{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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BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences

I am trying to switch from Natbib to BibLaTeX. In Natbib (via hyperref), I have the following customization for backreferences: \renewcommand*{\backref}[1]{} \renewcommand*{\backrefalt}[4]{% \ifcase ...
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biblatex error: “Too many commas in name 1”

I'm using JabRef to manage my references (stored in a .bib file), I'm using biblatex. I get the following error with certain bibtex entries: Too many commas in name 1 of "Humana Press Inc, 999 ...
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biblatex citestyle “phys”

I'm new to the biblatex environment and I'm trying desperately to have clean citation in my documents. I want to have something like: I want to cite this 1 References 1 Author, etc.... I manage ...
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Strange output when citing and in reference list with biber/ biblatex

when I create (using texlive2014/biber/biblatex/csquotes) a references list or when I simply cite something in the text with commands like this \parencite[cf.][]{Hunt2007} or ...
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Suppress the 'note' field using biblatex

I'm using biblatex to handle my references, I prefer the numeric-comp style: \usepackage[ style=numeric-comp, sorting=none, maxcitenames=2, maxbibnames=10, doi=false, ...
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Biblatex: use Latin abreviations for page numbers instead of localized ones

When using biblatex for my bibliography in a German document, page numbers are abbreviated with S. x or in case there are two consecutive pages S. xf (where x is the page number). For formatting ...
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Biblatex in-text citing, missing 'and' between authors

I'm using biblatex for my report and I've run into a small problem. When I have multiple authors in my .bib file and I want to cite them in text, I do not get an 'and' between the authors: ...
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Pulling Information out of Bibfile

I would like to organize the papers I've read in the way outlined here http://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/10578/how-to-read-and-take-notes-on-research-papers/10616#10616. But it kind of ...
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bibinitsep in biblatex issue

Redefining \setlength\bibinitsep{2.0\itemsep} didn't work with the newest version of biblatex and biber. I think the issue is described here, but there seems to be no fix so far. Has anybody an idea ...
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Capitalize words after colon in biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex and biber to emulate, as best as possible, the default capitalization of bibtex's plain style. (I'm switching to biber/biblatex because of the better formatting options and ...
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inbook type dashes out the author name when author and editor are the same

My problem is that when the author and the editor names are the same in @inbook, author name is not shown in bibliography. Instead there is a dash. I'm already using dashed=false option. How can I fix ...
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biblatex - How can I make \printfield{number} just print the number (figures) without “Nr.”?

In a style I use \printfield{number}. This produces something like ISO Nr. 827443 The relevant part on page 140 in the manual says: \printfield[format]{field} If the <format> is ...
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how to use \savesymbol for the bibliography?

My bibliography contains, among others, several words in polutonikogreek. I haven't found a better way than to use the polutoniko-macros from teubner. As some other package redefines the macro \aa ...
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How to transfor “t.” into “vol.” with the french version of citeyear?

I use the package : \usepackage[style=authoryear, language=french]{biblatex} I have followed the instructions given for this precedent question Missing “Vol.” and “No.” in biblatex/biber to add the ...
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Prefix reference id does not work as expected

I'm trying to separate my bibliography from the general bibliography. I want something like [MINE1] XXX for me and [1] YYY for others. So far I've the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Bibliography style DIN 1505 T2: formatting of “issue-month-year” and “volume-number-month-year”

I'm trying to adapt the German bibliography norm DIN 1505 T2. As seen in my minimal example, I almost managed it: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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How to extract BibTeX entries (as DOI, abstract, etc.)

I want to automate personal reading notes generation, I'd like to be able to automatically extract a field's content from a BibTeX entry (other than year or author). E.g. given a BibTeX entry ...
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biblatex control file version outdated

I have biblatex version 2.9a installed with Miktex 2.9, but when I run biber 1.9 from Texstudio, I got a warning: "Found biblatex control file version 0.8i, expected version 2.6", looks like the ...
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Biblatex ibid in lowercase if prenote is present

I've defined my own biblatex style (see MWE) which uses citations in footnotes. I've patched the prenote command, because otherwise biblatex writes the prenote text in lowercase (note: I don't want to ...
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Reference to not yet written object (supress warnings)

Is there a way to make references to not yet written code? Basically I just want to supress warnings that appear, when I write \ref{}, cause I happen to have references to things, that will come ...
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How do I use biblatex with Gummi?

I've spent hours and hours looking through posts and documentation and I still have no idea. The documentation is unending, I just want to know how to actually use it. I use Gummi to edit my .tex ...
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Multiple citations as [1,2] with single \cite

At the moment I have something like this in my latex document: \cite{NgRussell:ICML2000,AbbeelNg:ICML2004} However in the pdf this appears as [3], [5] while I would like to see [3,5]. The following ...
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Have biblatex output the same ordinal edition as bibtex in IEEE (bib) style?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} % tlmgr install filecontents \begin{filecontents*}{btest.bib} @BOOK{Mittelbach2005, author = {Frank Mittelbach}, edition = {2. ...
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How to replace the second footcite “Author. Title. Year.” by “Ibid”?

