{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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Prefix reference id does not work as expected

I'm trying to separate my bibliography from the general bibliography. I want something like [MINE1] XXX for me and [1] YYY for others. So far I've the following code: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Bibliography style DIN 1505 T2

I'm trying to adapt the German bibliography norm DIN 1505 T2. As seen in my minimal example, I almost managed it: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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How to extract BibTeX entries (as DOI, abstract, etc.)

I want to automate personal reading notes generation, I'd like to be able to automatically extract a field's content from a BibTeX entry (other than year or author). E.g. given a BibTeX entry ...
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Biblatex ibid in lowercase if prenote is present

I've defined my own biblatex style (see MWE) which uses citations in footnotes. I've patched the prenote command, because otherwise biblatex writes the prenote text in lowercase (note: I don't want to ...
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Reference to not yet written object (supress warnings)

Is there a way to make references to not yet written code? Basically I just want to supress warnings that appear, when I write \ref{}, cause I happen to have references to things, that will come ...
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How do I use biblatex with Gummi?

I've spent hours and hours looking through posts and documentation and I still have no idea. The documentation is unending, I just want to know how to actually use it. I use Gummi to edit my .tex ...
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Multiple citations as [1,2] with single \cite

At the moment I have something like this in my latex document: \cite{NgRussell:ICML2000,AbbeelNg:ICML2004} However in the pdf this appears as [3], [5] while I would like to see [3,5]. The following ...
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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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How to replace the second footcite “Author. Title. Year.” by “Ibid”?

I would like to present footcites as follow: Author. Title of the article. Year of the article. [ref] or Ibid. [ref] (for the second times of the same cite) For the first presentation, I ...
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Bibliography string 'by' undefined in Canadian

I use babel with the canadian language, and biblatex-chicago. If I use a @inbook reference with a bookauthor field, I get the following error: Bibliography string 'by' undefined at entry 'smith' on ...
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url break in biblatex versus url break in \url

I have code. In this code the url break in \printbibliography is not working. The url break in \url is working. Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Biblatex bibliography formatting

I am using biblatex with bibtex backend to generate the bibliography. I am using \printbibliography to place the bibliography between the end of the document and end of the last chaper. Unfortunately, ...
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Bibliography does not appear at all while using biblatex

Having read the comments and following advise on how to use biblatex from here I have create the following structure (which still does not produce the bibliography correctly): %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% ...
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Footcite in Float Caption

Is there an easy workaround for using \footcite{...} command in figure/table captions, to produce the same citation formatting in the footer as if the citation was used outside of the float. At the ...
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Biblatex: Change color of journal title without removing DOI links

I want to change the colour of all journal titles (the ones with hyperlinks and those without) to a blue colour but at the same time keep the hyperlink that uses the DOI of the journal article to link ...
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Is it possible to make a reference clickable without showing its DOI or URL field?

I'm using biblatex with the following options \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric-comp,sorting=none,% isbn=false,url=false,doi=false,firstinits=true]{biblatex} Thus, my bibliography ...
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Having trouble with my citations

So I'm having problems with the implementation of biblatex-chicago. When I compile the document only some of the information for each citation actually gets into the document, and it seems to be ...
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\usepackage{breakurl} and URL with “)” doesn't work

see both files below: paper.bib and test.tex 1) %\usepackage{breakurl} => it works but the url is too long - there should be a break 2) \usepackage{breakurl} => works => but if there is a "(" ...
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Biblatex space between [ and number

I use the following lines of codes to use biblatex. It all works, but the following: At every citation the citation looks like: [ 1] instead of [1]. This is true for all citations in the document. And ...
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Biblatex multiple authors name and initials wrong order

I'm using biblatex for my report and I've run into a small problem. When I have multiple authors in my .bib file my bibliography displays the initials of the authors (after the first) in the wrong ...
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Biblatex (biblatex-apa style) customization: nodate bibstring and ampersand

I'm trying to set up my bibliography with Biblatex, styled with biblatex-apa. My document is in Spanish language. So I set up the package in the preamble as follows: \usepackage[babel, ...
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Multiple \finalnamedelim in biblatex

In biblatex, if I have (A, B and C, 2014), I can change that to (A, B & C, 2014) using \renewcommand{\finalnamedelim}{ \& } Now I would like to preserve the original 'and' only in the ...
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Can I sort the order of multiple authors in a single citation?

I'd like to have multiple authors like in @book{three14, Author = {Au and Ca and Ba}, Year = {2014} } appear as (Au, Ba, and Ca, 2014) (notice the sorting). But they will not be sorted and ...
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Adjusting biblatex authoryear style (to closely resemble apalike)

After reading yet another few hours I could not find a solution to obtaining the following citation style: [Senarclens de Grancy and Reimann 2014] together with the following format in the ...
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Biblatex doesn't recognise a co-author as the same individual as a sole author

I am using Biblatex with Biber as follows: \usepackage[style=authoryear-icomp,babel=hyphen,mincrossrefs=3,backend=biber]{biblatex} My problem is that where I have an author (Cummins) who has ...
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With BibLatex, how do I make the fontsize of the bibliography smaller?

