{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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Bibliography error: “Use of \blx@bbl@verbadd@i doesn't match its definition. \verb”

Currently having problems with compiling my Master's thesis after downloading the newest version of TeXStudio and MiKTeX. The error message is as follows: Use of \blx@bbl@verbadd@i doesn't match its ...
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Biblatex 3.3 name formatting, just year shown

I tryed to adapt my bibmacros to the new version of Biblatex but now when I use them, just the year is shown in my citation. My bibmacro looks like this: \newbibmacro{name:normalfall}{% Normalfall: ...
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Citations in small caps using Biblatex in french (APA style)

I have a small issue while using Biblatex with the APA style in French. My in-text citations are in small caps and I would like to have them written normally. This issue doesn't happen when I write in ...
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Biber and traditional alpha citation style [duplicate]

Beacuse of Bibtex issues with UTF8 characters, I switched to using BibLaTex in conjunction with Biber. I installed the biblatex-trad package to get traditional citation styles. However, even by using ...
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Bad interaction between titlesec/titleps and packages that use \markboth internally

The following MWE demonstrates a bad interaction between endfloat and titleps. The second page has the word FIGURES in all caps in both the header and the footer, contrary to the page style ...
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\addbibresource doesn't work with file contents [duplicate]

I want to cite using the \filecontents command for the books. But it doesn't recognize the books. It only shows the keyword in bold. It says citation "elch" is undefined ...
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Apa style biblatex, file for my language doesn't exist

I want to use apa style within my bibliography but the file for my language doesn't exist. What are the steps I should do to create it? I'm using biblatex. Here's the code: ...
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How to create a “running” (= non-list) bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to create a "running" bibliography. That means that each entry do not start at a new line after a carriage return, but is simply separated from the previous one with a symbol I want to chose ...
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How by citing same bib entry to generate a new reference identifier with a twist

I am preparing an article for a journal that currently does not have a LaTeX template, but all of my material is in LaTeX. It has a somewhat special reference citation guide I have not seen yet, so ...
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Struggling to come up with custom driver for BibLaTeX entrytype -> letter

It seems my LaTeX setup does not have a default style for referencing letters. I discovered this when I tried to reference an email. My reference manager (Zotero) exported it as @letter{}. This gives ...
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Conditionally choosing biblatex backend

To simplify collaboration with others I would want to have something like the following pseudo-code in my preamble. if passing bibtex: then use backend bibtex else use biber backend ...
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Linebreak of URL in bib in own bibstyle

I have to use my own bibstyle for my thesis, but I have some trouble with longer URLs, which do not break correctly at the end of a line. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ...
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Present reference in a table

Update 1 I use biblatex and bibber to create my bibliography. the reference section contain a list of the articles referenced. How can the reference section be changed that the reference appear in ...
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bibtex with style=phys sorts references according to order in .bib file even though sorting option is set to none

I use the biblatex-phys style package for biblatex with the preamble \usepackage[style=phys,sorting=none,backend=bibtex]{biblatex}. Although the part sorting=none,backend=bibtex is superfluous since ...
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Want title in simple numeric not italic through bibliography

I am working on book and in that book I \cite{title} many times and it is printed in italic form, not in simple form. I changed various styles to print in simple numeric form. But did not get results. ...
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Separating bibitems according to author

I am using biblatex. Is there a way to have 3 lists of bibliographies which contain the following: the first contains some papers I have written (type=article) the second contains preprints I have ...
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Using \c{e} and other special characters in .bib files with pdflatex+biblatex+biber: How to avoid Package inputenc Error?

I use Mendeley to manage my bibliography and have it automatically update .bib files. Unfortunately, this often leads to the "Package inputenc Error" when compiling. I narrowed my problem down to ...
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Why is biber so slow?

I have a simple document, about 20 pages long with some mathematics and a couple of tikz diagrams. I use biblatex and biber (0.9.9 MacTeX 2011) to compile my references, of which there are currently ...
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What are reasons to use BibTeX instead of Biblatex?

Given the rich set of features that Biblatex offers over BibTeX et al., one has to wonder why the latter is being used at all. Legacy code aside (which seems to be easy enough to adapt, anyway) the ...
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How to update BibLatex and biber manually on Windows?

How can I update my bibLatex and biber on my Windows 7. I currently have biber 2.3 and biblatex 3.0 I have a file called "thesis.tex" and a reference file called "ThesisRef.bib" I am using the ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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Citations with biblatex-apa: Same lead author, yet actually different group of authors

I have run into a problem in biblatex-apa that has previously been discussed here: citing -- within the same parentheses -- multiple author groups that abbreviate to the same (Smith et al.), yet ...
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Automatically citing all entries with keyword

Is there a way with biblatex to automatically cite all papers with a certain keyword or from a certain resource, while keeping the original citation order and adding the uncited publications at the ...
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BibLaTeX automatic capitalization of pubstate in entrytype thesis?

