{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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Disable parenthesis in ieee style biblatex

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber,sortcites]{biblatex} \addbibresource{ref.bib} \begin{document} Refs. ...
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print “author author author (short: author1 et al)” first time using \citeauthor

is it possible to change this solution (for printing all authors, when \citeauthor is used the first time) that it prints Author1, Author2, Author3 (short Author1 et. al) ? changing the source to ...
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Biblatex: How to manipulate citestyle/bibstyle?

Do you have any advices how to costumize the citestyle (analog: bibstyle) in biblatex? Namely I want to replace e.g. alphabetic by myAlphabetic which results for author = {Mihalas, Dimitri and Weibel ...
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Why do I need \newrefsegment when I already specify refsegment=section?

The following works well and shows exactly what I want. I am just wondering about this: Why do I have to use \newrefsegment, if I already specified refsegment=section? I expected everything to work ...
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Biblatex-Chicago and Biber not compiling [closed]

For some time, I have been trying to get the biblatex-chicago style working but have failed miserably. I have made substantial efforts to examine the forums and other people's biblatex-chicago and ...
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Does there exist a quick hack to see which bibtex sources I've used? [duplicate]

I have 42 sources in my bibtex (.bib file) but only 31 in my bibiliography. Is there a quick hack to find which ones I still need to write about? Thanks
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biblatex/biber: using strings macros from one file in multiple refsections

I have a @string definition stored in a file abrv.bib. I would like to combine this abbreviations file with a bib file 'entry.bib' containing an entry to create a list of references for a particular ...
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Complex bibliography setup [closed]

I cite some things in footnotes, and want to cite some other things in bibliography using a numbered style. I have to use biblatex-gost style, and it provides the functionality. But I get issue: ...
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BibLaTeX: Inherit only specific fields with crossref when mincrossref-threshold is hit

I am using Biblatex to produce a bibliography. Some Inbook entries have a crossref-field pointing at a book entry. What I want to achieve is: If only one of the child (inbook) entries is cited => ...
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Remove page number from the first page of bibliography

I'm writing a thesis and I want to remove the page number of the first page of bibliography. I tried \thispagestyle{empty} \pagestyle{plain} but it seems not work. I am using ...
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biblatex-apa puts comma at the end of collection-entries instead of period

I am writing my thesis with biblatex-apa style for biblatex. Unfortunately biblatex-apa behaves strange for whole collections. Instead of putting a period at the end of such an entry it puts a comma ...
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biblatex2 style file not found [closed]

After following the instructions here :A complete Biblatex example - from start to end and using the sample test1.tex file, I am unable to figure out why I keep getting the error message ! LaTeX ...
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APA6: \citeauthor adds only the first author when citing a source for the first time

When citing a group of 3 to 5 authors for the first time in a paper using the document class apa6, the command \citeauthor adds only the first author followed by "et al.". The APA manuscript ...
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How to return back from reference page to referring page in beamer after seeing the reference? [closed]

We can go to reference page by clicking on the citation number in beamer. Is their a way to return back on referring slide after seeing the reference?
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Bibliographic entries contained in second file not found

For the following: \usepackage[notes,isbn=false,url=false,backend=biber]{biblatex-chicago} \addbibresource{main.bib} \addbibresource{secondary.bib} There are four entries in the first file and two ...
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Exclude \fullcite{…} citation from bibliography

Is there a way to excluded a citation specified in the text by \fullcite{Doe2013} from the bibliography? (I'm using biblatex+biber.)
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Hyphenation in bibliography with Biblatex [duplicate]

The hyphenation in my bibliography is off somehow, I can't figure out why. Look: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[style=alphabetic,hyperref=true]{biblatex} \bibliography{\jobname.bib} ...
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Difference between bibliography management styles

There are two ways that I've seen people including their bibliographies. The first is without including any package: % Document: \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} \bibliography{<file>} And the ...
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Can I count the number of times each reference is cited?

I am writing a paper, and I would like to be able to find out automatically how many times each reference is cited. This could either be appended to the references in a printed version, or outputted ...
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Biblatex: How to get rid of reference number within a single bibliography?

I have the following LaTeX code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{biblatex} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{bestpapergyro} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{bestpaperstark} ...
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Refsegment with numbered appendix problem

The following MWE prints a cumulative bibliography, subdivided by chapter, using biblatex. Since there is a reference in the appendix the corresponding heading in the bibliography should read ...
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How do you cite an entry in an online reference work using BibLaTeX apa?

I'm trying to cite an entry from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy using the BibLaTeX apa package. The APA manual specifies that you should cite an online entry in the following way: Graham, G. ...
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Using a/b differentiation from authoryear in biblatex-dw

I am using the biblatex-dw bibliography style for my thesis. As a requirement, I have to distinguish between two publications from the same author and year by adding a and b to the years. I already ...
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biblatex bibliograhy to highlight the first letter of an author beginning a new letter of the alphabet

I want to change the style of the biblography with biblatex but I haven't yet found a way to achieve what I am looking for. Usually most styles list the authors alaphabetically in the biblography. ...
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Font becomes bold after use of \citep or \citet [closed]

After the use of \citep, \citet (biblatex with natbib=true) or \autoref commands, all text until the end of the page becomes bold/thick. The problem is fixed in the next page and starts again when one ...
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change authoryear biblatex citation style

I'd like to change the authoryear citations using \parencite, so that authors appear as: (AUTHOR, year) and/or (AUTHOR, year, p.) (one page) (AUTHOR, year, pp.) (multiple pages) So far I managed to ...
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Titlesec: \ifthesection command issue with biblatex refsegment

I'm using titlesec to set my page style and biblatex to print a cumulative bibliography subdivided by chapter. There seems to be some problem with the \ifthesection command because in the following ...
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How to use \autocite with biblatex-apa?

