{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: how to get rid of abbreviate global option for a local \fullcite citation?

In the following MWE, I'd like the \fullcite citation (but not the bibliography) to be displayed as if abbreviate=false would be passed to biblatex. Is it possible to get rid of the abbreviate global ...
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BibLaTeX -> LaTeX source code [duplicate]

When I run bibtex, I can extract the LaTeX code from the bbl file. Then, I can combine that directly into my LaTeX file so that the copyeditors, for instance, don't need to know anything about how I ...
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Remove periods after author initials, but leave spaces

The terseinits option exists to remove the periods after the authors' initials, but it also squashes two or more initials together. How can I have it so that it will be Author A B, Buthor B C and ...
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How to change fontsize in the biblatex eprintclass field?

I had a problem with a too big font in the URL field which I fixed by copy-pasting the following code (from another question): \appto{\biburlsetup}{\renewcommand*{\UrlFont}{\normalfont\itshape}} ...
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biblatex: numbering of “overlapping” bibliographies

I have to create in a document two bibliographies (easy), which should be numbered (easy) which are filled by distinct \cite-commands (which can be done e.g. with categories). The problem is that it ...
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Use toggles in biblatex `printbibliography`

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex8]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents*}{bib.bib} @mastersthesis{toto, author={Toto}, title={My thesis}, year={2009}, school={Paris ...
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Using another entry's date field with biblatex

I am trying to use the date field of an entry in a bib file for another entry. The idea is that I am using another source to date the entry (which is itself undated) and I want to avoid duplicating ...
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Separate bibliographies on same page

I would like to scan the bib file for entry type, put them into 3 categories, and show those separate with title. I got this working with the code below. I would like to change two things: Delete ...
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Question marks instead of quotation marks in references

I am using BibLaTeX and Babel (catalan) and I get a weird error in the bibliography:the quotation marks are replaced by question marks. If a deactivate Babel everything works. Babel: Code: ...
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biblatex inconsistencies with “De” surname

Using biblatex, I have an author entry: "Nancy {\uppercase{d}e} Vito" in my bibtex file. In the output bibliography it is sorted under "Vito, N. De" as desired. However, using \citet it appears as ...
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Customize list in bibliography produced by biblatex

I'm using BibLaTeX for bibliography management with bibstyle=gost-numeric which is not that common, but the problem is the same with more common bibstyle=numeric. I want a list produced with ...
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Biblatex footnotes to margin

Is there a way to (robustly) push biblatex footnote citations to the margin? I tried \usepackage{sidenotes} \renewcommand*{\footnote}[1]{\sidenote{#1}} but I get sometimes ugly effects as shown ...
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Footnotemark after period in bibliography

I need footnotes in either the pages or addendum fields of some of my references. Since I don't have control over the period appended at the end of those fields, the footnote mark will end up before ...
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BibLaTeX - The localization without a language key

Generally, we can do the localization by setting the language key in each .bib entry and using \DeclareBibliographyStrings(BibLaTeX Document, p.204). Mendeley can generate .bib resources, but there ...
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How to keep both Mapping=arabicdigits and Ligatures=TeX in this MWE?

Please consider the MWE below: MWE - scenario 1 \documentclass[demo]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[locale=mashriq,numerals=mashriq,abjadjimnotail=true]{arabic} % ...
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Specify left-hand margins for different bibliography segments - Biblatex

In my document, I am printing varies subbibliographies using biblatex. Since I cite some norms and would like to use their full number for a shorthand, I get really wide margins on the left side. Is ...
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biblatex: how to plagiarize a (book) entry type?

I'd like to provide a biblatex's entry type, bookreview, similar to the book one with the following differences: it supports an additional type=list,datatype=name field, reviewer (for the book's ...
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biblatex prevent page numbers from linebreaks within the bibliography

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. I've noticed that line breaks after the dash between the page numbers (e.g. for journal entries) could occur. Is it possible to prevent this and make the ...
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Oscola, Biblatex and Classicthesis [closed]

I am still inexperienced with Latex. I attempted to use the Oscola biblatex style with classicthesis. I worked out what I could do with it (especially the indexing) on a very simple file, where it ...
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biblatex: Changing key MastersThesis to MPhilThesis

Some universities have MPhil degree. I wonder how to put word MPhil thesis rather than MA thesis in biblatex bibliography. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Example.bib Example.bib ...
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looking for equivalent to natbib's `\citepalias` in biblatex with active links using \hypersetup

I recently made the switch from natbib to biblatex. I've been using \hypersetup to make active links with natbib––it helps me navigate my document as I am working on it (see below for example). ...
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Biblatex handling of Dutch “van” prefix

This question has been posed in many different variants, but not exactly as I ask here, so please do not consider this as a duplicate. I use biblatex with the option useprefix. I would like to have ...
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biblatex: title and authors to be switched and followed by a line break instead of punctuation

The following MWE explains what I'd like to obtain: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} % \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @Book{ ...
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Multi-line (wrapped text) in bibliography labels using shorthand for CV

In my CV, I want to create a list of my publications. I managed to change the label of each entry to be the name of the conference using the shorthand field. However, for certain publications, there ...
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Emulate the numeric style multiple cite, with ieee style in biblatex?

