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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 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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What to do to switch to biblatex?

Because of the great answers posted around in the site, I'm finally considering to do the switch and move to biblatex. So, the question is what do I have to do? To give the question some focus, ...
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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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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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How to change style in biblatex?

How can I use change style in biblatex? I want to use a specific style, probably ACM or IEEE and I don't know how to change that. Below is the current code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \...
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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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Footnotes with full bibliography information

I would like to add footnotes, with the text of the .bib file, not only the name of the cite. Found some solutions using jurabib, but my other packages aren't compatible. How could I fix this? My tex ...
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Why isn't my biblatex document accepting UTF-8 in the bibliography?

After the questions: How to set the english option to abntex2cite bibliography package? What is the difference between bibtex and biblatex? I am trying to migrate to biblatex as it seems more up-to-...
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Using \cite with biber inside tikzpictures

I'm using biber and want to cite references inside a tikzpicture. I followed this answer that described how to do it with bibtex and it works nicely, but when switching to use biber, it doesn't work ...
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modify bibliography style

Hi I want to modify biliographystyle unsrt, this style return : Einstein journal paper [1]. But I want : Einstein journal paper (Einstein 1905, [1]). With the same entry in the bibliography ...
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Bibliography style: name and year in text + alphabetically ordered and numbered list at the end

Is it possible to have a citation style by name and year in text and alphabetically ordered and numbered list at the end?
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\bibentry producing dashes for authors with custom bst

I made a custom .bst file using makebst and chose the option for producing a long dash for repeated author names in the bibliography (option nmdash,nmd-3). (I'm using bibtex with natbib and author-...
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How can I add brackets to citations in bibtex, elsarticle-harv reference list?

Standard elsarticle-harv bibliography style reference lists look like this: \documentclass[authoryear,preprint,review,12pt,sort&compress,times]{elsarticle} \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \...

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