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{biblatex} is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by LaTeX. It has its own backend {biber} which can be used instead of {bibtex} and which supports, e.g., full {unicode}, highly customisable sorting, data source filtering, and customisable field inheritance.

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Fix display of page range in bibliography using a babel language

Consider this example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \usepackage[latvian]{babel} \addbibresource{testbibfont.bib} \begin{document} See \cite{article} \printbibliography ...
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Error when citing in the frontmatter (Spanish)

I'm trying to reference an article in an abstract chapter but I'm getting lots of errors that I don't understand. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[spanish]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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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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Biblatex Localized Items

I am preparing a document where I am using Biblatex + Polyglyossia + XELATEX. I have citations in both languages English and Arabic. The localized items appear in English in Arabic citations, also ...
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Biblatex citation style with no more than one author, et al in italics and a comma before date?

I have just got feedback from my PhD transfer report and my supervisor has asked me to change my citation style (they don't use LaTeX so can't really help but there's no way I want to do a thesis in ...
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using more than one bibtex file in a single latex project

I'm curious how those research books composed of many research articles, each with hyperlinked references, are able to use multiple bibtex file in a single project. Is there a way so that I could ...
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How to selectively remove punctuation between two entry fields in biblatex

I want to change the output of @thesis entry fields. Currently, I'm using the biblatex style chem-acs. Using the entry: @thesis{ABC2019, author = {LastName, A.}, school = {University of example}, ...
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Accent on í misaligned in bibliography / citation

I'm facing a strange issue with the accents on accented characters in bibliography entries not being placed right. Consider the following MWE, where a cited author's last name is ,,Galí``: %!TEX TS-...
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Year not showing up after publisher and location in bibliography

A paper I'm writing requires me to use a custom citation style. The style's similar to the standard Harvard style, so I've decided to tweak the biblatex-bath style to my needs. Among other things, ...
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biblatex add line breaks after author and title

I'm using biblatex+biber and want to achieve that after the authors are printed a new line should begin, then the title should be printed and again a new line should start, where the rest is printed ...
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Bibliography style for BibLaTeX similar to BibTeX+Beamer

I pretty much like how the bibliography is rendered via BibTeX+Beamer as demonstrated by the Metropolis beamer theme: Does there exist some BibLaTeX style with a similar look and feel? In particular ...
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biblatex: custom fields are not shown

I'm trying to add a new entry type with new fields to biblatex. But the fields are not added to the bbl (and so naturally can't be used in the document). I'm probably missing something obvious here, ...
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Using maxcitenames=2 making the Author name et al. in text. How to maintain all the name in bibliography/references?

I am using maxcitenames=2 as one of the option for biblatex. Its function is to change Author name: McIntosh, Gerald C and Brown, Susan H and Rice, Ruth R and Thaut, Michael H to Author name: ...
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Cross Referencing for Author name of \textcite and parencite as possessive not linking to citing (BibLatex)

I am trying to link the Author Name. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @article{mcintosh1997rhythmic, title={Rhythmic auditory-motor facilitation of gait patterns in ...
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BibLaTeX uses multiple authors in citation although the references have different years [duplicate]

I use BibLaTeX for managing citations. However, inline citations with three or more authors sometimes use more than one author, although these references have different years, and thus, can be ...
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Why is it that LaTeX is flacky? [on hold]

I was watching a 2011 tutorial and it said, press this button a couple of times and it should work eventually (referring to citation update). I was thinking that this is 2011, now in 2019 they must ...
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Cross Referencing for Author name of \textcite as possessive not working (BibLatex)

I am using the \newcommand{\mycite}[2]{\citeauthor{kazem2003design}'s \citeyear{kazem2003design}} However, the cross-referencing for the author is not working. For the year is working. Outcome: ...
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TexPad and Bibliographie - biblatex

This Question is probably related to that one: Error output in biblatex I'm just moving to TexPad, because I want to use LaTex also on my iPad Pro. I have a lot of (partly really old) LaTeX Sources ...
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Colon (:) instead of period (.) after author with biblatex sbl

I have the same problem that is described here: Colon (:) instead of period (.) after author with biblatex, alphabetic My problem is that this solution does not work for biblatex-sbl and so I wanted ...
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Problem in second and third author using Biblatex [duplicate]

My code: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=authoryear, citestyle=authoryear, dashed=false,maxcitenames=2,giveninits]{biblatex} \renewcommand*{\nameyeardelim}{\addcomma\space} \DeclareNameAlias{editor}{...
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Biblatex, How to make Author First name to be short for Harvard Referencing? [duplicate]

For example: @book{cohen2013statistical, title={Statistical power analysis for the behavioral sciences}, author={Cohen, Jacob}, year={1988}, publisher={Routledge}, edition = {2} } Outcome: ...
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Citation of authors [duplicate]

I have a and between 2 authors but when I have 3 authors I have a huge problem. I either use "author 1 et al" or "author 1, author 2, et al". Can I use a citing style where when I have 2 authors I ...
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report with type techreport only has authors in biblatex

I have a question about biblatex's report of type techreport. I read in the manual that techreport is old, and therefore report is preferred. So I use report, with type techreport, but then my ...
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Biblatex changing citationstyle to include shortened version of firstname

I've now looked into this topic for quite some time, but can't seem to find a proper solution or pre-defined style that fits my needs. Maybe you guys can help or point towards a solution, because I'm ...
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Tikzposter + biblatex alignment of references

I am using biblatex numeric style in combination with tikzposter and for references that span more than one line the text does not align properly. I have tried the minipage environment but it does not ...
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Overleaf: error in generating bibliography Undefined control sequence with \printbibliography

I am working fine on my Overleaf document until I inserted citation when the following error appears after using \printbibliography to generate reference list.: Undefined control sequence. ...
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Bluebook support in Latex?

