{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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Biber/BibLaTaX problem: no such file or directory in cache

I am having a problem using biber/biblatex, that I just can't seem to solve. The first problem was Biber complaining about finding the wrong version of biblatex control file (2.6 instead of 2.5), ...
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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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Biblatex error can't use file + pdf

For my bibliography, I'm often getting an error message like: Package biblatex Warning: BibTeX reported the following issues (biblatex) with 'Olevsky2000': (biblatex) - ...
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natbib=true with Biblatex gives brackets when command \citetext{\citealp{}} is used

I'm using biblatex with natbib enabled. I would like to insert some text into multiple citations using \citetext as: \citetext{\citep{Ginsburg:1988ie}; but see \citep{Allik:1991ft}} which gives ...
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Using biblatex - having trouble getting it all working [duplicate]

I've been trying to get it all setup for a while but though the errors have stopped I can't actually get any references working. Here's the references file : 32 @book{wrong, 33 author ...
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Custom Sorting Order for the Bibliography with biblatex according to Sanskrit Alphabet

I want to add a bibliography of primary sources to an article, and sort its entries alphabetically according to Sanskrit alphabet, using IAST and utf-8, a, ā, i, ī, u, ū and so on, how can I tell ...
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Avoid hyphenation of BibLaTex labels

Based on the labelalpha style, I defined by own BibLaTex label, which consists of the first author's full name and the date of the publication. However, if the author's name is long and the citation ...
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Can bibtex print a bibliography without including [LABELS]?

If I have write, for example, \cite{ahu61} with the following .bib entry @article{ahu61, author={Arrow, Kenneth J. and Leonid Hurwicz and Hirofumi Uzawa}, title={Constraint qualifications in ...
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Appending “Chapter #:” to numbered chapters but not unnumbered ones in a bibliography by section

I use the following code to general a bibliography-by-section in a 'book' document, but this appends "Chapter #:" to all chapters, including unnumbered ones. How can I modify the code to only append ...
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Using bbl file generated by biblatex to be embedded in tex file [duplicate]

I formerly used bibtex to generate my bibliography and then used the temporary generated .bbl file's content, that is copy and pasted all of its contents at the end of my text file. But after using ...
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Where are conflicts between biber and biblatex?

I have seen they're are a lot of problems between biber and biblatex on fedora, but I need it! I have fedora 20 with texlive-full and biber version 1.8 because of the old age of texlive fedora ...
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“Undefined references” using endnotes (both enotez and endnotes packages)

Please, consider this code: \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @book{ kuhn:1982, author = "Thomas Kuhn", title = "La struttura delle rivoluzioni scientifiche", publisher ...
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Create own cite command in biblatex

I have the following problem: I need a kind of very simple "double citing system". For normal literature I use the author-year style in biblatex without problems. I made following small changes: ...
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Title before author name?

I want to have title before author name in my list of references. How I could achieve that. I am uising the following setup for biblatex: \usepackage[backend=biber,sorting=ydnt, ...
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Problems with bibliography and references in TexWorks

I am writing a report in Latex, and I have the references in a seperate bib file and I reference them in my main document as \cite{xxx} I am using Texworks on Windows. After compiling the bib to ...
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byauthor in biblatex-mla: “By” omitted and semicolon at the end?

biblatex-mla still causes me despair. It seems that something is wrong with how it handles byauthor as well. Consider this database entry: @incollection{adorno, author = {Max Horkheimer and ...
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Compiling LaTex bib source

I am writing my thesis (thesis.tex) in Latex, and I have the references in an own reference.bib file which look as follows @Article{xxx, author = "D.A. Reinhard", title = "Case ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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Biblatex unitalisize in text citation

I'm trying to get a Harvard citation style working but I don't know how to unitalisize the title in an in text citation. I'm using pdflatex and biber to produce my results. pdflatex is version ...
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Why is the biblatex option “useeditor=true” ignored for book articles?

Consider the following MWE. As can be seen, the option useeditor=true is ignored for the @incollection entry, and it is in fact treated equally with useeditor=false. Why? And how can I make it care ...
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Problem in Bibfile - I assume so

Everything was working fine, until-I don_t know what happened but I get 665 errors and no output. I assume it must be because of my Biblatex-file as I get millions of errors on unfound references. ...
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How do you cite conference proceedings?

This might be a little far fetched for this site, if it's inappropriate, close it, but please direct me to where I could ask this question. My bibliography is growing quite huge and the time has come ...
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Duplicate statement of series/number when using @incollection with bibtex-mla

Consider this database entry: @incollection{catani, author = {Stephanie Catani}, title = {Kultur in der Krise}, subtitle = {Zur Konstruktion von Männlichkeit bei Alfred Döblin und Robert ...
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Abbreviating a name in biblatex when first name is missing

This is now a follow-up to Prevent abbreviation of names for anonymous work with biblatex, itself a follow-up to Abbreviate resolved abbreviations in authors' first names in biblatex. In short, I ...
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LaTeX extra } issue

