{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: Customise individual labels in bibliography section

Using biblatex, I would like to manually adjust some few labels (I mean: [1], [2]) in the bibliography section and the text body of the document. The same question was posed for bibtex, see ...
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Make sort order in citation call-outs independent of value of maxcitenames counter

My problem is a little tricky. I want my bibliography sorted in a certain way. First it should be sorted by all authors, then by year, then title. This is working fine in most cases, but I have the ...
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formatting names in an index so that they appear in small caps

here is my question : Can I modify the presentation of people's names in my index ? Informations about my document I am using the package imakeidx with xindy. I have two indexes, people's names in ...
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\citep for multiple references separated by text

For 2 references, how would I produce textual citations such that Statement (species A: author1 date1; species B: ref2) I tried \citep[species A:][]{ref1}[species B:][]{ref2}, but it doesn't ...
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Blank footnotes when using chem-acs

I'm new to LaTeX and writing a chemistry thesis. I would like all of my references to be footnotes (i.e. no bibliography at the end), formatted in the ACS style. To that end, I want to use biblatex, ...
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Having problems with sorting citation inline with biblatex and biber

I am working on my thesis and having some problem with citations. I am using biber and natbib. The thing is when I cite in line with \citep{ } and want to cite several author like: \citep{B-Athor, ...
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How can I remove the year label of the misc type in biblatex?

I would like to remove the year label, if it is undefined. What I get: EC No 197/38 2012 (n.d.) But it should be: EC No 197/38 2012 In the bibliography I get this, but it is correct for ...
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Have biblatex output the same ordinal edition as bibtex in IEEE (bib) style?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} % tlmgr install filecontents \begin{filecontents*}{btest.bib} @BOOK{Mittelbach2005, author = {Frank Mittelbach}, edition = {2. ...
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Biber problem with a bib file exported by Mendeley [closed]

I was trying biblatex/biber in TexWorks. The LaTeX and bib file works when I use biblatex but failed to compile when I use biber. Here are my LaTeX file and the bib file. The last entry in the bib ...
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biblatex citestyle “phys”

I'm new to the biblatex environment and I'm trying desperately to have clean citation in my documents. I want to have something like: I want to cite this 1 References 1 Author, etc.... I manage ...
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Beamer with Biblatex: Bibliography entry font change has no effect

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend in conjunction with beamer latex. When I set the color, for instance, bibliography entry title with \setbeamercolor{bibliography entry title}{fg=green} then ...
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Biblatex - using two languages in one reference entry

I'm trying to learn biblatex and have small problem. according of czech style for academic writings, some fields in bibliographic record, like volume, edition or issue, should be in language of source ...
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BibLateX/biber, maxbibnames with style=apa?

I'm trying to make a citation to an IPCC technical summary and want to include all authors in the bibliography entry. I also want to use APA-style citations for the paper. These two settings seem to ...
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Use short form with \cite

I am using a modified verbose-ibid citestyle (as suggested here). If I use \cite, it won't use the short version, and that might be good, but right know I need to use the short version (cite:short). ...
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biblatex: numbering of “overlapping” bibliographies

I have to create in a document two bibliographies (easy), which should be numbered (easy) which are filled by distinct \cite-commands (which can be done e.g. with categories). The problem is that it ...
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Best practice for biblatex, biber, utf8 files

I use biblatex and biber. I used to use bibtex. So, when I first started writing .bib files I would have entries like this: @article{descartes, Author = {Descartes, Ren{\'{e}}} Title = ...
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Reverse Numbering with Biblatex and Moderncv

This question is a follow-up to an earlier question. I'm using ModernCV with Biblatex to make my CV. I've used the solution given to create a list of publications, sorted by type and by year. My ...
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Break \printbibliography to multiple frames without [allowframebreaks]

I am using mtheme for my Beamer presentation with XeLaTeX and Biber and I have a quite crowded bibliography. But when I try to add [allowframebreaks] I receive a "TeX capacity exceeded" error. I found ...
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Problem with \multinamedelim and \DeclareNameFormat in Biblatex

I have changed the delimiter for the authors in the bibliography with this code. It is working. \renewcommand*{\multinamedelim}{\addcomma\space} \renewcommand*{\multilistdelim}{\addcomma\space} ...
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Make Biblatex show normal cites even if citation is repeated in a table

I use \usepackage[backend=biber, natbib=true, maxbibnames=99, style=authoryear-icomp]{biblatex} for my thesis. When I consecutively cite the same source twice, the second citation is shown as ...
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Remove the “p.” abbreviation in the result of the \cite command (bilatex) [duplicate]

If I use for example the command \cite[X.2]{book} with X.2 as optional argument, I get [p. X.2,BOOK] as a result (where BOOK stands for the reference number of the book reference). Because X.2 stands ...
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Right way of citing: First author and year the same, co-authors differ

We had a short discussion about distinguishing bibliography, if the first author and the year is the same, but the co-authors differ. M Now I'm facing a similiar "problem" by myself or rather do not ...
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Trace problematic citation in BibLaTeX

I already found some entries concerning the same general problem (here, here, and here) but none of them helped me to solve my problem. I am compiling my literature list into a pdf using BibLaTeX ...
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Biblatex + Biber: missing .bcf file [duplicate]

