{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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Specify left-hand margins for different bibliography segments - Biblatex

In my document, I am printing varies subbibliographies using biblatex. Since I cite some norms and would like to use their full number for a shorthand, I get really wide margins on the left side. Is ...
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biblatex: how to plagiarize a (book) entry type?

I'd like to provide a biblatex's entry type, bookreview, similar to the book one with the following differences: it supports an additional type=list,datatype=name field, reviewer (for the book's ...
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biblatex prevent page numbers from linebreaks within the bibliography

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. I've noticed that line breaks after the dash between the page numbers (e.g. for journal entries) could occur. Is it possible to prevent this and make the ...
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biblatex: Changing key MastersThesis to MPhilThesis

Some universities have MPhil degree. I wonder how to put word MPhil thesis rather than MA thesis in biblatex bibliography. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Example.bib Example.bib ...
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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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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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biblatex: title and authors to be switched and followed by a line break instead of punctuation

The following MWE explains what I'd like to obtain: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} % \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @Book{ ...
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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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Emulate the numeric style multiple cite, with ieee style in biblatex?

I am using the style=ieee in biblatex; however, when it comes to multiple cites, I would like to emulate the style=numeric of biblatex. Consider the MWE: % rebuild command - bash: % (shopt -s ...
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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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Biber 1.9, working with Biblatex 2.9a on Yosemite, suddenly not producing .bbl file [duplicate]

Out of the blue, I'm getting this error for all my .tex files with citations (even those which ran smoothly just a couple of days ago). I typeset them on another MacBook with the same distribution and ...
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Remove “see n. 1” from footnotes biblatex

Biblatex is formatting my footnotes like so: I would like to remove the "see n. 1" or "see n. 30". I'm using the historian package, MWE: documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} ...
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Forced lowercase bibliography with biblatex in apa-style [duplicate]

Even when my .bib file has uppercase words, I can not preserve them when generating de bibliography page. For example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[style=apa, ...
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How to use two different languages in the same bibliography with biblatex? [duplicate]

Is it possible to mix two different languages in the same bibliography made with Biblalex? I would like to get this output: Instead of this: I have tried using langid field, but it localizes only ...
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Biblatex \usepackage{xpatch} [duplicate]

In november i posted this question: @online bibliography biblatex The question was how to modify the bibliography to how i wanted it to look. I wanted the webpage reference to look like this: [#] ...
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How to use biblatex to organise relevant literature for a thesis or paper most efficiently?

I've been using LaTeX to write any kind of document for some years. Some years ago I also discovered biblatex which is great. In fact, I've never used bibtex seriously and directly jumped upon the ...
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Bibliographystyle invalid, what am I doing wrong in my latex file or bibtex file?

I would like to add a reference list to my thesis latex file, but I am having some troubles with the style of my bibliography and the use of \addbibresource{Bibtexfile.bib} or ...
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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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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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biblatex-chicago not properly formatting citations after latest texlive

I have the following in my preamble: \usepackage[notes,natbib,backend=biber,idemtracker=context,ibidtracker=context]{biblatex-chicago} This should, in the first instance of a citation (in this ...
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Custom url for `\cite` links

Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents}{example.bib} @article{doe-2015, Author = {J. Doe and M. Mouse and D. Duck and W. Disney}, Doi = {ija.foo/bar}, Journal = ...
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Biblatex: Remove comma after andothers / et al.? Only if editor field is used [duplicate]

I need a pretty specific human-science citation style, that's why things got a bit difficult. Most of the times it works, but now I've got a problem: sometimes a book as only one or more editors, ...
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How to align the beginning of the citations in the footnote?

I have the problem that in my foot citations there is an extra space character between the Cf. and the name of the first author. If subsequent cites are different it does not have any impact, but with ...
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what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website?

what is the best way to cite different homepage from the same cooperation website? also with the same author and different url and title? For example, Oracle or Google. For citation I am using ...
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! Illegal parameter number in definition of \NewValue

Everything works fine untill I added the following URL refernce to my referneces.bib file. The URL refernce is output but I am getting the error Illegal parameter number in definition of ...
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Copying keywords from one BibTeX field to another using DeclareSourcemap doesn't work

My BibTeX entries have a keywords field with keywords describing the content. I also have a field called tags with meta information like talk, manuscript, own, etc. Example: ...
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Footcite only with surname [duplicate]

My I aim is to configure the \footcite command so that it prints only the surname of an author and it seems to work for most Authors but in some cases it doesn't. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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Biblatex change punctuation between authors in multiple citations