I need to write a paper conforming with the blue book standards. Has there been any move on creating packages that support blue book-style formatting and citations? Or should I get ready to do a ...
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Do \parencite{<key>} and (\cite{<key>}) produce the same?

Are they the same? \usepackage{biblatex} testing123 \parencite{Author1} testing123 testing123 (\cite{Author1}) testing123 I just want to have (Author1, 2001) When I compiled my document the ...
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How to have generate “Author's studies (2008)” in latex [duplicate]

I want to write below in my text: According to Author et al.'s studies (2008), blablabal... If I used: According to \textcite{author1}'s studies It will become: According to Author et al. (2008)'...
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How to change from biblatex to natbib using template [duplicate]

I want to have (Goossens et al., 1993) But using biblatex, it will give below \parencite --> (Goossens et al. 1993) I am using a template in Overleaf template \usepackage{biblatex} \...
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\cite maximum 2 names using maxnames=2, how to get all names appear in cross-references Bibliography? [duplicate]

I want to have maximum two author name in my content, but for Bibliography will be listed all name: \usepackage[backend=biber, style=authoryear, maxnames=2]{biblatex} in: @article{1testing, title=...
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Linebreak before URL with biblatex/alphabetic

Using biblatex with alphabetic style, how could I insert a line break (\\ or \linebreak) before the URL output (with the aim to have less linebreaks within URL)? (I use url and hyperref)
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biblatex: separate date from issue, date behind journal title, no parentheses

I have my bibliography almost exactly as I want it, with one exception: I'd like the year to come after the journal title, separated by a comma, no parentheses. Right now, the issue number and year ...
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Tailoring Biblatex for De Gruyters “Holzforschung”

(190816, 2249 CET, updated according to the comments of "Mensch") 190818, 1332 CET, update regarding error message on articlein Hi, all, I'm trying to make my bibliography look like: but for the ...
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sbl-style colon comma after name

I am using biblatex-sbl. In the notes, the first quotation of an "article" and "incollection" should be this: Krause,Jens-Uwe: “Die Spätantike (284-565 n. Chr.),” in: Gehrke, Hans-Joachim/ ...
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autoryear-ext with introcite=label: Remove extradate letter from bibliography entry but not from label

I am asked to produce a bibliography in authoryear style with only the first author in label. In case of an ambitious label, a letter is appended to the year. This can easily be produced with the ...
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Why the second references author name become '-' when the author having 2 books but different title? [duplicate]

@article{1testing, title={Title 1}, author={Zanthony1, Anthony2 and Anthony3}, journal={Journal 1}, volume={24}, number={2}, pages={258--300}, year={1992}, publisher={Springer} } @...
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Biblatex usage for multiple languages in same citation

I am currently using biblatex with polyglossia (Biber + XeLaTeX). I have a citation with 2 languages that does not display properly. The entry Cbible2015 has English and Arabic words in the title. ...
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biblatex prints “family=, familyi=” etc. in bibliography

My aim is to use BiBLaTeX with the numeric-comp style and family-given/given-family way of sorting author's names, with all names in bold. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Reduce the space between inline footnotes style=verbose-inote

I am using biblatex with style=verbose-inote to have all the references as footnotes. I already characterized some performance but I am not able to reduce the space in-between the last footnote and ...
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References numbers are not shown

I have a problem with my references numbers, everything looks fine in the main body of my poster but in the reference section I cannot see the numbers. Here is part of my code responsible for the ...
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Reverse Numbering with Biblatex and Wrong In-Text Citations

This question is a follow-up to an earlier question. The proposed solution there works pretty well and numbering of entries in the bibliography is in reverse order. However, I found that when citing ...
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Reverse Numbering with Biblatex and Moderncv

This question is a follow-up to an earlier question. I'm using ModernCV with Biblatex to make my CV. I've used the solution given to create a list of publications, sorted by type and by year. My ...
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Biber 2.11: Data file … cannot be read in encoding UTF-8 … ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence … at … Slurper.pm line 63

I have just changed computers, and running Biber 2.11 now produces this error: Utils.pm:209> ERROR - Data file ... cannot be read in encoding 'UTF-8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence ...
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With biblatex, do not capitalise prefixes for last names in the index

Sending bibliographical entries to the index with biblatex causes capitalisation of prefixes that is sometimes unwanted. For example, Dutch names with prefix van or French names with prefix de are ...
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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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Is there an SBL citation style?

Does anyone know if there exists a .bst file for the Society of Biblical Literature citation format? Or a biblatex style?
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biblatex: comma between author and year in bibliography when using ext-authoryear style with introcite=label

I am using biblatex-ext with introcite=label to get a citation style like shown in the following question: Creating a bibliography with fixed indention and authoryear labels using biblatex and biber ...
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Using Bibgliography with report document class [on hold]

I am trying to add a bibliography section in a report document but that doesn't work. It works fine with an article document class. \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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Adaptions sbl-style II

I use biblatex-sbl and this is my current result: Gehrke, Hans-Joachim. Geschichte der Antike. Ein Studienbuch. 2. Aufl. Stuttgart, 2019. In German bibliography, it is quite usual to quote the ...