{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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Footcite only with surname

My I aim is to configure the \footcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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Biblatex-biber bug [on hold]

I am victim of the known biblatex-biber bug described here which leads to mass spurious missing citations, resolved only by deletion of the biber cache (dozens of files). Previously it was occasional ...
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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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Page-Range: output hypen as en-dash in \autocite

I'm trying to get \autocite to output -- for the page-range, the same way Biblatex does it for the bibliography entries: This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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APA in-text citation and reference tweak with biblatex/biber

I need to fix an issue related to in-text citation as well as the way the reference list is displaying one the articles used in the manuscript. Check this out: (Krippendorff & Butter, 1998, 2) ...
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bibTex simple example! [on hold]

I found this sample example im net. I created "references.bib" file in my template directory. I am getting the following output: Hallo world[einstein] with the warning: citation einstein on page 1 ...
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biblatex, edit \footcite command

I am using the biblatex package. for my thesis I have the following requirements for a citation in the footer: See "last name of the author" ("year"), "pages". example footcite: See Miller ...
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Making broken references extra visible, redux: interacting with BibTeX (or BibLaTteX)

In Making broken references extra-visible, I asked how to make LaTex's normal ?? and [?] markers for broken references instead render as some super-annoying, colored text, so that in skimming a long ...
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Remove a0 poster bibliography title

I am creating a poster using the a0poster package. I want to remove the title of the bibliography which automatically comes up with 'References'. All I have is this: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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How to sort entries of numerically referenced and split bibliographies alphabetically, but having citation numbers in order of appearance?

I've got a question regarding Biblatex with Biber backend. I'd like to have a split bibliography: One for print media and one for online resources. I would like to have quite a special kind of ...
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Biblatex, Biber - wrong versions. How to downgrade?

It seems I am having version issues with BibLaTeX/Biber. When I run Biber, I get biber datei INFO - This is Biber 1.8 INFO - Logfile is 'datei.blg' INFO - Reading 'datei.bcf' WARN - Warning: Found ...
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Possible conflict between eledmac-eledpar and the BibLaTeX footnote-dw style (biblatex-dw package)

In the MWE below I'm trying to typeset a citation embedded in a footnote with the BibLaTeX style footnote-dw. All's well if I do not load the package eledmac. As soon as I do, the citation within the ...
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Edit bibliography

im using a chassicthesis model and i need to change bibliography style of my thesis because my supervisor asked for. The code im using for bibliography is ...
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Why am I unable to use BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been encouraged to use BibLaTeX, so I'm trying to, but I'm not meeting much success. I'm sure I'm doing something dumb wrong, but I don't know what. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Pro running OS ...
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Is there a way to divide bibliography, indexes in two volumes?

I'm working on a big thesis, divided in two volumes (but one pdf), which are sequentially numbered. Main TOC and TOCs for volumes are made using titletoc package: \startcontents[main] ..... ...
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What is the correct way to handle approximate dates in biblatex?

I need to cite something for which only an approximate date is known i.e. 'circa YYYY'. Normally, I would write this as 'cYYYY'. However, if I try putting this in the date field of my .bib entry, (I ...
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Biblatex+Biber footcite style when using autocite

I'm referring to this post. Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=alphabetic, autocite=footnote]{biblatex} % Footnote modifications: ...
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knitr and biblatex

I'd like to create a PDF report with knitr with LaTeX-code in RStudio with biblatex for citations. However, the in-text-citations are always undefined and no bibliography is printed. The same ...
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Customizing biblatex styles using \usebibmacro

I am currently trying to adapt a biblatex style to my needs. I was able to do most tweaks by reading all the answers to similar demands here (such as Suppress "In:" biblatex or Guidelines ...
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Changing Reference List for author year/biblatex

I am using author year together with biblatex. Q: How can I change the reference list: Instead of Name,S. (1930) Titel etc. Name2, S2 (year) .... I would like to have Name, S. (1930) ...
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Biber Problem in OSX: why references not compiled?

[Update] This is solved thanks to Adam Liter's contribution in chat. This is summarised to a community answer below. I cannot understand why the references do not get compiled. I am running Yosemite ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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Different bibtex tags content enclosing and string concatenation

I had noticed strange (in my opinion) behaviour of string concatenation in bibtex entry. I tested three different examples: @string{abc={ABC}} @string{def={DEF}} @string{abc="{ABC}"} ...
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Adapting typesetting of editor field information in verbose-style

I need my footnotes and bibliography entries look a certain way. I am almost there but I have a problem with how the editor of an edited book / incollection looks like. Currently, it looks like this ...
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Bibliography tools that are compatible with biblatex and biber

I’m currently in the process of reconsidering how I do bibliography management. It seems to be most sensible to use biblatex with biber. I’d like to know what tools are available on which I can build ...
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Ignore Spaces in Author Name