I use biblatex package. I have a problem with changing multiple citations punctuation. I want use such commands as \cites and \parentcites follows: \cites{AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY,AuthorYYYY} I have ...
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Biblatex Math using ieee-alphabetic style [duplicate]

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[backend=biber,bibstyle=ieee-alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{filecontents}{bibliography.bib} @book{tst, ...
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Page-Range: output hypen as en-dash in \autocite

I'm trying to get \autocite to output -- for the page-range, the same way Biblatex does it for the bibliography entries: This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ backend=biber, ...
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bibTex simple example! [closed]

I found this sample example im net. I created "references.bib" file in my template directory. I am getting the following output: Hallo world[einstein] with the warning: citation einstein on page 1 ...
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How to sort entries of numerically referenced and split bibliographies alphabetically, but having citation numbers in order of appearance?

I've got a question regarding Biblatex with Biber backend. I'd like to have a split bibliography: One for print media and one for online resources. I would like to have quite a special kind of ...
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Biblatex, Biber - wrong versions. How to downgrade?

It seems I am having version issues with BibLaTeX/Biber. When I run Biber, I get biber datei INFO - This is Biber 1.8 INFO - Logfile is 'datei.blg' INFO - Reading 'datei.bcf' WARN - Warning: Found ...
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Why am I unable to use BibLaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been encouraged to use BibLaTeX, so I'm trying to, but I'm not meeting much success. I'm sure I'm doing something dumb wrong, but I don't know what. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Pro running OS ...
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Making broken references extra visible, redux: interacting with BibTeX (or BibLaTteX)

In Making broken references extra-visible, I asked how to make LaTex's normal ?? and [?] markers for broken references instead render as some super-annoying, colored text, so that in skimming a long ...
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Is there a way to divide bibliography, indexes in two volumes?

I'm working on a big thesis, divided in two volumes (but one pdf), which are sequentially numbered. Main TOC and TOCs for volumes are made using titletoc package: \startcontents[main] ..... ...
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What is the correct way to handle approximate dates in biblatex?

I need to cite something for which only an approximate date is known i.e. 'circa YYYY'. Normally, I would write this as 'cYYYY'. However, if I try putting this in the date field of my .bib entry, (I ...
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Changing Reference List for author year/biblatex

I am using author year together with biblatex. Q: How can I change the reference list: Instead of Name,S. (1930) Titel etc. Name2, S2 (year) .... I would like to have Name, S. (1930) ...
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Different bibtex tags content enclosing and string concatenation

I had noticed strange (in my opinion) behaviour of string concatenation in bibtex entry. I tested three different examples: @string{abc={ABC}} @string{def={DEF}} @string{abc="{ABC}"} ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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Ignore Spaces in Author Name

I am using the alphabetic biblatex style together with the option maxalphanames=1. How can I make biblatex ignore any spaces in the author name during label generation? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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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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Separate bibliography for articles: adendum - entries with capital letter gives an error (biblatex) [closed]

This is question is actually a question to an answer from here, but since my rep is too low, I have no other option than to ask it like this. The question from that link goes like this: I have a ...
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biblatex autolang=other breaks authortitle layout

Here's a MWE for autolang=other breaking something with the citation and bibliography layout: you will notice that the author but the first one name aren't capitalized. To me, it would be alright if ...
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Full name in label

How can I get biblatex labels consisting of the full name of the first author followed by two year digits (i.e., [Smith42], [Johnson87])? I've found this question, which provides a solution for ...
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Use all biblatex fields in bibdesk

In the BibDesk wiki (BibDesk Tips and Tricks) there is some information on customizing BibDesk for biblatex, including a link to a TypeInfo file that can be used to create all of the biblatex fields ...
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biblatex data inheritance

I have now provided a minimum working example for my data inheritance problems and split my questions. Without the statements prohibiting inheritance from mvcollection to collection and collection to ...
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Centering bibliography title in biblatex - tried every suggestion on Google

I know this question has answers on this site already, but none of them worked! I am using biblatex with the historian style for my history day paper. My teacher requires the bibliography heading be ...
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Shared first authors in bibliography

In my field it is common to have shared first authorship for authors who “contributed equally to the work” (as shared first authorship is usually defined). The “proper” way of citing publications with ...
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Patching \printbibliography so that it is displayed only if not empty? [duplicate]

Is it possible to patch \printbibliography (under biblatex) so that it is displayed only if not empty?