{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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Print text when bibliography is empty

With biblatex, I'm looking for a way to check if the bibliography is empty, and if so, print some custom text. Something along the lines of this pseudocode: \ifempty\thebibliography [[ no ...
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Add journal name to biblatex references

I'm using biblatex in a beamer presentation so that I can use the \footcite command. The problem is that bibliography styles handling in biblatex don't look quite straighforward and none of the ...
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Who can help me to create a *.bbx file?

I was trying to find a suitable bbx style, but found none. So I decided to make my own. Then I realized that all the \DeclareBibliographyDriver, \usebibmacro and so on is too complicated for me, I ...
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Authors typeset in bold in the reference list using bibtex

There were some questions about this topic on the site yet, for example: Make specific author bold using biblatex Make specific author bold using biblatex without consistent author formatting Bold ...
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Convert bib file from BibTeX to biblatex

I have a bib file that I have been using with BibTeX for a number of years. I have now switched to creating my bibliographies with biber and the biblatex package. Every once in a while I need to ...
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How to limit number of authors in square brackets in alphabetic biblatex style?

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. If there are multiple authors it takes the first Letter of every author (first example), but I'd like to have just the first author (second example, but ...
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Selectively modify some citations appearance

I am using biblatex with the following setup: \usepackage[style=nejm,hyperref,natbib,backend=biber,maxnames=2,minnames=1]{biblatex} Let us consider, as an example, this citation. ( ...
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Biblatex not referring to article

I have recently switched to biblatex and facing some problems. MWE follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Problems citing letters published in articles in biblatex-chicago

I'm having trouble citing @letters printed as part of an @article using biblatex-chicago. This is my MWE: \documentclass[utf8,12pt,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Biblatex: delimiter between type and school

My document (LuaLaTeX): \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[backend=biber,firstinits=true,sorting=nyt,maxbibnames=3]{biblatex} ...
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Biblatex mla - no bibliography, no references, no nothing

I'm relatively new to the world of LaTeX, but so far I managed to put together a nice looking layout by browsing through StackExchange and reading manuals. Now I've been trying for 3 days to get ...
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TeXstudio Not Previewing Bib Entries

TeXstudio has stopped previewing my bib entries as I start to cite them. I am running TeXstudio version 2.8.2, and BibLaTeX with Biber. All I get is suggested codes that matches what I type, but not ...
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Non-abbreviated author name in biblatex

I write my thesis using biblatex for bibliography (JabRef for bibliography database) and need to cite an author, that don't have first name and last name, but has name and toponymical nickname. I ...
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Citing (author, journalabbr., year) needed

I am looking for a certain kind of citing in my thesis. Unfortunality there is no option in biblatex for my needs. Is the best thing to declare an new "short journal"-field in the bib file or does ...
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Looking for a bibstyle for biblatex I have never encountered [duplicate]

A journal I like to submt to requires a bibliography style that appear do require lots of hacking. Before I start, I looked at the biblatex manual and it appears the style mingles different styles. ...
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Footnotes (e.g. citations) in the footline of beamer frames?

I like to have references to images etc. on my beamer slides printed in the footline area of the frame, i.e. close to the bottom: In the example I create the footnote 'manually' like this: ...
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Biblatex: Changing space settings for page numbers in footnotes

For some unknown reason I prefer to write the page numbers in \autocite[34,79]{dR80} without a space behind the comma. Unfortunately, in the output it doesnt compile a space automatically. Is there a ...
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Formatting biblatex citation to handle non-latin (Japanese) author names

I am trying to customize biblatex (with biber as backend) so as to handle Japanese authors' names in an elegant way. Lets consider the following bibtex entry: @article{HondaSuzuki2014, author = ...
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How can I print only Author-Date of the parent crossref in the bibliography entry of the child of the crossref?

I have an @article entry, which crossrefs a @periodical entry. I cite both of them. In my bibliography, I would like the article to refer to the periodical in the form of the citation, but i only get ...
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biblatex: Better preview of \cite command (before biber is run)

When using biblate, writing a citation like this Also see \cite{oscars_book}. and just executing pdflatex once to get an early cheap preview, without running biber and pdflatex again (editors ...
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Trouble with using Biblatex with self-made package for my thesis

I have been working on a package in which to place all layout codes for my thesis. Here I also define the Biblatex codes. I am, however, having some trouble with getting biblatex to function properly. ...
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Biblatex, number followed by dot in bibliography

I'm using bibtex and biblatex for my documents. I'm now writing an article and am required to write the bibliography with the following style: 1. C. Tsallis et al., Phys. Rev. A 63 (2001) 042104. ...
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Creating a BibTex Bibliography, TexMaker doesn't find the bibliography file

I'm working with LaTeX for a short time, and I am currently trying to write my thesis with it, but unfortunately something just doesn't work. When I compile my files there is no Bibliography output ...
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Missing main.bbl file [closed]

I have noticed that my main.bbl file is no longer in my folder. I have done my thesis, 9 chapters and all compile individually. When I compile it all, nothing happens and I obtain error that no ...
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Biblatex compilation ignoring recompile [on hold]

I'm using the latest version of TexShop on a Mac and have decided to start using biblatex. I have overwritten the bibtex command in preferences with the following: biber --output_safechars This ...
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Using \ExecuteBibliographyOptions causes bibliography not to appear

