{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: Citation undefined, Empty bibliography

I'm running a manual-installed TexLive (tug) on Ubuntu (14.04). My tex-file uses biblatex with biber backend. When I run latex on the file, it tells me: LaTeX Warning: Citation 'DerridaRM' on page 3 ...
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Is there a way to just compile contents of a .bib file? [duplicate]

Probably a complete newbie question. When writing with LaTeX I have no problem with my bibliography but of course it only compiles entries that I have cited in my document. I would have all my ...
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Bibitem complex structure

Is there any link, info or documentation how should be every entry in the \bibitem mentioned? For example \bibitem{Misiak} A. Misiak. \ \textit{$n$-inner product spaces.} Math.Nachr. {\bf 140} ...
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Having trouble getting certain refsections to print

I'm putting together a CV and have a section for technical reports, but am having trouble getting this section, and certain other sections, to be included in the output document. \begin{refsection} % ...
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OSCOLA BibLaTeX footnotes missing commas before pinpoints [closed]

I have found what I think is a bug in either BibLaTeX or the OSCOLA style. When pinpoint citing a journal article (and perhaps other types of sources) after citing a book chapter, the footnote for the ...
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Unknown error compiling with bibtex in Texmaker [closed]

I was trying to move my bibliography from bibtex to biblatex, this is my MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[nomarginpar, margin = 2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Custom abbreviation for citation in bibtex

When writing, I like to introduce an abbreviation for the whole citation. On the first instance, I would write "This is true as shown in (nbren12, et. al. 2012) (hereafter NB12)". In the subsequent ...
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Grouping pages in chapters when using biblatex and backref=true

I have used etoolbox to reset the page counter in each non-starred chapter, and I've changed \thepage to print both the chapter number and the page number: ...
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Showing just the pages in a segment when using biblatex and backref=true

I'm using biblatex to manage bibliographies, and the backref=true option to: print back references in the bibliography. The back references are a list of page numbers indicating the pages on ...
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Reduce font size of bibliography; overfull bibliography

I am using Biber (backend of biblatex) to make the bibliography. I have two questions about the bibliography. I want to use a reduced font ONLY for the bibliography (not the citation in the text, ...
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Beamer bibliography item not shown with Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} ...
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'Unable to compile bib file '

I am not able to add more references to my bib file its not compiling. Any help will be appreciated, I wasted the whole day but I couldn't figure out. I have added around 20 references, It was ...
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\mkbibquote does not close quotation marks if immediately followed by colon

The following biblatex record (embedded within a minimal LaTeX example)): \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{test1, Author = {Craft, Robert}, Title = {Stravinsky at His ...
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How to map values into a non-empty field using \DeclareSourcemap

For my publication list I want to generate several bibliographies that are automatically disciminated by the publication state. For the publication state I use the pubstate field and by the keywords= ...
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how to find error in bibtex file that biber chokes upon [closed]

How can we trace back to the actual bib file the (most likely formatting) error that makes biber die? The error I get from the biber run is: [1447] Utils.pm:160> ERROR - BibTeX subsystem: ...
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Change author font for specific cite command

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \AtBeginDocument{% ...
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Bibliographic troubleshooting [duplicate]

I face the following issues in reference list. When I type, say, "Ann. Inst. H. Poincar\'{e} Anal. Non Lin\'{e}aire " in WinEdt in biliography, the output is ...
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Delete author's full name from a single footnote

How can I prevent author's full name in a certain footnote, while keeping it in the other foonotes and bibliography? I use biblatex, report class.
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Order by first author only (not all names) than by year or Sort by a partial entry in biblatex

I need to sort my biblatex entries on the base of the first author only (authortitle style), but I need the complete list of authors in the bibliography. I can use something like ...
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Biblatex: Part before volume

I need to cite volumes of classic philosophers' complete works, which often come divided in several sections (or parts) each including several volumes. Here is a correctly formatted example: Wolff, ...
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Small caps font warning in beamer using biblatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{silence} \WarningFilter{biblatex}{Patching footnotes failed} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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BibLaTex referencing

Although, I think that I have followed all the step-by-step tutorials and tried many combinations of commands and packages I seem not even to be able to compile the very basic biblatex referencing ...
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Beamer patching footnotes warning

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Foo \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Biblatex: authoryear for text authortitle for bibliography

I am in the unfortunate situation that I have to cite as described in the title. Thats no problem as long as there are not two different bibliography entries with same author and same year. In that ...
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How to modify Bibtex URL tags in Latex?

