{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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Adjust vertical alignment of square brackets of biblatex numeric style

I have the same problem with the vertical alignment of square brackets as described in this question. However, the only square brackets I have are the ones used for citations by the biblatex numeric ...
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How to cite the title AND the year in the same command?

I would like to cite an article by its title and its date (the date should be inside parenthesis). For now, I have to use two commands: \citetitle{key} \parencite*{key} which produces (with ...
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BibKey-Autocompletion with a standard BibFile-Folder [closed]

Basically, what I've been trying to do is organize my structure and working environment a little bit, setting up a folder for different kinds of "preamble"-documents and one for my *.bib files. Since ...
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Switched from natbib to biblatex, cannot find bib file [duplicate]

I had a working file with a natbib setup, but I encoutered difficulties citing in a footnote and it seemed more broadly that biblatex was better for my field. So I switched, and now my .tex file just ...
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Biblatex: Change order of fields (note+pages) for inproceedings/incollection

I'm using the following to change the order of note and pages fields for @article. \renewbibmacro{note+pages}{% \printfield{pages}% \setunit*{\space}% \printfield{note}% ...
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Biblatex: Id. in lieu of Ibid.

I have what I thought would be a very simple question, but has turned out to be much more difficult. Using biblatex and the verbose-inote style, I would like to redefine for footcite Ibid as Id. and ...
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Allow line breaks but not page breaks

How can I avoid that a \parencite{key} will get broken over 2 pages? Linebreaking is fine, but page breaking is not. The reason I do not want this is that I have TIKZ customization for citations, ...
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BibLaTeX doesn't print all the information I put in?

I use BibDesk to construct my .bib files. This program gives me some fields to put information, depending on the type of reference (book, article, etc.). However, LaTeX doesn't print all the ...
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Highlight citations of works a specific author contributed to [duplicate]

I'm thinking a solution should exist already, but I'm unable to find it... so, how could I highlight citations to a work a specific author contributed to? It's a bit like printing the name of a ...
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Define required bib fields in biblatex with biber

Additionally to the standard required fields biblatex lists in chapter 2.1, I would like to define my own required fields. So e.g. for book where biblatex only requires author, title, year/date I also ...
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Another question about making the name of an author bold in the bibliography [duplicate]

I'm using biblatex and wish to print a name (which has a "ä" character, say "Därwin") bold every time it shows up in the bibliography. This answer provides a solution that works, provided my tex file ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \c@author already defined

I am close to loose my contenance: my preamble: \documentclass[twocolumn]{bmcart}% uncomment this for twocolumn layout and comment line below %%\documentclass{bmcart} %%% Load packages ...
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How can I write a corrected format of reference for a target journal [closed]

I am write the reference part. First, I followed a journal which written as following (first style): [1] Chambolle A. An algorithm for total variation minimization and applications. Journal of ...
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Multiple authors in (classicthesis) Bibliography: removing comma before “and”

Working on Classicthesis (version 4.2), I'm finding that by default the bibliography prints a comma before "and", resulting as below. [22] Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson, Thomas H Davenport, DJ ...
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Using acronyms for institutions in citations messes up sorting in the bibliography when using “author-year”

I would like to abbreviate "European Commission" by "EC", also when citing a document of the EC. The problem is that the abbreviation will only be introduced when I write "\ac{EC}" (using the acronym ...
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Biblatex abbrevation for no editor second try

Referring to my previous question I now try to solve the problem with the missing editor for a proceeding or inproceeding entry. So if I write the command \noeditor into the field editor one should ...
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Biblatex with Biber doesn't work with macron letters

I've a problem with one of my literature entrys. The author name is Itō with the macron letter ō. The corresponding Latex-Code would be \={o}, but I know that Biblatex has a special issue with the ...
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Bibliography and cite config

I have a document that I want to set up to APA citation (cites and bibliography): \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[spanish,activeacute]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Why there is no number in my citation [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=numeric]{biblatex} \begin{document} According to \cite{Einstein} \begin{thebibliography}{9} \bibitem{Einstein}General Relativity \bibitem{Latex}User Manual ...
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How to make a word clickable to send you to a certain reference in the bibliography?

I am trying to make a word hyperlinked and clickable that if one click on it, can see a certain reference at bibliography. I guessed \hyperlink works but does not. This is a sample: ...
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How is the process of making the bibliography

I have a JabRef database in the same folder as my *.tex directory. Im using the following: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[spanish,activeacute]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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String to sort index of authors generated with biblatex

I have an index of cited authors generated with biblatex and imakeidx. How can I have this index sorted by the sortkey field in the bib-file, if defined. For indexing titles there is a ...
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BibTex can't find my .bib file, and appears to be looking in the wrong places

I have spent a rather frustrating few hours trying to get TexWorks to work with either or both of BibTex or biber. I tried running the minimal example \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Bibliography: natbib, apa-style and apacite

At the beginning I used \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{apa} and I really like the author-year notation. The result looks fine, but it's English and this time my seminar thesis is written ...
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Reference the number from a specific footnote later in the document

I am using Biblatex, Biber backend, and autocite for all of my references. I found this question (Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide), but it was never answered and ...
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Mixing notes style and authordate style in biblatex-chicago (the example of letters)

