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Biblatex guide? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do to switch to biblatex? It seems like biblatex is the way of the future for handling references in latex. The biblatex documentation file is a massive 288 pages, and ...
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Citation styles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do to switch to biblatex? Guidelines for customizing biblatex styles I've been using Latex for a while now and I'm very happy with the results. However, there is one ...
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Changing citation style doesn't work [duplicate]

so I'm finishing up with my project and realized that I have to change the style of my citations to something like this: % Biblatex {{{ \usepackage[ style=alphabetic, backend=biber, %...
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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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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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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 can I use BibTeX to cite a web page?

I'm looking to cite a number of web pages using bibtex and I was wondering if there was a specific template of the form @<template name here> for doing that. If you could use the following ...
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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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How to use biber

Simply put I want to know what steps I need to take to start biber with biblatex. I haven't been able to find any proper tutorials or guides showing how you go about using it instead of BibTeX. What ...
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Workflow for managing references?

What is your workflow for managing references? How does this workflow scale? Do you use programs like zotero, mendeley, jabref? What are their pros and cons? Does it allow easy integration of ...
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What is the difference between bibtex and biblatex?

I've been reading about biblatex more and more on here. What is the difference between it and bibtex? Why should I switch to biblatex? Seeing the documentation doesn't seem too mature (or accessible ...
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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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Is there any advantage to using \addbibresource over \bibliography?

I've always used \bibliography to tell BibTeX where my bibliography is, and when I moved to biblatex, I didn't change. I see a lot of biblatex answers use \addbibresource instead. What is the ...
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Sectioning bibliography by type of referred item

My promoteur has a very unusual requirement: the bibliography needs to be sorted first by specific type of referred item, next by author and by year of publication. I managed to get this custom ...
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Why doesn't Pandoc convert citations correctly from Markdown to LaTeX?

Consider the following markdown fragment: Connecting these native implementations to the Python world is enabled by the [Cython](http://cython.org/) toolchain  [@behnel2011cython]. I use pandoc to ...
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BibTex - Show ISBN number?

Is it possible to show the ISBN/ISSN fields of books with BibTeX? For instance, I have the following entry on my .bib file: @book{QueueSystems, author = "Leonard Kleinrock", title = "...
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Displaying only the starting page of a page range in bibliographies

I'm battling with this for couple of hours now... My supervisor asked me to generate the bibliography in a certain style, for articles I need to do: Author 1; Author 2, Journal name, volume, page, ...
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BibTeX is not parsing my entries correctly

I'm trying to figure out how to work with BibTeX. The thing is, I think I've followed all I can make of BibTeX tutorials in the net still to no avail. So far, here's how my bibliography looks like (...
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German character not rendered to pdf

I just started using LaTeX, and need to use the character "ü". I already have this in main file : %%% Sprach- und zeichensatzspezifische Pakete \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references

I am having the same problem as described here (i.e., I get unwanted URLs, DOIs, etc showing up in my reference section): Biblatex: Get rid of ISSN, URLs and DOIs in references Two caveats: I am ...
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Problem: Different authors result in same citation symbol

Behavior: Using biblatex's alphabetic style, I'm citing "Mr. Stark" and "Stack Exchange Inc.", both of 2010. In both cases I get [Sta10] as a reference symbol. Problem: The reader cannot know whom I'...
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How do I add “citations” at the end of the document as done here?

As you can see in this article on Wikipedia, there is a distinction made between notes, citations and references. I would like to have a section called citations at the end of my document which I can ...
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autocite=footnote

Sir, I saw you answer a question in which you wrote that autocite was good because you could rewrite it as autocite=footnote. Could you give an example of how you would do that?
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How to cite an unpublished preprint with Bibtex?

I am learning Bibtex and am doing well with those references which I can find with google scholar. But I need to cite an unpublished preprint Combinatorial Group Theory In Homotopy Theory I by Fred R ...
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How to get started using biblatex?

I just spent an hour trying to understand Bibtex, but I find it very hard to find simple instructions. I even read half of the manual. I put this in my LaTeX file report.ex: % preamble \usepackage[...
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Natbib — change author conjunction in citation call-out from 'and' to '&'

I'm using natbib, german babel and natbib creates output of the form Foo and Bar (1337) I would like to get Foo & Bar (1337) for citet and (Foo & Bar 1337) respectively for citep.
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multiple bibliographies in thesis

I am writing my PhD thesis using TeXmaker. %---------------------Preamble---------------% \documentclass[b5paper,twoside,10pt,openany]{book} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[...
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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 get APS BibTeX style file to work

I just started to use BibTeX and have found it amazingly convenient. So far I have tried to use the style file h-physrev.bst from arXiv, and copied the BibTeX information directly from the site of ...
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Switching to biblatex: how to load custom elsarticle-harv.bst style

As I am switching to biblatex for some specific purpose, but the default citation style could not fulfill the need. By natbib: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} % author-year is used to load ...
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Bibliography: natbib, apa-style and apacite

At the beginning I used \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa} and I really like the author-year notation. The result looks fine, but it's English and this time my seminar thesis is written in ...
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How do you make Biblatex work in ShareLaTeX?

