{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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How to change a \NewDocumentCommand-based \cite command to accept biblatex-style arguments?

Over at How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?, I was greatly helped with a macro which solved the question as it was asked. I'd now like to change ...
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How to quote encyclopedia articles differently from books, magazines, etc. with Biblatex?

I'm using a lot of articles from multi-volume encyclopedias in my work. To this end, I've set the articles up using the crossref attribute in the bibliography file. The citation style used is ...
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How to add “and others” at the end of a \parencites citation?

I'm sorry to ask something I can't really show code for, but I've no idea where even to start. At the moment, I have a bibliography entry that looks like this: @book{andothers, title = {and ...
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How to do IF counter+1 < … THEN nicely for beautifying Biblatex backreference

This article and snippet: BibLaTeX: Customizing backreferences Produces: [4] “Tile 3”. In: () (Cited on pages 1, 2, and 3). Now I want to get the rid off this last comma (Oxford comma) after ...
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How to use 1. (number followed by dot) format instead of [1] format in bibliography and in tex [duplicate]

The editor asked me to use the following format. Reference 1. Author, blah blah Instead of Reference [1] Author, blah blah ... Even though in the main text, 1 style has been used. For example, ...
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How to print shortauthor in the references as well? Further question

Here lockstep asked how to additionally use the shortauthor field in the bibliography. I, however, would like to completely replace the author field with shortauthor. Instead of International ...
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How to make footcite refer to the first footnote when citing identical references? [duplicate]

I am writing a document where I am forced to insert citations of relevant bibliography as footnotes. I am using a similar text for comparison, and I noticed that the bibliography style is rather ...
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How to modify biblatex authoryear article entry to have period after date but commas between title, journal, and pages

After adding tweaks from other answers here (thanks!) I managed to get authoryear article entries to be like this: Russell, Bertrand (1905). “On Denoting”. Mind, vol. 14, no. 56, 479–493. But ...
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Citation in JabRef [duplicate]

The following code is the BibTeX source: @INPROCEEDINGS{El-Hakim2003b, author = {El-Hakim, S.F. and Beraldin, J.-A. and Blais, F.}, title = {Critical Factors and Configurations for Practical ...
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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Citations in Beamer but bibliography in full-size portrait page

I am creating the presentation for my dissertation defense using beamer. I use several citations during the presentation which are just listed as a number in brackets. I would like the bibliography to ...
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Biber v1.9 with Miktex 2.9 - Bibliography not displayed [closed]

I am trying to compile my Bibliography, but it dosent show up in the output. I use MikTeX 2.9 & Biber 1.9. Further I have this in my preamble: \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Conference contributions as references

For my PhD thesis I am obliged to cite all my contributions, not only papers but also posters and talks given at conferences. Now I am struggling how to do this best. My best try so far looks like ...
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How to format a book appearence in the bibliography in LaTeX? [closed]

I use LaTeX to write a document. Therefore I need a Bibliography. Thus I created a .bib file with my sources. When I run LaTeX a book source looks like this: John A McDermid. Software Engineer's ...
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citereset=chapter does not work for me [duplicate]

As I understood this option, when I have something like \footcite{test}, ..., \footcite{test}, it should have the same footline and it should not make the footline twice, right? It is not working for ...
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\DeclareLabelname not working in biblatex 3.0

I recently upgraded to TeX Live 2015 and biblatex version 3.0. Since the upgrade, there is unexpected behavior with respect to my in-text author-year citations. As I describe in this answer, I ...
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Bibliography - article not showing title in italics for one of the references [closed]

Anyone know why this is not showing up properly? This is the text... @article{lenstra2012, author = "Arjen K. Lenstra1{,} James P. Hughes{,} Maxime Augier{,} Joppe W. Bos{,} Thorsten Kleinjung{,} ...
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How do I change the alpha-style citation callout string?

I am new to this forum and I looked, searched all articles that I think may have similar topics. But my question is still open. Maybe it's because my LaTeX skills are not the best. Topic: I am ...
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Multiple bibliographies in biblatex without keyword

I have read the questions: biblatex: multiple bibliographies categorised by different .bib files and sorting multiple bibliographies in biblatex, but although I profoundly respect all the work that ...
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Biber/BibLaTeX - How to insert a small-space inside \parencite's-[post]-bracket automatically? Example: (cf. Doe, 1998, page <toobigspace> 25)

Imagine an ordinary Harvard-citation-style by using the \parencite-function: The application in it's initial state... \parencite[pre][post]{authorID} ... in practice, will be used like this... ...
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Biblatex Q: Single entry for multiple data fields?

So I have a biblatex entry: @book{sterne, title={The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman}, author={Sterne, Laurence}, editor={Ross, Ian Campbell}, introduction={Ross, Ian ...
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The Bibliography has not appeared as it should be [duplicate]

Process started data source /var/folders/st/_xmlt14x39d3309x0cg_xk480000gn/T/par-4c696c79/cache-1ea1c894d061cba85b64a1b380f6c297de02c7c4//inc/lib/Biber/LaTeX/recode_data.xml not found in . INFO - ...
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Finding out automatically generated sortkeys

If I want to manually place an entry in my bibliography at another place I can do so using the sortkey. But, to be able to do that I will need to know its neighbours' sortkeys or whatever the ...
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\textbackslash in a field of a bibliographic entry

Is there a way to include a backslash in the title field a bibliographic entry? The MWE below keeps erroring out with ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> Faster \unfolding ...
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Biblatex (BibTeX backend) - citations out of order

I'm compiling my document using \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} The citations work fine but they are completely out of order - 8, 9, 1, 10, 7, 17 - and I don't know what causes it. The only ...
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Bibliography - Many different input options for “date” and “year”: How to use in a correct way?

