date? Example: https://www.philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/WhyIWrotePGP.html @online{PGP, author = {Philip R. ...
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Multiple citations same author same year using biblatex---list year

I have searched for a solution but so far I haven't been successful. My citations for same author same year appears as: (King 2000a,b, 2001a,b). However I would like it to appear as: (King 2000a, ...
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what are the elements of these bibliographies?

I'm supposed to rewrite some old document into Latex and the Bibliography is as shown in the images i know most of the elements like (\author, \title ,\pages, \year ) but i don't know "tome 61", "2....
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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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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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Dash instead of author name on first entry of even page in the bibliography

I'm finishing a document in the book class, using biblatex with authoryear style. I'm also using the default behavior of the style to let biblatex replace repeated author names in different entries ...
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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 [closed]

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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Changed Biber/Biblatex citation styles, changed back, now citation keys instead of citations are displayed

I am attempting to create an APA citation of the format (Rubinstein, 1994, p. 773). The instructions I found online say to use: \parencite[p.~773]{Rubinstein1994}, with the following set-up: ...
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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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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 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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How to sort references in the order of .tex file?

I downloaded the cleanthesis template and run LaTeX on thesis-example.tex. Bibliography is printed according to alphabetical order of author's name. I don't want any type of sorting. I want it ...
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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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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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Cell style for biblatex [closed]

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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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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Page break differences between biblatex 2.9a and 3.4?

On a whim I decided to try out biblatex 3.4 on my 784 page book, which had been originally set with TexLive 2014 and biblatex 2.9a . When I ran TL 2014 with BL 3.4 dev, I found a difference in page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...