{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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What is the reason to put a tilde between “p.”/“page” and the number?

When citing a page, the Biblatex manual puts a tilde between "p."/"page" and the number: \footcite[Cp.][p.~23]{Smith-2013} Why? I actually have never really googled for this and now that I have, I ...
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latexdiff: changes in bibliography with BibLaTeX and Biber

latexdiff is able to highlight differences in the bibliography when the content of the bbl generated by BibTeX is included in the document. I've been trying to unsuccessfully do the same with ...
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biblatex: relatedtype={bytranslator} does not work as expected with @article and @incollection

Yesterday I asked how to include the translation of a work in the bibliography in the form "translated by ... as ...". I was told to use the fields related={<key>} and ...
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“Undefined control sequence. \biburlsetup ->\Urlmuskip” error when compiling with biblatex

Here's the minimal failing example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{biblatex} \begin{document} Here's a citation \cite{Quine:1948}. \printbibliography \end{document} @article{Quine:1948, ...
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Can't open reference.aux

This is my first time posting here a question and I'm also like a beginner using Latex. Here is my problem: I can't compile my references, and always give me this mistake: I couldn't open file name ...
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Main text and bibliography in two languages but with alternate date format

I'm writing a text in American English and German (new orthography), so I use \usepackage[ngerman,USenglish]{babel}. The biblatex bibliography also contains English and German references. I need the ...
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biblatex: in the bibliography cite translation in the form “translated by … as …”

I would like to cite in the bibliography the translation into English of works in a foreign language, and I would like to do so in the form recommended by the Chicago Manual of Style, that is, in the ...
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how could I manage a bibliography in a world full of clouds (citeulike / mendeley)?

I always used a single babel.bib BibTex file to keep a record of all my readings. Great. Then I managed it using a VCS (first SVN, then git). Super great. But at the same time, resources like ...
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Suppress certain URLS in bibliography

If you get a .bib file from google books, unsurprisingly it has a link to google books in the URL field. This is handy to have in the .bib file so I'd rather not remove it from the file, which would ...
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What is the correct way to cite forthcoming paper (without having infos)?

I have to cite a forthcoming paper. I know this paper will be printed in 2014 in a collective book but I don't have any specific details about the publisher, collection, editors, ... Basically, I just ...
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Difficulties with chicago citation - NOT change author's name

In this site, it is described how chicago citation should look like; the date of the book, for example, are at the end. Also, as far as I know, when you cite in the text the citation isn't included in ...
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Biblatex: include bbl, problem with “verb” field

This is a follow up question to Biblatex: submitting to a journal. As noted in the comments to Herbert's answer, some users have problems with his solution as compiling produces the error Use of ...
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Automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewriting

I search a solution to automatically add a custom url on my bibliography, based on local url rewritting. For example, i have a biblatex entry into library.lib with local pdf url like this : ...
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Including cover pictures in bibliography

Multimedia entry types, i.e. artwork, audio, image, movie, music, performance, video, software, are not well supported by biblatex yet, although there are already fields defined for their unique ...
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Mixing name orders in biblatex

I have a situation where I need to cite names (with biblatex) in both East Asian order and Western order, such that the bibliography lists an entry like 'Smith, John and Yamada Tarou' or 'Yamada Tarou ...
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Use small caps in bibliography for institutional authors

I'm using biblatex-apa to define the layout of my bibliography. Now I'm citing several (internal) documents from institutions or news websites, which now appear in the document using their ...
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multiple citation with specific pages biblatex-apa [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex-apa and trying to get a multiple citation wit specific pages What i want to get: (Author1,p.1; Author2,p.2) my (working) workaround right now is this: (\cite[][1]{author1}; ...
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Grouping together booktile and series in biblatex-chicago

I'm using biblatex-chicago for my references. My bib file includes many references to conference papers that I have imported from the ACM digital library. The abbreviations to these conferences are ...
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Comma in front of & in the reference section

I'm handling with a problem concerning referencing and citing sources in APA-Style. Here is my example code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, bibtotoc, liststotoc, pointlessnumbers ...
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Several strings in one biblatex-field — multiple references

As I understand it, biblatex-fields as eprint and related accept one and only string/key, though I want them to refer to two or more items/addresses. To give an example which might make it clear what ...
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How to cite full title in footnote with alphabetic citation style

I'm writing my thesis and I'm struggling with the correct choice of citation style. I'm leaning towards alphabetic style, since I find that it's easy to read and makes it easy to recall what ...
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Biblatex with ieee style still puts a comma after the title [and breaks my customisation]

I use the latest versions of biblatex and ieee-style [autum 2013]: The question was solved : Titles ending with punctuation in biblatex-ieee but I still have the issue: ...
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Double occurrences of names in Index with biblatex

I use biblatex with indexing option; moreover, inside the text I have some names to index, with the usual \index{} command. Since I have the same authors in the bibliography and in the text, in the ...
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Append text to biblatex footnote citation

Does biblatex allow to append arbitrary comments to footnote citations? For example, I now have this code: Lorem ipsum.\autocite[2]{foobar} And it gives this at the bottom of the page: Foobar, ...
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It there a way to make URL link in bibliography as one word `Link`?

