{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
2answers
329 views

Bug: biblatex can not deal name prefix like “van der ”, Miktex updated on 2016.01.16

Firstly, hello everyone. I am new here : ) I am writing my phd thesis using MikTeX + TeXnicCenter and everything goes well, until I have updated MikTeX today. My Problem: The program gives an error ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Smallcaps and Ubuntu 16 update [duplicate]

The following solution, provided here: Yet another bibliography style question does not work anymore. Only the DI part of the author name appears in smallcaps (while it needs to be all in smallcaps). ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

How to fix biblatex warning about deprecated option

When I compile my document using latexmk main.tex I get the following warning Package biblatex Warning: 'firstinits' option is deprecated, use 'giveninits' instead. How do I get rid of this? ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Bibliography conforming to “ISO 690” standard using natbib in LaTeX

I have searched a lot about ma problem and did not get any fruitful results. So i hopefully get the help here. I am using natbib package for reference citation. I would like to get the bibliography ...
2
votes
1answer
15 views

Is there a way to prepopulate biblatex fields for some entries?

When writing a biblatex style, Is there a way to prepopulate fields for some entries? More specifically, the bookpagination field. The norms I have to follow require that I use "sheets" for theses, ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

References from same author order randomly (not by year)

In my bibliography (Chicago Style), references from the same author order not by year but randomly (as it seems). I am using the following specifications: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{report} ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

cite with superscript, also Vgl. and Pagenumber in Bibliography

I'm quite new to LaTeX and I'm currently clueless how to implement superscript references to the bibliography and also things like "Vgl." and Pagenumbers in the bibliography. I'm using biblatex ...
3
votes
1answer
21 views

biblatex-philosophy can't handle relatedtype

With biblatex-philosophy as option passed to biblatex and german as main language everything is fine -- as long as biblatex doesn't encounter relatedtype = {reprint} or = {reprintin}. It inserts the ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

How can I split Biblatex's \printbibliography over multiple pages, with different styles?

I am working on Latex document totalling 360 pages for group coursework at University. Part of the coursework, is that we have to have each of our names on each page, to which we contributed. I am ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Remove the square brackets in ieee-alphabetic style for the bibliography with biblatex

I have the square brackets in the JOURNALS, on the left. I just want to get rid of the square brackets, but keep what is inside [here, Aut01, Aut02 and so on] for the bibliography only. ...
18
votes
3answers
4k views

Author name of \textcite as possessive

When using biblatex I often use \textcite. Sometimes I want to write things like "Smith's (2000) formulation of x is" instead of "Smith (2000) formulates x as". How do I achieve this? Or more ...
3
votes
1answer
44 views

Check if biblatex field is the first to be printed?

I am trying to write my own biblatex style, and… The first field in each bibliography entry must be in uppercase; When there is no author or editor, I must print the organization first and it must ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Check if a string is just numbers or includes letters

Well, the title pretty much says it all, I'm looking for a way to tell if a string has any letters in it or if it's made up of just numbers. I used biblatex as a tag here because of my question's ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How to add year in my numeric citation style?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex, bibstyle=numeric, citestyle=numeric, natbib=true ]{biblatex} \bibliography{biblio} \begin{document} \citet{federico2014reserve} \printbibliography ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Switching from amsrefs to biblatex

I always used amsrefs as my references package. However, it seems like biblatex is better supported, and more widely used (at least in this community). Compare 37 posts with the amsrefs tag to 3.6k ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Getting superscript citations in RSC Chem bibliography format

The RSC package is supposed to format the text so that citations appear in [] in super script however this is not happening in my text, they are in [] but inline with the text. My bibliography is also ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Sorting the alphabetic citations with biblatex

EDIT:@PLK In fact, this happens only with texlive 2016 (up to date) with biblatex 3.4, and not with texlive 2015 up to date.... I forgot that I was on texlive 2016, not on the stable one. ...
4
votes
1answer
172 views

Bad interaction between titlesec/titleps and packages that use \markboth internally

The following MWE demonstrates a bad interaction between endfloat and titleps. The second page has the word FIGURES in all caps in both the header and the footer, contrary to the page style ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Change citation style from square brackets to backslashes with Biblatex

How can I do the style of citation in Biblatex from [Abc97]to this \Abc97\ in both citing within the document as well as in the references at the end of the document. I use this code : ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Author highlighting with biblatex-apa

I'm trying to implement the author highlighting provided here: Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography The solution works fine until i activate the apa style for ...
4
votes
1answer
40 views

Using dashed option for other fields

Some biblatex styles have a dashed option that replaces repeated authors' names with dashes. I want to do that for other fields besides the author. Here's a (not so) minimal working example: ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Seperate URLs for each bibliographic entry which refers to the same source, but to different page(s); + 1 URL for the source in the \printbibliography

When one wishes to cite a reference (and more specifically: a certain page 123 of a source) in a footnote, one can e.g. use \footfullcite[p.~123]{Bestbook}, in case the reference would be labeled ...
3
votes
2answers
657 views

Change the order of the address and publisher in Biblatex

I need to change the order of the fields in my bibliography. Currently, any entry for a book I have is displayed as: City: Publisher. I want to change it to Publisher: City. Given a tex file ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

BibLaTeX: have two separate bibliographies with consecutive numbering

I am trying to split my bibliography into two parts. The first part is local to a special section of the document, the other takes care of the rest of the citations. The two bibliographies may have ...
3
votes
0answers
31 views

Customizing eprints with conventional .bst bibtex styles

I am fairly happy with the way I can customize eprint references with Biblatex/biber, see below. I would like to know whether there is a way to achieve a similar result by solely relying on the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine until I added the following URL reference to my references.bib file. The URL reference is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Why the order of biblio graphy list changes [on hold]

I have added some references in my thesis but the problem is the order in list of biblio graphy have changed automatically. I want first reference to be at number 1 and so. But the order is changed. ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Footnotes in Subfiles

I am writing a large report in TeXshop and have decided to use subfiles for each chapter, and have created a .bib bibliography. However, now that I have separated the chapters into subfiles, the ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

How to insert citation in footnote in beamer?

