{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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Can't display the bibliography

I'm currently writing in sharelatex, but the bibliography won't display, and wherever I try to cite I get the message "Citation... undefined" The code is \documentclass[a4paper,english]{report} ...
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(full)footcite with brackets [duplicate]

Is there a way to \footcite{key} or \fullfootcite{key} such that in the text there are no upper index numbers but numbers enclosed in brackets? Correspondingly, the footnote citation should ...
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how to adapt the sorting of a custom type `@standard` in using biblatex/biber

In my bibliography I have some standards for which I have modified the declaration given here according to the suggested way of citing given here (sorry, this site is not available in English). The ...
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arxiv citation function

Suppose I have a bibliography entry that looks like this (I'm using biblatex): @article{foo, author = {A. Author}, title = {Super article}, archivePrefix = "arXiv", eprint = ...
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How to switch the bibliography to English in a document with another default language?

In a document whose default language is Sanskrit, how does one switch the bibliography to English, and the font to the one defined to be used for English? \documentclass{article} ...
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biblatex: When is the content of a field available

I am currently adding the possibility to my style biblatex-fiwi to add an alternative title to films. This is in itself is not complicated. But I also want a mechanism which handles different ...
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name prefix lowercase in bibliography [duplicate]

Short version: How do I prevent biblatex from capitalizing the first word of every bibliography entry? Long version: I have an author called (nearly) "Paolo di Italia" and biblatex (called with ...
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How to cite references [on hold]

I am writing my PhD dissertation in LaTeX and want to include a bibliography, obviously. However, I'm having problems making this work at all. Instead of trying to make it work in my multiple ...
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Notes and citations “in the back”

Is it possible to place both the notes and the citations in the back, though this would still be regulated by biblatex? So, instead of having footnotes/citations (MLA stlye for instance) right in the ...
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On bibliography compilation [on hold]

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 [closed]

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 [on hold]

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 [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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 ...