This is my code: % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: biber % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide

I'm putting references at the bottom of Beamer slides. I'm referring to the same footnote twice in one slide, but latex is create a duplicate footnote: the label/ref is not working. I found a ...
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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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biblatex numeric style with author last name?

I am currently usign the numeric style in biblatex. This gives me the obvious result of [22] when I call \cite{Someone}. I would like to stick to the numeric style but also include the last name in ...
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LyX sync document settings of child documents with master especially concerning citation style

How can I make sure, that the document settings of a child document are compatible to the master document? Today I had a big hassle concerning citation: If I choose "citation style standard ...
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Biblatex: Last name only in \footcite

How can I drop the authors first name in the following MWE? I have already suppressed the volume and pages of the entry. I just want this to read: Brav and Heaton (2002). Competing Theories of ...
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biblatex defernumbers per refsection

In one refsection of my document the references are grouped into categories by their keywords. Now I want to print the bibliography for every section based on the category of the citation, e.g. one ...
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Conditionally Hiding Parts of Bibtex Fields Depending on Language Field Value

I would like to create a document with a bibliography using XeLaTeX with Biber. In the bibliography, there are Chinese books and articles, as well as English or German ones. Some of the authors have ...
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biblatex prints an unwanted star (*)

I am using biblatex in an article document class which has been turned into a resume manually. The \section and \subsection have been redefined. Now If I use bibtex or biblatex, I get an unwanted ...
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Biblatex: Improving Dynamic Quotation Command

In Biblatex: Automatic Vgl. & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length) lockstep creates a quotation command based on previous contribitions by lockstep and Martin Scharrer that ...
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Same parenthesis for nameprefix and first initial

I would like to have in the same parenthesis, the first initial of the author and its prefix. For example : Chazelles (Cl.-A. de) etc. but for the moment I have : Chazelles (Cl.-A.) (de) ... with ...
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How the author name could be made italic in citation using biblatex?

I'm using this code: % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: biber % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } % arara: pdflatex: { shell: yes } \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Multiple citation-keys in biblatex \parencite abbreviates authors

I use Emacs/Auctex/Biblatex/Jabref and encountered the following problem: If I have more than four citations, separated by comma, in a \parencite, the citations suddenly are shown with the abbreviated ...
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Reference per chapter does not work. biblatex [duplicate]

I'm using latex but not an expert. I was writing my thesis and normally using cite package but decided to use separated references at the end of each chapter. I checked since hours, tried couple of ...
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Does biblatex-chicago not support editortype “reviser”?

biblatex allows for the specification of multiple editorial roles through the availability of multiple editor keys editor, editora, editorb, coupled with editorial role values translator, ...
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Wrong alphabetic order for Norwegian bibliography with biblatex

In Norwegian, aa is an (obsolete) alternative spelling of å, but it is still very commonly used in names. In bibliographies, it should as a result be alphabetized as if it said å (cf. Wikipedia). In ...
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biblatex: “Apalike” LaTeX usin & instead of and

Intro I am currently writing a report on my local language. The usage of "and" in my reference list is not preferable and I would like to use "&" instead of "and" such that the reference list and ...
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Can biblatex-publist omit names which include middle initials without omitting all names which share my surname?

I was putting together a publication list today. I started by copying it from my CV where I have always managed the list manually. However, I recently noticed biblatex-publist so I thought I would ...
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Customized biblatex citation style for multi-volume government archive

I'm using biblatex-chicago to manage citations in my dissertation. I often cite a multi-volume collection, Foreign Relations of the United States, for which there is an accepted citation format. I've ...
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Link biblatex bibliography to citations without printing backrefs

In my biblatex bibliography, I have numbers like [1] next to my references. When I click on the citation [1], it links to the bibliography [1] (thanks to the hyperref package). Is there a way to have ...
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Physical Review Letters Style

Does anyone have latex template like the one they use in Physical Review letters (i.e. two columns in one paper) journal?
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Biblatex: Combining Dynamic Compare Command with a '\citetitle' Command

In How to create a \citejournal, \citebooktitle, \cite… command in biblatex? Gonzalo Medina and Audrey provided code that works like \citeauthor{}e.g. when you put in your document it creates just the ...
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editortype, collaborator for inproceedings

I can not get "in collaboration with" for @ inproceedings entry because it concerns the work and not the article as I would. @INPROCEEDINGS{roure07, author = {Réjane Roure}, title = {Armes et ...
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how do we give authors names and affiliations details in biblatex package [closed]

I am making a research article using latex file. For that I want to display the bibliography in author-year order and also I need to mention the citations with author and year (if more than two ...
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Biblatex Sorting Bibliography by author and afterwards numbering it by appearence in bibliography

I'm using biblatex to create a bibliography with two parts, one part for literature and one part for internet sources. Now I want to sort each bibliography by NTY. Afterwards the entries in the ...
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Bibliography aux file mismatch (.aux.bcf versus .bcf)

I have migrated from OS X/TeXShop to Linux/TeXMaker. Something in the configuration must be different, because my project doesn't build the bibliography any longer. I tried the sequence pdflatex > ...