{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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Using dashed option for other fields

Some biblatex styles have a dashed option that replaces repeated authors' names with dashes. I want to do that for other fields besides the author. Here's a (not so) minimal working example: ...
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Switching from amsrefs to biblatex

I always used amsrefs as my references package. However, it seems like biblatex is better supported, and more widely used (at least in this community). Compare 37 posts with the amsrefs tag to 3.6k ...
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Getting superscript citations in RSC Chem bibliography format

The RSC package is supposed to format the text so that citations appear in [] in super script however this is not happening in my text, they are in [] but inline with the text. My bibliography is also ...
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BibLaTeX: have two separate bibliographies with consecutive numbering

I am trying to split my bibliography into two parts. The first part is local to a special section of the document, the other takes care of the rest of the citations. The two bibliographies may have ...
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Customizing eprints with conventional .bst bibtex styles

I am fairly happy with the way I can customize eprint references with Biblatex/biber, see below. I would like to know whether there is a way to achieve a similar result by solely relying on the ...
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Why the order of biblio graphy list changes

I have added some references in my thesis but the problem is the order in list of biblio graphy have changed automatically. I want first reference to be at number 1 and so. But the order is changed. ...
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How to insert citation in footnote in beamer?

I am using beamer latex (Tex maker and TexStudio in Linux) and I need to give reference in the footnote. My reference is about 2 lines. but when I write the following code it writes it in more ...
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creating bib.file in a very simple language [duplicate]

I am ''VERY NAIVE'' about bib.tex (EVEN LATEX). I have used \begin{thebibliography}{99} in my latex text. But now I have to use bib.tex, and need ''VERY SIMPLE'' information how I should creat a bib ...
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Editing .bib file to fix error

I'm a fairly new LaTex user and i'm using Biber to compile my list of references. I updated everything to get rid of the incompatible versions of biber error message. This worked for me last time, ...
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\bibstring adds period inside brackets

I'm trying to write my own biblatex style and my citation norms require that I add "[S.l.: s.n.]" after the title when there's no address and no publisher information. So I tried doing something like ...
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error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode

When I include my bibliography "You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode" error. If I open the bbl file and delete these lines, my book compiles: \makeatletter \@ifundefined{ver@biblatex.sty} ...
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Make just part of titles uppercase with biblatex

I'm trying to make a biblatex replacement to the abntex2cite bibtex package (a package for brazilian norms), and one of the requirements is that, in the absence of an author, the title should be used ...
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Seperate URLs for each bibliographic entry which refers to the same source, but to different page(s); + 1 URL for the source in the \printbibliography

When one wishes to cite a reference (and more specifically: a certain page 123 of a source) in a footnote, one can e.g. use \footfullcite[p.~123]{Bestbook}, in case the reference would be labeled ...
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Use backref with manual citations

I'm using biblatex and biber and sometimes I create my own commands for special citations, like so: \newcommand{\met}[3]{(\emph{Met.} #1\textsuperscript{#2}#3)\nocite{metaphysics}\mancite} ...
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specific alphadin modification

I need a BibTex or BibLatex style that creates the following output: Max Mustermann --> [Must16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau --> [MuBe16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau and Rudi ...
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Suppressing large text “Works Cited” in biblatex-mla `\printbibliography`

I'm trying to create an MLA citation page using biblatex-mla. However, the \printbibliography command creates a 16-point (uncertain as to exact size), left-justified, Times header "Works Cited" rather ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't print bibliography

I'm using sharelatex to work on a project with a fellow student, but we are unable to get the biblatex to be printed. The file we use with for our bibliography is currently stored as sample.bib. Can ...
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Command \printbibliography not shows the bibliography

I am trying to show the bibliography in a LaTeX document. But \printbibliography does nothing. I am using biblatex with bibtex8 as backend. Here is the code: ...
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printbibliography does not work - even after following directions from previous posts! :( [closed]

I just started using Latex; it's fairly straightforward but this biblatex is driving me crazy. My \printbibliography statement does not work, but before getting into that, can someone please confirm ...
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biblatex, natbib=true compatibility with MikTeX 2.9

I've just upgraded to MikTeX 2.9, and find that biblatex under the natbib=true and style=authoryear options now interprets the \citet{} command to place a comma between authors' names and the ...
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Prevent page and column breaks mid bibliography entries in Biblatex/biber

Using biblatex and biber is there any way to prevent a page/column break from occurring mid item? The image below shows bibliography items being split both at the end of a column and at the end of the ...
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Declaring new biblatex options

I'm trying to create my own biblatex style, and I want to give an option to show titles in italics or bold. Based on other style files, I tried this: \newtoggle{bftitle} ...
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Extra } or forgotten $ with biblatex and biber

I'm relatively baffled by the behavior of the following MWE. As far as I can tell, there is nothing wrong with the .bib entries. However, trying to compile this document (biblatex v3.3 and biber v2.4) ...
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tufte-handout class doesn't recognice nobib option [closed]

I'm trying to use biblatex with a set of articles that I'm writing with tufte-handout (and in the near future, with tufte-book) class and I could not make it work, because of the native import of ...
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Multilingual bibliography using biblatex-gost packege

