{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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Why won't biber-biblatex work with memoir? [closed]

Why won't biber-biblatex work with memoir? Seems that this is a longstanding issue, but I have not discovered any reliable resolution. In this mwe I get errors (i'm summarizing) like undefined refs ...
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Biblatex: Title of crossref not shown in @INREFERENCE entry

I am using a bibfile with an @INREFERENCE entry. Surprisingly when cited the title of the lexicon is not shown. Here is my minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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How to create a remotely accessible, centralized .bib bibliography?

I would like to create a remotely accessible, centralized .bib bibliography on GitHub that I can use in my .Rnw and .tex files in various directories. It would also make it easier to collaborate and ...
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Continuing pages need a heading

I am trying to modify a .cls file to write down my thesis, in particular I am trying to add modify the CITED LITERATURE, and allow Continuing pages to have heading, CITED LITERATURE (Continued). Any ...
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How to get the lettering in \citeyear?

I have the following document \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[maxlevel=3]{csquotes} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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biblatex-chicago, cmsdate=both with same origdate and date

On the subject of the date field in the author-date style, the biblatex-chicago manual states on p. 87: If the original publication dates — in the origdate field — are the same, and the reprint dates ...
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Bibliography heading on every page

My thesis guideline states that bibliographies should continue to next page with heading "Kaynaklar Dizini devam ediyor" (meaning "Bibliography Continued"). I'm using memoir and biblatex. How can I ...
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Is it possible to have several entries in a bibtex-date field?

My documents are often referring to articles that span several issues of the same journal, as in the following example. In building the file, biber complains that this would not be a correct date ...
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Tufte Fullwidth Bibliography across pages

I am trying to print the bibliography in a tufte-book using the whole width of the page, since I don't intend to put marginalia into the bibliography. Edit: I am using an updated version of tufte ...
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Biblatex AMA style

I'm counting on the fact that somebody must have done this and has a style file for biblatex-AMA (American Medical Association). Otherwise how do I make the list of references look like this: ...
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biblatex's \footfullcite typesets citation twice in beamer

Consider main.bib: @techreport{2012FracfocusChemical, author = {FracFocus,}, howpublished = {\url{http://fracfocus.org/water-protection/drilling-usage}}, institution = {The Ground Water ...
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Numbered Bibliography [closed]

I use biblatex and report documentclass. I need to remove the number before the bibliography title. Any suggest?
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Is there a time field where I can fill in the time I want? [closed]

I am going to add a web page to the bibliography, and therefore I need to add the time. I did not add the web page in latex when I got it from the web, so I need to add the time I actually used the ...
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Supressing some fields from biblatex footcite

I'm using biblatex in a beamer presentation and would like to show compact references in footnotes. I'm using \footfullcite, but the problem is that it prints all the fields usually expected in the ...
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Multiple references in one citation with links

I want to do Multiple references in one superscript citation but with the options of pdf or paper layout. When pdf is selected I want an internal link in the citation number to the reference and a ...
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How do I create a .bib file for bibtex?

how do I create a .bib file? I am trying to create a master bib file on texshop. When I save the file, it saves as a .tex, not .bib (even when I try to correct it manually). thanks in advance
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Biblatex merging entries together

I'm using biblatex with biber to write a CV. In my bibliography, biblatex seems to merge all the entries into one. I cannot understand why. I found quite a few questions on TeX.SX where users ...
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Biblatex citations inside KOMA-script's dictum [duplicate]

I would like to use biblatex (specifically, biblatex-chicago) to cite an author inside the \dictum command of scrbook. Here's my MWE, which produces some errors. \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Biblatex: How can I get same bibliography when compiling region in AUCTEX as in the complete “master” document?

Preliminary remark This problem is constantly annoying me, so I'd like to find a solution. From my experience with biber I thought I would just need to copy/rename some files created by bibtex to ...
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Diffrent ibidtracker for text and foot - Problem with footcites (Biblatex)

I needed to deactivate the ibidtracker in text to prevent the "ibid" by 2nd cite of a same author. I solved this with a "foot"-tracker i found, but now i have a problem with the footcites-command, ...
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Citing one book twice should show short-title second time

I use the following bib-file: @misc{kant2007grundlegung, title={Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Kommentar von Christoph Horn, Corinna Mieth und Nico Scarano}, author={Kant, Immanuel}, ...
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How to remove the link to the references in a beamer presentation?

I'm using LaTeX with biblatex (and beamer), and in the top left corner there's a link to the references. Does someone knows how to remove it? Thanks :) Here's a screenshot: And the minimal ...
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Where is \fromto defined, and can I change it?

My research group has a shared collection of bib-files which I'm converting my thesis to use. However, these files use the \fromto macro to specify page ranges, and my thesis is currently set up using ...
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Multiple ISBN's for a given entry, e.g. a book in biblatex

Please consider the following snippet: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents*}{p.bib} @book{Smith2015, title = {Some Conundrums}, ...
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How to properly make reftex work with multiple biblatex bibs?

I saw a comment in here that support for multiple addbibresource has been integrated into Emacs. However I'm using a few custom stys from where I require biblatex package with all the necessary ...
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ISO Date format with Biblatex/Biber?

