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I'm using biblatex with bibtex in the beamer document class. In a very weird way the \footcite produces a rather empty citation "2." In the example, whereas \footcitefull gives a very nice citation.

My problem now is that I would like to place a citation within a column and/or block environment, where according to other posts I would have to use \footnotemark and \footcitetext, which would simply write "3." in the footer.

For image, see:

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My question would be:

  1. Is there an error in my TeX or
  2. is there an equivalent to \footcitefull in \footcitetext?

    documentclass[8pt]{beamer}
    \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
    %\usepackage[ngerman]{babel}
    \usepackage{hyperref}
    \usepackage{graphicx}
    %\usepackage[pdftex]{color}
    %\usepackage{colortbl}
    %\usepackage{listings}
    \usepackage{xcolor}
    \usepackage[lf]{venturis}
    \usepackage{amsmath}
    \usepackage{amsfonts}
    \usepackage{amssymb}
    \usepackage{subcaption}
    %\usepackage{multirow}
    \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem}
    %\usepackage{longtable}
    \usepackage{pgf}
    \usepackage{tikz}
    \usepackage[citetracker=true,sorting=none,backend=bibtex,autocite=footnote]{biblatex}
    \bibliography{../literature.bib} 
    \frame{
    \frametitle{Introduction -- Electron Magnetic Chiral Dichroism}
    
    \begin{itemize}
        \item Discovered due to analogies between polarization and scattering vector in theoretical treatment.\footfullcite{emcd_nature}
        \item Recent research focused on: signal enhancement, electron ``vortex'' beams.\footcite{emcd_theory}
    \end{itemize}
    
    \begin{block}{Intrinsic Setup}
        \begin{columns}[m]
            \column{.4\textwidth}
            \begin{figure}[h]
                \includegraphics[width=.8\columnwidth]{images/apertures_0.pdf}
                \caption{Schematic}
            \end{figure}
    
            \column{.4\textwidth}
            \begin{itemize}
                \item The ``usual'' setup.
                \item Phase shift of $\pi/2$ of one Bragg beam due to dynamical diffraction effects.
                \item Dependent on sample thickness, orientation and crystal quality.
                \item Other setup to overcome dynamical diffraction effects?
                \item \textbf{Candidates:}
                \begin{itemize}
                    \item Electron vortex beams (fork aperture, stigmator).
                    \item Twin aperture with electrostatic phase plates.
                \end{itemize}
            \end{itemize}
        \end{columns}
    \end{block}
    

    }

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Welcome to TeX.SX. –  Claudio Fiandrino Dec 10 '12 at 15:21
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The "rather empty" footnote citations correspond to the citation label. Since you use the default numeric style, the label is simply the labelnumber. Why not try using a style with more verbose labels, like authortitle or verbose? –  Audrey Dec 10 '12 at 15:51
    
Actually, I'm using the style phys as I want to have more nicely formated citations. But I have to admit, it is working with style authortitle. Any idea why it's not working with phys? –  Andi Dec 12 '12 at 7:52
    
Because biblatex-phys is also a numeric style. –  Audrey Dec 15 '12 at 5:18
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closed as too localized by lockstep, Guido, Thorsten, Claudio Fiandrino, Kurt Dec 10 '12 at 18:04

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