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Conditionally Hiding Parts of Bibtex Fields Depending on Language Field Value

I would like to create a document with a bibliography using XeLaTeX with Biber. In the bibliography, there are Chinese books and articles, as well as English or German ones. Some of the authors have ...
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Biblatex: Convert doi-url into doi field

I use biblatex and would like my bibliography to only include a DOI field, whenever there is DOI information available. This involves two things: Biblatex has to suppress the URL field whenever a ...
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Bibliographies when using subfiles

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis in XeLaTeX with Biblatex, and there are times when I need to compile individual chapters, and times when I need to compile the entire document, so I use subfiles, which ...
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Biblatex: No \postnotedelim for citations that aren't numerals

When I am citing pages in books, I use the citation format (Author 1982:45) But when I am citing something like paragraphs or online data with an ID number (i.e. things that aren't a plain ...
5
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1answer
158 views

Automatic assignment of references to bibliography categories depending on origdate or date

I'm using biblatex-chicago with the author-date option. I love biblatex and biblatex-chicago and appreciate the work that has been put into it. I have a small question, however. I usually divide my ...
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Load different options depending on package version

Is there any possibility to load a package with different options depending on the version of the package? The command \@ifpackagelater{package}{date}{true}{false} only works if the package is ...
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biblatex: test whether a command is inside a cite command

The idea is the following: Normally, \fullcite just prints the full bibliography entry by calling \usedriver. In my style biblatex-fiwi I added the option to suppress stuff like foreword and ...
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Biblatex: Print ISBN only if DOI is not defined

I have a large set of references and I in most cases do have either ISBN DOI DOI and ISBN I'd like to setup a filter that prints the ISBN only when the DOI does not exist. How can I set up a ...
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biblatex conditional for printing an extradate

This is a follow-up question to biblatex format for online sources. I have the following biblatex configuration file. Thanks to Guido for the inputs. I have also taken some code for the ...
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How do I check if a biblatex entry contains an author field?

I'm writing a paper on a very large number of pieces of artwork, and I've been trying to automate the creation of my section headings, but I've run into a roadblock when I try to check if a Biblatex ...
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450 views

Bold author if source is an article

i got some articles i cite in my thesis. The author should be bold in the bibliography but i dont know how. I tried to use \textbf in the bibtex file but then the format isn't correct anymore. Would ...
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biblatex: How to suppress back references for certain citations?

When using BibTeX's standard citation commands, such as \cite, typically back references are generated (if enabled) in the bibliography pointing back to the place of citation. That's a nice feature. ...
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biblatex: is there a command analogous to \ifciteseen but within one page?

Biblatex is loaded as \usepackage[style=numeric-comp,hyperref=true]{biblatex} \ExecuteBibliographyOptions{citetracker=true,sorting=none,firstinits=true} I am looking for an if-command, which would ...
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biblatex-dw: Conditional formatting – multiple vs. single citations

Problem I'd like to change the behaviour of the firstfull option that the biblatex-dw style provides. I don't want to have a full citation of every work appearing the first time in the document but ...
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Biblatex: ifx inside DeclareFieldFormat

I'm not having any luck using an \ifx command inside a \DeclareFieldFormat block with biblatex (v1.6). Is there something I'm missing? A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{article} ...
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biblatex: What's the first character of a field?

I would like to know, what's the first character of the value of the editor field. If the character is a curly bracket "{" the value should be printed for example bold, if the first character is ...
5
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Biblatex: Idiom for testing contents of list field

I am creating a Biblatex bibliography style for legal citations. In one particular case, I need to format the citation (of a court decision, i.e. jurisdiction) differently depending on the particular ...
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biblatex: Something like \ifentrytype

I’d like to change the bibmacro cite:short only for one entry type (@music). So is there a way to test for the entry type?
6
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What does \global\boolfalse{cbx@loccit} mean?

Pardon the newbie question. I see this in the first part of a \DeclareCiteCommand and I'm not sure what it means. Google has not returned any joy. Here's an example \newbibmacro*{cite}{% ...
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Check if an entry is cited multiple times

I am trying to find out whether it is currently possible to have a test in Biblatex that tests at the very first time an entry is cited whether the same entry will be cited more than once in the ...