{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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Get a command to ignore stuff in braces?

Update: @wipet's answer is nearly perfect, it seems like the only problem is that it doesn't work properly with safeinputenc: accented characters aren't capitalized properly and weird commands like {\'...
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Different sorting schemes for different entry types?

I'm writing my own style and for most entry types the type field must be printed after the title, but for some entries it must be printed before. So for some entry types I need the type field to be ...
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What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation?

What is the usual sorting method for numeric citation? If it is not 'none', then in the text the citation will appear in a strange order.
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Smallcaps and Ubuntu 16 update [duplicate]

The following solution, provided here: Yet another bibliography style question does not work anymore. Only the DI part of the author name appears in smallcaps (while it needs to be all in smallcaps). ...
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Is there a way to prepopulate biblatex fields for some entries?

When writing a biblatex style, Is there a way to prepopulate fields for some entries? More specifically, the bookpagination field. The norms I have to follow require that I use "sheets" for theses, ...
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References from same author order randomly (not by year)

In my bibliography (Chicago Style), references from the same author order not by year but randomly (as it seems). I am using the following specifications: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{report} \...
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cite with superscript, also Vgl. and Pagenumber in Bibliography [closed]

I'm quite new to LaTeX and I'm currently clueless how to implement superscript references to the bibliography and also things like "Vgl." and Pagenumbers in the bibliography. I'm using biblatex \...
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Bibliography conforming to “ISO 690” standard using natbib in LaTeX

I have searched a lot about ma problem and did not get any fruitful results. So i hopefully get the help here. I am using natbib package for reference citation. I would like to get the bibliography ...
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How can I split Biblatex's \printbibliography over multiple pages, with different styles?

I am working on Latex document totalling 360 pages for group coursework at University. Part of the coursework, is that we have to have each of our names on each page, to which we contributed. I am ...
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How to fix biblatex warning about deprecated option

When I compile my document using latexmk main.tex I get the following warning Package biblatex Warning: 'firstinits' option is deprecated, use 'giveninits' instead. How do I get rid of this? I'...
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biblatex-philosophy can't handle relatedtype

With biblatex-philosophy as option passed to biblatex and german as main language everything is fine -- as long as biblatex doesn't encounter relatedtype = {reprint} or = {reprintin}. It inserts the ...
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Check if a string is just numbers or includes letters

Well, the title pretty much says it all, I'm looking for a way to tell if a string has any letters in it or if it's made up of just numbers. I used biblatex as a tag here because of my question's ...
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Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ....
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How to add year in my numeric citation style?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, bibstyle=numeric, citestyle=numeric, natbib=true ]{biblatex} \bibliography{biblio} \begin{document} \citet{federico2014reserve} \printbibliography ...
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Remove the square brackets in ieee-alphabetic style for the bibliography with biblatex

I have the square brackets in the JOURNALS, on the left. I just want to get rid of the square brackets, but keep what is inside [here, Aut01, Aut02 and so on] for the bibliography only. \...
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Sorting the alphabetic citations with biblatex

EDIT:@PLK In fact, this happens only with texlive 2016 (up to date) with biblatex 3.4, and not with texlive 2015 up to date.... I forgot that I was on texlive 2016, not on the stable one. ============...
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Check if biblatex field is the first to be printed?

I am trying to write my own biblatex style, and… The first field in each bibliography entry must be in uppercase; When there is no author or editor, I must print the organization first and it must ...
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Change citation style from square brackets to backslashes with Biblatex

How can I do the style of citation in Biblatex from [Abc97]to this \Abc97\ in both citing within the document as well as in the references at the end of the document. I use this code : \usepackage[%...
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Using dashed option for other fields

Some biblatex styles have a dashed option that replaces repeated authors' names with dashes. I want to do that for other fields besides the author. Here's a (not so) minimal working example: \begin{...
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Switching from amsrefs to biblatex

I always used amsrefs as my references package. However, it seems like biblatex is better supported, and more widely used (at least in this community). Compare 37 posts with the amsrefs tag to 3.6k ...
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Getting superscript citations in RSC Chem bibliography format

The RSC package is supposed to format the text so that citations appear in [] in super script however this is not happening in my text, they are in [] but inline with the text. My bibliography is also ...
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BibLaTeX: have two separate bibliographies with consecutive numbering

I am trying to split my bibliography into two parts. The first part is local to a special section of the document, the other takes care of the rest of the citations. The two bibliographies may have ...
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Customizing eprints with conventional .bst bibtex styles

I am fairly happy with the way I can customize eprint references with Biblatex/biber, see below. I would like to know whether there is a way to achieve a similar result by solely relying on the ...
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Why the order of biblio graphy list changes [closed]

I have added some references in my thesis but the problem is the order in list of biblio graphy have changed automatically. I want first reference to be at number 1 and so. But the order is changed. ...
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How to insert citation in footnote in beamer? [duplicate]

