{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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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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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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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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How to cite website

I'm trying to cite a website but having no luck. I found a website that said the following approach should work: @ONLINE{Ford:2011:Online, author = {Ford, Rebecca}, title = {Earthquake: Twitter ...
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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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urls do not show up in in biblatex-mla Works Cited list

Using the texlive distribution on Arch Linux. I have: \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=mla]{biblatex} \bibliography{sources.bib} ... In sources.bib I have: ...
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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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How do I occasionally use standard style citation instead of shorthand

I am using biblatex 1.9 with biber 2.9. I use the author-year citation style. Some of my entries have shorthands. On certain occasions, I would like to use the standard citation style for these ...
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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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Biblatex authoryear-icomp doesn't work as expected with polyglossia hebrew support on

I use biblatex combined with polyglossia Hebrew support: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{hebrew} % Line which causes the problem! ...
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biber: Caught signal - SEGV - how to find the problematic bibtex entry?

I'M still trying to make biber work after switching my bibtex .tex files to UTF-8 and importing some new entries. INFO - This is Biber 1.9 INFO - Config file is '/Users/myname/.biber.conf' INFO - ...
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biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong?

I switched my .bib files to UTF-8 encoding and want to use biber for creating my bibliography (up to now I used bibtex). Currently, I do not get a bibliography for my thesis in the pdf, so I'm trying ...
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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 ...
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Excessive fields in biblatex could not be removed if using \fullcite

Combination of biblatex-chicago and Zotero produces many excessive fileds in the bibliography. This problem could be solved by adding to the preambule caveats like this: \AtEveryBibitem{% ...
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Biblatex journal: issue, number punctuation

I use biblatex-biber in a report class, and need to modify my journal footnote from this: JOUR 24, no. 2 (1998) to this: JOUR 24.2 (1998) I am using a document style I did not create, and ...
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Biblatex: Autocite dependent on shorthand

I want to customize the behavior of biblatex's autocite command. Generally, autocite should behave like footcite. However, in some cases I should be like parencite, e.g. when a shorthand field is ...
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! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. …ae93b}{{}}{}\bibinitperiod}{}{}{}{}{}{}} [closed]

What does this mean? ! Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup. ...ae93b}{{}}{}\bibinitperiod}{}{}{}{}{}{}} I searched for ae93b in my text wich is a book, checked every } for {, every equation for \begin ...
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Have journal names appear in short form in text and long in the bibliography with biblatex

I have a bibliography file which contains definitions in the journal name field, for example \pra, and I define this in my file as \def \pra {Phys. Rev. A}, which is what I want for my bibliography. ...
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How to save .bib file in latin1 encoding and avoid problems with special characters?

I have added a lot of new references to my .bib file, which I got from online portals like sciencedirect.com. I'm managing my .bib file with JabRef 2.10. My bib file was encoded in latin1 (CP1252), ...
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Strange output of footcite

I am not sure where blx@hook@citekey@next comes from in the example below. The output of the footcite is: 1 blx@hook@citekey@nextCarl Menger. Grundsätze der Volkswirtschaftslehre. Braumüller, 1982. ...
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Biblatex does not number references [closed]

I'm trying to use Biblatex with the BibTeX backend to do a list of references in a beamer document. Wherever I \cite something, the number shows up correctly, however in the bibliography all numbers ...
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How to properly format an @article without a title in biblatex-chicago?

I am writing a document with biblatex-chicago and have to cite a newspaper article. My bibliography manager Citavi suggests using the @article type for this. Unfortunately, the said newspaper article ...
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Problem with nodate and date sorting in author-date biblatex

I have problems (1) nodate, and as a result with (2) datesorting with biblatex 2.9a, Biber 1.8, pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) (1) nodate I cannot ...
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Sorting bibliography by specific first author name and then year

I am using biblatex package. I am including all bibitems in a document. I want to sort items first by the author X when he is first author, seconds etc and then by year. Is there any simple way of ...
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how create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot [duplicate]

I am new in latex and i want to create a bibliograpy with a bullet or dot just like the one below.I am using biblatex and natbib on texstudio any other useful package is well. Please any ideas
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Make LaTeX not spell out authors when two similar references exist [duplicate]

I am citing a lot of articles from the same research groups, but with tiny changes to the author lists. To differentiate between these references, biblatex chooses to spell out the authors in my ...
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How to sort citations by name with biblatex 'sortcites' option [duplicate]

In my MWE below, I sort my bibliography with the nyt option (name-year-title), cf. the biblatex manual under 3.1.2.1 General. Then I also include sortcites = true, which according to the manual will ...
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biblatex: how to get rid of abbreviate global option for a local \fullcite citation?

