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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 enter an author name that has a surname and a Junior component but no first name?

In BibTeX and biblatex, it is well known that an author's name can have up to four components -- the firstname, von, surname, and Jr components. (The von component will turn out to be irrelevant for ...
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Use only the last name as namepartfamily instead of everything after prefix

Biblatex considers everything after the prefix as a family name. In the name "Carlos de Souza Carvalho Pinto", for instance, namepartfamily is "Souza Carvalho Pinto", and using authortitle and ...
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Bibliography according to icelandic system

The icelandic bibliography system requires sorting authors by surname comma first name (if not icelanders) and by first name no comma patronymic (if icelanders). I'm using biblatex-chicago and ...
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Specifying author pseudonyms in BibLaTeX

I'm using BibLaTeX with following options: \usepackage[citestyle=numeric,style=numeric,backend=biber]{biblatex} How do I correctly specify pseudonyms? @misc{kent2016, author = {Clark "Superman" ...
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CJK Bibliography Problem, Biblatex-Chicago

For several years now, I have been typesetting scholarly work that makes use of East Asian source materials with xelatex, and creating bibliographies through the use of biber/Biblatex-Chicago. The ...
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Biblatex ignores maxcitenames and also problem with biblography I want to have it ordered alphabetically by first name and not last names

I am having problems with maxcitename=1, sometimes latex cites just the first author, but sometimes it cites 3 authors. Seems completly random, but i may only cite one author in the text and if there ...
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Biblatex: long author names in first citation followed by shortnames thereafter

I'm trying to follow an author-year citation style which requires citations of the form "blah blah (A Corporation with a Long Name (ACWALN) 2018) … … something (ACWALN 2005)", but only if the long-...
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how to cite correctly with Dipl.-Ing prefix and more author names?

I want it only show as [1] Dipl.-Ing.(FH)Grunewald, Tobias; Dipl.-Ing. Liers, Henri, Analyse spezieller Unfallszenarien in footcite, and complete information in bibliography,so as [1]Dipl.-...
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Remove abbreviation dot for one letter word in biblatex's name disambiguation

Biblatex's disambiguation of names uses, by default, the abbreviation of other name parts when a labelname becomes ambiguous. But, unfortunately it adds the abbreviation dot even in one letter words. ...
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Disabling the printing of language only, while using the macro based on language specification in biblatex

I am a Japanese wanting to cite English and Japanese documents. As far as my knowledge goes, there is no neat standard solution in biblatex for dealing with oriental languages in showing surname first ...