{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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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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Bibligraphy driver: \printfield ends unit/block

I am using this custom bibliography driver for incollection (based on standard.bbx): \DeclareBibliographyDriver{incollection}{% \usebibmacro{bibindex}% \usebibmacro{begentry}% ...
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Umlauts in Biblatex Entry Label

Is it possible to have Biblatex generate a label using the correct first letters of the author's name (including umlauts)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Compress 5-6 to 5f. in a citation's postnote: \rangelen in \ifnumequal

I am trying to automatically convert page ranges in a postnote given as, e.g., \textcite[4-5]{Smi83} to 4f. iff the range is exactly two pages long. It appears that biblatex' \rangelen is made for ...
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output does not contain 'et al.', although the citation abbreviates to one author [closed]

i have found many helpful answers to other question here, so i hope you can solve my problems as well. I'm currently writing my masters thesis and had to change to using biblatex, which brought a lot ...
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Biblatex: Refer to footnote of first citation in citestyle verbose-ibid

I would like to get Biblatex to do the following: I want citations in footnotes. When they occur first time, full information (author, title, year and so on) should be shown. When they occur a second ...
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hyperlink author & year in reference

I'm using this [see code below] to give me a hyperlink in squared brackets with a comma between author & year, but only the year is hyperlinked instead of the whole reference. How can I get square ...
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Calling Biber on TeXstudio [duplicate]

For the first time, I'm creating a document which really needs a long bibliography, i.e. requires the biblatex package or similar. I've read some questions and answers here, and I think I pretty much ...
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How can I call a macro within \tldatelabelcventry

Edit: MWE added. Edit2: Provided working intermediate MWE. I am using moderncv with moderntimeline package. I wanted to include a hack from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/85981/6908 to display ...
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Biblatex formatting issues [duplicate]

apoligies for the probably simple question but i'm having some issues formatting my bibliography for my honours project. I'm currently using biblatex with these options: ...
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How to make biblatex treat the prenote like an author list?

I am trying to customize a biblatex citation style (adapted from biblatex-juradiss). I have the problem that in my text I use many \cite commands which have two or more authors given in the prenote, ...
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Bibliography sorted in order of use, and a publications section sorted by date

I'm using biblatex with biber already, so this should be possible. What I'm trying to get is: A full bibliography (superscript number style, numbered in order of appearance, nice and easy) and A ...
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Biblatex: displaying title before author in the bibliography

I'm creating a document that includes two separate bibliographies, which must be formatted differently. I found lockstep's excellent answer on question 10104 ( Two bibliographies with two different ...
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How to sort all chinese references before English ones

I'm writing my phd thesis, which is in Chinese. It's required to sort the all Chinese references before English ones in the Section of reference. However, it seems that there is not any existing ...
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Biblatex 2.8a biblatex chem-angew style without square brackets

I'm new to LaTeX and decided to write my PhD thesis with it (pdflatex.exe, TexStudio2.6.6, Win7x64). Here we go. the angew. chem. style is usually without square brackets in the text. how can i ...
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Change 'Chapter' in @inbook to 'Appendix' for one BibLaTex entry

I'm working on a thesis and I want to quote twice from one book using the type @inbook. Once I want to quote a regular chapter. This works fine and yields something like [1] AuthorA. "TitleA". ...
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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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Compiling LaTeX document empties .bbl file

I'm trying out biblatex for the document I'm compiling, using the biber backend on my miktex distribution. Everything, including biber, should be up to date, assuming the MiKTeX repository currently ...
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Deactivate ibidtracker in footnotes only (authoryear-icomp style)

Is there any possiblity in biblatex to deactivate the ibidtrackerin footnotes only? I'm quite new to biblatex and have found no solution for this problem yet. I'm using biblatex with the ...
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Biblatex: Quotes in author names

How can I put a nickname for an author in quotation marks (using biblatex)? The following example puts an erroneous period after "Doe": \documentclass{article} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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biblatex. comfortable author citing

I'm at the end of writing a text, and I'm not very lucky about the way I had to handle author names so far. I'm using the solution from Citing author's full name in biblatex the first time it ...
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Adding bibliography to table of contents in scrreprt, using biblatex and biber [duplicate]

EDIT: The cause for the problem described below was that the .bbl file was being emptied every time the document compiled. I'm attempting to add my renamed bibliography as an unnumbered top-level ...
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Customize `\citeauthor*` to show full author name but UpperCase only the first letter

I'm using biblatex with the verbose-trad1 style. When I use the command \citeauthor* I get the author's full name and the last name in SmallCaps. That is nice but I'd like to create a NEW command from ...
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How to order citations in biblatex according to their appearance? [duplicate]

I use the package biblatex for my bibliography. It has four bibliographic stiles (numeric, alphabetic, authoryear and authortitle, I use numeric) and every of them orders the citations alphabetically, ...
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squared bracketed citation in references list