I am using beamer latex (Tex maker and TexStudio in Linux) and I need to give reference in the footnote. My reference is about 2 lines. but when I write the following code it writes it in more ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

creating bib.file in a very simple language [duplicate]

I am ''VERY NAIVE'' about bib.tex (EVEN LATEX). I have used \begin{thebibliography}{99} in my latex text. But now I have to use bib.tex, and need ''VERY SIMPLE'' information how I should creat a bib ...
5
votes
1answer
179 views

Troubleshooting for biber

I'm trying to switch from BibTeX to biber and ran into the problem that biber does not produce any output file. I noticed several questions about problems with biber e.g., Biblatex/biber does not ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

\bibstring adds period inside brackets

I'm trying to write my own biblatex style and my citation norms require that I add "[S.l.: s.n.]" after the title when there's no address and no publisher information. So I tried doing something like ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Editing .bib file to fix error [on hold]

I'm a fairly new LaTex user and i'm using Biber to compile my list of references. I updated everything to get rid of the incompatible versions of biber error message. This worked for me last time, ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

Make just part of titles uppercase with biblatex

I'm trying to make a biblatex replacement to the abntex2cite bibtex package (a package for brazilian norms), and one of the requirements is that, in the absence of an author, the title should be used ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

error in bbl file: You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode

When I include my bibliography "You can't use `\spacefactor' in vertical mode" error. If I open the bbl file and delete these lines, my book compiles: \makeatletter \@ifundefined{ver@biblatex.sty} ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

specific alphadin modification

I need a BibTex or BibLatex style that creates the following output: Max Mustermann --> [Must16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau --> [MuBe16] Max Mustermann and Susi Beispielfrau and Rudi ...
5
votes
1answer
47 views

Use backref with manual citations

I'm using biblatex and biber and sometimes I create my own commands for special citations, like so: \newcommand{\met}[3]{(\emph{Met.} #1\textsuperscript{#2}#3)\nocite{metaphysics}\mancite} ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Suppressing large text “Works Cited” in biblatex-mla `\printbibliography`

I'm trying to create an MLA citation page using biblatex-mla. However, the \printbibliography command creates a 16-point (uncertain as to exact size), left-justified, Times header "Works Cited" rather ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

How to put an entry with both a shortseries and shorthand in list of shorthands?

My biblatex style has a single list of abbreviations for shorthand, shortseries, and shortjournal. This is easy enough to do, but there are some entries that have both a shorthand and a shortseries. I ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

BibLaTeX doesn't print bibliography

I'm using sharelatex to work on a project with a fellow student, but we are unable to get the biblatex to be printed. The file we use with for our bibliography is currently stored as sample.bib. Can ...
3
votes
1answer
136 views

How to change the spacing between the headline of bibliography and the first bib entry?

I use the \printbibliography command to generate the section of bibliography for my thesis. The spacing between the headline (e.g. Bibliography) and the first reference (e.g. [1] P. Alfeld, "XXX") ...
55
votes
11answers
21k views

Biblatex with Biber: Configuring my editor to avoid undefined citations

Running the minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @ARTICLE{example, author = {Other, Anthony Norman}, title = {Some things I ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Custom BibLaTeX style

I need to produce the following BibLaTeX style: Currently I get this output: with the .bib file named Libtest.bib @unpublished {mi:2009, author = {T. Miller and X. Meyer and K. Nahel}, title = ...
10
votes
3answers
4k views

biblatex formatting

I'm preparing my CV in latex using a slightly modified template with respect to the one found here. I like it very much, in particular the fact that the bibliography can be splitted into several types ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

Command \printbibliography not shows the bibliography

I am trying to show the bibliography in a LaTeX document. But \printbibliography does nothing. I am using biblatex with bibtex8 as backend. Here is the code: ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Prevent page and column breaks mid bibliography entries in Biblatex/biber

Using biblatex and biber is there any way to prevent a page/column break from occurring mid item? The image below shows bibliography items being split both at the end of a column and at the end of the ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

biblatex, natbib=true compatibility with MikTeX 2.9

I've just upgraded to MikTeX 2.9, and find that biblatex under the natbib=true and style=authoryear options now interprets the \citet{} command to place a comma between authors' names and the ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

BibLaTex modification of verbose-ibid

I'm looking for a BibLaTex citation style that does this: citation with number, text in footnote first citation --> full entry, except page (Author, Title, Publisher, Address, Year) second citation ...
3
votes
1answer
35 views

Declaring new biblatex options

I'm trying to create my own biblatex style, and I want to give an option to show titles in italics or bold. Based on other style files, I tried this: \newtoggle{bftitle} ...