I use biblatex and \printbibliography to add a bibliography at the end of my document. I would like the references in a smaller fontsize than the document's default. {\small \printbibliography} does ...
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Biblatex: replacement of title by a custom entry type under specified conditions

I'm using biblatex + Biber for the bibliography of my thesis, but my main reference database is EndNote. I have over 1400 entries, so I'm not changing it! It's not a major problem, as I can export ...
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How can I change the order of firstname and lastname for in-text citations with the authoryear style?

I am trying to convert from bibtex to biblatex + biber, and I am struggling to achieve a style I achieved quite easily with a bibtex .bst file. Basically I want author first names and/or initials to ...
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Can a bibliography driver choose where to put a pinpoint reference / postnote?

I'm writing a bibliography driver to handle case citations in a particular style (AGLC, not that it matters). Normal citations follow a standard format: {prenote} {name} {note} {postnote} So, ...
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How to reference properly when citations are grouped by sections

I want to number and prefix my references in each section by the number of the section. However, I need to cite a reference from a section in another subsection, but my solution does not allow it. ...
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biblatex: Citation undefined, Empty bibliography

I'm running a manual-installed TexLive (tug) on Ubuntu (14.04). My tex-file uses biblatex with biber backend. When I run latex on the file, it tells me: LaTeX Warning: Citation 'DerridaRM' on page 3 ...
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Is there a way to just compile contents of a .bib file? [duplicate]

Probably a complete newbie question. When writing with LaTeX I have no problem with my bibliography but of course it only compiles entries that I have cited in my document. I would have all my ...
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Bibitem complex structure

Is there any link, info or documentation how should be every entry in the \bibitem mentioned? For example \bibitem{Misiak} A. Misiak. \ \textit{$n$-inner product spaces.} Math.Nachr. {\bf 140} ...
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Having trouble getting certain refsections to print

I'm putting together a CV and have a section for technical reports, but am having trouble getting this section, and certain other sections, to be included in the output document. \begin{refsection} % ...
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OSCOLA BibLaTeX footnotes missing commas before pinpoints [closed]

I have found what I think is a bug in either BibLaTeX or the OSCOLA style. When pinpoint citing a journal article (and perhaps other types of sources) after citing a book chapter, the footnote for the ...
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Unknown error compiling with bibtex in Texmaker [closed]

I was trying to move my bibliography from bibtex to biblatex, this is my MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[nomarginpar, margin = 2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Custom abbreviation for citation in bibtex

When writing, I like to introduce an abbreviation for the whole citation. On the first instance, I would write "This is true as shown in (nbren12, et. al. 2012) (hereafter NB12)". In the subsequent ...
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Grouping pages in chapters when using biblatex and backref=true

I have used etoolbox to reset the page counter in each non-starred chapter, and I've changed \thepage to print both the chapter number and the page number: ...
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Showing just the pages in a segment when using biblatex and backref=true

I'm using biblatex to manage bibliographies, and the backref=true option to: print back references in the bibliography. The back references are a list of page numbers indicating the pages on ...
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Reduce font size of bibliography; overfull bibliography

I am using Biber (backend of biblatex) to make the bibliography. I have two questions about the bibliography. I want to use a reduced font ONLY for the bibliography (not the citation in the text, ...
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Beamer bibliography item not shown with Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \begin{document} ...
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'Unable to compile bib file '

I am not able to add more references to my bib file its not compiling. Any help will be appreciated, I wasted the whole day but I couldn't figure out. I have added around 20 references, It was ...
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\mkbibquote does not close quotation marks if immediately followed by colon

The following biblatex record (embedded within a minimal LaTeX example): \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{test1, Author = {Craft, Robert}, Title = {Stravinsky at His ...
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How to map values into a non-empty field using \DeclareSourcemap

For my publication list I want to generate several bibliographies that are automatically disciminated by the publication state. For the publication state I use the pubstate field and by the keywords= ...
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how to find error in bibtex file that biber chokes upon [closed]

How can we trace back to the actual bib file the (most likely formatting) error that makes biber die? The error I get from the biber run is: [1447] Utils.pm:160> ERROR - BibTeX subsystem: ...
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Change author font for specific cite command

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \AtBeginDocument{% ...
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Bibliographic troubleshooting [duplicate]

I face the following issues in reference list. When I type, say, "Ann. Inst. H. Poincar\'{e} Anal. Non Lin\'{e}aire " in WinEdt in biliography, the output is ...
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Delete author's full name from a single footnote

How can I prevent author's full name in a certain footnote, while keeping it in the other foonotes and bibliography? I use biblatex, report class.
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Order by first author only (not all names) than by year or Sort by a partial entry in biblatex

I need to sort my biblatex entries on the base of the first author only (authortitle style), but I need the complete list of authors in the bibliography. I can use something like ...
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Biblatex: Part before volume

I need to cite volumes of classic philosophers' complete works, which often come divided in several sections (or parts) each including several volumes. Here is a correctly formatted example: Wolff, ...