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No period between article name and journal, {article}-only (authoryear-ibid)

my department has very specific expectations for formatting the Works Cited. Usually, most parts are to be delimited (by a period, a comma, a colon…). I got around most of the issues, but one remains. ...
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biblatex - how to romanize words in italic title and v.v [duplicate]

In this article: Italics/roman in BibTeX a question was raised but not really answered. I have the same problem, but now with biblatex. If my entry is e.g.: @article{Diensberg:boy, author= ...
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How to add horizontal line after references (biblatex) and glossary title?

I need to have horizontal lines after each title. For table of contents this works with: \renewcommand{\cftaftertoctitle}{\vskip 3em \auftaktvz} and ...
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Special format for an author's name in biblatex bibliography [duplicate]

To use bold text format for an author's name in biblatex bibliography I use \textbf{LastName, FirstName, MiddleName} command in bibliography database. I wonder if it is possible to use some special ...
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How do you use § instead of page number?

I am using biblatex. When using the cite command \cite[3]{xx} I would like it to print § 3 xx instead of p.3 xx for some citations. For others I want to cite pages. How can I do this?
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Bold the last name of the first author in a biblatex bibliography

I am new here, so please bear with me. I would like to make the last name of the first author only in the bibliography boldface, i.e., in the MWE I want "Fox" in the bibliography only (not the ...
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How modify the translation of a bibtex field?

When I use the "translator" field in bibtex (with fontspec and Italian as mainlanguage), for example in a entry like the following one: @Book{ apollodoro:2013, author = ...
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Biblatex Formating Bibliography

Following the comments I'll start from the beginning. I want to cite with superscore numbers and a list of references in the bibliography in the following format: Book: Surname, Name: Title. ...
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biblatex and new line for Title, and all entries in general

I want to create a Bibliography that is a little more readable, meaning, for a single bibliography entry everything should start on a new line. Since the document will not be printed, nor submitted to ...
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Biblatex formatting, seek formatting Bibliography, but not in body

I am seeking to format certain components of my bibliography (say author names in a different color), however, the formatting is also applying to citations used in the body of the document. In the ...
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Biblatex: formatting @article-entry

I'm currently writing a thesis and have 2 questions concerning biblatex: I would like to skip the "Issue" that is up to now always displayed together with "Year" I would like to have "Year" at the ...
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How to format bibliography titles as section, subsection, and subsubsection

How can I format the titles "Books" and "Articles" to appear as \subsections? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{NZSM446.bib} \begin{document} ...
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biblatex verbose style @article bib— remove parenthesis around year and month

I'm using biblatex with verbose-ibid style. For one of the @article entries, I have the following: @article{ref_133, title = {IBM wants Minneapolis to become a 'smarter city'}, author = ...
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Formatting cites in foonotes and bibliography differently using biblatex

I am creating my own class file that I want to use for a series of homeworks I have to write for my studies. I got stuck when trying to get the references sorted as per the university's template. ...
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Replacing brackets with parentheses for \textcite, Biblatex numeric-comp [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify the numeric-comp style so in-text citations appear with parentheses rather than brackets for both \cite and \textcite i.e. [1] becomes (1) and Smith et al. [1] becomes Smith et ...
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Customizing a biblatex style - can I start with lockstep's post?

I want to customize a biblatex style based on authoryear (and thus based on standard as well). So when I read this, does it mean I have to work with the cumulated paste of both .bbx-files or can I ...
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How to change the font of URL in the bibliography [duplicate]

When using the natbib package the URLs are printed and formatted in the bibliography in a different font from the rest of the document which looks nasty i.e. monospace Typewriter. I am having ...
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biblatex-juradiss and german juristic commentaries

I'm writing my master’s thesis and I'm having troubles formatting citations the way I need to. I've tried to modify the solution given in this thread but without success. I'm using biblatex with ...
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Customize how the reference numbers appear in the bibliography when using biblatex?