In the following MWE, I'd like the \fullcite citation (but not the bibliography) to be displayed as if abbreviate=false would be passed to biblatex. Is it possible to get rid of the abbreviate global ...
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BibLaTeX -> LaTeX source code [duplicate]

When I run bibtex, I can extract the LaTeX code from the bbl file. Then, I can combine that directly into my LaTeX file so that the copyeditors, for instance, don't need to know anything about how I ...
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Remove periods after author initials, but leave spaces

The terseinits option exists to remove the periods after the authors' initials, but it also squashes two or more initials together. How can I have it so that it will be Author A B, Buthor B C and ...
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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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Use toggles in biblatex `printbibliography`

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex8]{biblatex} \begin{filecontents*}{bib.bib} @mastersthesis{toto, author={Toto}, title={My thesis}, year={2009}, school={Paris ...
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Using another entry's date field with biblatex

I am trying to use the date field of an entry in a bib file for another entry. The idea is that I am using another source to date the entry (which is itself undated) and I want to avoid duplicating ...
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Biblatex handling of Dutch “van” prefix

This question has been posed in many different variants, but not exactly as I ask here, so please do not consider this as a duplicate. I use biblatex with the option useprefix. I would like to have ...
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Separate bibliographies on same page

I would like to scan the bib file for entry type, put them into 3 categories, and show those separate with title. I got this working with the code below. I would like to change two things: Delete ...
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Biblatex descending order of references but multiple lists starting from highest listcount

I want to do a CV (I use moderncv) and print several bibliographies at the end. All of them should be in decreasing order (sorted by year) but with new starting point. What I know is the solution ...
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Question marks instead of quotation marks in references

I am using BibLaTeX and Babel (catalan) and I get a weird error in the bibliography:the quotation marks are replaced by question marks. If a deactivate Babel everything works. Babel: Code: ...
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Customize list in bibliography produced by biblatex

I'm using BibLaTeX for bibliography management with bibstyle=gost-numeric which is not that common, but the problem is the same with more common bibstyle=numeric. I want a list produced with ...
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biblatex inconsistencies with “De” surname

Using biblatex, I have an author entry: "Nancy {\uppercase{d}e} Vito" in my bibtex file. In the output bibliography it is sorted under "Vito, N. De" as desired. However, using \citet it appears as ...
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Biblatex footnotes to margin

Is there a way to (robustly) push biblatex footnote citations to the margin? I tried \usepackage{sidenotes} \renewcommand*{\footnote}[1]{\sidenote{#1}} but I get sometimes ugly effects as shown ...
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Multi-line (wrapped text) in bibliography labels using shorthand for CV

In my CV, I want to create a list of my publications. I managed to change the label of each entry to be the name of the conference using the shorthand field. However, for certain publications, there ...
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Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. Use backend=biber

After a few days break I went back to working on a report. When I tried to compile I got the following warning: Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. (biblatex) Use ...
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Footnotemark after period in bibliography

I need footnotes in either the pages or addendum fields of some of my references. Since I don't have control over the period appended at the end of those fields, the footnote mark will end up before ...
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BibLaTeX - The localization without a language key

Generally, we can do the localization by setting the language key in each .bib entry and using \DeclareBibliographyStrings(BibLaTeX Document, p.204). Mendeley can generate .bib resources, but there ...
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Biblatex: how to shorten 3+ authors to et al. in short citations, but in full citations and bibliography all names should appear

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. I would like to use the et al. (andothers) in my short citations only. So when I cite something the first ...
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looking for equivalent to natbib's `\citepalias` in biblatex with active links using \hypersetup

I recently made the switch from natbib to biblatex. I've been using \hypersetup to make active links with natbib––it helps me navigate my document as I am working on it (see below for example). ...
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How to keep both Mapping=arabicdigits and Ligatures=TeX in this MWE?

Please consider the MWE below: MWE - scenario 1 \documentclass[demo]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[locale=mashriq,numerals=mashriq,abjadjimnotail=true]{arabic} % ...