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biblatex in a nutshell (for beginners)

Is there a 'biblatex in a nutshell' guide out there? I'd like if someone explained to me the essentials on how to use biblatex (what lines I have to write in my document, which files I have to have, ...
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How do I update my TeX distribution?

I'm trying to compile a document that only works with an up-to-date distribution, so I'd like to know: how do I update my distribution? Please provide screenshots where appropriate. List of answers ...
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Biblatex with Biber: Configuring my editor to avoid undefined citations

Running the minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @ARTICLE{example, author = {Other, Anthony Norman}, title = {Some things I did}...
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I keep getting the “infamous” cache error in Biber even with version 2.13

I have been looking at the following TeX StackExchange questions: Biblatex/biber fails with a strange error about missing recode_data.xml file Troubleshooting for biber Alas, even after deleting the ...
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No `\citation`, `\bibdata` or `\bibstyle` commands

I am following the biblatex in a nutshell (for beginners) and meet this error during compiling BiBTeX: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9.6500) The top-level auxiliary file: test.aux I found ...
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Bibliography Errors: Empty [duplicate]

I am using TeXWorks and running pdfLaTeX + MarkeIndex + BibTeX. I made my .bib file with the newest version of JabRef for PC. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[...
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Bibliography using BibLatex does not work with TexShop

It is the first time that I use bibliography in a document and after a brief search, I realised that this is was done with BibTeX which was succeeded by BibLaTeX. This is a sample of my document. \...
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LaTex will not include reference

I'm writing a project in LaTex, and when I'm inserting a reference, it will not work. The name I named in the bib-file only gets into the pdf in bold. Here is my code: \usepackage[backend=biber,...
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bibtex vs. biber and biblatex vs. natbib

I've heard of many different bibliography-related packages/platforms/?. What's the difference between the following, which is good for what tasks, advantages/disadvantages, which one is the most ...
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How to switch from Natbib to Biblatex in pre-made document class/template?

I am using this template to write my thesis. The template uses Natlib for references, whereas I really need Biblatex. When I simply try to change \usepackage[natbib] for biblatex I get the error ...
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How should one maintain and update a MiKTeX installation?

Every once in a while after updating MiKTeX, the installation gets into an inconsistent state. This might be a problem with the packages (an example is described in this question), but sometimes ...
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Bibliography isn't displayed? [duplicate]

Hi i am new too latex environment. i configure the texstdio bibtex to biber. But My bibliography isn't displaying. It shows warning about empty bibliography and undefined references. My main.tex file ...
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Question mark or bold citation key instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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Undefined citations in Overleaf online tutorial using biblatex [duplicate]

I am using an online tutorial to learn how to cite paper. And the code in main.tex is: \documentclass[letterpaper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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How to compile a LaTex document with different chapters but one common references list for the whole document?

I am referring to https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/How_to_Write_a_Thesis_in_LaTeX_(Part_4):_Bibliographies_with_BibLaTeX for creation of a Thesis Document in LaTeX through TexShop. My LaTeX ...

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