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### How not to get first names (neither full nor abbreviations) in in-text citations? [duplicate]

I need to conform my citations with the format my lecturer wants. I was told to never have the first names in an in-text citation. In case there are several authors with the same last name, they ...
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### Literature with Biber generates strange citations: firstnames appear erratically

I had been using bibtex and then biblatex for quite some time. For the newest edition of my book I moved to biber. I happened t notice that firstnames are sometimes generated and sometimes not. Has ...
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### Biber prints first letter of prename [duplicate]

I use biber for citations as follows: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, natbib=true, url=false, doi=false, eprint=false, maxbibnames=99 ]{biblatex} \...
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### Conflict options (Package biblatex Warning)

I facing this compile warning: Package biblatex Waning: Conflicting options. main.tex, line 82 '<namepart>inits' conflicts with 'uniquename=full'. Setting 'uniquename=init' on input ...
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### Stop full name of second author when using \cite{} [duplicate]

I am trying to cite an article with two authors. The maximum amount of names to two: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=authoryear, maxcitenames=2, sorting=nyt, maxbibnames =99, hyperref=true, ...
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### Brothers as authors - Biblatex does not format correctly [duplicate]

so for my academic paper I have one book to cite from which is written by brothers (P. Hüwe & S. Hüwe). The citation style my university wants is for to authors to be diveded by a slash: (Hüwe/...
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### Biblatex doesn't always operate the bib-options correctly [duplicate]

Most of my citations are printed correctly (as I wished) in the pdf Version. But for 2 out of 60 citations, the initials of the first author are also printed. So, intead of Sun et al. 2000, I get Y. ...
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### Show only surnames in citations with biblatex

I'm working on a thesis and decided to use biblatex for citation and reference. I use Jabref to organize the .bib file and implemented it into my document in the following way: \usepackage[backend=...
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### Citation adding a random full stop? Lyx & Bibtex [duplicate]

To preface I am a complete beginner using lyx to finish my thesis so please be patient with me. I am using bibtex to place my references and then connecting this to my lyx file. Take for example the ...
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### Biblatex, authoryear, and first name abbreviations in citations [duplicate]

Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} % \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} % \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @Book{pollis-schwab79a, editor = ...
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### biblatex citation includes given name, how can I get rid of it? [duplicate]

I have following literature in my .bib file: @inproceedings{lang2017earth, title={Earth observation for humanitarian assistance}, author={Lang, Stefan and Schoepfer, Elisabeth and Zeil, Peter and ...
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### Citing two authors/Journals: Issue(Number)

A while back, this customized Bib-style has been craftet for me on this platform and it has been working great ever since. Now, I have to change it up a little bit but don't know how: Whenever I'm ...
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### Changing reference style in biblatex

\documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-icomp, natbib=true, url=false, doi=false, isbn=false, backend=biber, ...