I am using beamer latex (Tex maker and TexStudio in Linux) and I need to give reference in the footnote. My reference is about 2 lines. but when I write the following code it writes it in more lines!!!...
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creating bib.file in a very simple language [duplicate]

I am ''VERY NAIVE'' about bib.tex (EVEN LATEX). I have used \begin{thebibliography}{99} in my latex text. But now I have to use bib.tex, and need ''VERY SIMPLE'' information how I should creat a bib ...
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Editing .bib file to fix error [closed]

I'm a fairly new LaTex user and i'm using Biber to compile my list of references. I updated everything to get rid of the incompatible versions of biber error message. This worked for me last time, ...
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\bibstring adds period inside brackets

I'm trying to write my own biblatex style and my citation norms require that I add "[S.l.: s.n.]" after the title when there's no address and no publisher information. So I tried doing something like ...
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error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode [closed]

When I include my bibliography I get a "You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode" error as it reads in the bbl file. If I open the bbl file and delete these lines, my book compiles normally: \...
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Make just part of titles uppercase with biblatex

I'm trying to make a biblatex replacement to the abntex2cite bibtex package (a package for brazilian norms), and one of the requirements is that, in the absence of an author, the title should be used ...
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Seperate URLs for each bibliographic entry which refers to the same source, but to different page(s); + 1 URL for the source in the \printbibliography

When one wishes to cite a reference (and more specifically: a certain page 123 of a source) in a footnote, one can e.g. use \footfullcite[p.~123]{Bestbook}, in case the reference would be labeled ...
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Use backref with manual citations

I'm using biblatex and biber and sometimes I create my own commands for special citations, like so: \newcommand{\met}[3]{(\emph{Met.} #1\textsuperscript{#2}#3)\nocite{metaphysics}\mancite} \met{987}{...
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specific alphadin modification

I need a BibTex or BibLatex style that creates the following output: Max Mustermann --> [Must16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau --> [MuBe16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau and Rudi ...
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Suppressing large text “Works Cited” in biblatex-mla `\printbibliography`

I'm trying to create an MLA citation page using biblatex-mla. However, the \printbibliography command creates a 16-point (uncertain as to exact size), left-justified, Times header "Works Cited" rather ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't print bibliography

I'm using sharelatex to work on a project with a fellow student, but we are unable to get the biblatex to be printed. The file we use with for our bibliography is currently stored as sample.bib. Can ...
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Command \printbibliography not shows the bibliography

I am trying to show the bibliography in a LaTeX document. But \printbibliography does nothing. I am using biblatex with bibtex8 as backend. Here is the code: \documentclass[liststotoc,bibtotoc,...
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biblatex, natbib=true compatibility with MikTeX 2.9

I've just upgraded to MikTeX 2.9, and find that biblatex under the natbib=true and style=authoryear options now interprets the \citet{} command to place a comma between authors' names and the ...
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Prevent page and column breaks mid bibliography entries in Biblatex/biber

Using biblatex and biber is there any way to prevent a page/column break from occurring mid item? The image below shows bibliography items being split both at the end of a column and at the end of the ...
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Declaring new biblatex options

I'm trying to create my own biblatex style, and I want to give an option to show titles in italics or bold. Based on other style files, I tried this: \newtoggle{bftitle} \DeclareBibliographyOption{...
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Extra } or forgotten $ with biblatex and biber

I'm relatively baffled by the behavior of the following MWE. As far as I can tell, there is nothing wrong with the .bib entries. However, trying to compile this document (biblatex v3.3 and biber v2.4) ...
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tufte-handout class doesn't recognice nobib option [closed]

I'm trying to use biblatex with a set of articles that I'm writing with tufte-handout (and in the near future, with tufte-book) class and I could not make it work, because of the native import of ...
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Multilingual bibliography using biblatex-gost packege

I'm using GOST bibliography and citation style in an article document. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \...
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How can I manually include 'et al' in a biblatex reference? [duplicate]

When I try to use "authorname et al" in the author field of my bibliography.bib, this is interpreted as part of the first author's name, and hence is not presented correctly. How can I use et al in my ...
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Cite all references of one (among several) bibliographic file [duplicate]

Background: I'm writing a paper, in which I study a corpus of references (they are all entries matching a particular keyword on Scopus). I have thus two .bib files: the one I use all the time with ...
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Change ordering number and year biblatex

I would like to change the order of number and year in biblatex. I have tried \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} %\usepackage{lipsum} %%%%% %bibliography %...
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BibLaTex modification of verbose-ibid

I'm looking for a BibLaTex citation style that does this: citation with number, text in footnote first citation --> full entry, except page (Author, Title, Publisher, Address, Year) second citation ...
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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 ...