Let's take a look at one classical bibliography-entry for a online-source: (I removed the irrelevant options for better visibility...) @online{ID, ALTauthor = {author}, title = {title}, ...
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Biber/BibLaTex - How to change “n.d.”-letters into custom-letters in case of missing date of literature-entry?

How can I change the "n.d."-letters generated in case of a missing date into custom letters (e.g. "o. J.")? Working minimum-example: % ==== PREAMBEL ...
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Why aren't double curly braces around the title field of a bib entry preserving capitalization?

I have stumbled upon a peculiar situation in one of my latest documents: even though all titles in the BibTeX file are surrounded by double curly braces (all the way from the beginning to the end, ...
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Biblatex, basic usage, references not working [duplicate]

I'm using BibLaTex for the first time and I have followed some Web tutorials to use it, but I cannot get it working properly. First, I had a problem when changing the reference style from alphanumeric ...
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Gobbling punctuation if command has no optional argument

I want to define a new macro that gets an optional argument X and a citation key Y. If only Y is present it prints \cite{Y} If, however, also X is present it prints X, \cite{Y} This ...
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LaTeXing, Sublime, LuaLaTeX and biber

While not a TeX question as such, I hope TeX.SE hostes Sublime and biblatex experts able to help. I'm having trouble getting my template running the way it should. My main problem is that Sublime ...
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How to get an option for square brackets in \textcite?

Currently in the preamble I have: \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=authoryear, isbn=false, doi=false ]{biblatex} My figures´ code looks like: \begin{figure} ...
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Texniccenter: Biber wont find references

After neglecting Windows and Texniccenter for a time, I am now trying to setup my windows machine to also work with my biber files. I was following this very extensive answer. My working file is ...
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Change footnote citation style

I'm quite new to BibLaTeX and i'm trying to modify the verbose-ibid style to my requirements. The Bibliography ist perfect but the footnotes aren't doing all the things I want. First: In one footnote ...
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WinEdt warning message for .bib files

In the screen capture below: Why is there a warning in the WinEdt tree structure that the bib files cannot be found. My document compiles normally as I have the following commands for my biblatex: ...
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van prefix is not in capital at beginning of sentence

The answer to this question states that "van" prefix should be in capitals when it appears at the beginning of a sentence. But the code below typesets "van Dijk". How can I get "Van Dijk" when it ...
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Instead of numbers, symbols are showing up in the references using biblatex [duplicate]

I am using biblatex for creating a poster.I made a small example with all the packages I am using. \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0,scale=1,debug]{beamerposter} ...
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What's the `biblatex` capacity?

I'm reading the biblatexpackage documentation. In fact, the table 4 describes the reference size capacities of bibtex8 but never give us a comparison or data about the biber capacity and I want to ...
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citation undefined - Bibliography [duplicate]

If this is my file.tex: Ras is capable of binding tightly to downstream effector molecules and thereby propagate specific signaling pathways \cite{12581669} and this my biblio.bib: ...
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biblatex how to cite newspaper article showing date

I'm trying to cite a newspaper article using biblatex with bibstyle=authoryear. But I'm not able to make visible in the bibliography the newspaper issue date. The only workaround found so far is to ...
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Latex BibStyle, how to change it

How can I get my bibliography style to be as follows: Last Name, First Initial.,..... The references should appear in the paper as [1] and appear in alphabetical order in the bibliography. An ...
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Color citation using biblatex : in-text + references (issue with postnote + bibliography)

I want to color my citations using biblatex alphabetic citation style. However, I do not to only color the "key" (as it is the case in this paper) but the whole block including : opening bracket (or ...
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Linebreak of URL in bib in own bibstyle

I have to use my own bibstyle for my thesis, but I have some trouble with longer URLs, which do not break correctly at the end of a line. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ...
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I need to be able to mention ancient authors with biblatex [closed]

The first time, a citation should look like this: Livio, ab urbe condita 1,7 that means "Livio, book 1, paragraph 7", Another time, still book 1 (one) but citing another paragraph, it should ...
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Biblatex-apa not replacing ampersand for citations and references with Spanish options

I have read that the spanish-apa.lbx file contains the command \setcounter{smartand}{0} to prevent the ampersand from showing up and uses y instead. However, I can't seem to manage to get this right ...
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Format note field given date according to the given style

I have the following entry in my biblio.bib: @article{author1:2015, author={author1 and author2, title={Something good}, journal={A very good journal}, year=2015, month=jun, volume=26, ...
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BibLaTex cite style: prenote [number] postnote

I would like to see this output for \cite[see][1]{Key}, e.g.: "see [2], p. 1". That means like style=numeric, but only the number should be wrapped in square brackets, but not the rest. More general: ...
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bibtex can't open or find source.bib [closed]

I've looked over other questions, but none of them seem to solve my problem. I have a document and would like to do the following with biblatex: Use the bibtex backend Compile my (long) ...
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How to delete the unused Bibtex items in JabRef? [duplicate]

I'm writing the notes and using the software--JabRef v2.10 for managing the references. However, after revising my notes several times, I find that there are some unused Bibtex items. So how to ...
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For article in biblatex-chicago which field for the editor of the journal?

I am getting the impression that biblatex-chicago places the editor of a journal in the wrong position, or am I getting something wrong? Shouldn't the editor be printed after the title of the journal? ...