I'm writing my thesis and trying to get separate reference indexing for each chapter. Working off a friend's template, it seems I'm looking for the \ExecuteBibliographyOptions options. However, when I ...
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biblatex: cite without affecting sorting order

I want citations in numerical style sorted in order of appeareance, using biblatex. BUT: I want to have citations before the mainmatter, e.g., in nomenclature or on the title back page, without ...
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Where are conflicts between biber and biblatex

I have seen they're is a lot of problems between biber and biblatex on fedora, but I need it ! I have (on a fedora 20 with texlive-full) biber 1.8 because of the old age of texlive fedora package ...
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turn the first author into hyperlinks using BibLaTeX and hyperref

I want to turn the first author into hyperlinks using BibLaTeX and hyperref- I found this related question that aims to turn titles into hyperlinks in verbose mode using BibLaTeX and hyperref. I did ...
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Manual citation of specific references with biblatex-chicago

How can I tell Biber that I have just manually cited a specific citation? This question is not about \mancite. In biblatex-chicago there is a command called \mancite which allows you to signal to the ...
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Removing article pages from the footnotes using Historische Zeitschrift Style

I use this command to remove pages from the footnotes when the incollection is quoted but to leave them in the bibliography. \renewbibmacro*{chapter+pages}{% \printfield{chapter}% ...
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Biblatex multiple author in-text initials missing [closed]

I have a strange situation with my in text citations. It's happening specifically with multiple author entries. The initial of the first author is fine but the the initials of the other two authors ...
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Biblatex: leading colon and space in \printfield{postnote} [closed]

How can I suppress the leading ", " in \printfield{postnote}\printfield{postnote} which occurs only after the first call of printfield? output: , <postnote><postnote>
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Winedit problem with biblatex (cygwin1.dll)

I have a strange bug occurring when I compile my tex file with pdftexify in winedt 8.2 (I have a win7 64bit machine) First, I have set biber.exe in the Winedt execution modes screen. All the packages ...
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Custom authoryear bibstyle to match German dinat

I use biblatex in my document like this: \usepackage[backend=biber, hyperref=true, sorting=none, url=true, isbn=false, ...
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Problems in citing in Beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite an article in a frame and display the URL at the same time (Beamer). But all I get for the citation is a print out of the key. As for the URL I can't make it work. ...
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Custom biblatex style for IET Journal (bbx)

I would adapt the numeric-comp style in biblatex to give the following reference/citation format sepcified by the IET Journals: Journal article Smith, T., and Jones, M.: ‘The title of the paper’, ...
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Redefine the printnames command so as to change the font?

the \printnames command produces one of the following output: John Smith John Smith and Paul Winston John Smith et al. However I don't want to print the first names of the authors. That is, the ...
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biblatex + biber: different language style for single bib entry

I'm wondering how to apply/assign different language styles for single entry in bibliography. To be more specific: in my country (Poland) in 2012 there appeared new ISO norm about gathering ...
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Cannot convert to Chicago style in biblatex-chicago with notes

could you please help me! I need to convert a text to Chicago style with short notes and bibliography afterwards, like this: as Dahl has shown,56 Notes 56. Dahl, Democracy, Chs 1 and 2. ...
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biblatex-apa: full first names in the bibliography

Some publishers prefer the APA citation style in a modified way and do not want any initials for authors' and editors' names in the bibliography. According to the biblatex-apa handbook, this is made ...
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Problems with updated biblatex 2.9 in TeX Live 2014

I have problems after updating all Tex Live 2014. This is the error in .log: Package biblatex Warning: File 'Desarrollo.bbl' is wrong format version - expected 2.4. biblatex version which is ...
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biblatex + biber + babel: configuration for polish language and style of bibliography (missing polish.sty)

This problem is probably trivial, but it's very important to me. After hours spent on searching the solution I couldn't find it. My LaTeX document works very well with biblatex, biber and babel, but ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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Including bibliography in LaTex gives error

I'm writing an IEEE paper and I wanted to use the IEEEtran bibliography style for my research paper. I used the following code to add the bibliography \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} ...
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Biblatex bibliography title fields for different entries

I'd like to typeset my bibliography (which currently contains > 100 entries) and I'm strongly considering using biblatex. I'd like to try some alternatives, being one of them printing the title of an ...
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Printing references using biblatex doesn't work with tables and figures

This is the my document: % !BIB TS-program = biber \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage[ngerman,british]{babel} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} ...
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Biblatex: Multiple citation numbers all within same bracket with tthe ieee style

I'm using the ieee style for biblatex and when inserting citations I want [1,2,6-10] Right now I'm getting [1],[2],[6-10]. How can I change this?
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BibLaTeX in LyX 2.1.0 with MiKTex on Windows 7: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'

I took the tex code from here and imported to LyX 2.1.0 to use BibLaTeX with MiKTeX on Windows 7. But I'm getting the following error: ! Package biblatex Error: Incompatible package 'backref'. The ...
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Add publisher to online source with biblatex/biber?

I was told to add a publisher for my online resources but I struggle at how I can add this information behind the auhtor. Is this possible with the "@ONLINE"? Or should I take an different style? ...