I'm using \usepackage[backend=biber,style=authoryear]{biblatex} in my document followed by square brackets and full hyperlink which gives me this in the document [MacRae and Pattison 2002] and this in ...
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biblatex. supress \bibstring if two curly braces are used

I have a mvreference with the field volumes. Its format is declared by biblatex as \DeclareFieldFormat{volumes}{#1~\bibstring{volumes}}. How can I force biblatex to not use the \bibstring-command if ...
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Make author names bold in bibliography only

I am using an adaption of the verbose-ibid citestyle (as suggested here) and a custom bbx file based on authoryear. One of the things it changes is that it makes the author names appear bold. The only ...
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xkvltxp gives keyval error in case of biblatex's options on multiple lines

A keyval error arises if both: xkvltxp is loaded biblatex is loaded with options on multiple lines. The following MWE shows this strange behavior: \documentclass{article} % \usepackage{xkvltxp} ...
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Put the “journaltitle” in article between brackets using biblatex

I'm using biblatex in a document with the verbose-trad1 style. The problem is that I need to put the Journal Title in the bibliography between brackets. I've just found a way to avoid the Journal ...
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Biblatex - sort by appearance in article?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[backend=bibtex, ...
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How to do not add a references to beamer's toc?

How to do not add reference's title to beamer's toc, please ? I'm currently using this code : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{xampl.bib} ...
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Bibdesk citing [?] instead of a proper citation [duplicate]

new to LaTeX and BibDesk. Hoping to somehow figure out how to get it to work! I've entered all the required information into a bib file called Chapterbib.bib and saved it in the same folder as my ...
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Show information only once in footnotes

I am using citestyle=authortitle-ibid, but I have to make it work according to these rules: The first time a reference is made, there should be all the information in the footnote (including ...
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Translator name in biblatex-chicago — what am I doing wrong?

Been struggling with this for... too long. This (template I found) works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage[ backend=biber ]{biblatex-chicago} ...
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Why does it matter when \AtBeginDocument is run?

As I understood the macro \AtBeginDocument, whatever it says will be run right after \begin{document}. In other words, it will follow whatever else there is in the preamble. But I've noticed that it ...
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Change bibliography output with biblatex

I am using biblatex with the following options backend=biber,style=trad-alpha,natbib=true. Now I want to change the output of some of my bibliography. I have different citations in my bib file, ...
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BibTeX/BibLaTeX, verbatim fields, and special characters [closed]

I'm tweaking the import/export code in Zotero for BibTeX/BibLaTeX format, particularly, the file attachment field file. AFAICT, the file field has no proper definition in BibTeX, but BibLaTeX ...
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Biblatex: subdivided categories

I'm trying to create a complex subdivided bibliography for my Master thesis using: \DeclareBibliographyCategory{primary} \DeclareBibliographyCategory{secondary} \addtocategory{primary}{primaire} ...
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Biblatex sentence case and math mode not working together

Short version: how can I get maths/subscripts working with title case in biblatex without errors? This question and its answer describe making sentence case titles using biblatex (handy when your ...
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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 achieve short journal names in this bibliography style using Biblatex package?

I use Zotero to get references from the web, and then export them into LaTeX using biblatex format using this workflow. I am fine with the style of bibliography and its output as shown below , but I ...
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Apa6 biblatex: only shows et. al at first cite

I got a problem with my .bib file I think. I have to references, where one works perfectly and the other doesn't. First time citing one of these references, I would like to see first name and last ...
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Trouble with changing the color of 'References' section [closed]

I'm doing a poster and I want to change the title color of each section. However, I'm having trouble with the References section, since I'm using bibtex and this automatically puts in its own header.. ...
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using biblatex to make section titles

Updated with MWE: I am making a template for keeping track of articles for a project and for this I want to have costumized \cite-s to use in text and as section titles. I have made a crude solution: ...
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Erros when compiling biblatex bibliography [duplicate]

On my desktop I have a folder called biblatex containing two files I am working with: biblatex.tex and biblatex.bib. This should be my setup to become familiar with BibLaTeX. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Biblatex & Biber still dysfunctional - need some help (is there something wrong in code)? [closed]

I still have issues with biblatex and biber, citations are not produced properly, a reference list is not set up. I also run pdflatex, biber, pdflatex (F6-F11-F6) in TeXStudios. I implemented the ...
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Custom bibliography and footcite styles

I use the following packages with the document class article: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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Sorting citations in \nocite

I have this problem that I simply cannot figure out despite having deep trawled the net. I would like to have two bibliographies. One that keeps citations that I cite in the text, and one for all ...
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\addbibresource[location=remote] does not resolve cross-references

Edit: As per moewe's suggestion, the MWE is now truly minimal (I think). I removed the need for multiple .bib files by removing abbreviations, and made the main .bib file smaller (exactly as shown ...
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biblatex: stop supressing double punctuation after title which ends with a dot [duplicate]

I have a problem with the automatic punctuation while using \footcite: I use references whith titles ending with a dot (e.g. 'Die Reichstuerkenhilfe in der Zeit Karls V.'). The dot is part of the ...