I'm trying to compile a document that uses BibLaTeX with the Biber backend, but I keep getting these errors on the last line of my document: ! Argument of \hyper@anchorstart has an extra ...
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Biblatex abbrevation for no author/editor/year/etc. in alphabetic style

I use an alphabetic citestyle with biblatex. Sometimes I have entries where no author or editor or year is given. For example there is often no editor for a proceeding. At the moment I leave the entry ...
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Name and dashes in Biblatex

Please, consider this code: \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @incollection{ kuhn:1980, author = "Thomas Kuhn", title = "Logica della scoperta o psicologia della ricerca?", ...
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Bibliography headline in capital letters using classicthesis and biblatex [duplicate]

I use LyX with classicthesis. I just switched from natbib/bibtex to biblatex/biber, because I need some of the functionalities. Everything works fine, but now the word "Bibliography" does not appear ...
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suppressing URLs in footnotes but not bibliography

I am using Biber and the verbose IBID style setting to generate my footnotes. Here is my bibliography settings \usepackage[citestyle=verbose-ibid, bibstyle=authoryear, backend=biber, ...
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APA Biblatex - undefined control sequence [duplicate]

fairly new to latex and biblatex, whenever I try to use the style=apa I get ) [10] ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \mkbibdateapalongextra ...
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OSCOLA bibtex issues on mac OS X

I have installed the OSCOLA bibtex package on OS X (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/biblatex-contrib/oscola) and I am positive that I did copy the files in the right places ...
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Biblatex doesn't produce spaces between citations with footcite or footcites

When I use \footcites for multiple citations, I get a semicolon delimited list of citations, but I don't get any space. In what may be a related problem, if I use the prenote field in \footcite, I ...
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Reference(Source) directly under the caption

Is there a way to write the refernce of a figure directly under the Figure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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When combining several input files into one main file, corresponding .bib files (for each chapter) in biblatex

I have question on which i spent already significant amount of time. Wondering if you could help me, or refer in the direction where I should go. So the basic goal: is to combine 2 chapters and ...
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How to include a manually-formatted citation in Biblatex

I have a situation where I need to cite a source for which biblatex doesn't appear to have a good format. Specifically, I need to cite a piece of legislation in MLA format. The particular legislation ...
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Translator name in biblatex-chicago — what am I doing wrong?

Been struggling with this for... too long. This (template I found) works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber ]{biblatex-chicago} ...
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Overfull hbox using biblatex

Here's my MWE (this is an actual bibliography item, the draft option is there to show the overfull hbox): \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{x.bib} ...
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Second footcite isn't displayed correct

If I use a same footcite twice, it isn't displayed in the correct form. Beside of that, I would like to count the footcites/notes not per page, but for the hole document. So, the cites of the second ...
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Biblatex Package Problem

i need your help, cause I need to use the bibliography. I use Bibtex for my Literature and tried to implement it info my study, but it don't work. Could anybody help me with it? The failure is: ...
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Only Author+Title+Year in footnote

I am using \usepackage[backend=biber,bibencoding=utf8,style=verbose-inote,]{biblatex} Is it possible to have only Author+Title+Year in the footnote, but the full reference in \printbibliography?
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No citations/bibliography processed/produced when using \include

I use TextMate 2 to write my LaTeX documents. I've noticed that when I use \include to add chapters, my citations don't process, whereas when I use \input, they do. I would like my document to have ...
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References in latex

How can I write like the references below in latex? I want just an example to show me how can I create spaces. For example in the first reference: how create spaces in the second and third line. Any ...
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Biblatex, biber and non-latin (cyrillic) UTF-8 names part II

I was looking for an example using biblatex, biber and mixed Latin/Greek/Cyrillic document; I found biblatex biber non-latin (cyrillic) UTF-8 names and biblatex: Abbreviating cyrillic authors' ...
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Different styles in footnote and bibliography

I really like the style "philosophy-modern" for the bibliography at the end of the document. I also like to have verbose citations as footnotes. bibstyle=philosophy-modern, ...
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Authors name in scshape in footnote (with Biblatex)

Referring to my question at the address [url]Authors' name in scshape with biblatex, for the sake of homogeneity I'd like to have authors' name all in scshape in footnotes too. The relevant code ...
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strange characters in bibliography [duplicate]

When compiling my bibliography I end up with weird "e. a." abbreviations in front of some entries: [4] e. a. P. F. Swaszek, R. J. Hartnett, \Analysis of a simple, multiple receiver gps spoof ...
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reference is coming out in full instead of et al

In some part of my thesis, my reference instead of looking like "me et al.", they are like "me, you and her 2008"... below is an example. @ARTICLE{Blocken2008a, AUTHOR = {B. Blocken and J. ...
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The word “Print” appears after every source using \printbibliography

I am using the following: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage[english,swedish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xcolor,colortbl} ...
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Bibliography string 'print' undefined [duplicate]

I use biblatex and a special fonencoding for the cyrillic alphabet. Everything works fine, only the bibliography prints an additional, unwanted string 'print' at the end of each item. Here's my code: ...
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Authors' name in scshape with biblatex

In a bibliography, I'd like to have all authors' names in scshape - I mean even the initials. PLease, consider this code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...