{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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Is biber Turing complete?

I am wondering whether biber inherits Turing completeness from TeX. To show Turing completeness (without the requirement that the memory is infinite), we would need to emulate a Turing-complete ...
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Biblatex: is there a more elegant way for this type of citation? [duplicate]

I want to produce a citation of two texts where the author of the first text is the subject of a sentence (but not the other). More precisely, this is the kind of citation I want: Author_A (1999; see ...
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BibLaTex empty bibliography [duplicate]

I'm working with TeXShop 3.61 and I'm currently switching from natbib to biblatex. Despite having tried for hours and read through all other entries, I still can't make it work. .tex Document: \...
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Indexing with Biblatex: including editors as well

Consider the example below and its output. Two works are cited, but biblatex seems to include only one person in the index. It took me a while to find the pattern behind that behaviour in the 300-page ...
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Indexing complex [postnote] contents with biblatex

I am currently using biblatex to produce an index of ancient authors, like so:- Author, On Conundrums, II, 77.3--5, 1 II, 77.10--12, 2 II, 100, 5--6, 3 Where II is the volume number ...
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Emphasising Citations in the text (not just bibliography)

I have a few bibliography entries that are especially important, such as the one by Genius and Vader in the example below. From the example we can see that "Lasers and Death Stars" is clearly an ...
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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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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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How to put an entry with both a shortseries and shorthand in list of shorthands?

My biblatex style has a single list of abbreviations for shorthand, shortseries, and shortjournal. This is easy enough to do, but there are some entries that have both a shorthand and a shortseries. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to force a related entry to appear in the bibliography with biblatex?

I want to cite an entry related to another entry such that the child entry appears in the bibliography. MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: \documentclass{...
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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. Here'...
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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} \begin{...
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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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\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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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 specifically,...
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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: \documentclass{article}...
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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 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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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 6th)....
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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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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 behaviour?...
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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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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} \renewcommand*{\finalnamedelim}{\addspace\&\...
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Problem with authoryear-icomp and ibidem in citation using BibLaTeX

I'm happily using BibLaTeX (3.4) with Biber (2.5). With some tricks found on http://tex.stackexchange.com I've obtained exactly what I desire for my bibliography but I have a problem with footnote ...
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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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Multiple global bibliographies and local bibliographies after each section for non-global entries

I am trying to realize the following: A large document spanning multiple sections with bibliographies after each section several academic profiles at the end, each including a list of own ...
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Abbreviate Troy McClure's surname in biblatex

Imagine Troy McClure wrote a book and his surname funnily enough now appears abbreviated in a biblatex+biber bibliography. The output of this is "M., Troy", but imho should better be "McC., Troy". ...
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Biblatex: Add a second URL where content is archived

Is there a possiblity to add a second URL to @online entries? I would like to display 1. the original URL and 2. an entry in an archiving service (archive.org or webcitation.org) in case the original ...
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Biblatex fails to read bbl-file [closed]

Why is Biblatex not working? I know it did, when I used it on my old system. As you see in the screenshot it seems to recognize my bib-file, but fails at interpreting its own bbl file. I don't have a ...