{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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On bibliography compilation

I'm using Gummi on Raspbian, and am trying to get a bibliography file to compile. I've tried a number of tricks already mentioned on this site, to no avail. The bibliography file is detected OK and ...
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Sharelatex: Suddenly .bib files not found anymore

I have an issue regarding sharelatex and biber. Compiling it including all references has worked fine until last night, now that I opened it today I get amongst others: Empty bibliography on input ...
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biber stops during compilation, results in empty bbl file [closed]

I want to use lualatex and biber with the help of MiKTeX on Windows 8.1. Following is a MWE (test.bib) : \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Reference [0] with defernumbers=true [duplicate]

I'm encountering problems with biblatex (Biber as backend). When defernumbers=true is specified references show all as [0] (style=numeric-comp) both in the text and in the numbering of the ...
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Dot bellow letter in bibliography.bib file?

Using the first solution in this answer, we get a dot bellow the letter with \d{s} command, but how does this work in bibliography.bib file? MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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BibLaTex, Biber and Lyx: how to resolve \bibliographystyle error?

I want to learn to use biper and biblatex in Lyx. This is how I would do it in LaTeX traditionally with biblatex and biber \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,pdftex]{report} ...
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How to partially enable a field in biblatex? [duplicate]

To produce an annotated reading list, I want to present the reader with two components of the list: a) a thematically sorted, annotated part b) an alphabetically sorted, non-annotated part I use ...
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biblatex, firstinits option is deprecated, use giveninits instead [closed]

I'm working currently with biblatex for my PhD thesis, to have references in each chapter. This also happened to work quite well with the styles which are given there, however as soon as I switch ...
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New versions of biblatex & biber - any changes to subfile commands? [duplicate]

After updating Biber and Biblatex to the latest versions with Tex Live Utility (Mac OS) LaTEX no longer produced any bibliography output. This was likely due to the name formatting changes in Biblatex ...
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BibLaTeX alphabetic style sorting strange

I have got a problem with the sorting order in my bibliography. My setup: \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{Literatur.bib} According to BibLaTeX documentation ...
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Biblatex: Two bibliographies with different styles and sortings

MWE for the problem I encountered: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{biblatextest1.bib} @BOOK{BookA03, author = {Author Aaa}, title = {Some ...
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Smallcaps in text and author index with biblatex 3.4 and biber 2.4 [duplicate]

After updating my TeXLive 2015 recently, now including Biber 2.4 and Biblatex 3.4, I'm unable to get smallcaps for authors' names in text, footnotes and in the authors' index. When I revert to Biber ...
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Only reference key appears when using biblatex [duplicate]

I'm trying to include the references directly into the main file. The problem is that citations are undefined and only the reference key will appear. \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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Macro For Hyperlinked Citation in Parentheses

I am using the macro below to override the \cite{} command, so that the entire citation is highlighted/hyperlinked. The \cite command gives me a citation of the form "Smith, 2000". The \textcite{} ...
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biblatex: how to reference an interviewer

I would like to cite an interview of François Hartog by Julien Tassel for the Revue de Sociologie pratique. My basic .bib entry looks like this: @article{HartogEntretien,$ author = {François ...
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Entries from JabRef do not show up in Lyx bibliography

There are no error messages when viewing the pdf. Adding references from the JabRef-bib files works. The problem is, those references do not have the selected citation style (author,year) but are ...
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Biblatex 3.3 name formatting

I would like to create a custom format for citing authors' names in the text, let's call it "newformat". One option I can think of is creating a new bibmacro for names where the parameters are changed ...
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controlling indentation with biblatex alphabetic style

I have the following minimal code using biblatex: test.tex \documentclass[twoside,twocolumn,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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different name format for a book with shorthand

I'm setting up my own bbx file in biblatex based on authoryear and want it to output the author in another name format when the book has a shorthand. Normally it should output e.g. “Albert E.”, so I ...
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How to include biblatex \nocite authors in authors index

Occasionally using biblatex I want to reference an authored work (i) without including a formal citation in the text, while (ii) including the work in the bibliography, and (iii) including all of the ...
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biblatex authoryear-icomp parenthesis in footnotes and textcite

By typing Some text \autocite[88]{A01}. Now Textcite \textcite[88]{A01} I try to achieve the following output: Using this answer, I do get the footnotes right. Unfortunately, there are brackets ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't show bibliography

I found a constructed a Thesis in LaTeX Share and use it to write me thesis It is available https://www.sharelatex.com/project/56e44391c943caf02bd3a4ec Now, I downloaded the whole package to see if ...
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Small capitals with biblatex

It looks like a bug has been introduced in the last update of biblatex. The code below used to output author's family names in small capitals, but not anymore? \listfiles \documentclass{article} ...
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Can I use biblatex to produce processed tex file for use with pandoc?

I'm using biblatex (actually biblatex-chicago) with biber to process citations in an academic paper. Unfortunately I need to provide a Word file for a stage in the editorial process. I know that ...
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How to switch from biblatex+biber to natbib+bibtex?