I'm having a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate style and citing @letters. In line with the Chicago Manual of Style's general guidelines, I don't list @letters in the bibliography. Instead, I ...
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Efficiently applying the same patch to several bibdrivers

In this answer to a question about getting Biblatex to print the ISSN field for books, I suggest a solution which uses the \xpatchbibdriver command of the xpatch package: \xpatchbibdriver{book}{% ...
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Change predefined DOI label in Biblatex

Having searched fairly thoroughly to solve this problem I came across this answer which solves the problem for URL: Changing predefined words in a biblatex bibliography Is it possible to perform the ...
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Bibliography unwanted header and footer [closed]

I am trying to add the bibliography into my TOC. The problem is as soon as I add [heading=bibintoc] to it, all bibliography pages will have a "BIBLIOGRAPHY" header and footer. How can I remove ...
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Biblatex/Biber does not produce citations nor print bibliography [duplicate]

I think I am doing everything right (it used to work). Now doing the same procedure I don't get citations in the text and bibliography is not printed out at the end. The files "tesi.tex" and ...
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Presentation of year and ISBN of BetterBibLaTeX from Zotero in LaTeX

First of all my question: How can I adjust biblatex to show only the year from the date and not to delete the dashes from the ISBN? Here is my MWE: BetterBibLaTeX 1.6.6 within Zotero Standalone 4.0 ...
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Using custom bibliography styles with BibLaTex and Biber

I am currently writing an article that requires me to follow a custom bibliography style, found on this site as a BST file (direct link to BST file). I also found a CSL implementation of the same ...
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Biblatex, chicago style, year/page in parenthesis? [duplicate]

I would like to cite Adams (2010), yet, I get Adams 2010. What do I need to add in order to keep the chicago style citation? Thanks! Here my minimal example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Latex reference problem [duplicate]

I have a problem in references, some of them are in bold and the the other are not. However, I do not want them in bold. Any suggestion?
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biblatex: string manipulation after processing of bibtex @STRING

I am using biblatex 3.1 in conjunction with some BibTeX (.bib) files. These files begin with @STRING macros like @STRING{CUP="Cambridge University Press"} and contain entries that have this form: ...
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Biblatex: Where to put external abstract files?

In §3.11.8 ("External Abstracts and Annotations") of the biblatex documentation, it says that it is possible to put abstracts in external .tex files rather than storing them in the .bib file directly. ...
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Biblatex + Xelatex does not display accents

Biblatex works fine with pdflatex, but when compiling with Xelatex, suddenly accents disappear. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style=alphabetic, citestyle=authoryear ...
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How do I force the title of a bibliography item to not go into the margin?

I have a citation for which the title is overflowing into the right margin. Any ideas on how to force it to not go into the margin? Here is my mwe: \RequirePackage{filecontents} ...
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Problems getting my bibliography working - "empty bibliography! [duplicate]

This has been stressing me out for a couple of hours now. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 with Texmaker as the editor. I've been trying to use a .bib file as an external bibliography, which I've typed up in a ...
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BibLatex Chinese Characters in reference, XeLatex not an option

I am need to cite chinese authors in my thesis. It works fine with Latex but not in BibLatex where I need to cite it within my refernces. Using Xelatex is not an option, as too many errors are showing ...
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How can I remove common fields using `biblatex`?

I want to remove the page numbers, volume numbers, and journal number from my biblatex bibliography (for my cv). I thought I could use key=false, like I use for url and doi but these pages, volume, ...
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Change last multicite delim only for \textcite commands (not in bibliography)

Using biblatex with the authoryear-comp style you can set the 'and' sign for multiple authors by the \DefineBibliographyStrings command. Is it possible to define a different 'and' sign for intext ...
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In-text citation with almost same authors in the same year

Suppose I want to cite two papers, which are listed in my reference list like: Adams, J., L. Hill, J. Jones, K. Lamar, and T. Wang (2015) .... and Adams, J., L. Hill, J. Jones, K. Lamar, A. ...
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How to format the bibliography while we are using works cited and further reading

I am using the following codes for my notes.. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,footinclude=true,headinclude=true,openany]{scrbook} % \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \bibliography{mybib} ...
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Biblatex authorless editorless books

I am writing an academic essay and I need to cite a number of books which either have neither author nor editor name associated with them or, if they have an editor, are still not naturally referred ...
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\printbibliography fails output

I am trying to get running the example of Sharelatex. Though the output PDF I \printbibliography just won't do its job. I do get 3 errors as well, but I am unable to figure out how to solve this ...
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Biblatex (biber) and bibliography in Ukrainian

I have a file as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian,ukrainian,english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Change citation language temporarily

I use XeLaTex with Biblatex to write my thesis, which is in English. When I cite two authors I get "X and Y", which is fine. However, I have one part of the thesis which is a German abstract, and in ...
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arXiv says that it is possible to upload the .bbl file, but keep getting errors related to BibLaTeX/Biber

I use Biber for my reference in the following format: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} ... \addbibresource{REF.bib} ... \printbibliography arXiv recommends to Include .bbl ...
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Citation of short titles

I am using biblatex for my citations and bibliography, with citations placed in end notes and am using the authortitle style. I am required to cite a single work in the notes with just a reference to ...