{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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Biblatex: Refer to footnote of first citation in citestyle verbose-ibid

I would like to get Biblatex to do the following: I want citations in footnotes. When they occur first time, full information (author, title, year and so on) should be shown. When they occur a second ...
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Sorted bibliography not displayed [on hold]

I have a tex file that was working perfectly with several bibliography parts with different sorting options. It is no longer working! Some bibliography parts are not displayed. My OS is Windows 7 Pro ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer and color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle=verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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Cite a particular author when there are multiple authors - how to?

It may happen for some publications, one author among a group of authors are more important than others. Let us say, that author may be more popular or has contributed the most :) I have official ...
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Customize Bibliography layout with biblatex

I'm in the final stages of formatting my dissertation, and I'm having some trouble meeting the picky formatting requirements with biblatex. I'm required to have a cover page before the bib, with the ...
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Websites in Biblatex: new line when the URL is too long for the remaining space

I am currently using Biblatex for my references. However, sometimes, the URL is written close to the line ending and it looks very bad. I would rather like to make a line break BEFORE the URL to avoid ...
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biblatex: How to remove the parentheses around the year in authoryear style?

The standard authoryear style in biblatex puts parentheses around the year in the bibliography and no parentheses around in text citation years: Smith 2011 shows ... (citation) Smith, Joe ...
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Use non-breaking space after name initials with biblatex macros

I want to enforce biber/biblatex to place non-breaking spaces between initials and last names of authors. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true]{biblatex} ...
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Comma appearing before author in references [on hold]

I have a strange problem with an unwanted comma appearing before the reference. I am using biber to generate the reference list. Looking at the bib file I cannot see any problem. Any ideas?
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biblatex-chicago \fullcite

I am trying to get full, bibliography-style citations in line using biblatex-chicago with biber as the backend (I'm using XelaTeX; biblatex 2.9a; biblatex-chicago 2014.1.31). I understand this is ...
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Is there a trick to beautify bibliography?

I'm using the memoir and biblatex packages together. In general, I'm very happy with both. However, in my bibliography, I get some overflows and I don't have any clue how to avoid them... are there ...
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biblatex: How can I get \citetitle to be registered in the ibidtracker?

In biblatex author-title, I use \citetitle to refer to dictionaries I cite often: when citing the Oxford English Dictionary, for instance, you don't want to have to print an editor alongside the title ...
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How to upgrade 'biblatex' properly?

I use TeXLive 2012 under Ubuntu 12.10. I would like to upgrade biblatex to the latest version (2.3). I tried the following: download and unpack .tar.gz from https://github.com/plk/biblatex/downloads ...
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Is there a current bibtex file for CSE citation style?

The journal article should look like this: Pensole G, Gissi C, Lanave C, Saccone C. 1995. Glutamine synthetase gene evolution in bacteria. Mol Biol Evol. 12:189-197 Longer journal titles ...
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Can't use biblatex-chicago with clean TeX Live 2014 install; textcitedelim undefined

After a clean install of Cygwin 64-bit with TeX Live 2014 (all packages), I can no longer use biblatex-chicago cleanly. MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{biblatex-chicago} ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Ibid., op. cit., with author printed

I'm using biblatex. If I author and year and ibid (authoryear-ibid), the second time a same work is cited in a paragraph, the author and year are replaced by the Latin abbreviation. However, I prefer ...
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Using biblatex+biber and latexmk on OSX [on hold]

I switched to latexmk some time ago and now I realised that it has problems with the biber backend of biblatex. Im my tex file: \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \usepackage{csquotes} ...
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biblatex: label construction with apostrophe

How can I customize biblatex labels to show the unaltered author's last name? In the following LaTeX example I define a custom alphabetic label style: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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When author field is empty, do not put colon after prenote in authortitle-comp

Preemptive note: This is not a duplicate of Empty author field in BibTeX. I am experiencing a weird thing with the authortitle-comp citation style where, if the author field is empty in a ...
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biblatex: Putting thin spaces between initials

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, rule 2.1.5 states "Add little or no space within strings of initials." If ...
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Citation style with biblatex [on hold]

is biblatex/refsection compatilbe with \bibliographystyle{...} because I keep getting an 'invalid' error. If the answer is no, then how can I change de default citation format from biblatex? I want ...
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bib entry for open source project

I tried to use any of the available bib entries for adding open-source projects to my CV, but none of them are of my liking. Is there a way to add this functionality to bibtex? I would be interested ...
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bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...
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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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biblatex: mismatched quotation marks (italic/roman)

The Chicago Manual of Style says punctuation and quotation marks should match the surrounding rather than the enclosed font (i.e. roman or italic), unless they form part of a title, in which case they ...
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website for easy creating biblatex code?