I am using the alphabetic biblatex style together with the option maxalphanames=1. How can I make biblatex ignore any spaces in the author name during label generation? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Problem with nodate and date sorting in author-date biblatex

I have problems (1) nodate, and as a result with (2) datesorting with biblatex 2.9a, Biber 1.8, pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) (1) nodate I cannot ...
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biblatex data inheritance

I have now provided a minimum working example for my data inheritance problems and split my questions. Without the statements prohibiting inheritance from mvcollection to collection and collection to ...
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Remove backslashes from url fields in .bib entry

The problem I'm having is that urls with backslashes in the .bib file are not linking correctly. I'm using Mendeley to generate a .bib file that gets imported and used in the references section of a ...
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Separate bibliography for articles: adendum - entries with capital letter gives an error (biblatex)

This is question is actually a question to an answer from here, but since my rep is too low, I have no other option than to ask it like this. The question from that link goes like this: I have a ...
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biblatex autolang=other breaks authortitle layout

Here's a MWE for autolang=other breaking something with the citation and bibliography layout: you will notice that the author but the first one name aren't capitalized. To me, it would be alright if ...
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Full name in label

How can I get biblatex labels consisting of the full name of the first author followed by two year digits (i.e., [Smith42], [Johnson87])? I've found this question, which provides a solution for ...
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Print bibliography only when references are cited

The root question here is how can one print a bibliography only when there are sources to be cited? BACKGROUND I'm working on expanding a small package (originally by Jackson Taylor and Becca Funke) ...
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Use all biblatex fields in bibdesk

In the BibDesk wiki (BibDesk Tips and Tricks) there is some information on customizing BibDesk for biblatex, including a link to a TypeInfo file that can be used to create all of the biblatex fields ...
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Missing space in biblatex-chicago bibliographies for articles without number entries

I'm searching for a fix for a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate-styled bibliographies. They omit the space between the volume and pages fields if article entries lack a number (issue) field. ...
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Centering bibliography title in biblatex - tried every suggestion on Google

I know this question has answers on this site already, but none of them worked! I am using biblatex with the historian style for my history day paper. My teacher requires the bibliography heading be ...
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Shared first authors in bibliography

In my field it is common to have shared first authorship for authors who “contributed equally to the work” (as shared first authorship is usually defined). The “proper” way of citing publications with ...
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Patching \printbibliography so that it is displayed only if not empty? [duplicate]

Is it possible to patch \printbibliography (under biblatex) so that it is displayed only if not empty?
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Add URL field to footcites using style=authortitle-icomp

I would like to add the field URL for footcited @online{} items. The biblatex manual was not helpful for me. I use biber and biblatex with the following options: \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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ibidem only in the footnotes and not in the running text

Is there a way to have the ibidem-funtion of biblatex only in the footnotes (\footcite{key} and \footnote{\cite{key}.}) but not in the running text (bla bla \cite{key} bla bla)? In other words, I ...
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Independent publication list with numbered list using biblatex and refsection

I would like to add a list of publications to a thesis ordered by the publication date and numbered 1,2,3. Additionally the author of the thesis should be highlighted bold in this list. The approach ...
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How can I change the format of reference list numbers using biblatex?

In biblatex, I would like to have S1, S2, S3,... in the reference list instead of 1, 2, 3,... as in the example below: As stated in [S1], the pattern provided by device A can resemble the pattern of ...
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Make Biblatex (Bibtex) recognize equal subsequent postnotes

for tl;dr check the example I am using Biblatex (biber-backend) as bibliography tool, but I guess this question could be relevant for Bibtex as well. The style I use is: authoryear-icomp I cite like ...
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Use long date format for some items, but only year for other items

Using biblatex, biber, biblatex-chicago In the bibliography: For articles and books, only year should be shown. But for newspaper and magazine articles the full date is relevant. I have items in my ...
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Is it possible to separate the name from the year and page using any of the \cite commands?

Is there a way to produce the following output using any of the \cite commands using biblatex (biblatex-chicago using authordate style to be more specific)? Doe writes... (2015,123) I tried ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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\DeclareNameAlias{default} only for @author

In a text, I'd like to have all authors' name in scshape. However, if I use \DeclareNameAlias{default}{scdefault} I obtain in scshape not only the authors' name, but even the editor's one (for ancient ...
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Second appearance of an author in the bibliography not showing [duplicate]

I am writing some article using LaTeX with a bibliography style IEEEabr. I want to write the name of an author twice but the second appearance of the name is not showing. How can I fix this?
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Alternative Sorting Method for Citations

I am currently working on a document (a thesis), and on one line I am required to make more than 100 citations in a single \cite{} command, and there is no way around this particular piece of ...