I'm using GOST bibliography and citation style in an article document. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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How can I manually include 'et al' in a biblatex reference? [duplicate]

When I try to use "authorname et al" in the author field of my bibliography.bib, this is interpreted as part of the first author's name, and hence is not presented correctly. How can I use et al in my ...
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Cite all references of one (among several) bibliographic file [duplicate]

Background: I'm writing a paper, in which I study a corpus of references (they are all entries matching a particular keyword on Scopus). I have thus two .bib files: the one I use all the time with ...
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Change ordering number and year biblatex

I would like to change the order of number and year in biblatex. I have tried \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} %\usepackage{lipsum} %%%%% %bibliography ...
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BibLaTex modification of verbose-ibid

I'm looking for a BibLaTex citation style that does this: citation with number, text in footnote first citation --> full entry, except page (Author, Title, Publisher, Address, Year) second citation ...
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Is biber Turing complete?

I am wondering whether biber inherits Turing completeness from TeX. To show Turing completeness (without the requirement that the memory is infinite), we would need to emulate a Turing-complete ...
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Biblatex: is there a more elegant way for this type of citation?

I want to produce a citation of two texts where the author of the first text is the subject of a sentence (but not the other). More precisely, this is the kind of citation I want: Author_A (1999; see ...
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BibLaTex empty bibliography [duplicate]

I'm working with TeXShop 3.61 and I'm currently switching from natbib to biblatex. Despite having tried for hours and read through all other entries, I still can't make it work. .tex Document: ...
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Indexing with Biblatex: including editors as well

Consider the example below and its output. Two works are cited, but biblatex seems to include only one person in the index. It took me a while to find the pattern behind that behaviour in the 300-page ...
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Indexing complex [postnote] contents with biblatex

I am currently using biblatex to produce an index of ancient authors, like so:- Author, On Conundrums, II, 77.3--5, 1 II, 77.10--12, 2 II, 100, 5--6, 3 Where II is the volume number ...
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Emphasising Citations in the text (not just bibliography)

I have a few bibliography entries that are especially important, such as the one by Genius and Vader in the example below. From the example we can see that "Lasers and Death Stars" is clearly an ...
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Loading BibLaTeX from within the AtEndPreamble hook

The following MWE compiles: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} \end{document} whereas the following does not: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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How to have just author, title and year in bibliography?

I am using biblatex with alphabet style. I want \printbibliography to only print the author, title, date (and possibly doi) fields. Is there a style for this?
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Dropdown menu pops toward up withTexmaker on Mac? [closed]

I am using Texmaker on Mac OS X version 10.11.3. But when I click quick build on the menu, the dropdown box popping its list towards up! Here is how it looks: I am wondering how to make the ...
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Biblatex - End Occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete [closed]

I've been trying to troubleshoot this warning I've been getting: (\end occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete) where n is always the line containing \begin{document}, and I've ripped ...
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Edit footnote citation in beamer [duplicate]

Based on Footnote Citation in Beamer I was able to produce a citation that is Authors, Journal Year. By I was hoping to fix two things in the example below to match the \footcite case: 1) I would ...
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Setting maximum number of authors locally with biblatex

I need to set the maximum number of authors to print in a reference before replacing them with "et al.", but only for a particular place in the document. If I want to change this setting globally ...
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Inconsistent citations using Biblatex authoryear style [duplicate]

I am having trouble with the authoryear-comp citation style in biblatex. I would like a citations to be of the form "Smith (1957)". For some entries I get this, but in other entries I might get "John ...
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How to put an entry with both a shortseries and shorthand in list of shorthands?

My biblatex style has a single list of abbreviations for shorthand, shortseries, and shortjournal. This is easy enough to do, but there are some entries that have both a shorthand and a shortseries. I ...
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Sorting cites by year while sorting bibliography by ny [duplicate]

I using the following options: style=alphabetic, sortcites, sorting=ny This sorts both citations and bibliography by author and year. I want to keep ny for the bibliography but change the order ...
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.bbl file not created by BibLaTeX; no preexisting BibTeX conflict [closed]

I run the following code: % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{bibshort.bib} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Error when combining biblatex, hyperref and latexdiff

I've stumbled upon a weird incompatibility between the hyperref and biblatex packages and latexdiff. If there is an added citation with more authors than the biblatex maxcitenames parameter, then I ...
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english bibliography when main language is not english with polyglossia

I use lualatex, or xelatex, and biberand bibaltexand polyglosia to compile my document. I prefer to load biblatex first if possible. I want the french language as main language for the document, but ...
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Formatting inside .bib files with Biblatex

I'm trying to manually put formatting codes into the fields of my .bib file, but the final compile step crashes with a Missing \endcsname inserted error on the \printbibliography line. In particular, ...
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Biblatex Replace URL label from “url:” and enclose URL with “<” and “>”

I am using biblatex and I would like to replace the "url:" with "<" and ">" in my references section. \usepackage[style=authoryear, backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{mybib.bib} ...
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How to fix weird `\'i` behavior when using biblatex?

I started to use biblatex not so long ago. Everything is working properly in general, however, I have had some trouble with the special character \'i, used in order to obtain the character "í". It ...