Is there any website like http://www.citethisforme.com that easily creates citation file? This website has a search engine, that the user can add his keywords like the name of author or book and when ...
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Ibid preceded by author [duplicate]

I'm using Biblatex and the authoryear-ibid style. As we know, whenever a citation is repeated consecutively within a sentence or paragraph, the second and subsequent times it is replaced by ibid. ...
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Line breaks in bibliography with biblatex/biber

I'm having trouble getting biblatex to break lines in a sensible way in the bibliography. Specifically, it seems that the line cannot be broken within the specification of chapter and/or page numbers. ...
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Biblatex ignore postnode in \cites

I want to have a flag to ignore all page numbers that are given to citations within the document. The goal is that these two commands show the same result: \cite[1]{mykey} \cite{mykey} I achieved ...
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biblatex punctuation issue when book titles end in quotation marks

The Chicago Manual of Style specifies American punctuation: periods and commas should precede closing quotation marks (§ 6.9). It also specifies that titles within book titles should be enclosed in ...
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Custom backref Text

Hi I would like to change backref text. Here is what I mean: Instead "Siehe S." I would like to have "Zitiert auf S.:" Here is my MWE, and thanks for your help! ...
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IEEE citation style appears to use incorrect style for books [closed]

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[11pt,b5paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=ieee,citestyle=numeric,sortcites=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{example.bib} \begin{document} ...
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biblatex for idiots

Is there a 'biblatex in a nutshell' guide out there? I'd like if someone explained to me the essentials on how to use biblatex (what lines I have to write in my document, which files I have to have, ...
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BibLaTeX backref links to wrong page using hyperref

I'm trying to use the backref option of BibLaTeX for back-referencing, but the pages in the bibliography link to the wrong pages (even though the pages listed are correct). The link appears to be ...
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Why does backref refer to wrong page?

I use biber with backref, but backref points to a wrong page. Option backref always gets it one page wrong. Why does it so and how can I solve the problem? Here's what might be related to the ...
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Find error in multifile document

I am receiving the following error when I try to compile my multifile document: ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. l.335 Which of course happens from time to time. However, the log does not show in ...
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Converting a set of .bib entries in bibitem

I have a set of bibtex items: @INPROCEEDINGS{citation1, author={authors...}, booktitle={Computer Vision Workshops (ICCVW), 2013 IEEE International Conference on}, title={title...}, year={2013}, ...
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Using OSCOLA, Biblatex style in conjunction with Jabref [closed]

My questions are as following? Can the OSCOLA style (BibLatex) be used harmoniously with Jabref? What are the necessary steps to be taken to ensure that they work together properly? Edit The ...
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Updating to Biber 1.9 [closed]

I have recently uninstalled and re-installed MiKTex 2.9 and TexStudio 2.8.2. After trying F6 F11, F6, F6, the following warning was generated: INFO - This is Biber 1.8 INFO - Logfile is ...
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Print biblatex bibliography without labels

my question is rather similar to this one, except that I'm using biblatex and not bibtex. I searched the manual and TE, but I can find only answers how to use a custom label provided by biblatex, but ...
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Biblatex: Standard way to cite a volume of a series in a collection

Is there a standard way to cite a volume of a multi-volume series that appeared again in a multi-volume 'collected works' edition. Like, I wanna cite 'Volume 6 of Series 6 of the collected Works of ...
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Biblatex: field “series” has wrong format

This is my first attempt to create my own style for Biblatex and Biber. I used chicago-authordate as a starting point, because it matches many of my requirements. By drawing from information found ...
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Biblatex: Print bibliography for a single entry within an enumeration

I have the following LaTeX code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{biblatex} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{firstpaper} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{secondpaper} ...
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Unable to compile index using OSCOLA bibliographic style

I am trying to generate tables of cases and legislation in a document that cites legal materials. I am using the OSCOLA style for BibLaTeX which generally works well. However, I am having difficulty ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Put the “journaltitle” in article between brackets using biblatex

I'm using biblatex in a document with the verbose-trad1 style. The problem is that I need to put the Journal Title in the bibliography between brackets. I've just found a way to avoid the Journal ...
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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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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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Articleno in biblatex?

Does biblatex have an articleno field or equivalent? In addition, can I use article number in page ranges? The problematic article in questions has the following: pages = {19:1--19:39}, articleno = ...