{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 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 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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Trying to cite in LaTeX using biblatex but won't create bibliography or insert citations [closed]

I'm a new user and am trying to use biblatex to cite in LaTeX. Currently all my code is giving me is my citation put in to my text as my bibtexkey in brackets, or nothing at all. It is also not ...
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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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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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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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How to change the order of first/last name in biblatex? [closed]

I have a question on changing the order of first/last names of authors using biblatex. For example, the .bib file contains one entry as: @incollection{Liu:2001vx, <br> author = {Liu, Jane and ...
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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: 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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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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ShareLaTeX and biblatex

I'm writing my thesis with my friend but I'm having serious problems getting biblatex to work with ShareLaTeX, it apparently has support (according to this blog: http://www.clarusft.com/sharelatex/). ...
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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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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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Author name/year cited inline (According to Aaaaa (2013)…)

How can I cite author (e.g. John Doe) with year inline following this format: According to Doe (2013) LaTeX is very powerful... I am using biblatex with style=authoryear & backend=biber. ...
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Write out author name even though it's the same name (BibLaTeX) [duplicate]

I'm currently using BibLaTeX for my bibliography. And I have already written a lot of references in my .bib file. Some of them contain the same author, and since I'm ordering the bibliography in ...
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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: “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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Biber & Biblatex - getting errors when more than one citation

I am using Texstudio 2.6.4, Miktex 2.9, Biber 1.8 and Biblatex 2.9 on Win7x64. I switched from Natbib to Biblatex as I want to use some of the better citation options in my thesis. I kept getting ...
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Can citations generated with biblatex be referenced in another document?

I have created a CV where I use the biblatex package in order to create multiple bibliographic lists containing my publications sorted into "articles", "inproceedings", etc. Now I want to create ...
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Add field “tome” to biblatex entries

I need to add a new field in the @book or @InProceedings entries: this field is "tome", for I have for instance the following title: Francesco Bertolini, Società di trasmissione orale: mito e ...
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Italicizing an Author in Biblatex

I would like to italicize the presenting author's name for conference papers in my bibliography. I am using biblatex and I don't know how to do it. (I also don't know how to do it with bibtex.) I ...
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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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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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Biblatex: problem with defernumbers

I'm experiencing a (new) problem with Biblatex after switching computers (for information I am still running the same version 12.04 of Ubuntu but might have a newer version of TeX Live). It seems as ...
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Guidelines for customizing biblatex styles

Suppose I've just made the switch to biblatex. I have chosen one of the built-in styles (numeric, alphabetic, authoryear, authortitle, verbose) or of the custom styles available at CTAN, and I've ...
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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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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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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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BibTeX: Defining own styles?

I'm using LaTeX with BibTeX to display the literature of my thesis. We have to adapt our work to several custom 'styles' from the university. That's why I want to somehow define my own styles: For ...
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Biblatex: Problems with *vgl.* and numbering in 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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How do I manually adjust parenlevel in biblatex?

Some stylesheets have a policy of alternating between parentheses and brackets when nesting parenthetical material in footnote citations. To this end, biblatex has a module parentracker to keep track ...
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how to modify the biblatex 'useprefix' option

In supplying an answer to this question: Preserve lowercase in bibtex I discovered that the way biblatex handles name prefixes is a bit odd, since it appears to be "all or nothing". Update This ...
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Citation style: pages punctuation

Look at following \autocite-example: \autocite[15]{kant} Immanuel Kant: Freizeitparks im Harz, S. 15. How can I change the comma into a period? For the bibliography it's easy. I can use: ...
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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 > ...
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URL field only for certain reference types with biblatex

I'm using biblatex for my references. My bib file includes many references which I have imported from different sources. Not all references have a url entry and some of them are bogus. I now like to ...
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Issues switching from BibTex to BibLaTeX

I was having issues with the regular BibTeX with trying to get it to print a citation style I wanted. Particularly for SAE papers where it is useful to print the SAE Paper number. So I thought I would ...
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Can't display article titles in the bibliography using utphys.bst

I'm using utphys.bst bibtex style which does not display titles for article entries..! See the following picture, where an article, an electronic source and a book have been cited in the text: I'd ...
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Different citation style for websites and other items

I would like to differentiate the citation output for website from the setting in the MWE for books, journals, etc. (which I want to maintain). For the website and only for the website I would like ...
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Biblatex: Print bibliography for a single entry within an enumeration

I have the following LaTeX code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{biblatex} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{firstpaper} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{secondpaper} ...
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Migrating Texniccenter and Biber to a new computer fails [closed]

I had a running system with Miktex 2.9 and Biber as well as Texniccenter 1 on a W7 machine. Now I bought a new W7 machine and wanted to reproduce the system on this machine. I installed the same ...
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Biblatex author name missing (dashed=false and style=authoryear)

I'm encountering some odd behaviour in biblatex. The author name for multiple-entry citations in the bibliography is being supressed, but the style is defined (=authoryear, as per answer: define bib ...
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biblatex - citing dead author

I'd like to put author={{\textdagger}Last, First}, in some bibtex entries, and have biblatex treat it exactly as some existing author={Last, First}, entries (i.e. sorted as if the dagger was not ...
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How can one manage his own bibliography? (using biber/biblatex)

I used to work with Citavi and recently tried out Jabref. Due to the nature of the best, i.e. I always had re-touch the .bib-file, I recently exported consolidated my sources I had stored in Citavi ...
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OAI field in biblatex/biber

Similarly to DOI, will an OAI (Open Archives Initiative) field be soon added to bibtex/biblatex styles?
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citations using biblatex? [duplicate]

The following one is working for restricting maximum number of authors for both citations and bibliography but how do we restrict to only citations. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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biblatex: make “authors” hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN and url breaklink issue in hyperref

This is a follow up question to biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available) and biblatex: make title hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN! First , I have an issue with breaklinks=true ...
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LyX not showing biblatex \printbibliography

So I am trying biblatex in the end. Here's the issue I've got so far with LyX: \printbibliography doesn't print the bibliography, it just shows the citations. When I test the exported code with ...
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How to change the 'verbatim' font in biblatex references?

Cross-post of http://latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=24483 but since I get no answer there I'm hoping someone over here can help. The Goal: I want to use a custom font (Calluna and ...