I'm trying for hours to solve the following problem after having set up my Biblatex and Biber. I'm running a freshly installed TexLive, Texmaker and Biber version on Ubuntu 14.04. Given the ...
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Biblatex “see note” not working with shorthand

I'm trying to use biblatex verbose-inote, in part to get subsequent footnote references to refer back to the first note by saying "see n.". This works fine, except for cases when I'm using shorthand, ...
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LyX and biblatex authoryear-comp and same authors: Parentheses wrong [closed]

I use LyX with biblatex 2.9a, biber 1.9 and the authoryear-comp style. My biblatex configuration is below: \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear-comp,natbib=true]{biblatex} When I insert two ...
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Disable hyperlinks for citations

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \label{eq:foo} ...
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u with bar in bibliography (biblatex+biber)

I have a bibliography which contains the character \={u} in an author's name. This should be the letter u with a bar on top. When executing pdflatex -> biber -> pdflatex, I get the error message: ...
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Change the periodic style in biblatex [duplicate]

I have searched a bit without finding a solution. I want to change the biblatex style (citation and bibliography), regarding the "number" field in periodics and others. I would like to change this : ...
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Tufte Fullwidth Bibliography across pages

I am trying to print the bibliography in a tufte-book using the whole width of the page, since I don't intend to put marginalia into the bibliography. Edit: I am using an updated version of tufte ...
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BibLaTeX and Textmate [duplicate]

I can't get the BibLaTeX Package to work. When I run the 'create bibiliography'-command from TextMate I get the following error Message INFO - This is Biber 1.9 Command bibtex exited with status 2 ...
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Changing the top margin of one single page with typearea package

I have a bit of an exotic problem. I have a large document and want to extend the vertical margins of one specific page (publication list) in order to fit everything into one page. Extending the ...
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Running TeX4ht while using biblatex renders empty .html file [duplicate]

The issue I'm facing: Running TeX4ht renders an empty document when using references with biblatex. I'm using TeXmaker 4.1 on a PepperMint 5 OS (based on Ubuntu 14.04). The preamble of the document ...
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bibliography errors [duplicate]

I am about to start writing my thesis in latex, but seem to have some trouble implementing bibliography. In the simple document below, I am just practicising the basics. But I seem to keep failing at ...
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Best way to make biblatex's \printbibliography compatible with scrlttr2

I am trying to use biblatex together with the scrllttr2 class. The following MWE \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} ...
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Making a newspaper entrytype based on the article entrytype

I'm having a great deal of difficulty with defining a newspaper entrytype and adjusting the citation style to match my university's guidelines. I'm required to use Harvard format, so my newspaper ...
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Customise info order and punctuation with biblatex-apa and unpublished thesis

According to an APA manual I have, in the references section, an unpublished dissertation should be formatted like this: Doe, J. (2015). Title (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Some university, ...
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Footfullcitetext and beamer: incremental numbering

It has been shown in this answer How to display the footnote in the bottom of the slide while using \columns? how not to break the column environment of beamer when placing a footnote via ...
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Customizing authorstyle citation and numbered bibliography in different Format using Biblateex

I need authoryear e.g (Ning and Lovell, 2002) and numbered bibliography as under using Biblatex Kindly Suggest to edit modification to standard.bbx to generate bibliography as: [1] Ning, X., and ...
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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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url in hyperref with local destination? [closed]

Using the hyperrefpackage in the xelatexenvironment, the external url="..." generated lead to a local address. With doi="..." it's not a problem at all. Any ideas how to solve this? ...
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Biblatex delimiter after journal title

I am trying to change the separator between the title of a journal article and the following element (In this case the name of the journal). however, I cannot find the proper delimiter in the §4.10 of ...
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Large bibtex/biblatex database

I'm not sure if it is a good idea to maintain a single large bibtex database or if I should split it into multiple smaller ones. I have compiled a very large India-specific database (over 100,000 ...
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Problem with URLs in bibtex file when using new Thesis class/template [closed]

I am using a thesis template for my thesis write up using Lyx interface. For my bibliography, I use JabRef manager to produce .bib file. It works fine except for the entries which have URL values, ...
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Different configurations for \footfullcite and \cite in biblatex

In a document, I use both \cite for some citations, and \footfullcite for other ones. I have a biblatex.cfg file for the configuration. I'd like to be able to have distinct configurations for the two ...
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How to exclude a specific bibtex field from being printed if doesn't contain specific text?

I had a look here but I was not able to adapt it to my case. I want biblatex to print at the end of my bib entry the field addendum only in case the field indicates the original publication date ...
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biblatex-ieee ignores protection for capital letters in title

since the last update (v1.1k) of the biblatex-ieee package the protection of capital letters for the whole title doesn't work anymore. I am using misc as entrytype and I want to keep the whole title ...
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\csquotes messing up Bibliography [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to LaTeX, but will try to be as clear as possible. I'm writing a thesis in humanities, so quoting is quite significant for me - both in-text quotes and block quotes. Therefore I'm ...
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Adding a comma after “et al.” in citations doesn't work for a different language “et al.”

In an assignment, I am required to have citations formatted in the following manner: in the authoryear style with a comma after the andothers-string (normally "et al.") with "et al." translated to ...
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Modifying the oscola citation style

I would like to make several modifications to the oscola citation style, but have little experience with modifying biblatex styles. I'm hoping these are not difficult modifications and that someone ...