I'm using biblatex/biber with the biblatex-chem package to make a list of citations for group meeting. This works quite well, but I wanted to add a recent C&EN article to it, since it is quite ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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BibLaTeX, vim-latex and \xxxcites

He, the vim-latex module for vim, provides a very nice feature: inserting a reference with the F9 key, which opens a window where you can look for the reference to insert. However, it does not seem to ...
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Recent alternatives to the historian package

The historian reference style is almost exactly what I need, but it's causing a lot of errors and seems to be kind of outdated. Are there any recommended recent alternatives? I need footnote ...
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Which case to use for “title” field?

It seems bibliography styles override whatever case written on the "title" field except for those parts protected with braces. What would be the best case to use for writing the "title" in the ...
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APA-based bibliography and citation style

I would like to change the bibliography and citation style to this APA-based style: Books: Menger, C. (1982). Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre. Wenen: Braumüller. Websites: Nakamoto, S. (2009). ...
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what are pitfalls when using doi as bibtexkey?

A very common scheme for bibtexkeys is FirstauthornameYYYY like Bohr1922. This scheme is not well suited for collaborating in teams because of collisions (Bohr1922a vs. Bohr1922b if there were many ...
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Why does biber increase compilation time of pdflatex runs dramatically (factor 2.8!!)?

Since I am using biber, the compilation time for my document has increased dramatically. It's a dissertation with <300 pages and a full latexmk compilation suddenly needed 26 minutes which is not ...
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Open brace in BibTeX fields

How can I enter the following title (of an imaginary book) in a Bib(La)TeX entry: "How to use { in Bib(La)TeX?" BibTeX suggests that braces can be backslash-escaped, but both BibTeX processor and ...
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How to evaluate expression before typesetting?

This code: \newcommand{\nosection}[1]{% \refstepcounter{section}% \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\numberline{\thesection}\fullcite{#1}% \markright{#1}}} prints '\fullcite #1' where #1 is 1's ...
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pdflatex suddenly takes much longer to compile document - how to find the reason?

I've done some major changes in my document (dissertation, nearly 300 pages) and now compiling time has increased nearly by factor 3! One pdflatex run took normally less than 3 minutes before and now ...
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Allignment of footcites with bibliography category [duplicate]

If I delete the code between the two command tags, I got the normal footcite result. But with that code, which I use to print a bibliography for each form of publication, I got allignment differences. ...
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citing from zotero for workflow in emacs/AUCTex

I am trying to develop a workflow as I begin writing my dissertation (in the social sciences). I am using emcas as my LaTeX editor, Zotero as my citation manager, and Linux Mint as OS. I had a ...
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Spurious punctuation in xelatex + biblatex + Cyrillic or Greek

Biblatex has a mechanism that prevents spurious punctuation. Generally, it works fine but fails with xetex and some languages. The MWE below compiles fine with pdflatex but with xelatex yields double ...
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Add colon after volume + number

I am using biblatex for this. I would like to change the comma to a colon after vol (num) in articles. Currently, the format is: Beth, T. and Gollmann, D. (1989). Algorithm Engineering for Public ...
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BibLateX/biber, maxbibnames with style=apa?

I'm trying to make a citation to an IPCC technical summary and want to include all authors in the bibliography entry. I also want to use APA-style citations for the paper. These two settings seem to ...
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How to add an electonic identifier (eid) field to inproceedings type in biblatex

By default, in biblatex, inproceedings entries do not support the eid field (electronic identifier). In article entries, the eid is printed instead of the page number, see the following MWE: ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong [closed]

I use LyX with biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and the authoryear-comp style. My biblatex configuration is below: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp,natbib=true]{biblatex} When I insert two ...
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Making bibliography \flushbottom in book class

I am using the book class and have a long bibliography (using Biblatex) at the end of each chapter. When there is a long reference around where a page break occurs, the whole reference shifts to the ...
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Replace “dot” with “comma” using biber and verbose-trad1

I'd like to have a "comma" instead of a "dot" after the authors and before the title. In other words, replace the "dot" for a "comma" as the author-title separator... MWE : \documentclass{article} ...
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How to make biber 1.9 also print the debug information in the log file?

I've switched from bibtex to biber and I was struggling with some errors. During those problems (see biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong? and biber: Caught ...
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How can I cancel line break between items in bibliography biblatex?

I use biblatex. I have problem with linebreak between bibliography items. I have for short url: The space between the organization and url is not optimal. I want nolinebreak between organisation ...
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biblatex/biber: removing a comma between reference and postnote argument

I'm using biblatex/biber for some months and I'm quite happy with it. But I'm facing a little problem, for which I can't find a solution. Even if the postnote argument is not a page number, ...
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Is it possible to allow linebreaks in the ISBN number of (auto-generated) bibliography files?

I hope it's not a duplicate but I was not able to find a solution. I generate my *.bib file using Citavi. The problem is, that if the ISBN number is near the end of the line it generates overfull ...
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Adding a name attribute (call sign, nickname) to author field in bibtex entry?

Say I want to cite this webpage http://www.sparkbangbuzz.com/els/iposc-el.htm as a misc entry; in the radio amateur world it is common to add one's call sign to one's name; so in this case, the author ...