{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 make cross-referencing with shorthands?

Could somebody help me to make shorthands when I cite entries Inproceedings with Proceedings as crossref? I use this code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Hyphenation of bibliographies with multiple languages using xelatex,xgreek and biblatex

I am trying to use XeLaTeX to produce a document written in Greek that includes both English and Greek bibliography. i am using for this purpose a combination of xgreek, biblatex packages and biber. ...
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Biblatex, French and pp.

I'm having a little problem with the settings of my bibliography. I think everyone is familiar with the difference between the number of pages, shortened "pp.", and the page referenced, shortened ...
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How to use \sloppy for just some references?

I’m using XeLaTeX within MiKTeX and also the biblatex package for the literature. I’ve noticed that my bibliography set using \printbibliography is not set with the \sloppy option by default, which ...
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Biblatex @ONLINE reference not printing all information [closed]

I'm using Biblatex and having trouble getting an @ONLINE to cite correctly in the bibliography. Here's the preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[style=authoryear]{biblatex} ...
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\addbibresource undefined control sequence with MikTex

I'm using the latest version of MikTex, which comes with biblatex, and I can't get biblatex to work. It breaks in the preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Biblatex: Format the date of an article differently for different journals

I am trying to develop a Biblatex style for English (academic) legal citations. For the moment I am not trying to deal with the citation of cases (which is going to be very tough), but just with the ...
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biblatex-ieee and supra note

I know this is sort of short notice (I'd posted a similar cry for help at LaTeX Community), but I have a thesis due Monday and the one thing standing between me and being ready (layout-wise) is this: ...
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biblatex: Cite commands with the same author prints authors name twice

I'm using biblatex 1.4b, and Biber 0.9. However, I think the problem is with my settings, not with the versions of those programs. I'm trying to cite a single author, and produce their name, followed ...
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Compilation problem after running bibtex [closed]

I'm having the following problem: My document compiles properly before running bibtex. When I try to recompile after running the bibtex command it gave this compiling error: Runaway argument? ...
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biblatex: merge the list of shorthands into the bibliography

Using biblatex, is it possible to merge the list of shorthands into the bibliography? The goal is to have a single alphabetical list of references, regardless of whether they are cited in shorthand ...
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Biblatex: Have only one author in citation — multiple articles with same first author, different year

\documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents}{test.bib} @article{author99, title = {A fine title}, year = {1899}, author = {An Author and Another Bauthor and Yeta Cauthor}, journal = {Madness} } ...
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How to enter Excerpt in biblatex?

Are any of the entry types in biblatex particularly well suited for referencing an excerpt? For example: Lucas, Édouard. Recherches sur plusieurs ouvrages de Léonard de Pise et sur diverses questions ...
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biblatex: Something like \ifentrytype

I’d like to change the bibmacro cite:short only for one entry type (@music). So is there a way to test for the entry type?
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New bib(la)tex-entrytype for music-scores

Short question: How can I create a new entry type (@music) with fields for the composer, title, opus, editor, series, location and year? \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @music{citekey, ...
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biblatex: remove commas between last and first names in bibliography

I am new to biblatex, and I need to create a bibliography with the authors' names with last names followed by pure initials. Using the style=numeric, firstinits and terseinits options along with: ...
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Biblatex: Removing underlining of journal title and enabling line break of it

I'd like to use authoryear-comp for my bibliography. However, I'd like to suppress underlining the journal title that seems to be set default. Also, I got the problem that a line break is not ...
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biblatex puts comma after bibliography entry

This is driving me crazy, biblatex decided for some reason to put a comma after one of my entries, in my bibliography. My entry is: @mvbook{Kepler, author={Kepler, Johannes}, editor={Frisch, ...
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Reduce spacing in bibliography using biblatex

How can you control (in my case reduce) the spacing of the bibliography in biblatex? I used to use \begin{spacing}{0.9} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{refs} \end{spacing} and ...
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How to solve Undefined-Control-Sequence Error for biblatex in AucTeX

After reading many great things about biblatex in the forum, I would like to start using it. I tried the steps given in What to do to switch to biblatex? on a file on which I am already using BibTeX, ...
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biblatex: author and subbibliography

2 questions that have been bugging me forever now: 1 I have several biblatex entries that are some sort of publication without a specific author. I use them like this: @booklet{name, author = ...
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How do you do non-numeric book editions in BibTeX?

I want to reference the book "An Introduction to Fluid Dynamics" by George Batchelor using BibTeX. The edition I'm using says it is the "First Cambridge Mathematical Library Edition 2000". This is not ...
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article has no publisher in biblatex

Why is there no publisher field on the article entry type in biblatex? I am using biblatex to create my bibliography, however I can't seem to figure out how to reference a publisher in an article ...
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XIV pages in page counts?

