{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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Citation Autocomplete: Any experiences with CiteBibtex or Citer and Sublime Text 3?

I am generally very happy with Sublime Text 3. It would be nice, though, to have a good autocomplete mechanism (which covers all citation/reference commands, including \footcite etc.). For this ...
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Biblatex styles won't be found

In order to use a modified Biblatex style with MacTex, I copied the .bbx and .cbx files to usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex-iest. But when I try to use it in my document with ...
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biblatex converter to html

Is there a way to produce a bibliography in html from a biblatex file? I've tried pandoc but it doesn't parse all the biblatex fields. I've also tried producing html from latex files, but I couldn't ...
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custom biber bibliography: dot before numbering

I was trying to change the bibliography style used by biblatex for article (it printed too many stuff for my taste). But somehow I get a very weird dot before the numbers in the list. What am I doing ...
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When using autocap, how to still get correct alphabetical sorting?

In How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase? I received an answer as to how proper capitalisation of Arabic surnames beginning with the definite article "al" could be ensured ...
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multiple bibliographies based on the .bib file th reference comes from

I want to have multiple bibliographies in my document and the contents of those should be pulled from separate .bib files. \addbibresource{lit1.bib} \addbibresource{lit2.bib} \printbibliography %one ...
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Linking footnotes back to the original text using the biblatex-chicago package

I am currently working on an e-book using Latex and Biber. The package that I am using for footnotes is the biblatex-chicago package. I can successfully link to a footnote from, say, a paragraph, ...
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Biblatex matching reference citations and labels [duplicate]

I am customising my PhD bibliography with biblatex and I face the following problem: I want to keep a consistency between the citations in the text and the label names in the list of references, so ...
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How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase?

My friend has a problem where he uses \footcite together with authorstyle-icomp and wants things like "ibid." (ebd. in German) to be uppercased when they're at the beginning of a footnote. Also, his ...
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The bibliography is not working and I cannot understand the error message [on hold]

ERROR - Cannot find control file "EE 3000-word section.bcf"! - did you pass the "backend=biber" option to BibLaTeX? INFO - ERRORS: 1
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Authors' last names in footnote citation, but full citation (first and last name) in bibliography

I am working with biblatex and verbose-inote style to include references in footnote citations in addition to the full bibliography at the end of the document. I would like to shorten the footnote ...
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APA 6th article style and referencing [duplicate]

I need to prepare a manuscript according to APA 6th style. I tried using the apa6 class and biblatex for document style and references respectively. The citations within the contents are not coming ...
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Swap Volume and Year for Articles and Separate Them With a Semicolon

I have some problem in customizing bibliography style of @article using biblatex and biber when writing my paper. The picture shows the bibliography style generated by running .tex file. However, I ...
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Remove “&” from bibliography in biblatex

I have the following file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa,natbib=true]{biblatex} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't shows bibliography one command expansion invalid TexStudio [on hold]

I am now trying to use BibLaTeX to generate a bibliography in TexStudio. However, I could not even compile a simple example. The following is my code: main.tex file: ...
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BibLaTeX : \footcite with parentheses or verbose \parencite [on hold]

Is it possible to enclose a citation between parenthesis in a footnote using a verbose style? The MWE illustrates that: 1) with the \footcite command, if I add the parens in the prenote and postnote ...
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How to change a \NewDocumentCommand-based \cite command to accept biblatex-style arguments?

Over at How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?, I was greatly helped with a macro which solved the question as it was asked. I'd now like to change ...
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How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?

I'm using a lot of articles from multi-volume encyclopedias in my work. To this end, I've set the articles up using the crossref attribute in the bibliography file. The citation style used is ...
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How to add “and others” at the end of a \parencites citation?

I'm sorry to ask something I can't really show code for, but I've no idea where even to start. At the moment, I have a bibliography entry that looks like this: @book{andothers, title = {and ...
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How to do IF counter+1 < … THEN nicely for beautifying Biblatex backreference

This article and snippet: BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences Produces: [4] “Tile 3”. In: () (Cited on pages 1, 2, and 3). Now I want to get the rid off this last comma (Oxford comma) after ...
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How to use 1. (number followed by dot) format instead of [1] format in bibliography and in tex [duplicate]

The editor asked me to use the following format. Reference 1. Author, blah blah Instead of Reference [1] Author, blah blah ... Even though in the main text, 1 style has been used. For example, ...
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How to print shortauthor in the references as well? Further question

Here lockstep asked how to additionally use the shortauthor field in the bibliography. I, however, would like to completely replace the author field with shortauthor. Instead of International ...
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How to make footcite refer to the first footnote when citing identical references? [duplicate]

I am writing a document where I am forced to insert citations of relevant bibliography as footnotes. I am using a similar text for comparison, and I noticed that the bibliography style is rather ...
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How to modify biblatex authoryear article entry to have period after date but commas between title, journal, and pages

After adding tweaks from other answers here (thanks!) I managed to get authoryear article entries to be like this: Russell, Bertrand (1905). “On Denoting”. Mind, vol. 14, no. 56, 479–493. But ...
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Citation in JabRef [duplicate]