I'm trying to use \autocite feature with biblatex-apa, but it seems that the \autocite macro is not defined in biblatex-apa 5.7 (and biblatex 2.5). Example code follows: ...
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Biblatex: Can We Delete `\autocite` From Biblatex?

Why do we have two different commands for citing? One when citing exactly one source (\autocite) and another one that is conceived to be used when citing more than one source (\autocites)? If you ...
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pdflatex+ biblatex + biber and special characters produce error

EDIT: The Post has been updated considering the first 19 comments In my LaTeX document ...
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Page prefix missing for some entries

I am using biblatex with authoryear and for some of my entries, the page prefix (“S.” in my case) is missing, where I would actually like to have it. ...
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\footfullcite does NOT give the full citation (biblatex, beamer) [closed]

As the title says, the command \footfullcite{test} does not give the full citation, but only the label "test", "test1" and "test2", respectively. I'm using biblatex and the beamer class (downloaded ...
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friggeri CV biblatex problem? [closed]

I am trying to compile the cv template given here I am using ubuntu 13.04, TeXStudio 2.5.2 and TeXLive 2012. I set up texstudio to use biber to compile the biblatex entries and also modified the code ...
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Access fields of bibtex entry (gerplain.bst and \citeauthor)?

I create my references like this \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{bibgerm} % literatur deutsch \begin{filecontents*}{reffile.bib} @article{doe:1996, ...
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How to add publisher to biblatex style (fiwi)?

I am using biblatex with biblatex-fiwi and the fiwi2 option: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=fiwi2, ]{biblatex} I am super content with the style, just publishers are omitted in the bibliography. ...
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biblatex - change formatting of references section title [duplicate]

Trying to Change Bibliography/References Header explains how to change the name of the section - but I want to change how it's printed. Any ideas? The customization I have in mind is quite simple - ...
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Add custom information to text citations with biblatex

I've come across a case now where I need to refer to items in my bibliography as well as to something someone has told me personally. I would like that text citation to look something like this: I ...
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! Undefined control sequence. \bibrangedash ->\bibendash [closed]

This code exemplifies the problem: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,catalan]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[catalan]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Trying to use biblatex-historian with a BibTeX backend and XeLaTeX

I'm currently working with a large bibliography that I've assembled for my PhD studies that I've edited in several different programs (KBibTeX, JabRef, and ebib from emacs primarily) and that was ...
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Delimiter for comments in text citations in biblatex

In the question Biblatex: No \postnotedelim for citations that aren't numerals, I learned how to remove a postnote delimiter when the citation doesn't contain a numeral, by adding this to the ...
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sort biblatex bibliography by appearance of cites in the document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis in physics using LateX (MikTeX). For my bibliography i use biblatex with this setup: \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, maxnames=6, ...
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How to print name of month as string?

I know I can print the current month (or day) as an integer with month (or day). How can I make use of the localisation information to print it as a string? 03 -> March EDIT: Added a MWE .bib ...
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No disambiguation of same year, same author citations in biblatex-chicago author-date style while using option csmdate=both

I've been having trouble with the author-date style for biblatex-chicago, used with the option "csmdate=both". I use this option to provide "origyear" for some sources, but not for all. The problem ...
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Put (ed) at the end every time (verbose-trad) and first inits problem

I'm using biblatex with verbose-trad2 option and I'm trying to change the way names are printed. I want to have (dir.) (= (ed)) at the end of editor's name (for proceedings or collection). It works ...
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Change position of prenote when ibid (if statement in \DeclareCiteCommand)

The referencing guide that I follow requires the prenote to come after the 'Ibid' literal in cases where ibid is appropriate. For example: s 1 Really Awesome Statute. s 3 Ibid demonstrates awesome ...
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Deleting Footnotes Temporarily For Better Readability

In a document I use \autocite and \footnote(and biblatex what might not be an important information). I redefined \footnote (\renewcommand{\footnote}[1]{}) in order to produce a document with no ...
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Prevent space before publisher list in biblatex driver

I'm trying to write a custom driver for books (among other things), but I've run into a problem. My current output is: HI Dutton, The Patent System and Inventive Activity During the Industrial ...
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Tweaking of Biblatex style to show emphasized species name

Using the Biblatex style from here and tweaking some other things I had some success but not for this thing in bibliography; I have a repeated species name, which is Helicobacter pylori, how to write ...
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How to use biblatex-gost with XeLaTeX?

I'm trying to make use of biblatex-gost package with XeLaTeX -- but it gives error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % enagles loading of OpenType fonts \usepackage{polyglossia} % ...
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Beamer margins in bibliographies

In beamer I am using this code: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{REFERENCES} \printbibliography \end{frame} to produce a bibliography that will span multiple slide pages ...