I wish to customize the font for when printing the reference numbers (the to the left of all references, commonly surrounded by brackets) in the biblatex package. I hope that there is some command ...
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Changing formatting of URL in biblatex \footcite

I've switched from bibtex to biblatex due to having to use \footcite based on university's requirements for writing a report. It may be worth noting that I'm also very new to (La)TeX. I'm only having ...
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Bibliography with biblatex: how to achieve bold labels using the authoryear-style?

I am currently writing my thesis with LaTeX using biblatex for citations and bibliography. I try to match a formal request regarding the first part of the bibliographic entries which have to look like ...
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Align/avoid numeration and labels in a custom biblatex format

I need list references with a custom format, with a label showing the type of entry (@article, @book, etc.) and labeling fix/variable fields in a tabular environment. I have successfully obtained ...
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Biblatex - \DeclareFieldFormat

I'm writing a thesis in french law and I was able to, after many, many hours of hard work, customize some entry type to fit my needs. Here is my example of my @BOOKLET that I use for legislation: ...
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Biblatex \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes

I have the same situation as the following user: biblatex: Enhancing \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes I want to use \autocite within a \footnote. This results in the citation being ...
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Citation within caption => avoid italics (biblatex)

In my document, the captions are set in italics. I use a customized biblatex author/year citation style. If I \cite within a caption, the citation is set in italics as well. How can I avoid that?
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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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How to insert invisible linebreaks in urls?

I'm using biblatex and I'm quoting a commit on github that looks like this: http://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/693d92a1bbc9e42681c42ed190bd42b636ca876f The biblatex-entry looks like this, ...
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biblatex: how to abbreviate forenames

I have several full names in my rather large bibiography. Since I do not want to change all these I'd like to have the forename shortened to an initial. So "Lieschen Mueller" should get "Mueller ...
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Biblatex's citesetup and citetext

I am using biblatex to make the citation numbers bold by redefining \citesetup to include a \bfseries: \renewcommand*{\citesetup}{% \bfseries \biburlsetup \frenchspacing} This makes the reference ...
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How do I get “et al.” to appear in italics when using \textcite or \citeauthor with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with the chem-rsc package option. I sometimes make use of the \textcite{<key>} or \citeauthor{<key>} commands to put the authors' name into text. When there are many, ...
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1answer
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Formatting back references in bibliography

I would like to change the way the back references are shown in the bibliography, such that they are all shown within parentheses. So I would like to see (page x, y, z) after my bibitems. This ...
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Biblatex: How to insert dots into abbreviated journal names in bibliography

For example: "Philos Trans R Soc" should become "Philos. Trans. R. Soc."
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Can you invoke stylizing commands in a .bib-file when using the BiBLaTeX apa package?

This question has been heavily rewritten. That's why some of the comments and answers might be a little bit odd (they were responses to earlier versions of the question). I'm using the BiBLaTeX apa ...
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How to format the references heading when using multiple bibliographies

I have what I hope is a simple question. I finally figured out how to get the multiple bibliographies to work (mostly) like I want it. The one additional formatting thing I would like is to make the ...
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1answer
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Custom “online” entry formatting with biblatex+biber: use organisation in place of author when author is missing

I am using the superb biblatex package (with biber as backend) to typeset the bibliography of my thesis (compiled with pdflatex). I would like to customise the formatting of @ONLINE type entries. By ...
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How can I automatically abbreviate page ranges in citations (biblatex)

I am using biblatex for my citations, and I was wondering if there was a way to automatically abbreviate the page ranges in citations. (The reason I ask is because I have them all in long-style, and I ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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How to fix “Invalid format of field 'X'”

When I'm compiling my tex-files, I'm getting this error: pdflatex> Package biblatex Warning: BibTeX reported the following issues pdflatex> (biblatex) with 'xyz': pdflatex> ...
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Biblatex: Changing the font of citation-marks and the references?

In my main text I use a roman font with oldstyle figures In all tables I use the same roman font, but with modern figures. Since some of the columns may consist of mainly figures and it looks abit ...