I'm compiling my PhD dissertation in ShareLaTeX and today was my first, "Oh no!" moment. I followed lockstep's guide to switching to biblatex. Seemed very clear and straightforward. After commenting ...
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Bibliography Style - Order of Appearance

I am looking for a bibliography style with the following characteristics: Numbers references in the order they appear in text. Does not strike out repeated authors like (siam.bst). Very plain ...
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biblatex instead of natbib in elsarticle, how?

I'm using elsarticle and I would like to apply biblatex for my references but apparantly natbib.sty is loaded by default. In this case how can I use biblatex or how can I disable natbib? %% natbib....
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How to solve Undefined-Control-Sequence Error for biblatex in AucTeX

After reading many great things about biblatex in the forum, I would like to start using it. I tried the steps given in What to do to switch to biblatex? on a file on which I am already using BibTeX, ...
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A biblatex style that's like plainnat

I want to switch to biblatex but despite the rather minimal changes suggested in some answers to switching from natbib, there's really a lot that seems to need changing. For example, the "In:" needs ...
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Citing websites in APA style with Zotero

Using natbib and apa-good as style, I am having problems displaying a citation of type website or blog post. \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa-good} \bibliography{msc_thesis} Test \...
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Why hyperref doesn't break links when using \href but it does when using \url ? Bibtex entries in the middle of a document?

I encountered the following problem while preparing my CV. There are a few links prepared by hyperref that are not broken in several lines. I am wondering if there is a way to fix this problem. This ...
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Using inputenc package for cp1252 encoding

I want to be able to use the ansinew characters in a latex document. According to the pdf file for the inputenc package, I can do that by putting \usepackage[cp1252]{inputenc} in my preamble. I do ...
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Text is english, citation style is in another language

My LaTeX document is English but when I cite multiple authors Teyseyre und Campo occurs instead of Teyseyre and Campo I set \selectlanguage{english} and for every single entry I added ...
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Changing the style with biblatex

I'm still a LaTeX beginner. I'm using kile and KBibTeX on lubuntu. I try to use biblatex. I copied this from a help document into my preamble: \usepackage[style=authortitle-icomp]{biblatex} \...
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Two papers that abbreviate to the same Author et al (1999) in text

I have two citations like @ARTICLE{Openshaw1999a, author = {Openshaw, S. and Turton, I. and Macgill, J}, title = {Using the Geographical Analysis Machine to Analyze Limiting Long-term ...
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Bibliography Total pages?

How can I indicate in my bibliography that the reference has 500 pages in total, for example. As I understand, the keyword "pages" in Bibtex refers to the specific page or page ranges.
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Modify list of authors (`format.names` problem)

I am using natbib and started with apa-good.bst and was able to make minor modifications; for example use full-name instead of abbreviated :) But even after reading several tutorials on the "unnamed ...
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Problem using \noopsort to sort on 'year' using natbib

In my efforts to familiarise myself with BIBTeX and natbib, I've been playing with the xampl.bib database which is shipped with the TeXLive 2011 distribution. I created a document (using the plainnat....
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How to get started with Bibliographies

Background Although I've been using LaTeX for over ten years, I've never really got to grips with the organisation and typesetting of bibliographies, but I've just been handed an incentive, so it's ...
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How to “delete” space between Author and semicolon in bibtex

i created my Bibliographie, but i got unwanted spaces between autor and semicolon like that: Author1[space1];[space2]author2;[...] And i want it like that: Author1;[space2]author2;[...] Here is ...
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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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Author name and first name order with biblatex [duplicate]

Explanations: I'm trying to migrate from natbib to biblatex. I don't know if it's a good idea but according to some links under, it seems like. Anyway, I'm having some small issues yet: ...
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Hanging indent for bibliography items

Just wondering, how would I reproduce this indentation formalism for certain scientific Journals: Currently for the following LaTeX input Draine, B. T., 2003, ARA\&A, 41, 241\\ Dufour, R. J. ...

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