Is it possible to make biblatex output page counts for both the regular pages and the roman-numbered pages, for example: Cook, Theodore Andrea. The Curves of Life : Being an Account of Spiral ...
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Biblatex: Linked \parencitetitle

How can I define a citation command that works like biblatex's \citetitle but is in parentheses and linked to the corresponding bibliography entry? (\citetitle itself is not linked)
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Biblatex-Chicago: Double-underline and overlong title issues

I'm using LaTeX to typeset my senior thesis (undergrad) and we're required to cite in Chicago style. I've installed biblatex to use the chicago style, and run into the following issues. All the ...
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Biblatex, author-year, square brackets

I need to customize the author-year citation in biblatex for a template at work. Right now biblatex cites like this: Ruschmeyer u. a. 1995, S. 123 They way I was told it needs to cite is: ...
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How can I prevent citations with the second author as Firstname Lastname

I am using biblatex with the following command: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp, bibstyle=authoryear,citestyle=authoryear-comp]{biblatex} Now when I do a \textcite I sometimes ...
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Spell out Volume and Edition # in words - Biblatex in German?

Is it possible to make Biblatex output the word "Second" (in German) instead of the number 2? For example here is my preamble: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ sorting=none, ...
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Have biblatex reference numbers match the footnote numbers

I want to use biblatex so that I can use \footcite in a normal text, which generates a footnote that has a bit of information in it. The rest of the information should be in the section generated by ...
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customization of the apa-style with biblatex

I'm trying to help a friend who needs to use the apa-style for his dissertation. Two things should be modified since he uses the \footcite command: The title (of the book) should appear in the ...
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Language in biblatex?

If I want to produce a referece like this in my bibliography: Boncompagni, Baldassarre. Tre scritti inediti di Leonardo Pisano. — Firenze : Tipografia Galileiana, 1854. — 122 p. (in Lat.) Do I use ...
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How to hide some references in biblatex?

I've almost figured out how to cite a multi-volume book (as per my other question). I've separated it into 3 entities - and then used Set to put it into bibliography. @Book{Boncompagni_2_vol, ...
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How to cite a motion picture or TV show?

I want to cite motion pictures and TV series using commands such as \citep{} and a external bibtex file. What is the proper way? I'm using the natlib package and the configuration commands ...
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biblatex in TeXnicCenter?

How do I "install" biblatex in texniccenter? The editor has either an option to use "BibTex" or not. How do I "hook" biblatex into it instead? Sorry I am completely lost in what I am doing here.
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Bibliography Total pages?

How can I indicate in my bibliography that the reference has 500 pages in total, for example. As I understand, the keyword "pages" in Bibtex refers to the specific page or page ranges.
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biblatex: sentence case and nested quotation marks

If a title contains formatting commands, how can we hook in \MakeSentenceCase to ensure correct casing and, say, nesting of quotation marks? The example below doesn't work; the quotes are properly ...
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customizing apa style in biblatex

I am trying to create a document where citations follow the authoryear styling and bibliography follows the apa. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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biblatex and bibnamedash

I'm trying to figure out with biblatex how to have a dash instead of a ibidem when an author is repeated on the same page with \footcite. Here is what I have so far: \documentclass[fleqn,10pt]{book} ...
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xelatex and apa

I am using biblatex to format my references. Document is book and is written in greek. References are mainly english but I have some in greek as well. While the authoryear style works very well, the ...
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hyperlink name with biblatex authoryear (biblatex 1.4b)

I'm new here so I'm not sure if this is the right way to express my question: I'm using the excellent biblatex package with the author-year style and want the links in my citations to include the ...
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Biblatex-mla gives me a \smartcite error

Using: Biblatex 1.4a Biblatex-mla 0.95 Biblatex set up as follows: \usepackage[style=mla,autocite=footnote,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} When I run XeLaTeX (XeTeX, Version ...
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running biblatex-biber with xelatex (editor:notepad++; distro: miktex)

i would like to set up a workflow that uses biblatex-biber with xelatex, on notepad++. the backend=biber in the biblatex environment. can someone explain the command line sequence to me? as i ...
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above n references broken

EDIT: Added the complete cite macro from my aglc2.cbx file. EDIT: Added the cite:save macro as suggested by domwass EDIT: Added these links to files to reproduce the problem UPDATE: I think I have ...
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Biblatex and custom bibtex entries - is it possible?

Is it possible to have entries in a bib file with custom @entry types? For example, below I have entries I've created for a legal encyclopaedia and a United Nations document. ...
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Showing the bibliographic entry in a popup when you hover over the citation key

I thought it would be useful to have bibliographic entries displayed as a tooltip so readers are not interrupted by following hyperlinks or trying to find the Bibliography, so I created the following ...
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Get an entry's abstract using bibtex and harvard.sty (or any other means)

I cut-and-paste my bib file entries using websites' "export citation" buttons (e.g., jstor or ssrn.com), often these come with an "abstract" entry. But I've never seen any bibtex or harvard.sty ...
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Biblatex and Chicago - leading space before location in footnotes

I'm having a problem eliminating a leading space which has appeared between the opening bracket and the location of a publisher in Chicago style footnote references created with Biblatex. For ...
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Create a publications and patents stand-alone list

I would like to create a document containing a list of publications and patents using LaTeX. This could be a companion to a CV/Resume. Ideally, I would like to use a bib file, but would also like to ...
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Is there a possibility to sort a bibliography by language/author/title?

For getting the list of bibliography with biblatex I use this code: ... \printbibheading \printbibliography[keyword=primary,heading=subbibliography,title={Les sources principaux}] ...