{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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How to align the beginning of the citations in the footnote?

I have the problem that in my foot citations there is an extra space character between the Cf. and the name of the first author. If subsequent cites are different it does not have any impact, but with ...
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what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website?

what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website? also with the same author and different url and title? For example, Oracle or Google. For citation I am using ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Can I use a different field than keywords to filter bibliographic entries with \printbibliography? [duplicate]

My BibTeX entries have a keywords field with keywords describing the content. I also have a field called tags with meta information like talk, manuscript, my-own, etc. Example: ...
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Footcite only with surname

My I aim is to configure the \footcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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Page-Range: output hypen as en-dash in \autocite

I'm trying to get \autocite to output -- for the page-range, the same way Biblatex does it for the bibliography entries: This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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APA in-text citation and reference tweak with biblatex/biber

I need to fix an issue related to in-text citation as well as the way the reference list is displaying one the articles used in the manuscript. Check this out: (Krippendorff & Butter, 1998, 2) ...
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bibTex simple example! [on hold]

I found this sample example im net. I created "references.bib" file in my template directory. I am getting the following output: Hallo world[einstein] with the warning: citation einstein on page 1 ...
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Remove a0 poster bibliography title

I am creating a poster using the a0poster package. I want to remove the title of the bibliography which automatically comes up with 'References'. All I have is this: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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How to sort entries of numerically referenced and split bibliographies alphabetically, but having citation numbers in order of appearance?

I've got a question regarding Biblatex with Biber backend. I'd like to have a split bibliography: One for print media and one for online resources. I would like to have quite a special kind of ...
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Biblatex, Biber - wrong versions. How to downgrade?

It seems I am having version issues with BibLaTeX/Biber. When I run Biber, I get biber datei INFO - This is Biber 1.8 INFO - Logfile is 'datei.blg' INFO - Reading 'datei.bcf' WARN - Warning: Found ...
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Edit bibliography

im using a chassicthesis model and i need to change bibliography style of my thesis because my supervisor asked for. The code im using for bibliography is ...
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Why am I unable to use BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been encouraged to use BibLaTeX, so I'm trying to, but I'm not meeting much success. I'm sure I'm doing something dumb wrong, but I don't know what. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Pro running OS ...
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Making broken references extra visible, redux: interacting with BibTeX (or BibLaTteX)

In Making broken references extra-visible, I asked how to make LaTex's normal ?? and [?] markers for broken references instead render as some super-annoying, colored text, so that in skimming a long ...
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Is there a way to divide bibliography, indexes in two volumes?

I'm working on a big thesis, divided in two volumes (but one pdf), which are sequentially numbered. Main TOC and TOCs for volumes are made using titletoc package: \startcontents[main] ..... ...
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What is the correct way to handle approximate dates in biblatex?

I need to cite something for which only an approximate date is known i.e. 'circa YYYY'. Normally, I would write this as 'cYYYY'. However, if I try putting this in the date field of my .bib entry, (I ...
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Changing Reference List for author year/biblatex

I am using author year together with biblatex. Q: How can I change the reference list: Instead of Name,S. (1930) Titel etc. Name2, S2 (year) .... I would like to have Name, S. (1930) ...
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Different bibtex tags content enclosing and string concatenation

I had noticed strange (in my opinion) behaviour of string concatenation in bibtex entry. I tested three different examples: @string{abc={ABC}} @string{def={DEF}} @string{abc="{ABC}"} ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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Ignore Spaces in Author Name

I am using the alphabetic biblatex style together with the option maxalphanames=1. How can I make biblatex ignore any spaces in the author name during label generation? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Problem with nodate and date sorting in author-date biblatex

I have problems (1) nodate, and as a result with (2) datesorting with biblatex 2.9a, Biber 1.8, pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) (1) nodate I cannot ...
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Separate bibliography for articles: adendum - entries with capital letter gives an error (biblatex)

This is question is actually a question to an answer from here, but since my rep is too low, I have no other option than to ask it like this. The question from that link goes like this: I have a ...
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biblatex autolang=other breaks authortitle layout

Here's a MWE for autolang=other breaking something with the citation and bibliography layout: you will notice that the author but the first one name aren't capitalized. To me, it would be alright if ...
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Full name in label

How can I get biblatex labels consisting of the full name of the first author followed by two year digits (i.e., [Smith42], [Johnson87])? I've found this question, which provides a solution for ...
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Use all biblatex fields in bibdesk

In the BibDesk wiki (BibDesk Tips and Tricks) there is some information on customizing BibDesk for biblatex, including a link to a TypeInfo file that can be used to create all of the biblatex fields ...
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biblatex data inheritance