I want to cut the URL tags defined in a Bibtex file. For example I want to crop the prefix "mailto:" so that it won't be shown. But the hyperlink still has to contain it. The following command does ...
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Retaining commas in journal titles with biblatex chem-angew style

I have a number of entries in my bibliography of type: journal = {J. Chem. Soc.{,} Perkin Trans. 1}, However the comma that follows the abbreviation dot is always stripped regardless of the ...
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Strange “Undefined control sequence” message

I am using biblatex for the first time. When I do quick compile on the document it compiles no problem, after that I run the BibTeX command and it also works. After that I try a quick compile again in ...
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Biblatex. Verbose. Redundant information & styles

I will use several chapters of some @incollection with biblatex (biber) and I'm trying to avoid redundant information. I followed the instructions given by Paul Stanley to this answer, but I faced ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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biblatex: Adding an editor as a series editor, not general editor

my problem has to do with editors. I wish to cite an author's work. Said work is part of a series. Said series has its own editor (as is custom). I doubt, that said editor (Werner Hamacher) has in any ...
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biblatex: “et al.” also when uniquename = false

With the biblatex option uniquename = true (and citetracker = true, maxcitenames = 1), I can with the addition of the code \AtEveryCitekey{\ifciteseen{}{\defcounter{maxnames}{99}}} abbreviate any ...
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Cannot parse bibliography items in biber [duplicate]

I am experiencing a rather weird issue. I am using some citations in a document and surprisingly some items are not parsed. My code is \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{cite.bib} ...
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Extend the clickable area to author name in authoryear style [duplicate]

With the authoryear style the when using hyperref only the year is "clickable" but not the author. What should I change so to have a sigle clickable area author+year? \documentclass{article} ...
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Disable backref printing with fullcite

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber,backref=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \newbibmacro*{mypageref}{% ...
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How to cite tweets?

Is there a smart way to cite tweets? I'm using the Chicago Manual of Style, and all they say is this, which is not really a guide, yet. Ideally, you'd be able to have a macro where you just put the ...
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Multiple Bibliographies one for each Chapter with Biblatex

I've been strugging all day to include multiple bibligraphies (one for each chapter) in my report, I first tried using chapterbib but that isn't working!: How to include multiple bibliographies? So ...
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Harvard reference style biblatex style [duplicate]

I'm looking for a harvard reference style like biblatex style. Is there something already similar what can I use or do I have to learn to write it from scratch? Thank you!
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Customising references with \DeclareFieldFormat

My university calls for a Harvard style and Biblatex style authoryear works well. For online sources it requires this I have managed to change the standard URL: to '[Online]. Available at' with ...
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Reference not showing all names [duplicate]

When I cite a paper in the main text with more than 2 authors I want biblatex to add et al. This is happening but at the end of the document in References only one author is shown with et al. ...
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Simple way of setting up two bibliographies

I want to split the bibliography into two parts, with one containing only works by a certain author and another all the rest. I tried figuring out how to do this with biblatex but got tangled up. ...
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biber - warning about non-ascii characters

Biber gives me the following warning: WARN - The entry 'csorgo__sandor:10' has characters which cannot be encoded in 'ascii'. Recoding problematic characters into macros. Is this anything to worry ...
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How to add “See p.” or “Cited page” before a backref

I've enabled in my header backref to link my citations with the related pages. It only add a clickable number after the ref. I would like to add something like "Cited page" or "Cited pages" before it. ...
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How to get the option 'globalcitecopy' of bibunits with biblatex?

I've just changed from natbib + bibunits to biblatex and I'd like to get the functionality of the globalcitecopy option. As explained in the documentation of bibunits: Create an entry in the ...
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natbib, IEEEtran and alphanumeric citation: is there an IEEEtranSAN style available?

The natbib package provides three versions of the standard BibTeX bibliography styles compatible with author-year citations (\citet, \citeauthor, \citeyear): plainnat abbrvnat unsrtnat The ...
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Remote bibliography

Does someone know if it is possible to load a bibliography file located in Google Drive? For instance, I would like to use ...
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Passing language=british to biblatex-chicago with polyglossia

This question is similar to this one, except the crux here is biblatex-chicago. I understand it's been a little rough building polyglossia support for biblatex. Thus far, biblatex-chicago has been ...
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How to get part of a citation to show in bibliography only?

I'm using biblatex-chicago for my bibliography. Just recently I decided I wanted to add descriptions for some of my manuscript sources so that someone looking them up in the bibliography would have an ...
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Large bibtex/biblatex database

I'm not sure if it is a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or if I should split it into multiple smaller ones. I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 ...
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Bibliography: group references with same title; do not print title field if repeated (or empty)

I have the following MWE with my custom bibliography, but I find myself with many talks with the same title (and author) that I want to group together... I guess I would need to use \iffieldundef ...
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biblatex-apa:empty bibliography+undefindes references [duplicate]

I try to cite with the biblatex-apa-package but it just does not word and I don't unterstand why. I have worked with latex for a while but usually with headings from friends, so I am not very good in ...