Context I use the biblatex package coupled with biber (see terminology disambiguation) for my personal writings. I want to submit a paper using a template requiring the natbib package — hence the ...
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bibtex and biblatex customing in sharelatex

So I have fighting with this problem now two days. Result: nod good... In the picture is example what I try to do. First ones are made by hand and after "lähteet" is what biblatex is doing. I can't ...
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Bibtex compile a empty .bbl using {biblatex}?

Use other online latex share thesis template to write my thesis. Find the cite problem and couldn't solve. The citation part keep show [cite name] instead of number there is no reference in the paper ...
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Impossible to build document with biblatex-chicago

As of today, I have not been able to build any documents using the biblatex-chicago class. MWE follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nopar]{lipsum} % for dummy text ...
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Single LyX file with multiple bib file

I am writing my thesis in LyX. It's a collection with 3 separate .bib files with jab ref. I inserted the three bib file in three different places. But the pdf output seem to only use the first bib ...
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One \cite crash all

I'm new to this. And I understand nothing. Please, explain me what happen. I use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, ...
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hyperlink name with biblatex authoryear and breaking lines [duplicate]

I'm trying to hyperlink author-year style citations generated by biblatex, such that not only the year is clickable, but the full author name as well. This question was asked before (here) and ...
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how to compile latex files to get my pdf contains all the references included in the bib file [duplicate]

I used a separated bib file (database) and in order to remove questions marks I have to compile my files .tex, .bib And .aux but I don't know how to perform that under ubuntu or how to compile my ...
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Unicode char' (U+301) --> References do not update

I have a problem within ShareLaTex. I get the following error message: Unicode char' (U+301) I received it after adding references to my bib file. U+301 seems to refer to ~ signs or accents. That ...
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How to make bibtex CUSTOMA entries look exactly like ARTICLE?

I have one entry in my bibfile which I made of type CUSTOMA (it could be any of customa to customf). I did this so that it does not show in the reference list created with ...
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TeXShop not invoking biber with XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I installed current MacTeX version (20150613) and then updated TeXShop to most recent version, Version 3.61. In the BibTeX engine setting, I wrote biber, and in the document I additionally have: ...
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Biblatex: Appearance of alphastyle label depending on number of authors

Depending on the number of authors of a publication, I would like to get labels used by the "bibstyle=alphabetic" option and inline-citations to look like this: One author -> [Doe 2016] Two authors ...
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Highlight an author in bibliography using biblatex-gost package

When trying to use the solution for author highlighting from Highlight an author in bibliography using biblatex allowing bibliography style to format it it turned out that it perfectly works with ...
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Undefined control sequence due to \printbibliography

I am currently writing my master's thesis using TeX Live and Texmaker and have suddenly run into an "undefined control sequence" that points to the line ...
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Changing the appearance of citations with biblatex

I am using biblatex to add references in slides made with beamer. In following slide I need to make following changes: Remove black line that separates the contents of slide from the ref. Reduce ...
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Biber crashes suddenly [closed]

Out of the sudden biblatex isn't working anymore. I get this error when running the example below in Emacs with AucTex: Running `Biber' on `example' with ``biber "example"'' TeX Output exited ...
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Excluding one certain author from [et al.]

Is there any possibility using biblatex or any other package to exclude the certain author from [et al.]? This is needed for author publications list in my thesis. Now the issue is solved by simply ...
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How do I force references to appear at the very end of a document, without placing them on a new page?

I'm writing a document that must be at most two pages long. I'd like for my references (created using Biblatex) to appear at the very end of the document, in a single contiguous block, after all the ...
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Per-language bibliography strings don't work for me (biblatex/biber/polyglossia)

My bibliography contains both English and Hebrew entries. To accomplish this I am using XeTeX, biblatex (with biber and biblatex-apa), and polyglossia. Since biblatex does not come with Hebrew ...
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How to abbreviate first names with multiple letters using Biblatex?

Biblatex implements one single mechanism for abbreviating first names: it just prints the first character of the first name. For instance, "Philippe" is abbreviated into "P.". However, some languages ...
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How to add bibliography file to classicthesis-styled CV?

I am creating my CV in LaTeX with classicthesis-styled CV. Instead of adding publications individually, I would like to add a bibliography file. I tried it with the following code, but couldn't get it ...
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apacite-like commands in biblatex?

My document used to use bibtex with the package apacite, where I used the commands \cite and \citeA to create citations of the form (Author, Year) and Author (Year) respectively. For various reasons ...
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In a Biblatex SourceMap, is there a way to do a \step for many fields?

I coded a Sourcemap performing regex substition in author field. \DeclareStyleSourcemap{% \maps[datatype=bibtex]{% \map{% \step[fieldsource=author,% match={\regexp{...}}, ...
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Failing to compile my Biblatex bibliography [duplicate]

As I wrote in the title, I'm trying without success to compile the bibliography of my thesis. I'm using the package Biblatex. I know that there are other questions about the same topic, but I couldn't ...
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Biblatex in Mac [duplicate]

everyone! For a long time, I have been using bibtex for generate bibliography in my docs. Now, i am trying to migrate to biblatex in Mac. I have followed the steps to generate a bibliography, that ...
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Putting the title first in the bibliography

I'm writing a publication list, and I'm using \fullcite to put the bib entries in the body. Since this is a list of my publications, I would like to put the title first (I presume that the reader ...