{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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biblatex and German juristic commentaries

I need to get my manuscript ready for my publisher, and can't seem to get a few things fixed with biblatex. I'm using biblatex with the biblatex-juradiss style together with jurabook as a document ...
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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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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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Highlight selected references with asterisk

I'm using Biblatex/Biber with the phys style. I would like to highlight selected references in the text with an asterisk, i.e. the number should be marked. A \cite{key1,highlightedkey,key2} should ...
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automatically update \addbibresource file path

Is there a way to automatically update the file path of where my references are stored? I keep them in a folder "References". This is the full path to my references: ...
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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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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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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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IUCr paper on Sharelatex - references

I am writing a paper for the Journal of Applied Crystallography using Sharelatex. To manage the references I put them in a .bib file and I added the following lines in the preamble: ...
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Convert bib file from BibTeX to biblatex

I have a bib file that I have been using with BibTeX for a number of years. I have now switched to creating my bibliographies with biber and the biblatex package. Every once in a while I need to ...
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Localize terms in bibtex/biblatex entries

Is there a way I could localize terms in my bibtex entries? example: note = {to appear} I use a bibtex file for articles in english and german and it would be nice to replace the "to appear" in ...
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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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knitr and biblatex

I'd like to create a PDF report with knitr with LaTeX-code in RStudio with biblatex for citations. However, the in-text-citations are always undefined and no bibliography is printed. The same ...
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Citing a range of papers (using numeric keys)?

Is there a way so that, when I cite a range of papers, the output is a range of numbers, instead of a list of numbers? In other words, when I type ... some dummy text here is due to me \cite{me1, ...
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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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biblatex debugging

Background: Something I did recently has caused me to get loads of "missing { inserted" errors when I compile after running biber, as pdflatex typesets the bibliography. It's not as many as one per ...
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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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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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Bibliography entry for a volume of a book which has its own (sub-)title

I am wondering how to use biblatex for a bibliographical entry for a book in two volumes which have (sub-)titles of their own. I am expecting something similar to the first entry in my exemplary ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Russian and Japanese and biblatex oh my

I'm trying to typeset a book with bibliography entries in English, Russian and Japanese. Getting the bibliography to work right is driving me mad. I have got pretty close (I think) by cobbling ...
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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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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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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? ...
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Author highlighting with biblatex-apa

I'm trying to implement the author highlighting provided here: Make one author's name bold every time it shows up in the bibliography The solution works fine until i activate the apa style for ...
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biblatex \printbibliography without linebreak

I'm trying to include real citation to my cv which works well except that the bibliography starts with a linebreak. How can I remove that? Hers my minimal tex: ...
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Undefined control sequence in \printbibliography (biblatex)

EDIT: On a suggestion I added: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and changed \bibliography{citations.bib} into \addbibresrouce{citations.bib} This solved this specific problem, even though I now ...
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Cite all @article-s in the bibliography (BiBLaTeX) [duplicate]

Is there any way to cite all articles in the bibliography (i.e. BiBTeX entries with @article type)? I know there is a type option in the \printbibliography command. I want something like ...
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Displaying pagetotal

How do I convince biblatex-chicago to display the total pages of a book? The required field seems to be pagetotal, which can be disabled as an option, but even if I explicitly enable it, it is ...
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biblatex: purge author and display “with” co-authors

I am a newbie with biblatex, and would like to accomplish the following: For a reference that is typically displayed as: Blastname N., Alastname N. and Clastname N., Title of article, Journal ...
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The bibliography is not working [closed]

I am looking at videos on how to assemble a thesis. I am converting my endnote database into references.bib. Here is my code: \documentclass[12, twoside]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Using \footfullcite{ref}, how can I get the subscript to not be a clickable link?

The following code works fine except I don't want any \footfullcite superscripts to be clickable links. How can I get the superscripts to just be a normal superscripts? \documentclass{paper} ...
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How to remove period after Biblatex footnote citation

I can't get rid of the period after each footnote citation created by \autocite. I have tried to redefine \autocite and a few other things but nothing has worked for me. Is there a consistent and easy ...
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BibTex Author problem [duplicate]

I have a Problem with my BibTex Settings. When printing I want first name before surname. Right not it is the other way around. Also, if I have multiple authors, the first one is displayed surname, ...
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\footcite always prints long citation if used in `figure` environment

I'd like to use \footcite in a figure environment in a way that acts completely like a \footcite in ordinary text mode. Specifically, I've configured \footcite to print a long citation (i.e. with the ...
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One of my cites shows with first name initial for some reason? [duplicate]

My cites are showing Surname, year as expected.. Except this one: @article{wang2013genome, title={Genome-wide transcript analysis of early maize leaf development reveals gene cohorts associated ...
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Define a command to typeset a character

If I run the code below, the Polish L in "Wesolowski" is not typesetting. To remedy this, I'm trying to define a command to typeset the Polish L. In the code below I've defined the command in this ...
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How to add a url access date of a website in BiblaTex using Jabref reference Manager?

I want to add a url access date of the website I accessed to my bibliography but only at the end (after the url). The MWE is as follows \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} ...
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Polish “l” with Lucida Sans font and biblatex

I'm trying to typeset the Polish "l" with biblatex. In the code below, the "l" is appearing as a square in the citation/bibliography. How can I get the Polish "l" to typeset? \documentclass{article} ...
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How do I get “et al.” to appear in italics when using \textcite or \citeauthor with biblatex

I'm using biblatex with the chem-rsc package option. I sometimes make use of the \textcite{<key>} or \citeauthor{<key>} commands to put the authors' name into text. When there are many, ...
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Remove parenthesis around year from citation with biblatex

I want to remove the parenthesis around the year from a citation using biblatex. Hopefully the code and screenshot of the outputted PDF explains what I'm currently getting and what I need. ...
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biblatex generated bibliography in thebibliography environment [duplicate]

Some journals ask to put the references in thebibliography environment. It is easy to do this using bibtex. One just finds the bbl file and paste everything in there, to the main text. However, I ...
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Inline bibliography avoiding the list format?

I'd like the output of BibTeX or BibLaTeX to be a inline bibliography (with entries separated e.g. just with bullets, see example below) avoiding the common list-based format. This is needed for ...