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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 do I get biblatex to skip over incorrect BibTeX entries like bibtex always has?

I have for three decades now kept notes in my BibTeX file. Unfortunately, I have to use biblatex in order to get footcite. I just want biblatex to skip over anything, that is not a properly formatted ...
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searching for this bibliography style

I want to have a bibliography style in latex like that: [Ein05] Eɪɴsᴛᴇɪɴ, A. (1905). Title. Publisher. etc Important points: abbreviation, last name of author in small caps, then only first ...
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How to get a bibliography from biblatex?

I attempt to understand biblatex and try to get Rich Thomason's bibliography, http://web.eecs.umich.edu/~rthomaso/bibs/index.html, to work. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=...
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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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Omitting unwanted bibtex information from bibliography

My .bib files are generated by Mendley desktop and usually contain URLs, ISSN and DOIs. I'm using the \usepackage[round]{natbib} package and \bibliographystyle{plainnat}. I realize I'm not the ...
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BibDesk: trouble adding in .bib file [duplicate]

I am trying to add in a .bib file created by BibDesk to my report. I have saved the .bib file in a different folder. However, it will not import in the typeset. I tried to follow the Overleaf ...
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Apalike style several languages

I am writting my PhD thesis and I have in the manuscript two version of the introduction: one is in French and the other in English. I am using the bibliography style apalike. When using the ...
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What packages do people load by default in LaTeX?

I'm getting the impression from reading the answers written by some of the real experts here that there are quite a few little packages that just tweak LaTeX2e's default behaviour a little to make it ...
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Bibtex Automatic replacement of 4+ authors with et al.

When copying bibtex entries from journal websites, they usually include a lot of information, and not all of it is necessary depending on the journal you are submitting the paper too. Currently I ...
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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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Citation format (Smith A., 2018)

I'm new to LaTeX. I have already grasped the basics and I have already started working my thesis on it. It is a very nice program to work with. However, I am having a difficulty. I am unable to ...
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Show all fields from bibtex in references

I made a bibliography using JabRef and in the references in my latex document only author and title show up, but not the URL or the URL date. My latex file looks like this: \begin{document} \cite{...
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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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Different colors for each bib file and custom prefix

I have multiple bib files. I would like to use different text colors for all the references mentioned in different bib files. Secondly, i would like a custom prefix for each bib file. Please let me ...

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