I have now provided a minimum working example for my data inheritance problems and split my questions. Without the statements prohibiting inheritance from mvcollection to collection and collection to ...
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Centering bibliography title in biblatex - tried every suggestion on Google

I know this question has answers on this site already, but none of them worked! I am using biblatex with the historian style for my history day paper. My teacher requires the bibliography heading be ...
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Shared first authors in bibliography

In my field it is common to have shared first authorship for authors who “contributed equally to the work” (as shared first authorship is usually defined). The “proper” way of citing publications with ...
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Patching \printbibliography so that it is displayed only if not empty? [duplicate]

Is it possible to patch \printbibliography (under biblatex) so that it is displayed only if not empty?
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ibidem only in the footnotes and not in the running text

Is there a way to have the ibidem-funtion of biblatex only in the footnotes (\footcite{key} and \footnote{\cite{key}.}) but not in the running text (bla bla \cite{key} bla bla)? In other words, I ...
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Possible conflict between eledmac-eledpar and the BibLaTeX footnote-dw style (biblatex-dw package)

In the MWE below I'm trying to typeset a citation embedded in a footnote with the BibLaTeX style footnote-dw. All's well if I do not load the package eledmac. As soon as I do, the citation within the ...
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How can I change the format of reference list numbers using biblatex?

In biblatex, I would like to have S1, S2, S3,... in the reference list instead of 1, 2, 3,... as in the example below: As stated in [S1], the pattern provided by device A can resemble the pattern of ...
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Make Biblatex (Bibtex) recognize equal subsequent postnotes

for tl;dr check the example I am using Biblatex (biber-backend) as bibliography tool, but I guess this question could be relevant for Bibtex as well. The style I use is: authoryear-icomp I cite like ...
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Use long date format for some items, but only year for other items

Using biblatex, biber, biblatex-chicago In the bibliography: For articles and books, only year should be shown. But for newspaper and magazine articles the full date is relevant. I have items in my ...
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\DeclareNameAlias{default} only for @author

In a text, I'd like to have all authors' name in scshape. However, if I use \DeclareNameAlias{default}{scdefault} I obtain in scshape not only the authors' name, but even the editor's one (for ancient ...
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Second appearance of an author in the bibliography not showing [duplicate]

I am writing some article using LaTeX with a bibliography style IEEEabr. I want to write the name of an author twice but the second appearance of the name is not showing. How can I fix this?
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Is it possible to separate the name from the year and page using any of the \cite commands?

Is there a way to produce the following output using any of the \cite commands using biblatex (biblatex-chicago using authordate style to be more specific)? Doe writes... (2015,123) I tried ...
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Alternative Sorting Method for Citations

I am currently working on a document (a thesis), and on one line I am required to make more than 100 citations in a single \cite{} command, and there is no way around this particular piece of ...
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Using \footcite and \cite with \printbibliography

I collected a lot of references in an external bib-file, where I keep both references and resources, along side with cite-sources and bibliography items. Resources and Links shall go to the footnote ...
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texmaker biblatex-NEJM tutorial help!

I'm new to texmaker/latex so please be easy on me. Also, it would be helpful if you include comments about whether or not I have downloaded the correct things. So far, I have texmaker, bibtex, ...
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Biblatex: Dont Show Page Numbers When Citing

In my document I use biblatex and \autocite. All of my \autocite[]{}come with a specific page number or with a range of page numbers. For my next presentation I would like to use some bits of my text ...
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No dot after year, when bib entry has no title

When an @online entry contains a note, but no title, I get a period after the year. Even with \renewcommand{\labelnamepunct}{\addspace} How to tell biblatex to not print the period, when no title is ...
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First published field in biblatex

I don't really know if this post is a question or a suggestion that would need to be directly addressed to the create of the very (very) good biblatex package. It often happen, especially in ...
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(e)def and BibLaTeX

I'm trying to understand why the following code does not work: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{french} \setotherlanguage{english} ...
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How to reset numbering for biblatex

I am having problem of how to reset numbering for different types of references. I used biblatex in combination with modernCV. The reference list is divided into "journal papers" and "conference ...
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refcheck and biber — warnings on uncited entries [duplicate]

\refcheck does not work with biber apparently, as in the following example. Does anyone have a work-around? What do you guys use instead? % arara: pdflatex % arara: biber % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Problem compiling with Biblatex?

I have a problem about use biblatex with my document, and my MWE is like this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[ style = alphabetic, sorting = nyt, ...
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Biblatex add comma after journal issue before year

I just started to work with Biblatex and I'm struggling to figure out how to add a comma for articles after the issue number and before the year. This is how my footnote citation looks like: And ...