I would like to present footcites as follow: Author. Title of the article. Year of the article. [ref] or Ibid. [ref] (for the second times of the same cite) For the first presentation, I ...
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Bibliography string 'by' undefined in Canadian

I use babel with the canadian language, and biblatex-chicago. If I use a @inbook reference with a bookauthor field, I get the following error: Bibliography string 'by' undefined at entry 'smith' on ...
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url break in biblatex versus url break in \url

I have code. In this code the url break in \printbibliography is not working. The url break in \url is working. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Biblatex bibliography formatting

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend to generate the bibliography. I am using \printbibliography to place the bibliography between the end of the document and end of the last chaper. Unfortunately, ...
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Bibliography does not appear at all while using biblatex

Having read the comments and following advise on how to use biblatex from here I have create the following structure (which still does not produce the bibliography correctly): %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% ...
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Footcite in Float Caption

Is there an easy workaround for using \footcite{...} command in figure/table captions, to produce the same citation formatting in the footer as if the citation was used outside of the float. At the ...
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Biblatex: Change color of journal title without removing DOI links

I want to change the colour of all journal titles (the ones with hyperlinks and those without) to a blue colour but at the same time keep the hyperlink that uses the DOI of the journal article to link ...
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Is it possible to make a reference clickable without showing its DOI or URL field?

I'm using biblatex with the following options \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric-comp,sorting=none,% isbn=false,url=false,doi=false,firstinits=true]{biblatex} Thus, my bibliography ...
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Having trouble with my citations

So I'm having problems with the implementation of biblatex-chicago. When I compile the document only some of the information for each citation actually gets into the document, and it seems to be ...
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\usepackage{breakurl} and URL with “)” doesn't work

see both files below: paper.bib and test.tex 1) %\usepackage{breakurl} => it works but the url is too long - there should be a break 2) \usepackage{breakurl} => works => but if there is a "(" ...
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Biblatex space between [ and number

I use the following lines of codes to use biblatex. It all works, but the following: At every citation the citation looks like: [ 1] instead of [1]. This is true for all citations in the document. And ...
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Biblatex multiple authors name and initials wrong order

I'm using biblatex for my report and I've run into a small problem. When I have multiple authors in my .bib file my bibliography displays the initials of the authors (after the first) in the wrong ...
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Biblatex (biblatex-apa style) customization: nodate bibstring and ampersand

I'm trying to set up my bibliography with Biblatex, styled with biblatex-apa. My document is in Spanish language. So I set up the package in the preamble as follows: \usepackage[babel, ...
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Multiple \finalnamedelim in biblatex

In biblatex, if I have (A, B and C, 2014), I can change that to (A, B & C, 2014) using \renewcommand{\finalnamedelim}{ \& } Now I would like to preserve the original 'and' only in the ...
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Can I sort the order of multiple authors in a single citation?

I'd like to have multiple authors like in @book{three14, Author = {Au and Ca and Ba}, Year = {2014} } appear as (Au, Ba, and Ca, 2014) (notice the sorting). But they will not be sorted and ...
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Adjusting biblatex authoryear style (to closely resemble apalike)

After reading yet another few hours I could not find a solution to obtaining the following citation style: [Senarclens de Grancy and Reimann 2014] together with the following format in the ...
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Biblatex doesn't recognise a co-author as the same individual as a sole author

I am using Biblatex with Biber as follows: \usepackage[style=authoryear-icomp,babel=hyphen,mincrossrefs=3,backend=biber]{biblatex} My problem is that where I have an author (Cummins) who has ...
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With BibLatex, how do I make the fontsize of the bibliography smaller?

I use biblatex and \printbibliography to add a bibliography at the end of my document. I would like the references in a smaller fontsize than the document's default. {\small \printbibliography} does ...
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Biblatex: replacement of title by a custom entry type under specified conditions

I'm using biblatex + Biber for the bibliography of my thesis, but my main reference database is EndNote. I have over 1400 entries, so I'm not changing it! It's not a major problem, as I can export ...
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How can I change the order of firstname and lastname for in-text citations with the authoryear style?

I am trying to convert from bibtex to biblatex + biber, and I am struggling to achieve a style I achieved quite easily with a bibtex .bst file. Basically I want author first names and/or initials to ...
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Can a bibliography driver choose where to put a pinpoint reference / postnote?

I'm writing a bibliography driver to handle case citations in a particular style (AGLC, not that it matters). Normal citations follow a standard format: {prenote} {name} {note} {postnote} So, ...
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How to reference properly when citations are grouped by sections

I want to number and prefix my references in each section by the number of the section. However, I need to cite a reference from a section in another subsection, but my solution does not allow it. ...
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biblatex: Citation undefined, Empty bibliography

I'm running a manual-installed TexLive (tug) on Ubuntu (14.04). My tex-file uses biblatex with biber backend. When I run latex on the file, it tells me: LaTeX Warning: Citation 'DerridaRM' on page 3 ...
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Is there a way to just compile contents of a .bib file? [duplicate]

Probably a complete newbie question. When writing with LaTeX I have no problem with my bibliography but of course it only compiles entries that I have cited in my document. I would have all my ...
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Bibitem complex structure

Is there any link, info or documentation how should be every entry in the \bibitem mentioned? For example \bibitem{Misiak} A. Misiak. \ \textit{$n$-inner product spaces.} Math.Nachr. {\bf 140} ...
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Having trouble getting certain refsections to print

I'm putting together a CV and have a section for technical reports, but am having trouble getting this section, and certain other sections, to be included in the output document. \begin{refsection} % ...
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OSCOLA BibLaTeX footnotes missing commas before pinpoints [closed]

I have found what I think is a bug in either BibLaTeX or the OSCOLA style. When pinpoint citing a journal article (and perhaps other types of sources) after citing a book chapter, the footnote for the ...