The following code is the BibTeX source: @INPROCEEDINGS{El-Hakim2003b, author = {El-Hakim, S.F. and Beraldin, J.-A. and Blais, F.}, title = {Critical Factors and Configurations for Practical ...
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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Biber suddenly failed, related to old problem but std fix doesn't work [closed]

Edit for minimal working example: main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{example.bib} \begin{document} Hello, world \cite{Smith85}. \printbibliography ...
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Citations in Beamer but bibliography in full-size portrait page

I am creating the presentation for my dissertation defense using beamer. I use several citations during the presentation which are just listed as a number in brackets. I would like the bibliography to ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed [on hold]

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Conference contributions as references

For my PhD thesis I am obliged to cite all my contributions, not only papers but also posters and talks given at conferences. Now I am struggling how to do this best. My best try so far looks like ...
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citereset=chapter does not work for me [duplicate]

As I understood this option, when I have something like \footcite{test}, ..., \footcite{test}, it should have the same footline and it should not make the footline twice, right? It is not working for ...
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\DeclareLabelname not working in biblatex 3.0

I recently upgraded to TeX Live 2015 and biblatex version 3.0. Since the upgrade, there is unexpected behavior with respect to my in-text author-year citations. As I describe in this answer, I ...
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Bibliography - article not showing title in italics for one of the references [closed]

Anyone know why this is not showing up properly? This is the text... @article{lenstra2012, author = "Arjen K. Lenstra1{,} James P. Hughes{,} Maxime Augier{,} Joppe W. Bos{,} Thorsten Kleinjung{,} ...
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How do I change the alpha-style citation callout string?

I am new to this forum and I looked, searched all articles that I think may have similar topics. But my question is still open. Maybe it's because my LaTeX skills are not the best. Topic: I am ...
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Multiple bibliographies in biblatex without keyword

I have read the questions: biblatex: multiple bibliographies categorised by different .bib files and sorting multiple bibliographies in biblatex, but although I profoundly respect all the work that ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX - How to insert a small-space inside \parencite's-[post]-bracket automatically? Example: (cf. Doe, 1998, page <toobigspace> 25)

Imagine an ordinary Harvard-citation-style by using the \parencite-function: The application in it's initial state... \parencite[pre][post]{authorID} ... in practice, will be used like this... ...
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Biblatex Q: Single entry for multiple data fields?

So I have a biblatex entry: @book{sterne, title={The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman}, author={Sterne, Laurence}, editor={Ross, Ian Campbell}, introduction={Ross, Ian ...
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The Bibliography has not appeared as it should be [duplicate]

Process started data source /var/folders/st/_xmlt14x39d3309x0cg_xk480000gn/T/par-4c696c79/cache-1ea1c894d061cba85b64a1b380f6c297de02c7c4//inc/lib/Biber/LaTeX/recode_data.xml not found in . INFO - ...
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Finding out automatically generated sortkeys

If I want to manually place an entry in my bibliography at another place I can do so using the sortkey. But, to be able to do that I will need to know its neighbours' sortkeys or whatever the ...
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\textbackslash in a field of a bibliographic entry

Is there a way to include a backslash in the title field a bibliographic entry? The MWE below keeps erroring out with ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> Faster \unfolding ...
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Biblatex (BibTeX backend) - citations out of order

I'm compiling my document using \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} The citations work fine but they are completely out of order - 8, 9, 1, 10, 7, 17 - and I don't know what causes it. The only ...
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Bibliography - Many different input options for “date” and “year”: How to use in a correct way?

Let's take a look at one classical bibliography-entry for a online-source: (I removed the irrelevant options for better visibility...) @online{ID, ALTauthor = {author}, title = {title}, ...
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Biber/BibLaTex - How to change “n.d.”-letters into custom-letters in case of missing date of literature-entry?

How can I change the "n.d."-letters generated in case of a missing date into custom letters (e.g. "o. J.")? Working minimum-example: % ==== PREAMBEL ...
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Why aren't double curly braces around the title field of a bib entry preserving capitalization?

I have stumbled upon a peculiar situation in one of my latest documents: even though all titles in the BibTeX file are surrounded by double curly braces (all the way from the beginning to the end, ...
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Biblatex, basic usage, references not working [duplicate]

I'm using BibLaTex for the first time and I have followed some Web tutorials to use it, but I cannot get it working properly. First, I had a problem when changing the reference style from alphanumeric ...
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Gobbling punctuation if command has no optional argument

I want to define a new macro that gets an optional argument X and a citation key Y. If only Y is present it prints \cite{Y} If, however, also X is present it prints X, \cite{Y} This ...
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LaTeXing, Sublime, LuaLaTeX and biber

While not a TeX question as such, I hope TeX.SE hostes Sublime and biblatex experts able to help. I'm having trouble getting my template running the way it should. My main problem is that Sublime ...
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How to get an option for square brackets in \textcite?

Currently in the preamble I have: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, isbn=false, doi=false ]{biblatex} My figures´ code looks like: \begin{figure} ...
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Texniccenter: Biber wont find references

After neglecting Windows and Texniccenter for a time, I am now trying to setup my windows machine to also work with my biber files. I was following this very extensive answer. My working file is ...
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Change footnote citation style

I'm quite new to BibLaTeX and i'm trying to modify the verbose-ibid style to my requirements. The Bibliography ist perfect but the footnotes aren't doing all the things I want. First: In one footnote ...