I am using the style=ieee in biblatex; however, when it comes to multiple cites, I would like to emulate the style=numeric of biblatex. Consider the MWE: % rebuild command - bash: % (shopt -s ...
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Biblatex descending order of references but multiple lists starting from highest listcount

I want to do a CV (I use moderncv) and print several bibliographies at the end. All of them should be in decreasing order (sorted by year) but with new starting point. What I know is the solution ...
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Biber 1.9, working with Biblatex 2.9a on Yosemite, suddenly not producing .bbl file [duplicate]

Out of the blue, I'm getting this error for all my .tex files with citations (even those which ran smoothly just a couple of days ago). I typeset them on another MacBook with the same distribution and ...
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Remove “see n. 1” from footnotes biblatex

Biblatex is formatting my footnotes like so: I would like to remove the "see n. 1" or "see n. 30". I'm using the historian package, MWE: documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} ...
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Forced lowercase bibliography with biblatex in apa-style [duplicate]

Even when my .bib file has uppercase words, I can not preserve them when generating de bibliography page. For example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa, ...
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How to use two different languages in the same bibliography with biblatex? [duplicate]

Is it possible to mix two different languages in the same bibliography made with Biblalex? I would like to get this output: Instead of this: I have tried using langid field, but it localizes only ...
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Biblatex \usepackage{xpatch} [duplicate]

In november i posted this question: @online bibliography biblatex The question was how to modify the bibliography to how i wanted it to look. I wanted the webpage reference to look like this: [#] ...
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How to use biblatex to organise relevant literature for a thesis or paper most efficiently?

I've been using LaTeX to write any kind of document for some years. Some years ago I also discovered biblatex which is great. In fact, I've never used bibtex seriously and directly jumped upon the ...
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“Missing $ inserted. \end” when I add \printbibliography

When I add \printbibliography I get "Missing $ inserted. \end". I've removed all of the TeX and the content of the .bib file (not at the same time), but I still get this error. I am using TexLive 2014 ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid, what am I doing wrong in my latex file or bibtex file?

I would like to add a reference list to my thesis latex file, but I am having some troubles with the style of my bibliography and the use of \addbibresource{Bibtexfile.bib} or ...
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Biblatex: how to shorten 3+ authors to et al. in short citations, but in full citations and bibliography all names should appear

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. I would like to use the et al. (andothers) in my short citations only. So when I cite something the first ...
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biblatex-chicago not properly formatting citations after latest texlive

I have the following in my preamble: \usepackage[notes,natbib,backend=biber,idemtracker=context,ibidtracker=context]{biblatex-chicago} This should, in the first instance of a citation (in this ...
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Custom url for `\cite` links

Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents}{example.bib} @article{doe-2015, Author = {J. Doe and M. Mouse and D. Duck and W. Disney}, Doi = {ija.foo/bar}, Journal = ...
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Biblatex: Remove comma after andothers / et al.? Only if editor field is used [duplicate]

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. Most of the times it works, but now I've got a problem: sometimes a book as only one or more editors, ...
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How to align the beginning of the citations in the footnote?

I have the problem that in my foot citations there is an extra space character between the Cf. and the name of the first author. If subsequent cites are different it does not have any impact, but with ...
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what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website?

what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website? also with the same author and different url and title? For example, Oracle or Google. For citation I am using ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Copying keywords from one BibTeX field to another using DeclareSourcemap doesn't work

My BibTeX entries have a keywords field with keywords describing the content. I also have a field called tags with meta information like talk, manuscript, own, etc. Example: ...
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Footcite only with surname

My I aim is to configure the \footcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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Page-Range: output hypen as en-dash in \autocite

I'm trying to get \autocite to output -- for the page-range, the same way Biblatex does it for the bibliography entries: This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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APA in-text citation and reference tweak with biblatex/biber

I need to fix an issue related to in-text citation as well as the way the reference list is displaying one the articles used in the manuscript. Check this out: (Krippendorff & Butter, 1998, 2) ...
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bibTex simple example! [closed]

I found this sample example im net. I created "references.bib" file in my template directory. I am getting the following output: Hallo world[einstein] with the warning: citation einstein on page 1 ...
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Remove a0 poster bibliography title

I am creating a poster using the a0poster package. I want to remove the title of the bibliography which automatically comes up with 'References'. All I have is this: \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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How to sort entries of numerically referenced and split bibliographies alphabetically, but having citation numbers in order of appearance?

I've got a question regarding Biblatex with Biber backend. I'd like to have a split bibliography: One for print media and one for online resources. I would like to have quite a special kind of ...