I have a bibliography entry of type thesis, with institution and pubstate given. In the citation, this results in a dot after the institution, followed by uncapitalized version of pubstate. I would ...
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Pdflatex refuses to process .bib file with hash sign #

Pdflatex (not Biber) complains in the howpublished line in the bbl about the hastag sign. It does compile when I delete the hastag, but whats wrong, how to prevent this in the first place? Illegal ...
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Error output in biblatex

I want to use biblatex, but I have errors in the output. I wonder if it's a software problem for typesetting, or maybe the incompatibility of biber and biblatex. I'm using TeXpad in Mac OS X. This ...
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How to collaborate with those who work in Word?

I write my papers in LaTeX and always reference the same, giant .bib file for citations (natbib+bibtex or biblatex, depending on journal or document requirements). If this is your mode of operation, ...
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Biblatex square brackets around athoryear style in Bibliography [on hold]

I've done a lot of looking and have found solutions to this for citations, but not for the bibliography "tags". My professor has asked me to use the style: "[author, year]" in my bibliography. I'm ...
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On modifying a bibliography style (bst) file

I have recently written a survey article for some journal. The problem is that they have not given their bibliography style file. However they have given in their preferred format for the ...
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Changed Biber/Biblatex citation styles, changed back, now citation keys instead of citations are displayed

I am attempting to create an APA citation of the format (Rubinstein, 1994, p. 773). The instructions I found online say to use: \parencite[p.~773]{Rubinstein1994}, with the following set-up: ...
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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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Main.tex not compiling well with TexStudios, though worked on overleaf

I have a project consisting of multiple files. The master file is main.tex, there are chapters, and a bibliography called MyBib.bib. Everything was working fine on overleaf, but on my own pc with ...
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How to get sorted and compressed citations when using split bibliography lists and defernumbers=true in biblatex?

My reference list is showed in 2 lists based on the entrytype of the bib reference. I want the lists sorted numerically. Also, I want the citations in a sorted and compressed way. The problem is that ...
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\usepackage[sorting=none]{biblatex} code complie anymore [duplicate]

I am very newbie to the latex word. I am using a template i received from a friend. Write my whole thesis on this document and finished like a minute ago. I realized my references were not in ...
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How do I cite classical works with biblatex?

What I'd like to do is to cite classical works. For example, to cite Aristotle's Metaphyisic according to the Bekker's cannonical edition. How could I do this using biblatex with author-year style?
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Using biblatex with apa style and portuguesa language

I'm trying to use apa style with biblatex but I get "Undefined control sequence." right after \printbibliography. Here's the code: \usepackage[main=portuguese]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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Trouble with biber and biblatex in Texmaker with MikTeX

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to write a thesis with Turabian formatting, specifically using biblatex-chicago. I downloaded 32-bit MikTeX and TexMaker but for the life of me I can't get citations to ...
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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: ...
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Equivalent of \iffieldundef under \DeclareSourcemap command

I use \DeclareSourcemap command to fix a whole bunch of things that get rendered in an undesirable manner. For instance, I use it to suppress the month of publication if an article has been published ...
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Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist

I have met problems when I intended to add a bibligraphie, there are three errors: Undefined control sequence. \endsortlist Extra \endgroup. \begin{document} Empty bibliography How to solve this ...
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what are the elements of these bibliographies?

I'm supposed to rewrite some old document into Latex and the Bibliography is as shown in the images i know most of the elements like (\author, \title ,\pages, \year ) but i don't know "tome 61", ...
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Biblatex: Filter out cloned entry from bibliography iff source entry also appears

In my custom biblatex style, I have some bibliography entries that use the related field in such a way that the related entry should appear in the bibliography. This is achieved by setting ...
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Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
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How do I put a footnote in the bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to have my footnotes look just like citations in the text, and to have their content contained in the bibliography, so the code in the body would look like: ...blah blah\footnote{Incidentally, ...
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How to make Biber also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from BibTeX to Biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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incompatibility between biblatex and titlesec?

My goal is to have a separate reference list for each chapter and to have custom headers and footers. For the former I am using biblatex and for the latter I am using titlesec. Using the attached tex ...
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Parsing Underscores in URLs from Mendeley

Introduction Mendeley's desktop software has the ability to export the references to a bibtex compatible file for use in TeX based documents. However when exporting, Mendeley escapes all special ...
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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} ...
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When using BibLaTex, encountered LaTeX Warning: Citation `foo' on page N undefined on input line XX

This question has been asked in Tex.S.E. before; an answer that seems to have solved the problem for BibTex users has been given: Question mark instead of citation number. I use Biber and have ...
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How to get automatically “origdate” with the date in a citation?

I am using authoryear with biblatex. When, for instance, I type \parencite[p.6]{gusfield2009}, I get : (Gusfield, 2009, p.6) How to get also the origdate entry in the citation in order to have ...